Engineering News | Policy & Enforcement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/policy Wed, 17 Jul 2019 21:07:39 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Climate change takes priority in Creecy’s budget vote debate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-takes-priority-in-creecys-budget-vote-debate-2019-07-12 Nadine James ENIVIRONMENTAL Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:48:00 +0200 525489 1562939795 1562935680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811344_resized_barbaracreecygauteng0319.jpeg Barbara Creecy 511 312 New combustion emission monitoring equipment offered to Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-combustion-emission-monitoring-equipment-to-african-market-2019-06-28 Cameron Mackay Policy & Enforcement Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524087 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808237_resized_rtsianfraser0620191022.jpg IAN FRASER South Africa needs to grasp the new wave of global automation more firmly 511 287 Eskom has yet another headache – an $813m a year carbon tax bill https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-has-yet-another-headache-an-813m-a-year-carbon-tax-bill-2019-07-10 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:20:00 +0200 525105 1562741593 1562739600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Samsa to investigate 400 litre oil spill off Port Elizabeth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/samsa-to-investigate-400-litre-oil-spill-off-port-elizabeth-2019-07-08 African News Agency ENVIRONMENT Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:49:00 +0200 524944 1562595291 1562593740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Low carbon economy requires policy overhaul https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/low-carbon-economy-requires-policy-overhaul-2019-07-05 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523052 1561992046 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Stakeholder collaboration can ensure cleaner air in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stakeholder-collaboration-can-ensure-cleaner-air-in-south-africa-2019-07-05 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522775 1562230595 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809329_resized_airqualitycontrolmanagementaboutairpollutionfrysmetalsbreakdown0507191022.jpg BAGHOUSE EXTRACTIONS About Air Pollution designed, fabricated and supplied various baghouse extraction systems, ducting and ancillary equipment from various furnaces for recycling company Fry’s Metals 511 287 Solutions provider to improve air monitoring service offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-provider-to-improve-air-monitoring-service-offering-2019-07-05 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523114 1562230668 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Stringent standards raising bar on emission reduction tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stringent-environmental-standards-raising-the-bar-on-emission-reduction-technologies-2019-07-05 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522786 1562309605 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805977_resized_geexecutiveprojectdirectornthabisengkubheka1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78664_2019-06-18_ge_kusile_-_2.mp424139781GE executive project director Nthabiseng Kubheka discusses the company's full scope of work at Eskom's Kusile Power Station. Camwerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.05.2019 GE executive project director Nthabiseng Kubheka discusses the company's full scope of work at Eskom's Kusile Power Station. Camwerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.05.2019 Company to continue distribution of smart air quality monitoring system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-continue-distribution-of-smart-air-quality-monitoring-system-2019-07-05 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525609 1563194587 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Mpumalanga coal mines noncompliant with water use licence conditions – CER https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-coal-mines-noncompliant-with-water-use-licence-conditions-cer-2019-07-03 Marleny Arnoldi WATER/COAL Wed, 03 Jul 2019 16:27:00 +0200 524548 1562166220 1562164020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809206_resized_riverpollution1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Company will host a masterclass at IFAT Africa 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-will-host-a-masterclass-at-ifat-africa-2019-2019-06-13 Khutso Maphatsoe Policy & Enforcement Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522738 1561027724 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805514_resized_ifatafricafeatureannejanvisserqfs0620191022.jpg STOPPING THE STENCH Odour control is a process that involves the treatment of odorous gas in heavily built-up areas that have become a nuisance to local residents, who live in the surrounding areas near wastewater treatment plants. 511 287 AfriSam exploring ways to further reduce its carbon emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrisam-tackles-chemical-co2-and-tax-challenges-2019-06-28 Schalk Burger Cement Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523025 1561704183 1561672800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805835_resized_afrisamdudfieldcementkiln1022.jpg LIMESTONE KILN Producing clinker is energy intensive and releases CO2 over and above the fuel used to burn the limestone 511 287 People are dying from pollution in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/people-are-dying-from-pollution-in-south-africa-2019-06-27 Bloomberg AIR QUALITY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 08:55:00 +0200 523895 1561618856 1561618500 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Campaign groups accuse Total of breaching French corporate duty law in Uganda https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/campaign-groups-accuse-total-of-breaching-french-corporate-duty-law-in-uganda-2019-06-25 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:36:00 +0200 523730 1561469845 1561469760 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Water department going to court to stop EC municipality 'polluting' Great Fish River https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-department-going-to-court-to-stop-ec-municipality-polluting-great-fish-river-2019-06-25 African News Agency WATER Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:37:00 +0200 523608 1561444679 1561444620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Saice embarks on long-term expansion strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-embarks-on-long-term-expansion-strategy-2019-06-05 Cameron Mackay Branded Profile Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521857 1560839159 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803446_resized_gfipolifantsfonteinbridge40509creamermedia1022.jpg GROWING FORWARD The diversity panel and ‘Growing Forward’ strategy will allow the institution to develop policies that address gender diversity and inclusivity in the built environment industry 511 287 Regulations enable organisations to develop graduates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-regulations-enable-organisations-to-develop-graduates-civils-masakheni-2019-06-04 Cameron Mackay Saice Branded Profile Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521804 1560839161 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803442_resized_allysonlawless0620171022.jpg ALLYSON LAWLESS Employers are mistaken in unrealistically expecting graduates to design and manage processes, projects and systems from their first day at work 511 287 Science academies call for increased air pollution mitigation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/science-academies-call-for-increased-air-pollution-mitigation-2019-06-19 Marleny Arnoldi AIR QUALITY Wed, 19 Jun 2019 19:04:00 +0200 523165 1560956252 1560963840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Swiss refiner Metalor to stop processing artisanal gold https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swiss-refiner-metalor-to-stop-processing-artisanal-gold-2019-06-18 Reuters GOLD Tue, 18 Jun 2019 09:28:00 +0200 522921 1560843081 1560842880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Construction sector biggest greenhouse gas contributor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-construction-and-operations-largest-contributor-of-greenhouse-gasses-2019-05-30 Mc'Kyla Nortje Policy & Enforcement Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521363 1560239895 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802446_resized_gbcsagreenbuilding0520191022.jpg DORAH MODISE The GBCSA welcomes the introduction of these instruments in an effort to promote energy efficiency 511 287 New green building certification introduced in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-green-building-certification-introduced-to-s-africa-2019-05-30 Mc'Kyla Nortje Policy & Enforcement Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521360 1560239894 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802453_resized_marloessolidgreen0520191022.jpg MARLOES REININK The Living Building Challenge is possibly the most rigorous green building certification programme and sustainable design framework globally 511 287 NCPC-SA to drive resource efficiency in manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/programme-to-drive-local-resource-efficiency-in-manufacturing-2019-06-14 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521131 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802473_resized_ncpcwatermanagement022017jpg1022.jpg GREEN ECONOMY The manufacturing sector has not been growing because of its mounting challenges 511 287 Greenpeace study recommends Eskom sell its coal-fired power stations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-study-recommends-eskom-sell-its-coal-fired-power-stations-2019-06-11 Tasneem Bulbulia ELECTRICITY Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:34:00 +0200 522423 1560249763 1560249240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804531_resized_eskomlethabopowerstation0319terence1022.jpg The Lethabo power station 511 287 Environmental organisations take Highveld pollution matter to court https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-organisations-take-highveld-pollution-matter-to-court-2019-06-10 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:52:00 +0200 522320 1560234561 1560171120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804284_resized_carbonemissionscreditgettyimages1022.jpg 511 287 The Concrete Institute highlights composite road benefits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-concrete-institute-highlights-composite-road-benefits-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Policy & Enforcement Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520617 1559824947 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800589_resized_concretebryanperriemdconcreteinstititute1022.jpg BRYAN PERRIE South African roads are predominantly asphalt, and The Concrete Institute has been trying to make inroads for the use of concrete for roads 511 287 Producer achieves 35% emission reduction, supports carbon tax https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-producer-achieves-35-carbon-emission-reduction-supports-carbon-tax-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Policy & Enforcement Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520728 1559824965 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801105_resized_afrisam1022.jpg CARBON TAX COMPLICATIONS AfriSam has significantly reduced its carbon emissions 511 287 AMSA to face emissions charges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-to-face-emissions-charges-2019-06-03 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Mon, 03 Jun 2019 16:02:00 +0200 521665 1559573315 1559570520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sector shows decline despite strong market growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sector-shows-decline-despite-strong-market-growth-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Policy & Enforcement Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519701 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799106_resized_cpschemicalschemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg RAW MATERIALS Domestic chemical firms face multiple challenges such as access to appropriately priced feedstock, as well as large volumes of raw chemical materials that continue to be imported and are subject to exchange rate fluctuations 511 287 Chrome ore exports contribute to stainless steel production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-chrome-ore-exports-contribute-to-stainless-steel-production-2019-05-15 Cameron Mackay Policy & Enforcement Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519613 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 DEA declares 20 marine protected areas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-declares-20-marine-protected-areas-2019-05-27 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 27 May 2019 16:27:00 +0200 520956 1558967397 1558967220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 TNPA to review hull cleaning permits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-to-review-hull-cleaning-permits-2019-05-22 Marleny Arnoldi PORTS & SHIPPING Wed, 22 May 2019 12:22:00 +0200 520529 1558521438 1558520520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Court date set for Cape Metro's bid to buy power directly from IPPs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-date-set-for-cape-metros-bid-to-buy-power-directly-from-ipps-2019-05-22 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 09:38:00 +0200 520490 1558511660 1558510680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Agri SA launches court proceedings against granting of shale gas exploration rights https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-launches-court-proceedings-against-granting-of-shale-gas-exploration-rights-2019-05-07 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 07 May 2019 10:31:00 +0200 518963 1557218026 1557217860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 groundWork opposing Minister’s plan to weaken air pollution standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/groundwork-opposing-ministers-plan-to-weaken-air-pollution-standards-2019-05-06 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 06 May 2019 14:12:00 +0200 518891 1557145906 1557144720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Green chemistry requires whole value chain approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-chemistry-requires-whole-value-chain-approach-2019-05-03 Schalk Burger Chemistry Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517760 1556526126 1556834400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794846_resized_clariantsouthafricaheadnicolmeyer4191022.jpg NICOL MEYER Companies must engage customers and consumers to ensure that demand and practices are aligned to green chemistry practices 511 287 Global deforestation cut enough trees last year to cover Belgium https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-deforestation-cut-enough-trees-last-year-to-cover-belgium-2019-04-25 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:13:00 +0200 518000 1556186601 1556179980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Corruption has eroded pillars of democracy – report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corruption-has-eroded-pillars-of-democracy-report-2019-04-10 Sane Dhlamini Policy & Enforcement Wed, 10 Apr 2019 12:40:00 +0200 516827 1554906996 1554892800 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792812_resized_davidlewis101121022duane.jpg Corruption Watch executive director, David Lewis 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78075_cw-annual-report-2018-upholding-democracy-single-pages-agent-orange-design-10042019.pdf27014709