Engineering News | Recycling & Waste Management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/waste-management Wed, 20 Oct 2021 01:31:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 While metals help ‘greenify’ industry, the industry itself needs cleaning up https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/while-metals-help-greenify-industry-the-industry-itself-needs-cleaning-up-2021-10-18 Marleny Arnoldi METALS Mon, 18 Oct 2021 11:04:00 +0200 598188 1634549159 1634547840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Petco rolls out track and trace platform for recyclers, waste pickers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petco-rolls-out-track-and-trace-platform-for-recyclers-waste-pickers-2021-10-15 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT & RECYCLING Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:23:00 +0200 598118 1634310140 1634307780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000968020_resized_banqureclycersplatform1020211022.jpg Melody Nyamakura, who works at the main buyback centre in the Johannesburg central business district, shows how the centre uses the innovative recycling tracking platform, BanQu. 511 287 DFFE announces R29m waste management intervention for Mangaung https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dffe-announces-r29m-waste-management-intervention-for-mangaung-2021-10-15 Schalk Burger ENVIRONMENT Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:13:00 +0200 598116 1634308925 1634307180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Waste recycling, beneficiation and waste-to-energy could create 150 000 jobs by 2024 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-recycling-beneficiation-and-waste-to-energy-could-create-150-000-jobs-by-2024-2021-10-13 Schalk Burger WASTE MANAGEMENT & RECYCLING Wed, 13 Oct 2021 16:55:00 +0200 597856 1634191802 1634136900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Afri-Plastics second challenge calls for innovators to reduce, eliminate plastic use in ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afri-plastics-second-challenge-calls-for-innovators-to-reduce-eliminate-plastic-use-in-sub-saharan-africa-2021-10-06 Schalk Burger WASTE MANAGEMENT & RECYCLING Wed, 06 Oct 2021 16:16:00 +0200 597178 1633530973 1633529760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local furnace builder playing its part in global urban mining https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-furnace-builder-playing-its-part-in-global-urban-mining-2021-09-24 Darren Parker Recycling & Waste Management Tue, 05 Oct 2021 10:45:00 +0200 594614 1633512696 1633423500 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000961234_resized_wasteenthosbegbiehostblock1022.jpg SPECIALISED APPLICATIONS Owing to the complexity of extracting so many different metals, the design of smelters for e-waste processing is more complex than usual 511 287 Significant untapped potential in local waste economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/significant-untapped-potential-in-local-waste-economy-2021-09-24 Darren Parker Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594554 1632389724 1632434400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000961224_resized_wasteenwastepickers1022.jpg UNDERVALUED Informal waste reclaimers perform a much-needed recycling service in South Africa with little support or appreciation 511 287 Programme expands into other provinces https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-repurposing-programme-expands-into-other-provinces-2021-09-24 Darren Parker Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594609 1632214230 1632434400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000961346_resized_wasteenncpcisprecycled0920211022.jpg REPURPOSED Where one company sees waste, another might see a valuable resource 511 287 Pressure on municipalities key to recycle culture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unrelenting-pressure-on-municipalities-key-to-recycle-culture-2021-09-24 Darren Parker Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594611 1632391031 1632434400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000961218_resized_wasteenplasticssadouwsteynandco1022.jpg DOUW STEYN AND SMPHIWE SHOZI Plastics SA coordinated South Africa’s participation in the International Coastal Clean-Up Day 511 287 Rubble recycling not seen as economically viable https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubble-recycling-not-regarded-as-economically-viable-2021-09-24 Darren Parker Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594664 1632461571 1632434400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000961336_resized_wasteenfernandoabelhopilotcrushtec0920211022.jpg FERNANDO ABELHO A lack of enforcement means much construction and demolition waste is not suitable for recycling into general aggregate 511 287 iREREP to have 30-year lead time, private sector to be responsible for technical and financing ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irerep-to-have-30-year-lead-time-private-sector-to-be-responsible-for-technical-and-financing-aspects-2021-09-20 Donna Slater RESOURCE EFFICIENCY Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:21:00 +0200 595732 1632151543 1632147660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Association releases new training manual https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-releases-new-training-manual-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594093 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960174_resized_hvacrsaraccanewtrainingmanual1022.jpg HOW TO... The association has released a new installation manual which will be used by training providers form this month 511 287 Refrigeration system to cut energy costs available https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigeration-system-to-cut-energy-costs-available-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594086 1631540547 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960150_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcoolingandsolar09211022.jpg LIGHT WORK Adding a solar installation to a company's refrigeration unit deceases the cost of running the unit off grid power alone 511 287 Global citrus demand increases refrigeration demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-citrus-demand-increases-refrigeration-demand-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594081 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960130_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcitrusspace09211022.jpg FRUITFUL SERVICES An increased need for refrigerated storage and transport capacity in the citrus sector is being addressed by EP Refrigeration 511 287 Polyco launches municipal-focused recycling strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polyco-launches-municipal-focused-recycling-strategy-2021-09-15 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT & RECYCLING Wed, 15 Sep 2021 16:05:00 +0200 595318 1631715214 1631714700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA Plastics Pact publishes first list of problematic, unnecessary plastics to be phased out https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-plastics-pact-publishes-first-list-of-problematic-unnecessary-plastics-to-be-phased-out-2021-09-09 Simone Liedtke PLASTICS & RECYCLING Thu, 09 Sep 2021 11:00:00 +0200 594677 1631199668 1631178000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Polymer plastic waste management among the challenges facing African recyclers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-plastic-waste-management-among-the-challenges-facing-african-recyclers-2021-09-03 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT & RECYCLING Fri, 03 Sep 2021 15:33:00 +0200 594227 1630677477 1630675980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Environmental organisations concerned about government no-show at plastics treaty meeting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-organisations-concerned-about-government-no-show-at-plastics-treaty-meeting-2021-09-02 Donna Slater PLASTICS Thu, 02 Sep 2021 16:08:00 +0200 594116 1630592654 1630591680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 RMB launches ESG-risk-measuring platforms to support sustainable investing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rmb-launches-esg-risk-measuring-platforms-to-support-sustainable-investing-2021-09-02 Donna Slater FINANCE Thu, 02 Sep 2021 14:44:00 +0200 594078 1630589894 1630586640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Litter spills onto Cape Town beach as heavy rain causes breach at old landfill site https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/litter-spills-onto-cape-town-beach-as-heavy-rain-causes-breach-at-old-landfill-site-2021-08-31 News24Wire WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 31 Aug 2021 10:12:00 +0200 593730 1630397632 1630397520 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Polyco now a ‘one stop shop’ for collection, recycling of polymer plastics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polyco-now-a-one-stop-shop-for-collection-recycling-of-polymer-plastics-2021-08-27 Simone Liedtke RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 27 Aug 2021 14:08:00 +0200 593516 1630067398 1630066080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UPL spill investigation to be complete next month https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upl-spill-investigation-to-be-complete-next-month-2021-08-26 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENT Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:27:00 +0200 593351 1629974702 1629973620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UJ joins SA Plastics Pact as supporting member https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uj-joins-sa-plastics-pact-as-supporting-member-2021-08-23 Schalk Burger WASTE MANAGEMENT Mon, 23 Aug 2021 15:59:00 +0200 592992 1629727945 1629727140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Not viable for South Africa to invest in li-ion battery recycling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-viable-for-south-africa-to-invest-in-li-ion-battery-recycling-2021-08-16 Marleny Arnoldi RECYCLING Mon, 16 Aug 2021 08:53:00 +0200 592269 1629099048 1629096780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000956520_resized_lithiumionbatteriesreuters.jpg Lithium-ion batteries 511 287 High level of available food supply in South Africa wasted, CSIR study shows https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-level-of-available-food-supply-in-south-africa-wasted-csir-study-shows-2021-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia FOOD & BEVERAGE; WASTE Tue, 10 Aug 2021 15:47:00 +0200 591844 1628604322 1628603220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Partnership notes first new chemicals success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-notes-first-new-chemical-success-2021-08-06 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590203 1627965017 1628200800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952160_resized_chemicalspetrochemicalslanzatechbasf08211022.jpg ON-GASSES A key first success has been achieved by LanzaTech and BASF in using off gasses or emissions for a positive product 511 287 Petrochem giant uses tech for greener fuel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrochem-giant-uses-tech-for-greener-fuel-2021-08-06 Halima Frost Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590199 1627965017 1628200800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952152_resized_chemicalspetrochemicalssasolgermany08211022.jpg COOL COLAB The collaboration between Sasol and the LEN Consortium will see greener jet fuel and chemicals being produced using Sasol's Fischer-Tropsch technology 511 287 Trading remains positive for Mondi as macroeconomic uncertainties remain https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trading-remains-positive-for-mondi-as-macroeconomic-uncertainties-remain-2021-08-05 Simone Liedtke PAPER & PACKAGING Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:47:00 +0200 591537 1628172778 1628171220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mpact remains ‘firmly anchored’ in making a difference on the back of robust interim results https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpact-remains-firmly-anchored-in-making-a-difference-on-the-back-of-robust-interim-results-2021-08-05 Simone Liedtke PAPER / PACKAGING & RECYCLING Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:35:00 +0200 591532 1628230357 1628170500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000954962_resized_mpactpolymerswadevillerecyclingplastic20516duane1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85970_2021-08-05_mpact_-_2.mp462195897Mpact's Bruce Strong and Brett Clark give Engineering News some more insight on the company's results, and some external factors that had an impact. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Mpact's Bruce Strong and Brett Clark give Engineering News some more insight on the company's results, and some external factors that had an impact. Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Kibo forms working relationship with IGES to pursue South African waste-to-energy projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kibo-forms-working-relationship-with-iges-to-pursue-south-african-waste-to-energy-projects-2021-07-30 Donna Slater ENERGY Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:10:00 +0200 591050 1627651462 1627650600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Report suggests 10% reuse of plastics will halve such ocean-going litter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-suggests-10-reuse-of-plastics-will-halve-such-ocean-going-litter-2021-07-22 Donna Slater RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:10:00 +0200 590270 1626964581 1626963000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Challenge launched to promote solutions that address marine plastic waste https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenge-launched-to-promote-solutions-that-address-marine-plastic-waste-2021-07-21 Donna Slater POLLUTION Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:35:00 +0200 590100 1626864123 1626863700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Holistic strategy needed to tackle growing marine plastic crisis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-plastic-waste-remains-a-key-issue-in-fight-to-save-natural-environment-2021-07-16 Donna Slater MARINE POLLUTION Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588570 1626791184 1626386400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000950242_resized_sea.jpg 511 287 Increasing waste generation requires a new approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-waste-generation-requires-a-new-approach-2021-07-09 Schalk Burger WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 09 Jul 2021 15:27:00 +0200 589012 1625838902 1625837220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 How climate change is driving adoption of technology in agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooting-for-resilience-2021-07-09 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587930 1626791215 1625781600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948932_resized_resilient.jpg 511 287 Sapro, MyPlas sign Operation Clean-Sweep pledge https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapro-myplas-sign-operation-clean-sweep-pledge-2021-07-02 Tasneem Bulbulia RECYCLING Fri, 02 Jul 2021 15:40:00 +0200 588400 1625233870 1625233200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ZSD developed for water treatment plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zsd-developed-for-water-treatment-plants-2021-06-15 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Recycling & Waste Management Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586787 1624947867 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945246_resized_steelsmsgroupzsd1022.jpg DIRECT COMPARISON The microbial product is composed of a mix of non-genetically modified natural bacteria and their micronutrients and reduces suspended and surface oil 511 287