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With more than two decades of local experience and the global support of Waco International, Sanitech is the leading portable sanitation company in South Africa.

Sanitech's Toilet Hire division is the only toilet hire company with the nationwide branch network and the necessary national fleet to maintain a competitive edge.


Paediatric experts say kids are at low risk of contracting, spreading Covid-19

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th May 2020 Paediatric experts, who serve on an advisory subcommittee to the Department of Basic Education, on May 29 discussed the risks for schoolgoing children to contract and spread Covid-19. A virtual seminar hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) provided evidence-based information about... 

SA schools make progress in getting ready to reopen on June 1 - education department

By: African News Agency      26th May 2020 South African schools are making progress in preparations to reopen on June 1 after shutting down due to the Covid-19 outbreak, although some have not yet received their safety material, the department of education said on Tuesday. In a statement, the department said the council of education... 

Covid-19 highlights challenges, opportunities in South Africa's water sector

By: Simone Liedtke     22nd May 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has magnified the deficits in the water and sanitation sectors in South Africa, Water Research Commission (WRC) CEO Dr Dhesigan Naidoo said during a webinar on May 22. He added that the pandemic had also highlighted some of the opportunities in these sectors. 

Council reaffirms industry’s commitment to fighting Covid-19 pandemic  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd May 2020 The mining industry is at the forefront of work being done to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the workplace and will be subjected to intense scrutiny; however, it is undertaking adequate measures and responses to the pandemic and believes it is up to the task. The was indicated by industry... 

Tips launches Covid-19 weekly monitor

By: Donna Slater     15th May 2020 To assist individuals, economic stakeholders and policy makers in managing the Covid-19-related risks of re-opening the South African economy, the Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (Tips) is launching a weekly monitor to track the spread of Covid-19 and its impact on the economy. To be... 

Motor vehicle dealers ready for reopening, says dealer association 

By: Irma Venter     15th May 2020 Motor vehicle dealers in South Africa selling both new and used vehicles are ready for the reopening of trade, as announced by government this week, says National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) chairperson Mark Dommisse. NADA has more than 1 300 members including 85% of all new-vehicle... 

First phase of investigations into alleged maladministration at DWS completed 

By: Natasha Odendaal     7th May 2020 The first phase of investigations into allegations of maladministration at the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has been concluded. Following through on a Budget Vote commitment in July last year, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu appointed a team of eminent persons, assisted... 

KwaZulu-Natal vital for bearing distributor growth

By: Mamaili Mamaila     1st May 2020 Power transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI) has earmarked KwaZulu-Natal as a key growth area for its business going forward. 

DWS delivers additional 141 water tanks in Gauteng

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th April 2020 The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has delivered another 141 water tanks across Gauteng, as well as increased the number of water tanks in Tshwane to 466. The number of water tanks distributed in the cities of Joburg, Tshwane and Ekurhuleni, as well as the Sedibeng and West Rand... 

Lockdown curfew from 20:00 to 05:00 starting on 1 May

By: News24Wire      25th April 2020 As of 1 May, a national curfew from 20:00 to 05:00 will be in place and it will be applicable to everyone except essential workers travelling to and from work. The country is expected to move from a Level 5 to a Level 4 lockdown, allowing limited economic activity but keeping most existing... 

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