R/€ = 19.61 Change: 0.03
R/$ = 16.72 Change: 0.03
Au 1887.87 $/oz Change: -0.03
Pt 894.61 $/oz Change: 24.73

Press Office - Sanitech


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.


Infrastructure maintenance should not be up for debate

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th September 2020 By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Johannesburg, 10 September: South Africa is starting to experience the real cost of decades of inadequate infrastructure maintenance as the latest round of load shedding batters an already fragile economy. 

Optimal water use can support food security, say IFAT Africa advisors

25th August 2020 Wastewater reuse presents a sustainable solution to support food security amid looming water shortages, but the cost of the necessary infrastructure means it is not being widely adopted in South Africa. However, manufacturing plants, particularly local branches of international food and beverage... 

Climate-resilient economy is necessary – Ramaphosa  

By: Sane Dhlamini     24th August 2020 As South Africa tries to develop an urgent economic recovery programme, it is important that the new economy be resilient in the face of climate change. This was according to President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his weekly column to the nation. He said a climate-resilient economy was vital in protecting... 

Agri SA welcomes reduced increases in raw water charges for the irrigation sector

By: Natasha Odendaal     24th August 2020 The reduction of the proposed increases in the 2021/22 raw water price for the irrigation sector will assist in easing some of the burdens faced by financially-stressed farmers, said Agri SA, welcoming the move. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) presented its proposed raw water tariff... 

Portfolio Committee welcomes water pollution intervention in two municipalities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th August 2020 The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation has welcomed the progress made by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) to address the challenges of pollution in the municipalities of Emfuleni and the City of Tshwane. While much work has been done over the last few... 

AfDB debars four companies involved in alleged fraudulent, collusive practices

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     21st August 2020 Development finance institution, the African Development Bank, has announced the 24-month debarment of Sangtech International Services, Sangar & Associates (Nigeria), Mashad Integrated and Investment Co and Medniza Global Merchants. All four companies are registered in Nigeria. 

Industry welcomes new water management tool

By: Darren Parker     21st August 2020 The uptake of a tool to assist the mining sector in implementing the principles of water conservation and water demand management (WC/WDM), has been “overwhelmingly positive”, Minerals Council South Africa head of environment Stephinah Mudau tells Mining Weekly. The WC/WDM self-assessment... 

Sustainable solutions needed to build economy

By: Halima Frost     21st August 2020 “A sustainable infrastructure solution is required to reignite South Africa’s economy after Covid-19,” says Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) CEO Chris Campbell. Many municipalities are incapable of handling the infrastructure procurement process from inception to completion, owing to the... 

Smart cities open up ‘endless’ business opportunities

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st August 2020 As urbanisation rises, cities need to seek ways of leveraging the power of technology and connectivity to cater for the demands of this increasing urban population, stimulate the growth of businesses and ensure that available resources are managed more efficiently. The increasing population in... 

Tourism sector's road to recovery has begun, says Kubayi-Ngubane

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th August 2020 Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the sector’s road to recovery has begun and that the department is in the process of consolidating inputs received towards the Tourism Recovery Strategy, which will be submitted to Cabinet in the coming weeks. The start of Level 2 lockdown,... 

Latest News


Latest Videos



Engineering News is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on Engineering News is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Subscribe Now for $119
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Subscribe Close