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After lengthy delays, Adani’s Carmichael gains final enviro approval

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th June 2019 Indian major Adani’s groundwater management plan for its Carmichael coal project, in Queensland, has been approved the by the Department of Environment and Science (DES). The approved plan was the eleventh incantation of the groundwater management plan, and was previously independently... 

BHP review finds no dam integrity risks across tailings portfolio

By: Marleny Arnoldi     7th June 2019 Australia-headquartered resources company BHP Group on Friday presented an update on the company’s approach to its tailings storage facilities’ (TSF’s) management and to provide information on the number, design and classification of tailings facilities. BHP said it was establishing a dedicated... 

Cape Town To Host Africa’s Leading Supply Chain Conference

4th June 2019 Supply chain professionals from around the world will converge in Cape Town next week for the annual SAPICS Conference, Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for the supply chain profession. Now in its 41st successful year, this event is hosted by SAPICS, The Professional Body... 

AMSA continues to increase environmental capex

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd June 2019 Primary steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has, over the past ten years, invested more than R1.3-billion in environmental capital expenditure (capex) and maintenance projects to improve the company’s environmental footprint. AMSA tells Engineering News Online that it continues to... 

Eaton powers up 2019 African Utility Week

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th May 2019 Eaton Africa will be highlighting how it enables the drive to provide reliable and sustainable electricity access for all during the upcoming African Utility Week Conference, taking place from 14 to 16 May 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).   The annual event brings... 

Take control of your water

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd May 2019 Water is the lifeblood of our planet, and a resource essential to minerals processing which must be used conservatively. Mine operators must be conscious of their water use, as well as innovative in how they re-use and handle water.   Water is critical for every mine site, it’s used for minerals... 

5 things you need to know about prepaid water

15th April 2019 By Marcus Thulsidas, Director: Business Development, Utility Systems You already know that we live in a water-stressed country, receiving an annual rainfall of 492mm, while the rest of the earth receives 985mm. 

Near-miss ‘Day Zero’ should serve as lesson to water-scarce SA

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th April 2019 Cape Town’s severe drought experienced in 2017 and 2018 and the near miss of “Day Zero” should serve as a warning for other cities as to what climate impacts might look like in future, a new study warns. However, many other metropolitans, such as Gauteng, eThekwini and Nelson Mandela Bay, besides... 

Series of citizen scientist tools released to help combat water monitoring restraints 

4th April 2019 The Water Research Commission has published a new report showcasing a toolbox that can help individual citizens better respond to the challenges around water resources.  

New paper outlines transferable lessons from Cape Town drought

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th March 2019 A new study by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) African Centre for Cities has unpacked lessons that other South African municipalities can learn from to adapt to climate change and deal with ongoing drought and water insecurity. The paper, ‘Unpacking the Cape Town Drought: Lessons Learnt’,... 

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