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Municipal water debt still rising

Municipal water debt still rising

The issue of municipal debt to water boards must be addressed more aggressively by all stakeholders. This was the sentiment of the Department of Water and Sanitation call at a joint sitting of the Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation together with the Standing...

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Outa finds Emfuleni recovery plan lacking

Outa finds Emfuleni recovery plan lacking

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has expressed its concern over the Financial Recovery Plan for the dysfunctional Emfuleni Local Municipality. The organisation says it is concerned that the plan has a lot of information but no clear plan, and that is “so...

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Farmers urged not to draw water from Caledon

Farmers urged not to draw water from Caledon

Farmers living in the vicinity of the Caledon River have been urged not to draw water from the river for seven days. This comes after water was released from Hlotse Adit to augment Maseru, Peka, Maputsoe and Hlotse towns, by the Lesotho Highlands Water Commission. A...

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Continuous illegal dumping troubles George Municipality

Continuous illegal dumping troubles George Municipality

The George Municipality is at its wits’ end with what it says is continuous illegal dumping at the entrance to one of its popular parks. The municipality says that despite the fact that there is regular municipal waste collection service in the area there are people...

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Keeping organic waste out of landfills

Keeping organic waste out of landfills

With only six years of municipal landfill airspace left, Johannesburg is staring down the barrel of a wheelie bin. While the city implements programmes to reduce reuse and recycle, industry experts ask: Are we doing enough to curb the amount of organic waste going to...

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Africa’s longest suspension bridge officially opened

Africa’s longest suspension bridge officially opened

The longest suspension bridge in Africa has officially been opened to the public after four years of construction. The Maputo–Katembe Bridge spans just over three kilometres across the Maputo Bay in southern Mozambique and will help connect the Mozambican capital...

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Desalination: affordable, reliable, sustainable

Desalination: affordable, reliable, sustainable

Cape Town has put plans for a permanent desalination plant on hold following good rains and reports that the technology is simply too expensive. However, there are feasible options for effectively bolstering water supplies. The capital and operational costs of...

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Partnering with communities

Partnering with communities

Making a lasting difference, Sasol Mining is passing on sustainable benefits that are shaping and adding value, says Lucky Kgatle, senior vice president, Sasol Mining. Sasol has been part of the South African landscape since the 1950s and is one of the country’s...

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A hazardous waste winner

A hazardous waste winner

As the first high-hazardous landfill to be constructed in Vereeniging, Gauteng, in 24 years, Averda’s Vlakfontein Class A landfill has been built to the latest local and international standards. From planning through to operation, the Averda team is proving that the...

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Quality guaranteed across the value chain

Quality guaranteed across the value chain

Engineering projects are dependent on exact results, both at the design stage and at project implementation. When it comes to the mechanisation component, whether for asphalt, concrete or road compaction and finishing, Ammann has a no-compromise, quality solution that...

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Your one-stop recycling equipment provider

Your one-stop recycling equipment provider

Formed in June 2017, Optimum Recycling Solutions has set out on a quest to provide good-quality, affordable recycling equipment to a wide cross section of the Southern African recycling industry – from entry-level collectors on the streets to recycling buyback centres...

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Umhlanga development gets water wise

Umhlanga development gets water wise

The Park Square development in uMhlanga Ridge now boasts a completely leak-free, water-efficient and cost-effective plumbing solution. The R1-billion mixed-used development, which was developed by Nedport Developments and official opened on 1 November 2018, employed...

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