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EThekwini reduces irregular expenditure

EThekwini reduces irregular expenditure

The eThekwini municipality says it has radically reduced irregular expenditure for this financial year. Speaking at an Executive Committee meeting outlining irregular expenditure for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 financial years eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede said she was...

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Energy storage advances new power projects

Energy storage advances new power projects

The falling cost of enhanced energy storage is set to help fast-track progress in power generation, particularly in the renewables space presenting huge opportunities for companies across Africa. This is according to experts speaking ahead of Africa’s premier power...

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Law cracks down on construction con artists

Law cracks down on construction con artists

A total of 122 criminal cases have been opened against home builders, who have contravened the Housing Consumers Protection Measures Act 95 of 1998 (HCPMA). According to the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) the offences include carrying on the...

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SA cruise ports up for World Travel Awards

SA cruise ports up for World Travel Awards

Three of South African ports are in the running for the title of Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2018. The ports, which are operated by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), have been nominated for the Africa and Indian Ocean segment of the 25th annual World Travel...

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Transforming Mpumalanga’s economy with Transport

Transforming Mpumalanga’s economy with Transport

The Department of Transport recently held a stakeholder engagement session with businessmen and woman in Mpumalanga to highlight some of the opportunities available through partnerships with state-owned entities like Sanral, ATNS and ACSA. Deputy Minister of Transport...

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Featured Articles

Building future water capacity

Building future water capacity

It’s not every day or year that Johannesburg Water (JW) gets to launch two water reservoirs in less than six months. The Orange Farm and Diepsloot reservoirs were launched in January and March 2018, respectively. These are big, wide concrete structures that form...

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ERWAT shares new thoughts on wastewater

ERWAT shares new thoughts on wastewater

IMIESA speaks to Tumelo Gopane, managing director, East Rand Water Care Company (ERWAT), about the company’s future strategy and its pivotal role in changing the landscape of wastewater treatment in South Africa. Home to more than 3.5 million residents, the City of...

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The latest in treatment solutions

The latest in treatment solutions

As South Africa’s water challenges grow and water quality deteriorates, there is a much greater need for research and development in the water and wastewater treatment space, says Henk Smit, managing director, Vovani Water Products. South Africa’s water availability...

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The water storage leader

The water storage leader

Water security is a top priority, directly impacting on South Africa’s ability to maintain and grow its economy and meet infrastructure targets. WASA talks to James Preston, marketing manager, SBS® Tanks, about recent projects and the company’s constant quest for...

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Industry News

New Devon Waste Disposal Facility recently completed

New Devon Waste Disposal Facility recently completed

Envitech Solutions (Pty) Ltd was appointed by the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) to design, project manage and provide site supervision for the construction of the new Devon landfill for the Lesedi Local Municipality in October 2016. Previous studies...

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Polyflo Piping joins the SAPPMA family

Polyflo Piping joins the SAPPMA family

Polyflo Piping has officially joined the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturer’s Association (SAPPMA) as a new member. The Pinetown based company, whose primary area of business is the extrusion of HDPE pipes which they supply primarily to the civil and...

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Leading the way in sustainable practices

Leading the way in sustainable practices

While sustainability is becoming commonplace in the construction industry, Daniele Torricelli, Director of Engineering at Corobrik believes this should form an integral part of a company’s ethos. “Sustainability doesn’t just make sense from a business perspective, it...

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