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Greenpeace volunteers campaign for plastic ban

Greenpeace volunteers campaign for plastic ban

A group of Cape Town based Greenpeace Africa volunteers has started an ambitious campaign calling on South Africa's top political parties to adopt a ban on single-use plastics in their election manifestos ahead of this year's presidential election.  The group is...

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Billions still deprived of the right to water

Billions still deprived of the right to water

Access to water and sanitation is internationally recognized human right, however more than two billion people are still deprived of this right. The latest United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving No One Behind, explores the symptoms of exclusion and...

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Dube Trade Port set for R18bn expansion

Dube Trade Port set for R18bn expansion

The Dube Trade Port Special Economic Zone in KwaZulu-Natal is set for an R18 billion expansion thanks to a recently unveiled investment. The port, which continues to experience an unprecedented wave of investments, has already created thousands of jobs and contributed...

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CSIR unveils online climate adaptation tool

CSIR unveils online climate adaptation tool

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has, unveiled a state-of-the-art online climate risk profiling and adaptation tool that is set to assist municipalities across South Africa to adapt to climate change. Speaking at the launch CSIR senior...

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Crisis proofing water preservation a SA priority

Crisis proofing water preservation a SA priority

World Water Day taking place on 22 March will once again place issues linked to global water security and promoting sustainable practice for fresh water resources’ management firmly in the spotlight. According to research, 2.1 billion people live without safe water at...

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Featured Articles

What to expect from Mariswe

What to expect from Mariswe

Mariswe’s stated aim is to engineer infrastructural solutions that build communities to improve people’s lives. Anew kid on the block?” you may ask. Not at all: rather a new name for a company that has matured and changed, and is no longer recognisable as the same...

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Waste management made for Africa

Waste management made for Africa

As a small company dealing with large projects internationally, Pasco Waste & Environmental Consulting has adopted an operating philosophy that allows it to easily slot in with the communities of the world, especially those in Africa. Established on 1 April 2000,...

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Driven by a desire to make a difference

Driven by a desire to make a difference

The quest for excellence is constant, as is the need for intensified human resource development to meet South Africa’s socio-economic objectives. IMIESA speaks to Clifford Makoloane, Director of Entsika, about the company’s multifaced solutions, commitment to business...

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Delivering to the bottom line

Delivering to the bottom line

IMIESA speaks to Barry Fang, business manager for Barloworld SEM, about the success of the SEM brand in South Africa and expansion plans for 2019. These will be backed by a progressively expanding dealer network, comprehensive after-sales support and flexible...

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Industry News

IIoT a focus at Pumps, Valves & Pipes Africa

IIoT a focus at Pumps, Valves & Pipes Africa

A delegation of local and international engineering professionals together with a line-up of thought-leaders in Africa’s extractive, construction, energy, food processing, agriculture, water and wastewater, and power generation industries will be at the Pumps, Valves...

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Opinion: How tech can conserve and improve access to water

Opinion: How tech can conserve and improve access to water

By Russell Dick, Chief Executive Officer at utility Systems As South Africa commemorates National Water Week from 17 to 23 March to highlight the scarcity of this vital resource, municipalities and utilities around the country are increasingly turning to technology to...

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