News

Earth Day triggers call for better waste management

Earth Day triggers call for better waste management

On 22 April people around the globe celebrated Earth Day, calling for better global ecological awareness. Ahead of this year’s event, Western Cape MEC for environmental affairs and development planning Anton Bredell called on South Africans to do even more to save the...

read more

Joburg cracks down on illegal dumping

Joburg cracks down on illegal dumping

Illegal dumping is fast becoming a plague throughout Johannesburg, with many illegal dumpers operating lucrative businesses by collecting refuse, rubble and even toxic waste to dump in parks, roadside, open spaces and rivers. As a result, the Department of Public...

read more

Imagine SA powered 100% by renewable energy

Imagine SA powered 100% by renewable energy

Eskom is expected to close four power stations with 8 800 MW of installed capacity over the next 10 years, which will cost 30 000 direct jobs and have a multiplier effect of potential loss of 70 000 indirect jobs mainly in the transport and storage sectors.  It is...

read more

KZN rallies as extreme rainfall causes widespread damage

KZN rallies as extreme rainfall causes widespread damage

Massive damage has been inflicted on public and private infrastructure as a result of heavy rainfall across KwaZulu-Natal since the start of the Easter weekend. More than 20 lives have been lost and thousands of emergency calls logged as a result of the heavy rains...

read more

Nzimande suspends GO GEORGE roll-out

Nzimande suspends GO GEORGE roll-out

Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande has asked the Western Cape Provincial Government to suspend plans to rollout Phase 4B of the George Integrated Public Transport Network (GIPTN). Nzimande made this request after receiving correspondence from Western Cape MEC of...

read more

Work to start on LHWP II diversion tunnels this month

Work to start on LHWP II diversion tunnels this month

The contractor appointed to construct the Polihali diversion tunnels is expected to be on site this month, with the works anticipated to be completed in approximately 18 months. The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) recently announced the awarding of the...

read more

Featured Articles

Go local with Flowtite GRP pipe

Go local with Flowtite GRP pipe

Lighter, and as strong as steel, but much more durable, glass-fibre-reinforced (GRP) pipes can extend up to 4 m in diameter for applications that include major desalination projects and standard high-pressure bulk water supply. So, Flowtite™ GRP is far from fragile....

read more

Bakwena and its community

Bakwena and its community

The Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire is a prime example of a successful toll road business that serves as an important catalyst for regional socio-economic growth. Bakwena’s new commercial manager, Solomon Kganyago, speaks to IMIESA about ongoing developments....

read more

Embracing the future of reuse

Embracing the future of reuse

As an arid country with a low average rainfall, South Africa faces the danger of its ground- and surface water resources becoming diminished if they are not managed more carefully. The reuse of wastewater as an alternative resource will be an absolute necessity when...

read more

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...

read more

Industry News

While the SA construction industry remains volatile, safety at heights is always a trend at A-OSH EXPO For those who live or work in the Johannesburg area, the views of the Sandton and Rosebank skylines, which are both key business areas in the city, seem to be...

read more

Solving the Eskom dilemma

Solving the Eskom dilemma

By Mzukisi Kota* Restructuring Eskom into separate functions is a sensible solution to many of its problems. We believe it can be done in a way that should be acceptable to unions but will not prejudice its lenders and the sovereign debt rating. The next step after...

read more

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...

read more

Recent Videos

Loading...

CPD on Demand

CPD on Demand hosts technical videos delivered by industry experts and accredited by ECSA, giving you access to the industry-specific knowledge you require to actively develop your professional skills.

Read More

Latest ebook