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No water crisis in Hammanskraal: City of Tshwane

There’s disagreement over the quality of water in Hammanskraal, with the City of Tshwane insisting it’s safe to drink. But the Human Rights Commission told residents at a community meeting, that it isn’t. The HRC says it intervened...

Duzi contamination is wake-up call for boards

The accidental release of some 240 tons of toxic effluent into the Msunduzi River in Pietermaritzburg last week should alert governing bodies to the importance of identifying and addressing environmental and social risk in all their activities....

Keynote speakers announced for Landfill 2019

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is pleased to announce that Boyd Ramsey and Professor Linda Godfrey will be the keynote speakers for the Landfill 2019 Conference and Exhibition. IWMSA is very excited to announce that,...

Waste pickers remain key to recycling industry

Informal waste pickers recycle 90% of the recyclables collected from households in South Africa, possibly saving municipalities up to R750 million in landfill space every year. This is according to Professor Rinie Schenck, waste management...
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Nyeleti Consulting: Two decades of excellence

A visionary leader in its field, Nyeleti Consulting celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019. IMIESA speaks to executive director Pine Pienaar about the company’s successes and future ambitions. What sets Nyeleti apart from the competition? PP  Nyeleti...

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Remediating Middle Lake Dam

The data reported from a ground-penetrating radar survey will help to pinpoint anomalies in the concrete spillway structure at Middle Lake, which recently suffered significant erosion damage. This emergency situation required urgent action to...

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Concrete contribution to solar energy

As of 30 January 2019, a new source of solar power is boosting Eskom’s national grid from the Northern Cape town of Kathu, where a R12 billion generation plant has achieved commercial operation, following two years of construction that saw almost...

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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...
Nyeleti Consulting: Two decades of excellence
Remediating Middle Lake Dam
Concrete contribution to solar energy
Go local with Flowtite GRP pipe

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Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa

Overloading has become standard practice for much of the local waste collection industry. A new vehicle from Sinotruk has been designed with overloading in mind, overcoming the negative effects associated with this common practice. It is no secret...

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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....

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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...

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Feeding monsters

Piet Steyn, managing director of Oilkol, remembers a time in the late 1950s and 60s when people used to drag trolleys behind them through the streets collecting waste. Over 60 years later, has all that much changed? These people, who were mostly...
Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa
Sanitary landfill cells at Monrovia Landfill
Waste management made for Africa
A hazardous waste winner
Feeding monsters

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Under pressure

South Africa continues to lose millions of litres of water every year due to pipe leaks and bursts. Pressure management is one of the most important interventions that should be considered when attempting to drive down water losses. The common...

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The source of life

The water and wastewater industries are the guardians of one of the world’s most important resources, and continuous investment in infrastructure and new technologies is essential to their processes.  Despite the fact that two-thirds of the earth’s...

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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...

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The answer to reuse

One of the most robust, versatile and widely used unit operations in the treatment of wastewater worldwide is dissolved air flotation. With a growing market for wastewater reuse, the demand for these systems is expected to rise accordingly. The...
Under pressure
The source of life
Desalination: affordable, reliable, sustainable
The answer to reuse