Infrastructure News

Mine water management: a regulatory overview

Mining is regulated by the Department of Mineral Resources in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Act. However, DWS has a particular interest in mining’s negative impact on water as well as the vast quantities of water used in mining...

Water storage: from 5000 to 4.5 million litres

Structa Technology – a division of the Structa Group of Companies – offers solutions for water storage from 5 000 litres to 4.5 million litres through the Prestank and Circotanks ranges to suit both function and budget. Prestank is Structa’s...

Sustainability

Industry News

Chemical-free underground toilets for mines

Leon Du Casse, managing director of Bio Sewage Systems, used to own a plastic recycling company. His interest in water was piqued when dealing with wastewater created from washing plastic items to remove pollutants. Today, Du Casse is at the helm...

Flushing solution for nonsewered sanitation

WEC Projects’ NEWgenerator system is a promising alternative to dangerous pit and chemical toilets, particularly in areas where water is scarce. It addresses sanitation, access to water, and energy independence. Kirsten Kelly interviews Wayne...

Metro News

PRASA Western Cape making strides

Acting regional manager of Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) in the Western Cape, Raymond Maseko, says the agency has done much work to recover the province’s network following a series of challenges. Maseko was speaking on the...

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