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PnP joins metal packaging recycling organization

PnP joins metal packaging recycling organization

  Pick n Pay (PnP) has signed up as a member of MetPac-SA, a producer responsibility organisation representing the metal packaging recycling industry in South Africa. MetPac-SA CEO Kishan Singh this week applauded PnP’s decision to support the local metal...

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KFC is ditching plastic straws in all their SA restaurants

KFC is ditching plastic straws in all their SA restaurants

KFC is doing their bit for the environment by eliminating plastic straws in all 900 restaurants across the country by July 1. Following the growing zero waste trend, the fast food giant has decided to ban the use of plastic straws in a string of their restaurants. The...

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Nyeleti Consulting: Two decades of excellence

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 is a black-owned...

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Remediating Middle Lake Dam

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 reduce the risk of...

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Under pressure

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 factor in every water...

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Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa

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 that most waste...

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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...

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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...

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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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