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SA consultant supervises construction of US$250 million Zambian water project

A five-year, US$250 million water services expansion project in the Zambian capital of Lusaka involving Mariswe is nearing completion. The appointment of Mariswe – a South African project management, infrastructure planning and consulting engineering practice – as the...

Tshwane’s plans for a waste management revamp

South Africa’s waste management approach faces numerous challenges, particularly as environmentalists call for traditional waste processing measures to be done away with. Limited resources, population growth and poor infrastructure are increasingly impacting on waste...

Recycled plastic for South African roads

In a groundbreaking, market-leading initiative, Shisalanga Construction – a majority owned subsidiary of Raubex Group Limited – has paved a South African road using a locally recycled plastic compound as part of the asphalt formula ingredient. On Friday, 2 August...

Deflating the myths around the mechanical joining of HDPE pipe

As innovations arise, so do the replacements of older technologies. One such product is High Density Polyethylene piping, or HDPE as it is commonly referred to, which has infiltrated a number of industries such as mining and construction, by presenting an improved...

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Doing more with wastewater

Growing populations and rapid urbanisation are increasingly adding pressure to the country’s already constrained wastewater treatment works. With residential developments encroaching ever closer on wastewater treatment works and water demand...

Department moves to resolve Queenstown water woes

The Department of Water and Sanitation has procured the services of a diver in an effort to resolve technical issues restricting water flow at the Waterdown Dam in Queenstown in the Eastern Cape. In a statement, the department said due to the...

Conflicting data impacts RO delivery

Correct raw water quality information is imperative for the optimum functioning of reverse osmosis (RO) plants and has a direct bearing on its design and projected operating costs. In the case of one of Cape Town’s key installations, unexpected...

Industrial filtration solutions

From humble beginnings in the wine industry, Quality Filtration Systems has, over its 22-year existence, been involved in many industrial water applications – from food and beverage to mining – doing its part in the private sector to assist with...
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Recycled plastic for South African roads

In a groundbreaking, market-leading initiative, Shisalanga Construction – a majority owned subsidiary of Raubex Group Limited – has paved a South African road using a locally recycled plastic compound as part of the asphalt formula ingredient. On...

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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...
Recycled plastic for South African roads
Nyeleti Consulting: Two decades of excellence
Remediating Middle Lake Dam
Concrete contribution to solar energy

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Tshwane’s plans for a waste management revamp

South Africa’s waste management approach faces numerous challenges, particularly as environmentalists call for traditional waste processing measures to be done away with. Limited resources, population growth and poor infrastructure are increasingly...

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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...
Tshwane’s plans for a waste management revamp
Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa
Sanitary landfill cells at Monrovia Landfill
Waste management made for Africa
A hazardous waste winner

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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...
SA consultant supervises construction of US$250 million Zambian water project
Under pressure
The source of life
Desalination: affordable, reliable, sustainable