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SA has to change its water thinking

Reducing South Africa’s water consumption patterns is non-negotiable, if our country and our economy are to navigate the new era of constant water stress. This was the view expressed at a media roundtable event to discuss water resource development...
Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba at the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo 2018

Herman Mashaba resigns as mayor of Joburg

Herman Mashaba, soon to be former Johannesburg Mayor , has resigned as a member of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and will no longer serve as the mayor of Joburg.  Mashaba announced his resignation on Monday at a press conference where he spoke...

What is the cost of NOT recycling?

Industry experts are calling for consumers to learn about the environmental benefits of recycling.   Michelene Locke, sales director at ITB Flexible Packaging Solutions (ITB), a Novus Holdings company, says that consumers need to understand why...
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni

Over R3bn in infrastructure funding returned

Provincial governments are said to have returned R3.080 billion to the National Treasury after failing to spend their allocations over the past four financial years. This was recently revealed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni in a written response...

Several Eastern Cape towns running out of water

Several towns in the Eastern Cape have run out of water. This is according to the Maverick Citizen, which reported that boreholes and dams have dried up and taps have run dry in Graaff-Reinet, Bedford, Makhanda and Adelaide. The lack of rain has...

4IR: ICT and energy sectors equally crucial

Energy has played an enabling role in each of the past industrial revolutions, and the fourth is no different. But instead of powering factory machinery and steam engines, it is powering everything from communication backbone to access networks,...