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eThekweni tender saga cleared

The eThekwini municipality can once again advertise, process and award tenders for the transportation or removal of waste water sludge after the lifting of an interdict preventing it from doing so. Last Thursday, the Pietermaritzburg High Court...

Water shortages to hinder economic growth

Seven of the world’s 10 most populated regions face such severe water shortages over the next three decades that they threaten to derail the growth, which hundreds of millions of people in the developing world are banking on to lift them out...

Plastic pipe industry now free of heavy metals

The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has announced that lead has been eliminated from all locally-manufactured plastic pipe products and that all plastic pipes manufactured by its members are guaranteed to be free of...

Digging deep at the De Hoop dam project

B&E International is continuing its long-standing relationship with the Department of Water Affairs after winning the contract for the supply of all aggregates to the De Hoop Dam scheme. The dam, which has a planned capacity of 300 million...

Innovative cross-border power supply for SA

Aggreko, the UK-based interim power solutions specialist and Shanduka Group, the South African investment holding company, today announced a ground-breaking project to provide a 107 MW power plant, which will use gas from Mozambique’s Temane gas...

How recycling will transform sustainability

The green tech revolution could transform the future of our planet, with innovations that will provide answers to global warming if rolled out on a large enough scale. The impact of technologies is already available in energy industry, water...

Three awards for sustainable construction

Every year during its annual South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) International Property Convention & Exhibition, SAPOA honours property innovators, developers, owners, and built environment professionals who have made a...