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Hydrocarbons no more!

A revolutionary new mobile self contained trailer for oily water separation has been introduced to the local market by environmental management company, Procon Environmental Technologies. Industrial operations in South Africa can now benefit from...

Increased capacity flow for Magaliesburg WWTW

In order to accommodate the expected additional sewage flow from new developments in the GaMohale and Magaliesburg areas, the Mogale City Local Municipality embarked on an extension of the Magaliesburg WWTW. Keeping up with community demands...

Unlock the potential of anaerobic digestion

It is widely accepted that whilst anaerobic digestion is a proven, effective and highly efficient treatment system, upsets in performance remain common. Process specialist, Claire Lipsett, explains how to unlock the potential of anaerobic digestion...

WWTW upgrade to lower carbon emissions

Two biogas scrubbing and cogeneration – combined heat and power (CHP) plant –are scheduled for the Northern Wastewater Treatment Works and the Driefontein Wastewater Treatment Works. Until now, the biogas produced by the WWTW plants has been used...

The eco-friendly paper-making process

Minimising toxic substances, decreasing production costs GEA Westfalia Seperator Group, the world’s leading company for mechanical separation technology, has set another worldwide standard in terms of economy, efficiency and environmental...

The hydraulic optimisation of Amanzimtoti WWTW

A project that optimises the hydraulic efficiency of the Amanzimtoti Waste Water Treatment Works has recently been completed. SSI Engineers and Environmental Consultants (SSI) were awarded the contract by eThekwini’s Water and Sanitation...

Madagascar makes use of SA technology

Local water, air and sewage treatment specialist, Ozone Service Industries, has installed one of its compact and affordable Biozone NoKak Sewage Treatment Plants at the offices of Flowserve at Toamasina on the east coast of Madagascar. Toamasina is...