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Taking a holistic approach to e-waste

South Africa’s electrical and electronic equipment (e-waste) industry offers huge potential for SMMEs and larger-scale businesses within the circular economy. ReSource speaks to Malcolm Whitehouse, general manager at AST Recycling, about the...

Creating new possibilities

PPC has been in business for close on 129 years and has become a household brand in South Africa. IMIESA talks to Dave Miles, head: Materials Business Unit, PPC, about market gains and growth strategies in this multifaceted segment. How is PPC...

PVC-O pressure pipes stand the test of time

Around the world, research and development (R&D) initiatives present new possibilities for PVC pipes. South African manufacturer Sizabantu Piping Systems expands on the R&D evolution and its own contribution to growing the regional PVC...

The way forward hinges on creativity

Established in 1999, Naidu Consulting’s growth has been founded on innovation and excellence, with success driven by a core investment in talent and mentorship. Along the way, this winning formula has been acknowledged by various industry...

Navigating EPR in the paper packaging sector

Who should take responsibility for the life cycle of a product, especially its recovery, recycling and eventual disposal? With South Africa’s extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations coming into effect from 5 November 2020, we now need to...

Pushing the limits of plastic pipes

Well-laid plastic pipe has a maintenance-free work life of more than 50 years, and a century in some cases. Built on years of innovation and experience, Sizabantu’s PVC-O pipes present the ultimate future for water and sewer infrastructure....