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SPRAS: The new approach to wastewater

The rapid rate of urbanisation, combined with steady population growth, is placing pressure on existing wastewater treatment plants, pushing up processing and maintenance costs, as older facilities struggle to keep pace with rising inflows. IMIESA...

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...

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...

Go local with Flowtite GRP pipe

Lighter, and as strong as steel, but much more durable, glass-fibre-reinforced (GRP) pipes can extend up to 4 m in diameter for applications that include major desalination projects and standard high-pressure bulk water supply. So, Flowtite™ GRP is...

Bakwena and its community

The Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire is a prime example of a successful toll road business that serves as an important catalyst for regional socio-economic growth. Bakwena’s new commercial manager, Solomon Kganyago, speaks to IMIESA about...

What to expect from Mariswe

Mariswe’s stated aim is to engineer infrastructural solutions that build communities to improve people’s lives. Anew kid on the block?” you may ask. Not at all: rather a new name for a company that has matured and changed, and is no longer...
Sanitary landfill cells at Monrovia Landfill

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....
Clifford Makoloane, Director of Entsika,

Driven by a desire to make a difference

The quest for excellence is constant, as is the need for intensified human resource development to meet South Africa’s socio-economic objectives. IMIESA speaks to Clifford Makoloane, Director of Entsika, about the company’s multifaced solutions,...

Delivering to the bottom line

IMIESA speaks to Barry Fang, business manager for Barloworld SEM, about the success of the SEM brand in South Africa and expansion plans for 2019. These will be backed by a progressively expanding dealer network, comprehensive after-sales support...