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Modular treatment solutions

With three of South Africa’s provinces having been declared drought disaster regions, the country as a whole faces a long-term water security challenge. Modular water treatment plants may provide an answer. South Africa’s urban areas generally...

More than a pump

Globally, up to 10% of energy used in water treatment goes towards pumping water. Grundfos believes that up to 4% of this can be saved by utilising good pumps and systems. The company has designed a range of energy-efficient, smart products...
Tailings Water Return Dam

Mint water costs mines

Mine process water doesn’t always need to be treated to mint condition. Daniel Basson, process engineer, AquaPlan Watertreatment Engineering, explains how treating recycled water to different qualities for different uses saves money, water, energy...
Veolia's Mossel Bay Plant.

Ambitions for Africa – New goals new strategy

In unveiling its new ‘Africa Organisation’, Veolia Water Technologies has entered the next chapter in its history. The water solutions specialist is laying out a new global vision that will enhance its ability to respond to Africa’s water treatment...

Beat sick concrete

What is sick concrete syndrome? Every engineer’s nightmare! Hyson Cells has been developing new technologies for fast, efficient solutions to concrete problems. CEO Sally Hall discusses how to overcome sick concrete syndrome. Now, a groundbreaking...

Engineering packaged excellence

Over 100 years of practical experience combined with extensive manufacturing facilities have propelled AquaPlan Water Treatment Engineering into becoming a leader in the local market for packaged, modular treatment plants. At AquaPlan, we design,...

NuWater: Tapping tomorrow

As a new member of the NuWater team, James Morisse, executive: Business Development for Africa, offers unique insights into how the company foresees its role in maintaining water supply security across different markets and sectors. In my 17 years...

Tank contractor proves its metal

A recent infrastructure intervention by SBS Tanks® in picturesque Riviersonderend has drastically improved the quality of life for the Overberg town’s inhabitants. Riviersonderend has long struggled with increased water demand due to growth...