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South Africa is losing engineers at an alarming rate

According to the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), South Africa is losing engineers at an alarming rate. They are apparently leaving the country to use their skills abroad, but the SAICE is appealing to government to attract...

Ekurhuleni Mayor says every toilet accounted for

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has rubbished claims that his administration bungled a tender to install toilets. The three-year tender was meant to provide infrastructure to informal settlements. An investigative report by AmaBhungane claimed...

A waste truck built for Africa

Overloading has become standard practice for much of South Africa’s waste collection industry. A new vehicle from Sinotruk has been designed with overloading in mind, overcoming the negative effects associated with this common practice.

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. IMIESA speaks to SiyabulelaFanie, CEO at OPECS, about a revolutionary...

Contaminated fish in the Cape Town sea

The University of the Western Cape has found that most fish caught by small-scale commercial fishermen are contaminated. It’s found fish containing ant-biotics, ARVs, disinfectants, painkillers and industrial chemicals. Source:...