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SAPPMA conducts survey into SA pipe market

The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has released the findings of a qualitative and quantitative survey into the plastic pipe market that was conducted earlier this year by LHA Management Consultants. LHA specialises...

CESA celebrates engineering excellence

The country’s leading built environment professionals gathered on 11 November for the 2020 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, hosted virtually for the first time. This year’s awards, sponsored by Aon South Africa, celebrated innovation,...
A system using anaerobic digestion to turn plastic into energy is being developed. Picture: Sustainable Initiatives Fund Trust.

Getting ‘Tuff’ on waste in South Africa

South Africa’s Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries have identified the country’s ‘green economy’ as a sector that could contribute to economic recovery from the devastating impact of COVID-19. As integral as plastic is to...

SANEDI encourages road-cooling technology

Cool road surfacing can combat rising temperatures due to “urban heat islands” and spur the economy. That’s the view of South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) as the country marked Transport month in October. In urban areas...