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Eastern Cape residents urged to save water

According to a weekly dam levels report issued by the Department of Water and Sanitation, the Eastern Cape provincial water storage has once more declined to a low 53.4% this week compared to 54% last week. During the same period last year, water...

Infrastructure News Round Up |26 June 2020

Infrastructure News Round Up brings you all the major news making headlines in infrastructure, water and sanitation and waste management, in just 90 seconds. In our headlines today: Water must get back on the health agendaBuilding confidence at an...

Construction confidence records an all-time low

The FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index fell to an all-time low of five in the second quarter, as a result of the sharp decline in activity. This is due to many firms having been closed in April and May. After rising from 10 to 24 between the first...

Vaal Dam drops to distressing levels

The Vaal Dam continues to drop week-on-week as it slid into distressing levels this week. Presently, the Vaal dam stands at 46.5%, down from 47.2% last week. Having stood at 68.5% exactly a year ago, its is dragging the Integrated Vaal River System...

Infrastructure expenditure still a priority

While the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to derail government expenditure on infrastructure projects, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has told Parliament that the State would have to resume these post-lockdown. Delivering the Supplementary Budget...

PETCO announces positive PET recycling rate

Latest stats show 62% of all PET plastic beverage bottles produced in SA in 2019 were collected for recycling. Despite global market contractions, and now the rolling economic impact of Covid-19, South Africa’s PET plastic recycling value chain has...