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A paving vision unfolds

The construction and maintenance of roads are among the top priorities for government. IMIESA speaks to Steve Tinarwo, managing director, Instant Tar, about the company’s plans to grow its base in this strategically important sector. The...

Bitumen refinement

Current budget restrictions now make it even more imperative that pavements are kept watertight and operational for as long as possible between scheduled maintenance interventions. Colas South Africa has the ultimate cold sealing and patch repair...

The rise of Apollo

Cost-effective, mechanised solutions for building and maintaining South Africa’s road network are a priority, but budgets are constrained and project margins are becoming leaner. This makes equipment selection an overriding consideration,...

Country pledges overshoot Paris temperature limit

Individual country pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions would need to be strengthened in order to limit future climate change to well below the 2°C limit included in the Paris climate agreement, according to a new assessment. Pledges made for...
Wind turbines in windfarm image

Wind power potential in SA on par with solar

The potential to produce electricity from wind turbines in South Africa is significantly greater and much more widely spread than initially thought, a recent study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) reveals. The joint...
Dhesigen Naidoo is CEO of the Water Research Commission

India and SA come together for water research

The Water Research Commission (WRC) of South Africa visited India last week to formalise a needs-based knowledge partnership for collaborative research, knowledge exchange, dissemination and capacity building, with the Centre for Science and...