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Road deaths in Gauteng continue to increase

Between January and October, the province has seen 2,155 road fatalities as compared to 2,077 during the same period last year. The department of community safety’s Yusuf Bhyat attributed this to the failure of the media to emphasise the importance...

Keynote speakers announced for Landfill 2019

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) is pleased to announce that Boyd Ramsey and Professor Linda Godfrey will be the keynote speakers for the Landfill 2019 Conference and Exhibition. IWMSA is very excited to announce that,...

CESA Awards honour the best in engineering

The country’s leading built environment professionals recently gathered for the 2019 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards to celebrate South Africa’s excellence in engineering. This year’s awards, hosted by Consulting Engineers South Africa...

South Africa: cities without water

By the year 2050, a quarter of the every world’s cities will be facing water shortages. Cape Town is already running out of water now. But the catastrophe was foreseeable: politicians have ignored periods of drought and the rapidly growing...

Gauteng’s plan for the next five years

The Gauteng Provincial Government has announced its key priorities to fast track the province’s path to prosperity as the country forges ahead to realise Vision 2030 of the National Development Plan (NDP). The key focus for the next five years will...

An alliance for IIoT

Companies are working on an open ecosystem for the digital transformation of industrial plants. Seven leading suppliers from mechanical engineering, industrial automation and software recently announced the foundation of the Open Industry 4.0...

Improving safety through odour control

In line with a R187 million expansion project to improve the ageing infrastructure in Buffalo City Municipality, the Reeston Wastewater Treatment Works in East London has undergone an upgrade to increase its capacity to 12.5 Mℓ/day. As part of the...