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The death of landfill?

Landfill 2019 seeks to bring the landfill and alternative waste treatment industries together to learn about the latest techniques and developments, and provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas.  By Chris Wiid The Landfill 2019...

R2.3bn set aside for government building maintenance

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure has rolled out a R2.3 billion maintenance and repairs plan for the country’s courts, police stations and Home Affairs offices, Minister Patricia De Lille has announced. First up on the department’s...
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Minister committed to quality passenger rail service

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has unveiled a Ministerial War Room on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) that is aimed at aggressively improving the quality of the country’s passenger rail service. The war room will focus on...
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Nyeleti Consulting: Two decades of excellence

A visionary leader in its field, Nyeleti Consulting celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019. IMIESA speaks to executive director Pine Pienaar about the company’s successes and future ambitions. What sets Nyeleti apart from the competition? PP  Nyeleti...

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Remediating Middle Lake Dam

The data reported from a ground-penetrating radar survey will help to pinpoint anomalies in the concrete spillway structure at Middle Lake, which recently suffered significant erosion damage. This emergency situation required urgent action to...

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Concrete contribution to solar energy

As of 30 January 2019, a new source of solar power is boosting Eskom’s national grid from the Northern Cape town of Kathu, where a R12 billion generation plant has achieved commercial operation, following two years of construction that saw almost...

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Go local with Flowtite GRP pipe

Lighter, and as strong as steel, but much more durable, glass-fibre-reinforced (GRP) pipes can extend up to 4 m in diameter for applications that include major desalination projects and standard high-pressure bulk water supply. So, Flowtite™ GRP is...
Nyeleti Consulting: Two decades of excellence
Remediating Middle Lake Dam
Concrete contribution to solar energy
Go local with Flowtite GRP pipe

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Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa

Overloading has become standard practice for much of the local waste collection industry. A new vehicle from Sinotruk has been designed with overloading in mind, overcoming the negative effects associated with this common practice. It is no secret...

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Waste management made for Africa

As a small company dealing with large projects internationally, Pasco Waste & Environmental Consulting has adopted an operating philosophy that allows it to easily slot in with the communities of the world, especially those in Africa....

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A hazardous waste winner

As the first high-hazardous landfill to be constructed in Vereeniging, Gauteng, in 24 years, Averda’s Vlakfontein Class A landfill has been built to the latest local and international standards. From planning through to operation, the Averda team...

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Feeding monsters

Piet Steyn, managing director of Oilkol, remembers a time in the late 1950s and 60s when people used to drag trolleys behind them through the streets collecting waste. Over 60 years later, has all that much changed? These people, who were mostly...
Sinotruk builds the perfect waste truck for Africa
Sanitary landfill cells at Monrovia Landfill
Waste management made for Africa
A hazardous waste winner
Feeding monsters

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Under pressure

South Africa continues to lose millions of litres of water every year due to pipe leaks and bursts. Pressure management is one of the most important interventions that should be considered when attempting to drive down water losses. The common...

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The source of life

The water and wastewater industries are the guardians of one of the world’s most important resources, and continuous investment in infrastructure and new technologies is essential to their processes.  Despite the fact that two-thirds of the earth’s...

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Desalination: affordable, reliable, sustainable

Cape Town has put plans for a permanent desalination plant on hold following good rains and reports that the technology is simply too expensive. However, there are feasible options for effectively bolstering water supplies. The capital and...

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The answer to reuse

One of the most robust, versatile and widely used unit operations in the treatment of wastewater worldwide is dissolved air flotation. With a growing market for wastewater reuse, the demand for these systems is expected to rise accordingly. The...
Under pressure
The source of life
Desalination: affordable, reliable, sustainable
The answer to reuse