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Beware of COVID complacency in the workplace

AFTER months of lockdowns, social distancing and sanitising, it is easy to suffer from COVID fatigue and tempting to become lax when it comes...

COVID vaccinations: can bosses make them compulsory?

The notion of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 has become a talking point for employers globally. Talita Laubscher, Partner, and Chloë Loubser, Senior Associate, Bowmans...

100-bed modular hospital boosts EC pandemic efforts

SIEMENS South Africa has joined forces with several other organisations to provide a 100-bed separate modular hospital to the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East...

‘Super sucker’ truck for hazmat applications

WERNER Pumps has announced a new vacuum truck designed specifically to handle hazardous material applications. “We’re calling our super sucker truck the Mammoth Vac as...

Unpacking the pandemic’s profound impact on the waste sector

ONE of the biggest changes last year was how businesses globally re-evaluated their approach to cleaning and hygiene regimes, including revision of waste management...

Lighting the way to COVID-free business premises

Face masks and social distancing remain key weapons in the fight against COVID-19, but landlords and business owners now have a third option, writes...

Pre-fabulous! COVID clinics among hundreds of mobile buildings erected in record time

OVER a nine-month period, Kwikspace executed 630 projects, delivering and erecting more than 1 700 prefabricated, relocatable buildings covering 55 000 m² . Of these,...

No, COVID hasn’t killed off the office but…

THANKS to COVID-19, architects and designers are going to have to create buildings and workspaces that entice people back into the office and enhance...

Mid-sized companies largely defenceless in face of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks

Medium-sized companies in South Africa are in a precarious position in terms of cybersecurity, writes Lukas van der Merwe, Specialist Sales Executive: Security, T-Systems...

SMEs see light at the end of COVID tunnel

FOLLOWING a year of unprecedented challenges, South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) appear to have seen a glimmer of light at the end...

How water reuse can help close the EC water demand gap

Water management and wastewater reuse is essential if South Africa, and the Eastern Cape in particular, is to plug the gap between supply and...

PE lab at centre of R3bn COVID vaccine quest

A Port Elizabeth laboratory is at the centre of Aspen Pharmacare’s efforts to create a COVID-19 vaccine in collaboration with US-based pharmaceutical giant Johnson...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...