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Dry-type cast resin transformers ideal for indoor applications

DRY type cast resin transformers are an ideal choice for use in commercial, industrial and residential applications. They have a much lower environmental impact than...

New Euro 5 truck engine cuts emissions, boosts efficiency

WITH environmental pollution being a significant and growing concern, governments and motor manufacturers are working towards reducing harmful emissions from combustion-powered cars. From 2008 all...

Huge untapped potential for off-grid biogas energy, says SANEDI

THERE is an answer to the country's continuing energy crisis: rolling out more renewable energy projects that make the most of the power we...

Cash from trash: A win-win, says Kouga dairy

THE local waste economy contributes about R24.3-billion to the country’s GDP, and supports around 36 000 formal jobs and a further 80 000 informal...

High risk large parts of the Metro will run out of water by end of May

by Denise Van Huyssteen, CEO There is high risk that 40% of Nelson Mandela Bay will have no water by the end of May as...

Bearings group embraces solar power

BMG has commissioned a 450kW solar plant at BMG World, the company’s central distribution and manufacturing site and head office, in Johannesburg. “The first phase...

Global footprint helps infrastructure firm weather ‘hardest year’

AECOM recently received an ENR Global Best Projects Award 2021 for its work the Tema Port expansion project in Ghana, one of the biggest...

Top 6 benefits of ‘green building’

by Rujeanne Swanepoel THE phrase ‘green building’ is often associated with our interaction with the environment, responsible use of resources, reducing our carbon footprint, adopting...

R70bn green ammonia plant mega boost for NMB

IN what promises to be a significant economic boost for the Eastern Cape, a giant green ammonia export plant valued at $4.6 billion (R70...

Big manufacturers need to redesign our (circular) economy

By Justice Tootla LAST year saw the UK government call on all businesses to sign up to the globally recognised UN Race to Zero Climate...

Every drop counts for Coega auto component supplier

Gqeberha automotive components supplier Q-Plas saved 171.72 kilolitres of water between August and October 2021 through rainwater harvesting, enough to fill 34 of the...

Future bright for SA renewables, but coal not going away soon

The biggest news for South Africa to emerge from the recently concluded COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, was the $8.5 billion finance package...

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New R235-million wax flooding facility begins operating at VWSA plant in Kariega

THROUGHOUT two and a half years of a worldwide pandemic and varying levels of lockdowns and travel restrictions, a project team across four countries...

Key considerations: AgriTech for your agriculture business

By Estelle Lubbe – Co-Founder and CXO of The Awareness Company TECHNOLOGY continues to transform industries globally as the trend towards digitising operations to enhance...

TNPA – Request for information for potential renewable energy project

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced a Request for Information (RFI), calling on private sector participants to submit project proposals for the introduction...

New property management company opens in the Eastern Cape

A new property management service has opened its doors in Gqeberha, offering much needed hands-on services to the commercial, retail, industrial and residential property...