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Why this electricity industry ‘saviour’ is now a pariah

By Marcel Buckner SOMETIMES today’s hottest new product is tomorrow’s problem child, and this is true for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), a man-made colourless, odourless gas...

Consumer goods giant’s R19bn ‘Clean Future’ commitment hailed a game changer in fight against global warming

UNILEVER’S commitment to investing 1 billion Euros (more than R19 billion) globally on technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel derived...

How automation helps keeps a bushveld camp in the lap of luxury

A smart Hager KNX home automation system has been supplied by ElectroMechanica (EM) to its channel partner Integrated Home & Office for the Noka...

New wind energy player has a Zest for renewables

ZEST WEG has entered South Africa’s wind energy industry, combining turbine technology with its established footprint in the local economy. The development of a direct...

Paper recycling: time to box clever

SOUTH Africa’s paper recovery rate is at 68.5% with 1.2 million tonnes of recyclable paper products diverted from landfill during 2019, according to Anele...

Paper recycling: time to box clever

SOUTH Africa’s paper recovery rate is at 68.5% with 1.2 million tonnes of recyclable paper products diverted from landfill during 2019, according to Anele...

How motors and VSDs can help food and beverage plants reach sustainability goals

Variable speed drives (VSDs) and high-efficiency motors can help the industry address two key sustainability challenges – energy efficiency and water conservation, writes Brith Isaksson,...

Efficiency a key driver in environmental stewardship

DEMANDING economic conditions – aggravated by stoppages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – have highlighted the value of environmental stewardship in the construction sector. That’s...

Energy industry award for NOx abatement solution

BABCOCK’S Ntuthuko Engineering business recently implemented one of the first nitrogen oxide (NOx) abatement projects in the South Africa, notching up a prestigious energy...

Rubbery stuff! Sustainable access flooring from old tyres

KBAC Flooring’s Raised Flooring division now has the capacity to provide what it says is a unique form of “green” raised flooring which uses...

Safer, cleaner, more efficient: why demand for lithium-ion driven forklifts is surging

DEMAND for lithium-ion driven forklifts is on the rise, with companies who are willing to step into this new era poised to see numerous...

SA assembled geared motors add zest to product offering

A range of WEG geared motors will soon be available to customers in South Africa and the rest of the continent from Zest WEG. According...

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Fuel prices head for record highs

SOARING international oil prices have set the stage for yet another hefty hike in fuel prices. That’s the warning from the Automobile Association (AA),...

R500m roads upgrade for Buffalo City

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to pump an estimated R500 million into a road infrastructure project in the Buffalo City Metropolitan...

Bakkie maker says YES again to youth employment

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has this week welcomed the next group of Youth Employment Service (YES) candidates. The YES programme, which was launched by...