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NMB water hogs should expect a visit from the mayor

NELSON Mandela Bay’s heaviest water users should expect a visit from Mayor Nqaba Bhanga this week, who will be demanding to know why they’re...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

ORGANISED business in Nelson Mandela Bay has welcomed the Council’s recent green light for the construction of a seawater desalination plant but warned that...

R200m borehole water works taking shape

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says it is working around the clock to implement measures to circumvent the disastrous prospect that the city may...

Centrifugal dewatering surface pump solutions

ATLAS Copco’s rugged PAS dry self-priming and PAC H high head dewatering surface pump series features smart design, cutting-edge technology, quality components and advanced...

How tech can help solve SA’s water infrastructure woes

by Jacques Squire IN the wake of National Water Week (15 to 22 March 2021), the spotlight is again placed on the country’s water infrastructure,...

Risky business – is water part of your business risk assessment?

Business leaders plan to avert the biggest risks that could impact their company, but as COO of Abeco Tanks, Mannie Ramos Jnr observes, water...

‘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...

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...

Trash pumps ideal for dirty water with large solids

DEWATERING activities on large construction and infrastructure project sites is not always a simple task. In fact, pumping dirty water containing large amounts of...

PE’s Day Zero: Poor planning, failure to fix leaks blamed

SEVERAL neighbourhoods in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality recently went past Day Zero, the point where municipal taps don’t supply water anymore. Mkhuseli Sizani and James Stent of...

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...

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Bay businesses secure over R8m in funding

FOUR manufacturing businesses have secured over R8 million in funding from the Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism. MEC for the...

Roadworks continue on busy EL airport route

EAST London motorists should expect traffic congestion until well into 2023 as roadworks continue on the airport route. That’s according to the Buffalo City Municipality,...

400,000 car milestone for Kariega plant

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) celebrated a major production milestone on Monday when the 400 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo rolled off the...