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South Africa must reduce food waste to promote food security

FOOD insecurity has increased in South Africa since the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to Brendon Jewaskiewitz, President of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern...

South Africa nearing a ‘landfill Day Zero’ disaster

SOUTH Africa does not have any formal statistics on its available landfill airspace, but waste management industry experts agree that it is rapidly filling...

Why waste pickers deserve praise, not scorn

THEY’RE at work before dawn until long after most other citizens have gone to bed. And yet waste pickers are viewed as an irritation...

South Africans wasting opportunities to e-recycle

DESPITE the fact that approximately 95% of e-waste can be recycled, recovered or treated and beneficiated, e-recycling is not high on South African’s agenda. This...

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The rollercoaster and exhilaration of being a demolition specialist

TODAY is International Women in Engineering Day. To celebrate, Jet Demolition contracts and project manager Kate Bester highlights what it's like being in close...

Financial reports won’t save local government crisis, warns town and regional planners

By Burgert Gildenhuys: Director, BC Gildenhuys & Associates IT is unclear whether South Africa has the will or guts to confront issues contributing to the...

N3 truck blockade: It’s ‘economic sabotage’, say ministers and business

ANOTHER truck blockade saw Van Reenen's Pass on the N3, the country's main domestic trade route, being closed on Thursday 16 June. This protest...

Factory of the Year competition returns as economy bounces back

FOLLOWING a challenging two years in the manufacturing sector, Kearney, a leading management consulting firm, is excited to announce the return of the Factory...