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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 Conrad...

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,...

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...

New machines a boost for anti-COVID fight

A R1.5-million donation from edible oil processor and consumer goods heavyweight Willowton Group promises to be a significant boost in the fight against the...

Durban refinery could be closed for months after fire

IT is likely to be several months before the Engen refinery in Durban, shut down after a fire on 4 December 2020, is operating...

Harnessing water from the sea

With the global demand for clean, safe and reliable water, coupled with rising populations and urbanization, the water industry in South Africa faces unprecedented...

Freight transport sector recovery stalls

GROWTH has slowed in the improving freight transport sector, but the upward yearly trend remains on course. That’s according to Hein Jordt, Managing Director of...

Call for vigilance as truck hijackings spike 32%

An alarming increase in truck hijackings has raised a red flag for fleet owners to be extra vigilant. That’s according to Gert Pretorius, MD...

Portable power exactly where and when it’s needed

VERT Energy offers custom-designed solutions for dependable power in areas without connection to the mains. That’s according to Managing Director Grant Robertson who said companies...

Berm monitoring system a first for SA

SAFETY berms are critical for the safe movement of heavy machinery in open pit operations. Continued berm integrity is, therefore, also critical, as is...

On the frontlines of the war against alien vegetation

SOUTH Africa is currently facing a major environmental problem, where invasive alien plants are aggressively spreading and taking precious water and space from our...

Oil spill shocker River clean-up may take 2 years

TRANSNET says it may take as long as two years to fully clean up the estimated 60 000 litres of crude oil which spilled...

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Agri-park incubator for Durban’s Outer West

A farm in Cato Ridge in Durban’s Outer West is to be developed into an agri-park incubator as part of an eThekwini Municipality plan...

We’re getting better! Premier welcomes latest AG report

KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala has welcomed the latest report from the Auditor-General which points to marked improvement in audit outcomes for provincial government departments. While...

Training the new wave of young skilled workers

By Mamiki Matlawa ACCORDING to Stats SA, there is a staggering unemployment rate of 63,2% among the youth, accounting for individuals between the ages of...

New ‘bespoke’ business insurance for truckers, restaurants and professionals

DISCOVERY Business Insurance has launched four new products it says are tailored to the specific needs of restaurant owners, healthcare professionals, lawyers and accountants,...