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New SaaS water quality monitoring tool

BOSCH Capital has been appointed by water governance, risk and compliance specialists CBSS to support the commercial development of the new LEGUAAN Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)...

Durban sustainability expert nets key global appointment

WASTE management company Averda has appointed two rising stars, Brindha Roberts and Mariam Ansari, as Group Director of Sustainability and Director of Plastics Recycling...

Solar industry body welcomes power utility boss’s supportive comments

THE South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has welcomed comments made by Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter recently in support of an increased distributed...

Asphalt: when warm is ‘greener’ than hot

SINCE the Carbon Tax Act came into effect in 2019, there has been a drive towards reducing emissions in almost every sector, including the...

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...

Plastic waste: counting the true cost, charting a solution

Mounting plastic waste risks lives and diminishes sustainable change, writes Kate Stubbs, Marketing Director at Interwaste. THE use of plastic in the world is affecting and...

​ New cheaper, simpler water desalination for industry

WITH South Africa still experiencing a drought in many areas, industries that rely heavily on water for their processes will need to take a...

Energy storage gets cleaner, quieter, lighter

WITH traditional energy sources like coal, an environmental pollutant, fast being depleted, the global gaze has turned to alternative cleaner and more cost-effective renewable...

Intelligent water boosting systems for energy savings

ENSURING the right pressure and volume of water in a building today calls not just for a reliable system but one that is energy...

Top sustainability rating for SA paper heavyweight

GLOBALLY accredited sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis has scored Sappi Southern Africa Platinum Medal status in its assessment of how well the company has integrated...

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...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...