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Oxygen shortage hits industrial production

IN recent weeks, there have been news reports of the high demand for medical oxygen putting significant pressure on oxygen suppliers and affecting industrial...

Global forestry certification hailed a landmark for Africa

PULP and paper multi-national Sappi has announced that it has achieved the first Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme (SAFAS) certification to get the nod...

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...

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance THERE is a direct link between well-functioning infrastructure and a country’s economy, writes Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Every...

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...

Domo arigato! PPE help from Japan for SA waste pickers

THE United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) funded by the Government of Japan, has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to South Africa waste reclaimers...

‘Paper trail’ of success helps seal plum Durban mill deal

THE combination of a long-standing relationship with a pulp and paper mill  and excellent teamwork on the part of Rand-Air Durban’s team ensured that...

Comfort bump for loader line

JOHN Deere has updated its E-Series knuckleboom loaders with new features that it says are driven by customer feedback and designed to boost operator...

Bleak outlook for packaging in 2020

SOUTH Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown...

KZN South Coast marine waste study released

SASOL has released a baseline study it commissioned to understand the challenges around waste pollution affecting the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, specifically targeting the Amanzimtoti...

New GM for forestry co-op

DANNY Knoesen has been appointed NCT Forestry’s new General Manager effective from 1 July 2020. He succeeds Patrick Kime who retires at the end...

Mega digester delivery a ‘game changer’ for Africa water re-use

PIETERMARITZBURG-based Sustainable water and wastewater solutions company Talbot has delivered what it says is the first Econvert Eco Digester to be installed on the...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...