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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...

Pulp giant’s profits plummet, but R7.7bn KZN mill expansion continues

SAPPI is to press ahead with a R7.7-billion upgrade of its Saiccor mill at Umkomaas on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, this despite a slump...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...