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Standard Bank has released its interim Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures report, highlighting that environmental, social and governance aspects remain at the centre of the bank’s agenda of driving sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/standard-bank-continues-to-increase-exposure-to-renewables-move-away-from-coal-2020-10-15

Date posted: 15 October, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has declared solar the “new king” of electricity, arguing that, while renewables technologies as a whole are poised for rapid growth over the coming several decades, solar will be “at the centre of this new constellation of electricity generation technologies”. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-new-king-of-electricity-but-shift-to-net-zero-will-require-unwavering-efforts-from-all-2020-10-13

Date posted: 13 October, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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Environmental organisations Greenpeace India and the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) have called on governments to immediately halt investment in fossil fuels and shift to cleaner energy sources, such as wind and solar. The organisations have simultaneously requested that https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-organisations-call-on-govts-to-halt-fossil-fuel-investment-shift-to-renewables-2020-10-08

Date posted: 8 October, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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Emerging domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen has signed an agreement with trucking company Logico Logistics to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Total filling stations along the N3 between Johannesburg and Durban. Logico specialises in the retail industry and fast-moving https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renergen-logico-logistics-ink-lng-supply-agreement-2020-10-06

Date posted: 6 October, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) welcomes Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s gazetted Section 34 Ministerial determination to procure more renewable energy from independent power producers (IPPs). SAWEA enthuses that this step takes the wind energy sector one https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawea-welcomes-gazetting-of-determination-to-procure-more-renewable-energy-2020-09-28

Date posted: 29 September, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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A team of eight work-at-height specialists representing rope access company Skyriders has safely completed the cleaning and maintenance of two storage tanks at a petrochemicals producer, in Mpumalanga. The maintenance project, which was conducted during Level 5 of the Covid-19 lockdown period, https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-work-completed-during-lockdown-2020-09-25

Date posted: 25 September, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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JOHANNESBURG – The authorities have been laudably supportive of the R150-million grid-tied photovoltaic solar project that is to be built to supply electricity to Pan African Resources’ highly successful Elikhulu tailings retreatment plant in Evander, Mpumalanga. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authorities-laudably-supportive-of-grid-tied-pan-african-solar-project-coordinator-2020-09-22

Date posted: 22 September, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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Energy and chemicals group Sasol has become the first South African raw material supplier to the plastics industry to become a signatory of Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) – an international stewardship programme designed to prevent resin pellet, flake and powder loss and help keep this material out https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-to-become-first-raw-material-supplier-signatory-of-operation-clean-sweep-2020-09-15

Date posted: 16 September, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy says South Africa has aligned policy and strategy with the circular economy concept. This follows shortly after Cabinet’s approval of the National Waste Management Strategy 2020 (NWMS). https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/circular-economy-to-be-promoted-through-new-waste-strategy-creecy-2020-09-14

Date posted: 15 September, 2020 | Author: | No Comments »

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