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South Africa’s oil refining capacity has always been rather small when considered on a global scale, but there was some sense of national pride and of security in knowing that the country could deliver – even if most of the crude input had to be imported. While local refineries were never able to.https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/should-south-africa-retain-its-refining-capacity-2022-04-08

Date posted: 8 April, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Pumps and irrigation supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has been exploring the use of their Salflo submersible dewatering pumps, namely the S and V series submersible pumps, in grey water systems for home, industrial and agricultural applications. The supplier’s Salfo range of submersible pumps would.https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-range-being-tested-on-grey-water-system-2022-03-25

Date posted: 25 March, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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The City of Cape Town is nearing the production of electricity from landfill gas, also known as waste-to-energy. Although only a small amount of electricity will be produced at this stage, the successful implementation of this project is an important milestone in the journey towards overall. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-nears-first-production-of-electricity-from-landfill-gas-2022-03-16

Date posted: 17 March, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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The Western Cape government recently adopted the Western Cape Air Quality Management Plan (2021 – 2025), which it says “progressively realises our vision for clean and healthy air for all in the Western Cape”. Western Cape Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-adopts-new-air-quality-management-plan-2022-03-10

Date posted: 11 March, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Online internal audit application now available.

Developed by a team of legal audit specialists.

Linked to your Online Legal Register (if you are an existing legal register client) or a standalone audit tool on a personalised website.

Conduct bespoke internal audits against the current legal requirements.

All audit criteria are updated as and when the law changes.

Choose from 29 audit categories:

If required additional categories can be customised for your business.

HEALTH AND SAFETY CATEGORIES

  1. HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT-OHSA/GAR/COIDA/GSR/EMR
  2. MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT-GMR/DMR/GSR/HAS/GNR
  3. PRESSURE EQUIPMENT-PER/GMR
  4. LIFTING EQUIPMENT-DMR/LEPCR
  5. FIRE PROTECTION-ERW/MHIR/FBSA
  6. ELECTRICAL-EIR/EMR
  7. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND HYGIENE-MRSA/NA/NHA
  8. ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS FOR WORKPLACES-ERW
  9. GENERAL SAFETY REGULATIONS-GSR
  10. HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL AGENTS-HCA
  11. NOISE INDUCED HEARING LOSS REGULATIONS-NIHLR
  12. HAZARDOUS BIOLOGICAL AGENTS REGULATIONS- HBA
  13. TOBACCO PRODUCTS CONTROL ACT AND REGULATIONS- TPCA
  14. ERGONOMIC REGULATIONS-ER
  15. HUMAN RESOURCES AND LABOUR-BCOEA/GSR/LRA:GN/EEA:GN/OHSA
  16. BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES- NBRBSA/AAR/FCDA:GN/NHA: GN/ERW/FR
  17. CONSTRUCTION WORK-CR
  18. TRANSPORT AND VEHICLES-NRTA:NRTR/SANRAL
  19. RAILWAY SAFETY-NRSRA
  20. SECURITY-FCA:GN/NKPA: GNR

ENVIRONMENTAL CATEGORIES

  1. WASTE MANAGEMENT-NEMWA/NBRBSA:GN
  2. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT-NEMA
  3. ASBESTOS-ECA: GNR/AAR
  4. AIR QUALITY AND MANAGEMENT-NEMAQA
  5. WATER MANAGEMENT-NWA/NBRBSA:GN/NWA:GN/NWA: GNR
  6. ADVERTISING-ARRDA
  7. FENCES-FA
  8. NATIONAL HERITAGE RESOURCES-NHRA
  9. FAUNA AND FLORA-CARA/NEMBA/NFA: GNR/FFFARSRA

COSTS for 2022

Cost for EXISITING Legal Register Clients (cost per site)

For 1 category – R2 000 ex vat

For 5 categories – R7 500 ex vat

For 10 categories – R8 000 ex vat

For 15 categories – R10 500 ex vat

For 20 categories – R13 000 ex vat

For all 29 categories – R14 500 ex vat

Cost for Non-Legal Register Clients (cost per site)

For 1 category – R3 000 ex vat

For 5 categories – R12 500 ex vat

For 10 categories – R14 000 ex vat

For 15 categories – R16 500 ex vat

For 20 categories – R17 000 ex vat

For all 29 categories – R17 400 ex vat

*Unlimited amount of users.

*Select the “I don’t know and need assistance button and have access to our EHS specialist attorneys.

If you would like a demonstration of the application or need further information please contact us on admin@ecoimpact.co.za or on 021 671 1660.

Date posted: 8 March, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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In his February Budget, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced that the first phase of the carbon tax would be extended for three years, that the carbon tax rate had been increased from R134/t to R144/t, and that the carbon tax rate would be progressively increased every year to reach $20/t https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/implications-of-godongwanas-recent-carbon-tax-announcements-2022-03-08

Date posted: 8 March, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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With a much greater focus and emphasis on sustainability and minimising waste in the marine environment, industry representative body Plastics SA says the various clean-up projects nationally are growing and expanding this year. “We have a number of clean-up projects planned including our river https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-plastics-initiatives-to-help-environment-2022-02-21

Date posted: 4 March, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright will participate at this year’s Africa Energy Indaba as a partner, providing a legal perspective on energy sector laws. The global law firm provides a business law service, with an industry focus throughout major key industries, including the energy industry. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/law-firm-to-provide-insight-on-energy-laws-2022-02-25

Date posted: 25 February, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Government has extended the first phase of South Africa’s Carbon Tax by three years to December 31, 2025, in an effort to support businesses in their clean transition endeavours. This means that the transitional support measures afforded to companies in the first phase, such as significant..https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-phase-1-extended-to-end-2025-2022-02-23

Date posted: 24 February, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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While the Green Economy Tracker (GET) for South Africa shows there are strong policies supporting green economy efforts, they still lack clear implementation targets, research institution Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (Tips) said this week. South Africa’s post-Covid recovery plan – the. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-strong-green-economy-policies-but-implementation-a-challenge-2022-02-17

Date posted: 17 February, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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