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The Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) and the Limpopo Watercourse Commission (Limcom) have issued a request for expressions of interest for a consultancy to develop a groundwater strategy for the Limpopo River Basin (LRB). The LRB is shared by four https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consultancy-sought-to-develop-groundwater-strategy-for-limpopo-river-basin-2022-08-15

Date posted: 15 August, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has published the amendments to the National Environmental Management Act (NEMA) Section 24H Regulations for implementation, which require the registration of environmental assessment practitioners (EAPs) responsible for NEMAhttps://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviro-dept-publishes-amended-nema-section-24h-regulations-2022-08-03

Date posted: 3 August, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Africa is uniquely positioned to become a major player in global climate actions because it contains 60% of the globe’s arable land, has highly diverse and unique ecosystems and has significant potential to generate renewable energy that arises from the abundance of wind and sunlight across the. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-uniquely-positioned-to-be-a-major-player-in-climate-actions-2022-08-02

Date posted: 2 August, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) says it is working “around-the-clock” to reduce the timeframe for the issuing of water-use licences. The department aims to finalise water-use licence applications within 90 days, a reduction on the 300 days it previously took to grant the licences https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dws-works-on-clearing-water-use-licences-backlog-2022-07-25

Date posted: 26 July, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy has published biodiversity management plans (BMP) for Aloe ferox and the Honeybush plant species for implementation. The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) has assigned responsibility for implementation of https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aloe-ferox-honeybush-biodiversity-management-temporarily-handed-to-eastern-western-cape-depts-2022-07-22

Date posted: 22 July, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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A surge in renewable power coupled with a slowdown in China will see carbon emissions from electricity production ease from the record level last year, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Emissions from power generation are set to decline about 0.3% this year, down from a forecast https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-sector-carbonemissions-to-dip-as-renewables-outpace-coal-2022-07-20

Date posted: 20 July, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Consumer packaged goods company Libstar aims to reduce waste and contribute to the circular economy by investing in sustainable packaging. “In 2018, we started off with five biodegradable and compostable products in our food service offering. Now, we have more than 120, including our Precious. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/libstar-investing-in-sustainable-packaging-to-reduce-food-waste-2022-07-18

Date posted: 19 July, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Johannesburg-headquartered cranes and hoists manufacturer Condra says its efforts to protect the environment exceed industry norms by a “considerable margin”. This, it outlines, is in contrast to environmental protection often being product-centred, whereby if a product causes the least possible https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/condra-highlights-industry-exceeding-environmental-efforts-2022-07-18

Date posted: 18 July, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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Sasol, South Africa’s largest fuel producer, declared force majeure on the supply of petroleum products due to delays in deliveries of crude to the Natref refinery it owns with TotalEnergies, leaving just a fraction of the country’s fuel-production capacity still operational. Natref, a 108 000https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-outage-means-all-south-african-oil-refineries-are-now-shut-2022-07-18

Date posted: 18 July, 2022 | Author: | No Comments »

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