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Western Basin is an AMD disaster area, says Mintails 15 Apr 2014
The Western Basin should be declared a national disaster area due to acid mine drainage (AMD), according to Mintails
Creamer Media published Projects in Progress 2014 research report 06 Apr 2014
Ticking over, but no fireworks The growth outlook for South Africa remains weak, with even the National Treasury’s modest gross domestic product forecast of 2.7% for 2014 considered as optimistic by some observers.
Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase 2 launched 06 Apr 2014
The governments of South Africa and Lesotho on Thursday launched Phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), of which Phase 1 had been operational since 2004.
Mogale City eyes continued infrastructure development, reshapes CBD 06 Apr 2014
The Mogale City central business district (CBD) is set to get a face lift once the local municipality implements its Social Housing Policy, executive mayor Koketso Seerane said last week.
World to face water scarcity by 2050 17 Mar 2014
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development estimates that, by 2050, more than 60% of the population in Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia, China and South Africa, will live under severe water stress.
Global firm partners with SA consultancy to pursue civil engineering hydraulics opportunites 17 Mar 2014
Rising demand for large infrastructure devel- opment in Southern Africa, coupled with increasing concerns about water security and environmental management, has led to the launch of a partnership between international civil engineering hydraulics specialist HR Wallingford and South Africa-based environ- ment consultancy firm Fourth Element in January
AfriForum water project is 'misleading' 19 Feb 2014
Johannesburg - AfriForum's project to test water quality in South Africa is misleading the public, the department of water affairs said on Tuesday.
Water stressed municipalities get reused water for drinking purpose 19 Feb 2014
An increasing number of mining companies are using reused water from residential or industrial areas. In addition, some mines are carrying out more on-site water recycling. Some mining companies are now also providing water indirectly to other sectors, including drinking water for local residential users.
Thousands flee as dam threatens to collapse 11 Feb 2014
Thousands of villagers have been forced to flee their homes, downstream of Tokwe Mukorsi dam in Masvingo, amid fears the dam will burst after torrential rains pounded the province.
South Africa: Water Is a Precious Resource and We Must All Work to Preserve It 05 Feb 2014
The recent regrettable loss of life in Mothutlung, in Madibeng Municipality in the North West has put firmly on the public agenda the challenges of water delivery in the country.
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