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Water in Oregon pipeline is tapped for electricity 25 Feb 2015
Lucid Energy has developed a renewable energy system that makes use of water moving through pipelines.
SA spends R35m on Cuban engineers amid criticism 24 Feb 2015
Cape Town – The South African government will spend around R35m on Cuban engineers and water specialists over the next two years, according to the Department of Water and Sanitation.
Cuban water engineers arrive in SA as part of controversial cooperation deal 24 Feb 2015
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has welcomed 35 Cuban engineers seconded to South Africa for a two-year term within the framework of a controversial bilateral cooperation agreement signed in September 2013.
Nominations to be sought soon for new planning commissioners 24 Feb 2015
Minister in The Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe would “soon” call for nominations for commissioners to serve on the country’s second National Planning Commission (NPC), with the term of the inaugural commission set to end in May.
Water woes the next crisis for SA 17 Feb 2015
PRETORIA - As South Africa grapples with a power crisis, experts warn that water supplies are the next challenge.
Work begins on $2bn Nairobi water supply master plan 16 Feb 2015
Kenya has started implementing a $2- billion holistic water supply master plan for its capital city of Nairobi and neighbouring towns as a rising population and urbanisation exert pressure on existing facilities and supply.
Public review period for KiPower water use licence report extended 16 Feb 2015
The public review period for the integrated water use licence application for the proposed construction of a 600 MW coal-fired independent power producer plant and associated infrastructure for Kuyasa Mining subsidiary KiPower will be extended to March 24.
Former Cesa CEO to lead Amatola Water 09 Feb 2015
In his position as the new CEO of water utility Amatola Water, Lefadi Makibinyane would be responsible for driving the utility’s 20-year strategy, which was in its second year of implementation.
Locally made oil remediator sells well overseas 09 Feb 2015
The Ergofito Aqua oil remediator, manufactured locally by Cape Town-based bioproducts company Ergofito, is selling better internationally than locally, the company tells Engineering News.
Next 10 days critical for maize crop – Grain SA 09 Feb 2015
South Africa can expect high food prices for the next 12 months at least should no rain fall within the next ten days, effecting a below-average grain crop.
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