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COSATU Limpopo Welcomes the Intervention By Minister of Water and Sanitation On Water Crisis in Giyani 25 Aug 2014
COSATU in Limpopo welcomes the intervention by the Minister of Water and Sanitation on the water crisis in Giyani. We also wish to complement the Minister's decision to take away the water provision powers from Mopani District Municipality in Limpopo with immediate effect. It is indeed good news that the Minister has instructed Lepelle Northern Water Board to assume the responsibility of supplying water in the Giyani area.
Govt Honours Women in Water 25 Aug 2014
Fifty women, who risk life and limb to pick up litter on the banks of the Swartkops River in the Eastern Cape, have been recognised for their efforts to improve their community.
Kellogg’s unveils new sustainability goals on energy, water and waste 25 Aug 2014
Kellogg’s has pledged to reduce energy, GHG emissions and water use across its operations by an additional 15% per metric tonne of food produced from a 2015 baseline, and expand its use of low-carbon energy in plants by 50% by 2020.
Young professionals urged to take control of their future 13 Aug 2014
While a survey of South Africa’s young consulting engineers has revealed a pessimistic perception of the industry, a clear message emerged at the Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) Young Professionals Imbizo on Tuesday that the young engineers had to be their own activists, advocating and mobilising the change they wanted to see.
Water policy review could lead to new NWRS – department 04 Aug 2014
The current review of South Africa’s water legislation could result in the second National Water Resource Strategy (NWRS-2), which was gazetted in August 2013, having to be changed before it’s five-year period expired, Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) acting director-general Trevor Balzer said on Friday.
PVC pipes supplied to Mozambique irrigation system 01 Aug 2014
Following the installation of the German-engineered Krauss Maffei extrusion line in mid-2013, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe manufacturer DPI Plastics became the only plastic pipe manufacturer in Africa capable of producing 630-mm-bore PVC pipes.
R1.8m steel piping supplied for replacement project 01 Aug 2014
Fluid conveyance products and solutions expert Incledon has successfully completed the supply of R1.8-million worth of pipeline materials for the replacement of a water pipeline in Tembisa, Gauteng.
Steel water pipeline project on schedule 01 Aug 2014
Civil engineering and construction group Esor is on schedule to complete the installation of a 22.3 km DN600 cement mortar lined steel water pipeline from the Xonxa dam to Queenstown Water Treatment Works. The project was awarded in November 2012 by the Chris Hani district council, as part of the greater Xonxa Dam Transfer Scheme and Bulk Water Supply project initiated by the Chris Hani district municipality in the Eastern Cape, to augment the Queenstown bulk water supply.
Sapoa to liaise with DWS on water use licence application process 29 Jul 2014
The South African Property Owners Association (Sapoa) would contact the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) to raise concerns relating to the issuing of water use licences and the risk the current issuing process posed to development activity
Engineering firm on track to deliver sanitation to informal settlements 29 Jul 2014
Consulting engineering firm GIBB is on track to deliver sewerage services to 12 700 indigent residents of the Sicelo informal settlement and 10 000 future low-cost houses in the Sedi-beng district of Gauteng by 2017, says GIBB professional engineer and project leader Carel Davids.
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