Water

Could desalination mitigate South Africa’s growing demand for fresh water? According to the South Africa Desalination Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2017, conducted by TechSci Research, the answer is a clear yes.

When embarking upon carbon footprint reduction initiatives and looking to reduce resource usage to decrease costs, many organisations fail to take one all-important area into account: water. Inefficient use of water, wastage and leaks all add up. Rip Wyma of Shared Energy Management discusses water conservation options.

Kaytech EnviroFix has provided a customised solution to waterproofing the Jonkersdrift Dam near Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

Friday, 12 October 2012 14:48

Retaining wall for Wastewater Works

The Terraforce segmental block-retaining wall system was used for the high wall required to support earth fill and cut slopes of a new road for the Cape Flats Wastewater Treatment Works in an environmentally sensitive region.

Friday, 12 October 2012 14:46

Moving with the sun

The Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit System has incorporated an energy-efficient solar harvesting system to its new bus depot in Soweto.

Friday, 12 October 2012 14:44

Specialist in carbon finance

Promethium Carbon is a dedicated carbon and climate change advisory firm, based in Johannesburg South Africa. With a vision to making a difference in climate change in Africa and a focus on technical expertise our team of climate change professionals, assist businesses, ranging from small businesses to multinational entities on their journey towards a low carbon economy.

Pyrotemp Services has teamed up with the Endress+Hauser network in order to become a leading supplier of temperature sensors. Here is a look into the company’s history and how they have grown from a one-man operation into a global company over the past 42 years.

I-CAT is a leading environmental management company which is supplying its clients with exceptional services and environmental-related products. The company has built a trailer that demonstrates the effectiveness of its water treatment technology.

Friday, 12 October 2012 14:33

Farming for the future

BASF and the Cooperative Research Centre for Polymers (CRC-P) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop a new range of advanced polymers that will help farmers to better manage water and nutrients in the soil. The project partners will focus on a range of polymers that optimise the growing conditions for plants in the soil.

Two long-term partnerships were launched at the WISA 2012 conference as the Dutch water sector strengthened its ties with South Africa.