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Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Local software finds international application

1st April 2005 South Africa’s software technology is going to be exported to other parts of the world to help solve problems similar to those experienced here. 

Mini plants could solve future sewage overload

1st April 2005 South Africa might not experience sewage overload problems now, but Water Engineering and Pumping Technologies (WET) MD Brian Ross foresees that it is only a matter of time before the country will start experiencing problems. 

SA's water and sewer systems raise concern

1st April 2005 “Although it is not apparent to the large urban populations, South Africa’s water and sewer systems are the lifelines of the cities and these lifelines are in a desperate state,” Trenchless Techologies’ GM Sagee Moodley tells Engineering News. 

SA needs proper sewage and effluent monitoring

1st April 2005 “Treated sewage effluent is one of the most common types of pollution found in rivers draining urban areas,” Ninham Shand Consulting Services environmental discipline head Mike Luger says. 

SA food industry one of the best, but obesity worries expert

4th March 2005 South Africa has one of the best food-and-beverage industries in the world, food scientist Dr Aubrey Parsons tells Engineering News. 

EU legislation puts the spotlight on traceability

4th March 2005 In line with new European legislation, full lot traceability is required from food and beverage suppliers that propose to export into member countries of the European Union (EU). 

Makeover for Powerade bottle

4th March 2005 Coca-Cola’s concentrated version of its sports drink, Powerade, has undergone a makeover – the bottle has been made more durable, reuseable and versatile, while a trimmer and more ergonomic shape shape has been adopted, Coca-Cola Southern and East Africa marketing manager of adult... 

Packaging giant acquires bottle-blowing company

4th March 2005 In the modern world, there is huge demand for convenient, fresh products in functional packaging that is eye-catching. 

Alliance set to expand labelling-equipment maker's market

4th March 2005 Boksburg-based Unique Filling & Labelling Machines develops and manufactures filling and labelling equipment, mainly for the South African market, but has recently broadened its activities in partnership with Brazilian companies. 

New bread range for the health-conscious

4th March 2005 A division of Pioneer Foods, Sasko Milling & Baking, has launched a new range of breads designed to complement a healthy eating regime and aid in the treatment and prevention of common health conditions. 


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