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ENVASS Beating the Cost of Environmental Compliance Monitoring

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2020 Section 28(1) of the South African National Environmental Management Act (Act no. 107 of 1998) (NEMA) specifically states that “every person who causes, has caused or may cause significant pollution or degradation of the environment must take reasonable measures to prevent such pollution or... 

Manufacturer pursues innovative ways to improve efficiency

10th April 2020 Multinational automotive manufacturer Ford Motor Company's Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has been pursuing innovative systems and technologies to improve the efficiency of its manufacturing operations, while reducing its impact on the environment in terms of water use, electricity... 

Law firms set out notable aspects of draft amendments to MPRDA

By: Simone Liedtke     13th December 2019 Law firm Webber Wentzel this week set out some of the most notable aspects of the draft amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Regulations, following its publication by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe last month. In a report compiled by the... 

S Africa has large deposits of fluorspar

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     13th December 2019 The largest fluorspar deposits in South Africa are located in the Bushveld Complex, although there are also deposits in the Malmani subgroup of the Transvaal Super Group, notes law firm Eversheds Sutherland Mining and Infrastructure head Warren Beech. Mining company Sepfluor, through the Nokeng... 

DMRE calls for public comment on MPRDA amendments, community resettlement guidelines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th December 2019 The public has been given until January 31, 2020, to submit comments on the draft amendments to the Mineral Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) and the draft Mine Community Resettlement Guidelines. The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) on Thursday said the drafts had been... 

Black Mountain launches enviro assessment exercise for proposed zinc smelter  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     18th November 2019 Environmental and advisory solutions firm SLR Consulting South Africa has invited public comment into the environmental-impact assessment (EIA) for the proposed construction of a new zinc smelter and associated infrastructure at the Gamsberg zinc mine’s Phase 1 concentrator plant. Black... 

LVS liquid agent fire suppression system 

19th June 2019 Industries rely on their large mobile equipment to work around the clock, therefore, their fire protection should do the same, says Alberton-based fire protection specialist Advanced Fire Suppression Technologies (AFST). 

Green light for ‘net zero’

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 Following then Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s announcement paving the way for small projects generating between 1 MW and 10 MW of their own renewable electricity to feed it back into the grid, green building consultants ecocentric see this as a crucial opportunity for companies to accelerate... 

Africa gains traction as trade destination

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     3rd May 2019 Africa, as a trade and export destination, is looking increasingly attractive from a South African perspective, and represents an opportunity for growth for many South African companies, says research and consulting specialist Africa House MD Liz Whitehouse. Africa offers South African companies... 

Rescue Rod

26th April 2019 Rescue Rod has specialised in pipeline cleaning, horizontal drilling, waste management, pipeline rehabilitation and CCTV inspections with the best technology available since 1990. With over 25 years of experience in the industry and some of the most technologically advanced industrial drain... 

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