Energy & Environment

Monday, 10 July 2017 11:49

MetPac-SA sets its sights high

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MetPac-SA, the newly-formed producer responsibility organisation representing the steel, tinplate and aluminium packaging industries, has identified the increase of the recycling of metal packaging as one of its main objectives. Precious metals in the recycling stream “Aluminium and steel packaging are the world’s most recycled packaging and are literally worth…
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:04

CLEAN-UP AND RECYCLE WEEK SA 2017

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Clean-up and Recycle SA Week will take place this year from 11 – 17 September 2017, with various clean-ups being planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches around the country. One of the highlights of this annual environmental awareness event, will be the 21st International Coastal Clean-Up Day (ICC) that…
New series of robust RJ45 connectivity devices offer 360° shielding and target networking and datacommunications applications  Johannesburg, South Africa, 5 July, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has augmented its extensive range of products from Phoenix Contact used in…
Trotec has recently added markSolid marking spray and pastes to its product range, making it possible to create permanent, black markings that are highly resistant to mechanical and chemical stresses as well as high temperatures. This product is an essential tool in industrial markets.Without a fibre laser, it is not…
New ranges include aluminium electrolytic devices offering better ripple and capacitance characteristics and EDLC wound radial-lead units delivering longer life for auxiliary power applications  Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 June, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of…
Polyflor SA was honoured for their contribution to increasing the recycling of PVC in South Africa by being awarded the “Innovation in Recycling” award at the Southern African Vinyls Association’s (SAVA) Vinyls SA 2017 conference held in Johannesburg recently. Polyflor was the first company in South Africa to launch an…
AC/DC coil TeSys D Green contactors offer backward compatibility with current TeSys D accessories and support products  Johannesburg, South Africa, 22 June, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced a new series of AC/DC coil compatible contactors from…
Monday, 19 June 2017 13:16

SAVA hosts Vinyl SA 2017

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The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) hosted a successful Vinyls SA Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton last week. Delegates representing the leaders of the local PVC industry, the media and other interested parties attended the presentations by international and local experts that centred around issues relating to the…
The South African plastics industry recently launched Operation Clean Sweep on World Oceans Day (8 June 2017) at the uShaka Marine World, Durban. According to Douw Steyn, Sustainability Director at Plastics|SA, the primary goal of the campaign is to stop plastic pellets, flakes and powder used in the plastics industry,…
The South Africa Food and Drink Industry 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Food and Drink industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The Food and Drink market analysis is provided for…
RS Components enables the selection of the right equipment and maintenance solutions to ensure smooth-running operations Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 June, 2017 - RS Components SA, the global distributor for engineers, will be at the Mining & Technical Exhibition (MTE) Kathu on 22 June 2017 at the Kathu Perde Klub,…
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:31

Using Sport to save the Planet

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Iconic city marathon asks participants to RunGreen  Cape Town, 06 June 2017 – The annual Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is more than just a race. As Africa’s must-run iconic city marathon and a certified carbon-neutral event, it encourages all participants to get involved in its Run4Change legacy programme by taking…

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