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Caption: Veolia’s brand new chemical blending facility in Johannesburg – a state of the art plant with a maximum output capacity of 15,000 tons of water treatment chemicals per year. The plant implements best-in-class practices by recycling 100% of its wastewater, generating zero effluent discharge. The speed and magnitude of…
A beach clean-up campaign this Saturday, paying tribute to World Environment and World Oceans Day, and in support of the Uzwelo Bags “Say NO to plastic” campaign, aims to remind Durbanites that 160 000 plastic bags are used globally every second, and that the five trillion plastic bags produced yearly…
With load-shedding being experienced by large parts of the country in recent days, a private security company has warned South Africans to make sure their alarm systems are tested and working properly. “Many people are under the incorrect assumption that their home alarm system is deactivated when the power supply…
When Black Royalty Minerals, a subsidiary of the Makole Group launched the Chilwavhusiku Colliery in Bronkhorstspruit in January 2018, one of its primary objectives was to create economic development in the community. Key to this was ensuring that over 80% of the colliery workforce are locals and from a supplier…
Municipalities raised several challenges, including the challenge of illegal connections in communities CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 15, 2018/ -- The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) today met with the top 10 municipalities that are owing Eskom about R10 billion of the R13 billion electricity debt that is owed…
Friday, 08 June 2018 16:22

Water Temperature and Your Body

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Living in a healthy manner is a subjective subject. Health can be defined as various expressions by different individuals. As such, we explore something less subjective – the impact of water temperature on the body.  Cold Water More often consumed on when one is hot or thirsty – cold water…
Tree felling Pretoria has invested in quality equipment worth millions of Rand to improve efficiency for commercial and residential projects. PRETORIA, June 7, 2018 – Trees are essential for the survival of human beings, however there comes a time when their removal in certain spaces is inevitable – if you…
As the world observes World Environment Day celebrations, with India playing the host country for 2018, the Miss Earth South Africa Leadership programme alongside strategic partners such as Tsogo Sun are recommitting their focus and work on the importance of their campaign #WasteStopsWithME   While plastic has many valuable uses, humanity…
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 13:31

FUCHS Lubricants to Showcase at FRIGAIR 2018

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FRIGAIR is Africa’s largest heating, energy, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration (HEVAC&R) trade exhibition, taking place from Wednesday 6 – 8 June at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg. The exhibition is organised in partnership with the South African Institute of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (SAIRAC).  The event takes place every…
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 11:01

Engen assists 17 Durban Schools With JoJo Tanks

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When the Engen Refinery, based in Durban South spoke to community members and found out that there was a dire need for JoJo Tanks at schools in the area, they immediately went to work. Engen identified schools based in and around the Merebank, Wentworth and Austerville areas and contracted a…
The platform seeks to grow an environmental movement and give a voice to millions of Africans across the continent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 5, 2018/ -- Today, World Environment Day, Greenpeace Africa (www.Greenpeace.org/africa) has launched VUMA. EARTH - an online campaign platform for ordinary citizens to run environmental petitions. The platform…
Monday, 04 June 2018 16:14

World Environment Day Celebration

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This year’s event will take place at the CSIR in Pretoria on Tuesday, 5th of June PRETORIA, South Africa, May 31, 2018/ -- We all can play a crucial role in combatting pollution and preserving the environment.  To commemorate World Environment Day on 5 June 2018, the United Nations Environment Programme (UN…

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