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City goes after water guzzlers

The City of Cape Town will start knocking on doors this week to install devices that restrict supply to water guzzlers...

3 Aug 2017

Arid SA needs to get serious about desalination

In SA, it seems that whenever drought starts to bite, talk of desalination returns to the national debate...

By Jacques Laubscher 2 Aug 2017

How will Eskom spend all the extra money it wants South Africans to pay?

Eskom wants consumers to cough up more for electricity...

By Graeme Hosken 28 Jul 2017

Recent rainfall has had little impact as CT continues to face drought crisis

The drought conditions experienced in Cape Town has become the new normal for the city as a water-scarce region...

26 Jul 2017

Drought and business: more action, less rhetoric

As a result of the drought, businesses in towns or cities do not have secure access to water to carry out their operations...

By Dr Jo Burgess 24 Jul 2017

What Cape Town can learn from Windhoek on surviving droughts

Populations in cities are growing, putting pressure on resources like water...

By Dian Spear 17 Jul 2017

Partnerships to boost SA's water security

South Africa has committed to work with all international agencies and governments to ensure water security...

14 Jul 2017

Matla a Metsi Joint Venture to supervise design and construction of Polihali Dam in Lesotho Highlands Water Project

The Matla a Metsi Joint Venture was recently announced the successful bidder on the design and construction supervision of the Polihali Dam - one of the two main water transfer components of phase two of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project...

13 Jul 2017

CT's emergency water plans making progress

The City of Cape Town says plans of potentially partnering with the private sector to create a short-term emergency water supply using desalination, storm water capture or aquifer extraction are progressing well...

12 Jul 2017

Water shortages in Cape Town are here to stay. What the city can learn from others

Water access is a key challenge for urban futures...

By David Olivier 11 Jul 2017

Utilities including nuclear firms hacked

WASHINGTON, US: Firms operating nuclear power plants and other energy facilities in the US have been hacked in recent months, the New York Times reported Thursday, 6 July...

10 Jul 2017

Cape Town to host top water loss conference

At the rate Cape Town's winter rainfall is going, another hot, dry summer will make this year's drought look like a Sunday School picnic...

By Dave Chambers 10 Jul 2017

Cape Town needs a new approach to manage water

Cape Town is facing one of its worst droughts in over a century...

By Lucy Rodina 4 Jul 2017

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International

Nippon Steel swings to profit for April-June quarter

Japan's Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal said Friday, 28 July, it returned to profit in the April-June quarter thanks to brisk demand from the auto sector, but warned overproduction by China could hit its full-year earnings.

31 Jul 2017

One dead as under-construction Singapore highway collapses

SINGAPORE: One man was killed and 10 others injured in Singapore on Friday, 14 July, when a partially-built elevated highway they were working on collapsed, authorities said, a rare construction accident in the city-state.

17 Jul 2017

SA engineering proves its mettle at Phillippines mine

Three South African engineering firms were instrumental for designing and building headgear, shaft collar and winder house for a new service shaft at the Philsaga Mining Corporation in the Philippines owned by Medusa Mining.

6 Jul 2017

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