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Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under lock down level three...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 days ago

Pitch sessions held for infrastructure projects development

The inaugural Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium of South Africa (SIDSSA) to unveil an infrastructure pipeline for six priority sectors will take place on 23 June 2020...

28 May 2020

Covid-19: More research needed on possible groundwater contamination from burial grounds

Apart from ensuring there are enough facilities, an equally important consideration is to ensure that death and burial occur safely given the highly infectious nature of the SARS-CoV-2 virus...

By Yazeed van Wyk 18 May 2020

Water use licence applications put on hold during lockdown

Until the Covid-19 lockdown comes to an end in South Africa, water use licence (WUL) application timeframes have essentially been put on hold, explains Jacky Burke, principal scientist at SRK Consulting...

9 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by 6 Apr 2020

Eskom conducts maintenance work as demand drops during lockdown

As South Africa enters day seven of a nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, Eskom has announced that it will double maintenance work at its plants...

2 Apr 2020

Sanral operations to remain active during lockdown

Sanral's routine road maintenance (RRM) and toll operations have been declared an essential service by government and will therefore continue during the lockdown period...

30 Mar 2020

SAPPMA urges government to invest in water infrastructure amid Covid-19 outbreak

The outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in South Africa has once again highlighted the dangers that the country's lacking water infrastructure pose...

27 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Waste collection essential during lockdown

As South Africans prepare to stay indoors for the next three weeks, waste generation at home is projected to increase...

26 Mar 2020

Massive African infrastructure projects often hurt, rather than help, local people

Big infrastructure projects are always controversial. Yet in parts of the world associated with severely deficient infrastructure, the positive value of major infrastructure investments is often taken as a given...

By Tom Goodfellow 18 Mar 2020

Roads projects offer opportunities for SMMEs

A road building initiative on the Free State KwaZulu-Natal border will offer local SMME's significant opportunities for new business, provide important job creation within local communities and develop skills through partnerships with established construction companies.

11 Mar 2020

UK-China alliance plans to build African infrastructure

With a young and growing population, studies show that by 2075 the African continent will have some of the largest mega cities in the world...

10 Mar 2020

Heavy haul conference to play critical role in building sustainable economy

In order to ensure that South Africa's rail network achieves its true potential, the rail industry needs to take greater steps to start introducing smart and resilient railway operations and infrastructure, so as to improve efficiency and safety...

6 Mar 2020

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