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New training yard handed over as water department plans to train more artisans
New training yard handed over as water department plans to train more artisansArticle

A partnership between South Africa and Japan will see the Department of Water and Sanitation train artisans to deal with water losses in communities...

23 Mar 2021

Reducing the chemical footprint of your pest control methods
Reducing the chemical footprint of your pest control methodsArticle

All environments are faced with the need to manage alien and indigenous insects and animals. This is especially the case when these insects and animals become structural, environmental and/or public health issues...

Issued by SMARTSENZ® IPM 8 Jan 2021

Natascha Viljoen, CEO, Amplats
Amplats closes down leaky converterArticle

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has been forced to close its Anglo Converter Plant (ACP) Phase B unit for the second time this year due to a series of water leaks...

5 Nov 2020

Tshimologong Precinct
Why we should be making cities smart, rather than building new smart citiesArticle

Covid-19 has highlighted underlying vulnerabilities that undermine South African citizens' quality of life. These include growing inequality, limited and/or aging infrastructure, and a shortage of public resources to address these challenges...

Tijs van den Brink 23 Sep 2020

#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Route to water prosperity - new perspectives for 2020Article

The quickest win of all lies in reticulation efficiency. We currently lose about 25% of treated, expensive drinking quality water to leaks in our cities and towns...

Dhesigen Naidoo 6 Jan 2020

How to maintain your home and its value
How to maintain your home and its valueArticle

Keep your most valuable asset in top shape with a practical maintenance schedule and budget...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 27 May 2019

Heineken opens an investment tap to improve the management of water resources
Heineken opens an investment tap to improve the management of water resourcesArticle

The Heineken South Africa Foundation is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund For Nature (WWF-SA) South Africa to help informal and underserved communities better manage their freshwater resources...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 18 Feb 2019

The good, the bad, and the ugly of IoT
The good, the bad, and the ugly of IoTArticle

Like any great Western, IoT is the new technology frontier and it brings its own fair share of challenges to the saloon...

Andrew Heuvel 1 Feb 2019

Why regular rental inspections are so important in property management
Why regular rental inspections are so important in property managementArticle

Rental inspections are a necessity when it comes to good rental management, and both landlords and tenants should stick to the terms and conditions...

Nelio Mendes 15 Oct 2018

Rustenburg launches water conservation, demand management programme
Rustenburg launches water conservation, demand management programmeArticle

The Rustenburg Local Municipality has launched a three-year water conservation and demand management programme...

17 Jul 2018

Nelson Mandela Bay must increase water restrictions
Nelson Mandela Bay must increase water restrictionsArticle

The Department of Water and Sanitation has advised the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro to increase water restrictions from 25% to 30%...

11 Jul 2018

What are the new amendments to Cape Town's Water By-law?
What are the new amendments to Cape Town's Water By-law?Article

The City of Cape Town has approved a number of amendments to the Water By-law, aimed mainly at improving clarity, as well as preparing the City for a more water-scarce future...

14 Jun 2018

Infrastructure maintenance and the digital method
Infrastructure maintenance and the digital methodArticle

Condition assessment allows public sector agencies to guarantee the delivery of safe, reliable, and efficient service to their constituents...

Issued by Perfect Word 18 May 2018

Water curbs: a tale of rich and poor
Water curbs: a tale of rich and poorArticle

The City of Cape Town has installed about 250,000 water management devices designed to curb household water use. But most of them - at least 64% - have been installed in poor communities...

Maxwell Roeland 8 Mar 2018

How retail is responding to the Cape Town water crisis
How retail is responding to the Cape Town water crisisArticle

Consumers are not the only ones who have to tighten taps in Cape Town. As South Africa's Mother City approaches the dreaded Day Zero, retailers and shopping centres have to rethink their strategies...

13 Feb 2018

Crisis as Eastern Cape drought deepens
Crisis as Eastern Cape drought deepensArticle

Fears over the Eastern Cape's crippling drought predicament have escalated alarmingly as two towns near Nelson Mandela Bay run out of water fast...

Shaun Gillham 4 Jan 2018

Smartphone app to help SA farmers
Smartphone app to help SA farmersArticle

A smartphone app harnessing the power of satellites and drones to give a bird's eye perspective has been launched to help farmers save water and grow healthy crops...

Petru Saal 29 Nov 2017

Julie-May Ellingson, CEO, CTICC
CTICC financial results confirm its value to SA economy, business tourism industryArticle

According to the financial results of the CTICC, the centre generated R216m in revenue, contributed R3.7bn to the national economy, sustained 7,824 jobs, hosted 482 events and 416,733 delegates...

27 Oct 2017

Inroads made in tackling Bay water crisis
Inroads made in tackling Bay water crisisArticle

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is still losing just more than a quarter of all its treated water to leaks but the losses are down from three months ago and rescue measures are starting to take good effect...

5 May 2017

Getting your home ready for winter
Getting your home ready for winterArticle

Winter is just around the corner so make sure your home is prepped and as ready as your wardrobe will be for the chilly months ahead...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 26 Apr 2017

Fighting injustice helps in creating resilient urban spaces
Fighting injustice helps in creating resilient urban spacesArticle

Resilience is a word that's thrown around a lot these days. It means different things to different people...

Gina Ziervogel and Lorena Pasquini 21 Apr 2017

CT water remains safe for drinking, says city
CT water remains safe for drinking, says cityArticle

According to the City of Cape Town, its water remains safe to drink...

30 Mar 2017

CTICC uses millions of litres less water per year than five years ago
CTICC uses millions of litres less water per year than five years agoArticle

CTICC, in an effort to reduce water consumption, has implemented a number of initiatives to further curtails its use of potable and irrigation water...

22 Mar 2017

Table Mountain Cableway
Table Mountain Cableway making every drop of water countArticle

In light of National Water Week - 20 to 26 March 2017 - Table Mountain Cableway shares its water reducing measures to aid other businesses looking for ways to save water in drought-stricken Cape Town...

14 Mar 2017

South Africans cannot afford to ignore the water crisis
South Africans cannot afford to ignore the water crisisArticle

While the maintenance and development of infrastructure is an important element of addressing South Africa's water scarcity issues, changing peoples' attitude to water usage and effectively managing the demand for water are equally critical...

Sean Molloy 3 Mar 2017

Bay's water crisis worsens
Bay's water crisis worsensArticle

Nelson Mandela Bay is on the brink of being declared a disaster area, with the city's overall dam levels sitting at a combined capacity of 49%, despite strict water restrictions being in place...

Avuyile Mngxitama-Diko 28 Feb 2017

Dilapidated buildings that were meant to be a public park in Ocean View, Jeffrey’s Bay. Photo: Joseph Chirume
R21m urban renewal project left to rotArticle

Jeffreys Bay park abandoned to vandals and weeds...

Joseph Chirume 15 Feb 2017

Smart cities for Africa
Smart cities for AfricaArticle

Convergence on the continent: opportunities for African smart cities...

Webb Meko 30 Jun 2016

Water-saving tips from Woolworths
Water-saving tips from WoolworthsArticle

Woolworths is on a journey to reduce drastically the amount of water it uses by putting water use in focus in stores, offices, distribution centres and across the supply chain...

17 Mar 2016

City to inject R99m into infrastructure
City to inject R99m into infrastructureArticle

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality will spend R99m on infrastructure projects like fixing potholes, resurfacing roads and servicing housing sites in Uitenhage over the next two years...

Mkhululi Ndamase 26 Nov 2015

Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networks
Big data analytics can aid in better management of water networksArticle

Access to clean water is a basic human right, and while government strives to provide access for all, the reality is that South Africa is currently facing...

Eckart Zollner 17 Aug 2015

Despite recent rainfall, drought remains severe in KZN
Despite recent rainfall, drought remains severe in KZNArticle

PRETORIA: The KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department has warned that despite the recent rainfall...

8 Jul 2015

How data and insights will enable the evolution of the digitally smart water utility
How data and insights will enable the evolution of the digitally smart water utilityArticle

Water utilities across the world more than often tackle a similar set of challenges relating to service resilience, customer service, regulation, compliance and operational excellence...

George Hunt and Shailendra Singh 30 Mar 2015

SAPPMA expresses concern about SA's water supply
SAPPMA expresses concern about SA's water supplyArticle

SAPPMA has expressed grave concerns about the severe pollution in water sources, water losses in distribution, and the lacking water infrastructure that is expected to support increasing demand...

20 Feb 2015

Water leaks cannot be left unresolved says Mchunu
Water leaks cannot be left unresolved says MchunuArticle

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu says mayors and councillors should be at the forefront of the fight against water leaks and the poor quality of water provided to municipal residents

More Matshediso 28 Aug 2014

Data boom pressures operators to speed up deployment of data centres
Data boom pressures operators to speed up deployment of data centresArticle

The seemingly insatiable demand by users for more data has taken many players in the African telecom and communications sector by surprise. To keep up with demand, new infrastructure is often needed and particularly data centres - the heart and brain of any network.

Peter Karaszi 20 Jun 2014

Communities urged to stop illegal water connections
Communities urged to stop illegal water connectionsArticle

Water and Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi has urged members of the public to stop any illegal connections and share water equally.

Siphiwe Nyathi 19 Mar 2014

[Going On Holiday] Part 1: Efficient and optimum cooling in summer
[Going On Holiday] Part 1: Efficient and optimum cooling in summerArticle

Your vehicle's cooling system works the hardest in keeping your engine at optimum operating levels, especially when the ambient temperatures is high in summer. Before leaving on a holiday trip, be sure to check your vehicle's cooling system.

Desigan Govender 13 Nov 2013

Report to help residents, municipalities save water
Report to help residents, municipalities save waterArticle

Municipalities and their residents will soon know how much water they've used or wasted when the Water and Environmental Affairs Department publishes a new incentive-based No Drop Report to monitor water loss in South Africa.

Dale Hes 25 Oct 2013

Deputy minister addresses waste management, water conservation
Deputy minister addresses waste management, water conservationArticle

Deputy Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Rejoice Mabudafhasi on Tuesday, 6 August 2013, led a roundtable discussion with mayors and municipal managers on waste management and water conservation issues at Emperor's Palace in Kempton Park.

7 Aug 2013

David King
Ready to meet the African data boom demand?Article

Africans like their mobile phones, too. So surely the African continent will simply follow the same telecom development and usage pattern as the rest of the world, just maybe a little later? Well, not quite.

David King 29 Jul 2013

Take action, inspire change during Mandela Month
Take action, inspire change during Mandela MonthArticle

PRETORIA: Government has encouraged South Africans to observe what has become known as Mandela Month by giving at least 67 minutes of their time on 18 July 2013, to create a better tomorrow for all.

2 Jul 2013

SA's thirsty habits demand ongoing innovationArticle

As citizens in a semi-arid country, South Africans are wasteful water users, using as much as five times more water per person than we should.

Peter Shepherd 25 Mar 2013

SA's agriculture sector key to sustainable food supplyArticle

Agriculture and food-production activities represent the future of our country's development. They hold the key to poverty alleviation and job creation. They create the platform for rural development and the provision of basic needs. More importantly, they are the essence of having an economically, environmentally and sociably sustainable food supply in the future.

Gareth Lloyd-Jones 12 Oct 2012

CPA fails buyers of propertyArticle

Property buyers should protect themselves by getting a home professionally inspected before making an offer to purchase. John Graham, CEO of leading home inspection company House Check says angry home buyers contact him every week with stories about how their dream home has turned into a nightmare.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 16 Aug 2012

2012 Youth Water Awards winners namedArticle

A Grade 11 learner from KwaZulu-Natal, Mvumikazi Mcelwane, has been named the overall winner of the 2012 Youth Water Awards.

10 Jul 2012

Fixing SA water leaks
Fixing SA water leaksArticle

It's safe to say that SA's water infrastructure is in the same position that the energy sector was in a decade ago. Without huge investment to rehabilitate and replace ageing infrastructure, supply and quality are under threat.

18 Jun 2012

150 problems for every 100 vehicles sold - should we be too scared to buy a new car?Article

The past few weeks have seen the release of research results by Synovate relating to the quality of new vehicles sold in South Africa - the first time this sort of information has been available here.

Issued by Synovate 15 Oct 2004

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