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Saturday, July 24, 2021





Groundwater the saviour we need to take care of

NEARLY two-thirds of South Africa depends solely or partially on groundwater for domestic needs, and in a water-stressed country this source is becoming increasingly important. But, we need to use it...

Heat recovery from sewage offers low-carbon energy from waste

HEAT derived from treated sewage water could be used to heat a housing estate in a first for the UK. Using excess heat recovered from water treatment plant discharge, some 2...

Self-storage leads in commercial property sector

WITH businesses and households downscaling, lifestyle changes and emigration is on the cards for many South Africans, causing something of a boom in the self-storage industry. Globally, the sector is valued at...

New material could better protect soldiers, athletes and motorists

SOLDIERS, athletes, and motorists could lead safer lives thanks to a new process that could lead to more efficient and re-useable protection from shock and impact, explosion, and vibration, according to...

Recyclable cap with an innovative dosing mechanism

ALPLA has developed a cap for viscous liquids such as ketchup and mayonnaise which is made entirely of polypropylene (PP), making it optimally recyclable. Its innovative mechanism allows for controlled dosing...


Quo Vadis? SA’s trillion-rand water infrastructure backlog

Virtual Event Round Table, Thursday 29 July 2pm-4pm This is the first of CBN’s series of three exclusive round table discussion addressing the critical...


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