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Tag: Drilling

UCT scientists cautious on aquifer drilling

The City of Cape Town’s emergency groundwater drilling programme will be formally scrutinised by an environmental monitoring committee. This is to ensure boreholes are located in ecologically acceptable areas and are...

Councillor Limberg comments on water drill plan

Mayoral Committee Member for Informal Settlements, Water and Waste Services; and Energy, Councillor, Xanthea Limberg says:  "The City has been studying the deep aquifer underlying the Cape Folded Mountain Belt (which runs...

How groundwater can help – not solve – city’s water shortage

As the end of summer finds Cape Town’s water supply in a precarious state, there are options for making relatively quick and expanded use of local groundwater resources – while acknowledging...

Oil and gas discoveries dry up

Companies are putting a brake on exploration and large fields are harder to find. Discoveries of new oil and gas fields have dropped to a fresh 60-year low, as companies...

DEWALT extends the XR 18V Brushless drill and impact range with three new models

The Drill Driver, Hammer Drill and Impact Driver offer users improved performance, control and ergonomics Increased power and faster speed of application Shorter tool length to get into tight spaces with minimum fuss  Drills...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...