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Measures to mitigate drought

As South Africa continues to experience the effects of drought, which has devastated most parts of the country, Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has announced immediate and long-term...

SA’s drought is costing the agriculture sector billions of rand

The agricultural body that represents nearly 28,000 commercial farmers across the country is calling on the government for financial aid to address the debilitating drought wreaking havoc across the country, which...

Drought is the ‘new normal’ in Western Cape

Climate change is taking its toll in the Western Cape, according to experts, with more municipalities expected to request emergency water assistance. This was after dry weather conditions led to runaway fires,...

Western Cape hotels rates cheaper since drought

The average price of a hotel room in Cape Town is R65.19 cheaper per evening than it was a year ago – this brings the average cost of a hotel room...

Cape drought sees 67% drop in accommodation bookings – Survey

Perceptions of the water crisis in Cape Town resulted in a 67% drop in bookings for accommodation in the Mother City, a survey by the hospitality industry body Fedhasa shows. ...

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Substantial cost savings achieved as Konecranes upgrades old Wolff Crane

A 35 T/15 T Wolff Crane, that was installed in a local metal plant in 1989, was recently upgraded by Konecranes. The modernisation of...

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