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EPR Explained – creating a true circular economy for plastics packaging

South Africa has recently published the Section 18 Regulations to the National Environmental Management: Waste Act on 5 November 2020, which refers to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) aspect of the...

Second airport in cape town will benefit local economy, create jobs – WESGRO

The owners of the airport want to develop a Lanseria-type facility in the Durbanville area of Cape Town. Investment into a Cape Winelands airport holds huge benefits for the local economy. That's according...

GPD shrinks by 7%

The South African economy contracted by 7% in 2020, Statistician-General, Risenga Maluleke, has revealed. Maluleke on Tuesday briefed media on the results of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the fourth quarter...

Tax on booze, fuel & cigarettes hiked while income tax stays put

The 2021 annual budget speech by the finance minister took place in Cape Town on February 24 2021. All eyes were on Tito Mboweni as South Africans were looking forward to...

Gas won’t save SA’s economy

The potential of recent gas finds has given rise to false claims that gas will generate economic prosperity for the country. The reality is that it will be at least a...


Modernised building utilities save money and resources

Water resources are under significant pressure, pushed to the brink by the modernising world, rapid urbanisation, and population growth. Utility management philosophies had not...