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Check genset diesel injectors as fire risk rises

SOUTH Africans have been dismayed by a spate of destructive fires around the country, highlighting the need for diesel-powered fire pump systems to be at the ready and in good working...

Third Cape farm set alight in space of a week

The Drakenstein Farm Watch (DFW) has alerted firefighters to be on standby as a third farm was set alight in the space of a week. “For the third time in a week,...

Friday rain dampens Australian bushfires

Firefighters are continuing to battle out of control bushfires on Kangaroo Island off the coast of South Australia (SA). Authorities on Thursday issued two emergency warnings for Kangaroo Island (KI) after fires...

Australia declines Western Cape’s help

The Western Cape government has assembled a team of 40 willing and experienced firefighters ready to assist Australia in containing the ongoing wildfires. However, local Government MEC Anton Bredell said that although...

Cape faces fire catastrophe as experts fear city’s worst fire season lies ahead

Experts have warned that climate change and the rise in temperatures will see Cape Town experience its worst fire season, with areas such as Constantia, Hout Bay and Newlands particularly at...


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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