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Conversion to natural gas brings new life to aging coal plants

This article, written by Kari Lydersen of the Midwest Energy News, is included to add a (positive) dimension to the current debate around the future of ailing Eskom. Although written in...

To feed the world in 2050 we need to build the plants that evolution...

We need to revolutionise agriculture in the next 30 years. In 2050 we may have almost 10 billion people to feed. Farmland is already degraded by existing agriculture, and climate change is putting...

Dagga-growing plant bust in Constantia

The Western Cape Hawks discovered what is being called a “sophisticated” dagga-growing laboratory in the affluent Cape Town suburb of Constantia. Their Narcotics Enforcement Bureau and Crime Intelligence Unit stumbled upon...

The Cape’s plant species are dying

A recent study reveals the Western Cape as one of the world’s largest hotspots for plant extinction. The study, published in a journal titled Nature Ecology and Evolution, focuses on plant extinction...

Construction Begins On First Ever Commercial Plastics-to-Fuel Factory in the US

Construction workers have broken ground on what is being hailed as the nation’s first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant. Located in Ashley, Indiana, the new plant will utilize a state-of-the-art plastics-to-fuel process that sustainably...

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New Engen 1app pushes all the right buttons

Engen has announced the arrival of their new Engen 1app, which conveniently offers motorists a safe and contactless way to pay. As South Africa eases the Covid-19...

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