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Fox Civil & Environmental Engineers responds to the threat of COVID -19

A message from CEO of Fox Civil & Environmental Engineers Pty Ltd, Russel Meintjies: The Coronavirus has already drastically changed our daily lives, at home and at work. We sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are doing well. At Fox Civil &...

Waste generation likely to increase during national lockdown

Waste generation at households is expected to increase as South Africans prepare to stay indoors for the next three weeks, the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) said on March 25. Owing to this, the institute said it supported the continuation of...

Water ‘crisis’ needs private-sector intervention

It is essential for the private sector to proactively contribute more towards the upliftment of water infrastructure and services in South Africa, said water engineering company Talbot economist Mike Smith and Talbot strategic director Helen Hulett during a seminar on...

Climate change might hit the economy harder, faster than thought

The economic effects of global warming may arrive sooner and with a bigger impact than previously thought, according to Oxford Economics in a report that compares recent scientific research with the economic literature on the costs of climate change. In the absence of...

Opinion: How should SA’s gas infrastructure be configured for a least-cost power system?

As outlined in the previous Transition Talk column (see Engineering News July 12–18, page 51), while gas will become more important in South Africa’s future electricity system, its role should not be overstated. Even in the...