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ENERGY CRISIS FORCES SA INDUSTRY TO INNOVATE

Company Announcement – South Africa’s energy supply challenge has created opportunities for companies to innovate in their use of energy, and to become a world leader in industrial energy efficiency, experts said in Durban on Tuesday. SA was already exporting

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UKZN UNVEILS SOLAR CAR FOR GLOBAL RACE

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) School of Engineering has unveiled the solar-powered car that will be the first African entrant into the biennial Bridgestone World Solar Challenge to be held from October 18 to 25. This solar car is an

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ARCTIC OIL DRILLING

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In recent developments, Royal Dutch Shell is planning to park two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle’s waterfront before they head north to Alaska — but the petrochemical giant will first have to get around protesters in kayaks and

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HAZARDOUS WASTE

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Waste is defined in the Environment Conservation Act No. 73 of 1989 as all undesirable or superfluous by-products, emissions, residues or remainders of any process or activity, whether gaseous, liquid or solid, or a combination of these. Waste can be

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AFRICAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: A HIDDEN OPPORTUNITY?

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The economic potential for the African chemical industry is clear enough, with low costs of labour and materials, a relatively young and rapidly growing population, an expanding middle class and a rising demand for products. In the same light, Africa

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