4 Sep 2013

Clear signs now that the state intends to go ahead with fracking

In a General Notice, published by the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Bomo Edna Molewa, dated 23 August 2013, there is a clear indication that the state intends...
20 May 2013

Acid Mine Damage reaching critical levels

Acid mine water, now so prevalent in Gauteng, has until recently generally been regarded as the industrialists’ and mine owners’ problem.  However, the stage has now been reached in...
9 Jan 2013

Reduction of Carbon Tax Liability using the ISO 50001 Standard

There is now very little doubt that, following on an announcement from the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan in this year’s budget speech, the South African government will implement a carbon tax by 2014. The current...
18 Oct 2012

Implications of new Energy efficiency building regulations in South Africa

It is important for companies in South Africa to get to grips with the new energy efficiency building regulations  made in terms of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards...