Vaal River

 
Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste
Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste
Sewage can be a mess. It despoiled the Vaal River so badly that the army had to be called in, and recently a plant failure turned Durban harbour...
​ArcelorMittal facing criminal charges for alleged breach of pollution licence
​ArcelorMittal facing criminal charges for alleged breach of pollution licence
In an announcement to shareholders, steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal said that it is facing criminal charges for “three alleged transgressions of...
No end to Arcelor’s toxic practices
No end to Arcelor’s toxic practices
It takes more than eight hours of constant heating at 1 000°C to turn coal into the coke that’s mixed with iron ore to make steel.
Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol
Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol
Water-shedding is inevitable because the business case for new water infrastructure doesn’t add up.
An El Niño away from water crisis
An El Niño away from water crisis
One El Niño is all it will take to throw Gauteng into a water crisis. Consumption already exceeds supply during a year of good rainfall.
Past failures don’t bode well for Mokonyane tenure
Past failures don’t bode well for Mokonyane tenure
Nomvula Mokonyane was not at the communications department for long enough to leave a lasting legacy. But her tenure at the water and sanitation...
Lawyers tackle mega dump plan
Lawyers tackle mega dump plan
A legal dispute over the creation of a super-dump to process radioactive gold-mining waste near the Vaal River may set a pattern for the rehabilitation of hundreds of toxic dumps on the Witwatersrand....
Vaal flooding damages crops
Vaal flooding damages crops
The flooding of the Vaal River has caused considerable crop damages along its banks in three provinces, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister...
Vaal River flood warning issued
Vaal River flood warning issued
The Emfuleni municipality in Gauteng and the Mpumalanga province issued flood warnings on Thursday after main rivers began overflowing.
Multibillion-rand plan to boost Vaal water supply
Multibillion-rand plan to boost Vaal water supply
Cabinet has approved plans to embark on a second phase of the Lesotho Highlands water project, which will involve building a second hydroelectric...
Man questioned over fatal boat collision on Vaal River
Man questioned over fatal boat collision on Vaal River
The pilot of a boat that allegedly killed Kelly Anne Duvenhage in a collision in Vanderbijlpark has been taken in for questioning, Gauteng police...
Boats collide on Vaal River
Boats collide on Vaal River
Rescuers were searching on Saturday for a woman's body after two boats collided in the Vaal River in Vanderbijlpark, emergency services said.

Client Media Releases

UKZN School of Engineering celebrates accreditation from ECSA
MTN celebrates 25 years of enhancing lives through superior network connectivity
Financial services businesses focus on CX