Toyota pumps R450m into local Hiace assembly plant

Durban in the News: Toyota pumps R450m into local Hiace assembly plant: The assembly plant of South Africa's most popular minibus taxi, the Toyota Hiace Ses'fikile, received a R454-million investment with a focus on increasing locally-manufactured parts. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

What does the sewage sludge treatment plant of the future look like? It’s already here.

What does the sewage sludge treatment plant of the future look like? It’s already here.: T PARK is exceptional on several counts: environmental, technological and societal. It reconciles urban ecology with the art of living; an example of the circular economy serving economic development and the environment. Today, the technology exists to build sewage treatment plants that are 100% water and energy autonomous. This is demonstrated at the Veolia-built and operated T PARK sludge treatment facility in Hong Kong. The plant processes 1 200 tonnes … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Flower of an agave plant

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Flower of an agave plant Image by Kleinz1 This single flower rises out on a stem from an agave plant. I don't know the exact name of the plant, which was pictured in my garden in Durban, South Africa. … [Read more...]

IPCC working group delegates visit Mathe tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale

IPCC working group delegates visit Mathe tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale: 1130 Dr Mehran Zarrebini, CEO of both PFE International and Mathe Group conducted a tour of the Mathe Group radial truck tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale. Thirty scientists attending the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 11 meeting in Durban showed interest in the recycling process and some of the finished products manufactured by group companies. Hammarsdale, KZN, 24 January 2019. Scientists attending the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate … [Read more...]