Category:Featured March/April 2015

Leading by solar example
April 30, 2015

Leading by solar example

MAN Truck & Bus has upgraded its Pinetown assembly plant to be one of the company’s most energy efficient and carbon neutral –100 percent...

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Mechanical mayhem or a move in the right direction?
April 30, 2015

Mechanical mayhem or a move in the right direction?

It would seem that mechanisation is the new norm for many jobs … but what influence does it have on the quality of how...

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Universal building blocks or an environmental blight?
April 30, 2015

Universal building blocks or an environmental blight?

Petrochemicals are used to manufacture thousands of vital products that people use every day – nearly everything not made from rocks, plants, other living...

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Conquering confined spaces
April 30, 2015

Conquering confined spaces

Employers must ensure that employees are kept safe and secure in the workplace, which is rather tricky when a place of work is in...

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Do you manage risk or do you perform risk management
April 30, 2015

Do you manage risk or do you perform risk management?

Are successful business people born with the risk management skills that others have to learn through education and professional experience? Philip Tillman, honorary treasurer for...

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Safety, on hand
April 30, 2015

Safety, on hand

One of the key factors required to create a safety-conscious workplace, which incurs the absolute minimum of injuries, is to provide personal protective equipment...

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Health and safety begin at your desk
April 30, 2015

Health and safety begin at your desk

The simple act of sitting at a desk and working on a computer can put stress and strain on your body, which can result...

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Ever heard of cryogenic carbon capture?
April 30, 2015

Ever heard of cryogenic carbon capture?

One of the problems facing the energy industry, worldwide, is the rising level of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). American company Sustainable Energy Solutions (SES)...

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Energy-independent farming
April 30, 2015

Energy-independent farming

New Holland’s energy-independent farm and hydrogen-powered tractor concepts offer farmers hope of an autonomous, more environmentally friendly future. CLAIRE RENCKEN investigates.

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How to get your Cs from A to B
April 30, 2015

How to get your Cs from A to B

Chemical manufacturing companies are faced with multiple governing bodies and legislative requirements, as well as the intrinsic risks of handling, storage and transportation. Deidré...

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