Disasters

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  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG City of Johannesburg Johannesburg Water is upgrading the Northern Wastewater Treatment plant near Fourways/Diepsloot as part of its efforts to increase capacity to meet growing demand. The first phase of the plant upgrade was
  • 11 Nov 2009- 08:19 by Local Press Report Argentina, BUENOS AIRES The Seattle Times (United States) Environmentalists are hailing the recent decision by a federal judge to fine Argentina's environmental secretary and two local politicians for their failure to clean up the Riachuelo River.
  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 9 Sep 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Creamer Media's Mining Weekly (South Africa) Chinese mining company MCC Miner a Sierra Grande, a subsidiary of China Metallurgical Group, reached an agreement with the Rio Negro provincial government on water supply. The agreement
  • 17 Aug 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG Creamer Media's VAG-Valves South Africa is looking to expand from primarily supplying the local water industry to supplying the mining industry in 2010, according to sales engineer Robin Louwrier. "We need to first make
  • 1 Jul 2009- 19:55 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Creamer Media's Mining Weekly (South Africa) The China Metallurgical Group (MCC) on June 18 said it would stop production at its Sierra Grande iron-ore mine, in Argentina's Rio Negro province, until August 20. The move was a response to
  • 24 Jun 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES President Mauicio Funes' Leftist FMLN party wants the Salvadorian legislature to pass a ban on metal mining throughout the country. "With this we guarantee the right of people to live in their place of origin in a
  • 8 Jun 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report SOUTH AFRICA, JOHANNESBURG Watson-Marlow Peristaltic pump company Watson-Marlow Pumps Group reported significant growth in the South African water industry. To date, Rand Water has purchased 32 pumps from Watson-Marlow, and there is potential for at least
  • 8 Jun 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Business Day (South Africa) The concentration of mercury in the South African water supply system is much lower than feared, and actually falls within acceptable international standards, according to a study to be released by the Council for
  • 18 May 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South African businesses run the risk of constraining future growth if they fail to consider innovative ways of ensuring sustainable water resources, a leading South African expert has warned. Companies also need to look at
  • 18 May 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Business Day (South Africa) Water prices could increase sharply in South Africa in the future as the costs of bringing clean water to consumers rises, according to Water Institute of Southern Africa President Heidi Snyman. Speaking at a water

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