At this point, we are stronger apart

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity is reaching out to South Africa’s top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future. Wendy Buffa-Pace, MD at Atlas Copco We chatted…

More research needed on possible groundwater contamination from burial grounds

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV or Covid-19) has dramatically disrupted global economies and halted people’s daily activities, probably for the first time in recent history. Currently, there is no report of any clinically approved antiviral treatment or vaccines that are effective against Covid-19. Yazeed van Wyk, research manager, Water Research Commission This…

BT-Industrial signs up as SAPPMA member

BT-Industrial (BTI) recently signed up as a member of the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA). Kgomotso Maphai, executive – marketing, sales and logistics, BT Industrial According to Kgomotso Maphai, BTI’s executive in charge of marketing, sales and logistics, the company made the decision to start manufacturing its own HDPE pipes in 2017 in…