Climate Change

Author(s): 
Vis Reddy interviewed by Consultancy South Africa
Category: 
Water Management, Environmental/Social

Water crises in a number of cities, combined with natural disasters caused by climate change and a lack of sustainable supply is driving up the demand for engineering consultancy services in the domain of water management, according to Managing Director of SRK Consulting Read more... about Water consulting makes up the majority of the engineering consulting demand

Author(s): 
Vis Reddy interviewed by Creamer Media
Category: 
Water Management, Environmental/Social

MATZIKAMMA MUNICIPALITY | The Matzikamma municipality coastline was deemed suitable for land-based aquaculture farming

Despite subdued demand for consulting engineering services in South Africa, engineering consulting firm Read more... about Uptick in Demand for Water-Sector Consulting

Author(s): 
Nicola Rump interviewed by Eastern Cape Industrial Business News
Category: 
Environmental/Social

WHILE the timeframes for business and industry to complete environmental impact assessment (EIA) processes may sound generous to some, in reality they are very tight –and represent a significant project risk if for any reason they are not met.

That’s Read more... about EIA's how to avoid risky delays

Author(s): 
Ashleigh Maritz and Estie Retief interviewed by miningreview.com
Category: 
Environmental/Social

There is a marked absence of regulatory detail that organisations need to guide their preparations to comply with the proposed Climate Change Bill, says Ashleigh Maritz and Estie Retief.

While Read more... about Where's the regulatory detail?

Author(s): 
Victor Muñoz Saavedra, Tia Shapka-Fels, Maritz Rykaart
Category: 
Water Management

During the last several decades, global climate change (GCC) has emerged as a key driver of environmental processes. At the same time, statistical analyses within hydrology assumes local climate is constant and can be directly understood from historical records. To meet the challenge of Read more... about Integrating Climate Change into Water Management Design

Author(s): 
Maritz Rykaart, Victor Munoz, Christopher Stevens
Category: 
Environmental/Social

There is agreement within the engineering community that climate change is occurring, and there is a responsibility to integrate climate change into engineering design. However, there are few best practices and no common standards of practice that provide a prescribed and/or consistent process Read more... about Climate Change for the Engineer: Standardized Procedure for Climate Change Integration into Engineering Design

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