Managing aspects of Health, Safety and the Environment requires a set of disciplines to holistically ensure all activities, processes, materials, equipment and operations are assessed for their impacts and appropriately dealt with. The impact on the environment, employees and even communities must always be considered...

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On Saturday the 24th October 2020 the globe will be cerebrating World Fish Migration Day to raise awareness on the importance of free-flowing rivers and the migration of the highly important ichthyofauna (fish). In the wake of an increasingly urbanised and transformed world, the conservation...

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Biodiversity can be defined as the unpredictability between living organisms including terrestrial, inter alia, aquatic ecosystems and the ecological networks to which they belong; this consists of diversity between species and ecosystems, between different species and within species (Ekpe, 2013:17). South Africa has rich natural...

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Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) is a worldwide concern which is also prominent within South Africa. The occurrence of AMD is a result of pyrite reacting with water within a mining cavity located beneath the Earth’s surface. The resultant water becomes acidic with elevated levels of...

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The landscape within South Africa and globally is becoming increasingly urbanised and developed into the infrastructure required for the various economic sectors. The development of previously open space, and thus relatively undisturbed land has an impact on the previously unquantified relationship between the soil-hydrology interface...

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Many industrial-, mining- and complex developments and associated activities can influence ambient air quality and more specifically, an influence on the ambient odour profile. An important consideration is made to the impacts from potential odour sources during project planning and permitting environmental processes. Odour nuisance...

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