A number of local Eastern Cape boarding schools and universities stand to benefit from world class solar systems that will be manufactured by Matla Solar Water Heating (SWH) in the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ). This is word from the company’s General Manager Andy Bin-Chi Lu when... Read more
A training programme that will see local youths empowered with expertise in the installing and maintenance of solar systems is planned by Matla Solar Water Heating (SWH), the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) and accredited training service provider. The accredited programme will come hot on the heels of... Read more
  The East London Industrial Development Zone’s (IDZ) first Renewable Energy Sector Investor, Matla Solar Water Heating (SWH) employees stand to benefit from a world class training programme provided by the company’s Taiwanese investors. The company, launched in the East London IDZ, will be manufacturing solar water heating systems... Read more
  05-01-2011 – Amatola Water is due to launch the R18 million third phase of the Nxamkwana sanitation project outside East London which will see 2,132 households in seven more villages receive VIP toilets. Third phase to be completed within 22 weeks The third phase which follows the completion of the... Read more
Masixole Zwedala, a qualified artisan, took a risk many dare not take and resigned from his job as a team leader at Mercedes-Benz South Africa to start Dausons Engineering. Awakening the entrepreneurial potential in him, Masixole took a package and registered the company in September 2009. In 2009 Masixole... Read more
For 20 years, 480 pupils at Mkonjana Junior Secondary School in Cofimvaba have been exposed to health risks such as water borne diseases due to a lack of proper water and sanitation. 80 schools in the district get sanitation Last year hope was restored for the pupils and 19... Read more
05-01-2011 – The unfamiliar sight of women wearing red work suits and bandanas removing material in the Buffalo River catchment area can be a slightly suspicious sight, enough to alert the authorities! Before you decide to set the authorities to investigate this suspicious activity – hold on – these are... Read more
Eastern Cape water Utility, Amatola Water, is set to go through a radical overhaul over the next ten years as it expands its operations to cover the entire Eastern Cape. The strategic plan, which took a year to put together, was adopted by its outgoing board on Friday. The... Read more
Amatola Water to collaborate with Rhodes University over next five years Amatola Water has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rhodes University which has led to the two institutions collaborating on water-related research and skills transfer for the next five years. Six focus areas have been identified Water... Read more
  Provincial water utility Amatola Water recorded an increase in its primary business providing 39 million kilolitres of potable bulk water to its customers, mainly the Amathole District Municipality (ADM) and Buffalo City Municipality (BCM) in the 2009/2010 financial year. The 0.2 percent is an increase of about 68... Read more