Aug 23
Dennis Dykes, Dolphin Bay

DENNIS DYKES ON THE PROSPECT OF GLOBAL RECESSION

The chance of a global recession in the next 18 months has risen from 15% last year to 30% this year, which means it remains a possibility rather than a probability. However, the dangers “will certainly start rising once we get into 2020,” said Nedbank Chief Economist Dennis Dykes, speaking... read more →
Aug 23
Chantell Ilbury, Dolphin Bay

ELECTIONS OFFER POSSIBLE “GREEN FLAG”, SAYS CHANTELL ILBURY

South Africa is at a strategic moment, facing the prospect of either a failed state or a more stable society. Much hinges on the outcome of the general election next year. Cyril Ramaphosa’s retention of the presidency would be a “green flag” indicating the likelihood of improvements, as his “pragmatic... read more →
Jun 20
Dolphin Bay Website

INTRODUCING OUR NEW WEBSITE

Dolphin Bay has launched a new website that conveys the personality of our company: energetic, young at heart, and values-based in all that we do. “The design and content of new site gives a clear impression of a team that is trustworthy, warm and welcoming," says Bertus. “We understand that... read more →
Jun 20
Jun 20
waste treatment

CCA WASTE REMOVAL: FINDING SOLUTIONS

Dolphin Bay has held a highly constructive meeting with the relevant hazardous waste disposal authority, to ensure that CCA waste disposal methods are affordable and achievable for our customers. This follows the authority’s rejection of some of our customers’ waste samples for allegedly containing unacceptably high levels of sulphates. As... read more →
Jun 20
Dolphin Bay

CONSCIOUS CAPITALISM: HOPE FOR OUR MODERN WORLD

Capitalism is good. We are excited to share this story on Capitalism. You may ask why we are doing so, and the answer is simple: It is because we believe it matters. Business has had an extremely bad rap in recent decades, and we are all familiar with the criticisms:... read more →
Apr 30

QUANTUM FIELDS – THE POWER OF INFLUENCE

We live, move and work within invisible seas of energy called quantum fields. These fields are the substance of our universe at the most fundamental level that scientists have yet been able to perceive and understand – a level more detailed than that of protons, neutrons and electrons. In our... read more →
Apr 30
shipping

PLAN FOR LONGER SHIPPING LEAD TIMES

The storm damage that the port of Durban suffered in October last year, along with mounting inefficiencies at all South African ports, has resulted in even longer shipping lead times than previously. Several shipping companies are now avoiding Durban where possible, travelling instead from Cape Town and Port Elizabeth via... read more →
Apr 30
Department of environmental affairs

CUSTOMERS WELL PREPARED AS INSPECTOR VISIT

Most of our clients were well-prepared and could respond in a professional and confident manner when inspectors from the Department of Environmental Affairs began visiting their plants earlier this year. Dolphin Bay has helped many customers with several services to ensure their environmental compliance, including consultants’ assessments, environmental management plans,... read more →
Apr 30
handheld XRF Spectrometer

FOR ADEQUATE RETENTION, TEST POLE DENSITY

To ensure adequate retention, it is important for you to know the sapwood and heartwood content of your poles, especially if you treat eucalyptus. This can be done by using a heartwood indicator. Over-treatment is an unnecessary expense and under-treatment could result in your poles being rejected by your customer.... read more →