CAN FRACKING CAUSE EARTHQUAKES?

The picture alongside is used by the anti fracking lobby to portray the condition of water as a result of fracking. We all know that huge volumes of water are used to fracture underground rock formations in order to release natural gas (aka shale gas, methane). We don’t know what constitutes the make up of the chemical additives as their composition is a closely guarded secret.

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RAND LIKELY TO WEAKEN CONSIDERABLY

The SA Rand (ZAR) is likely to weaken considerably over coming months which is going to push up the price of imported filtration products. This is the forecast from our friends at InvesTRAC (www.investrac.com) who are targeting a rate of +-12.7500 for the USDZAR in the months ahead …however, they do see possible sticking points which have been highlighted on the chart.

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