Stainless steel water pipes and fittings will last 50 to 100 years

Municipal stainless steel solutions could save SA millions in water losses

With South Africa experiencing Stage 2 and 3 water restrictions following its worst drought in decades, the spotlight falls on the solution of using stainless steel in water distribution and service pipes in South Africa to reduce leakages and maintenance costs and preserve our already strained water resources into the long-term future. (more…)

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Food garden initiative – Cummins and Food and Trees for Africa

Cummins and Food & Trees for Africa partner in food-garden initiative

Food & Trees for Africa is assisting Cummins with its successful food-garden initiative at four Gauteng schools, namely Ivory Park Secondary School, Ingqayizivele High School, Minerva Secondary School, and Manzini Primary School. The initiative has managed to double its production, with ten times the diversity of produce, thanks to the assistance from Food & Trees […]

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Energy efficient cement production

Driving sustainability through energy efficiency initiatives

Judicious energy usage is not just a passing concern, but one which is now a fundamental part of every organisation’s operational philosophy. As pressure mounts to find creative ways of not only preserving non-renewable energy resources but to also find alternative fuel sources, it is critical for all businesses to commit to driving energy efficiency […]

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BBF donates Rigger boots to uMkhuze 2

uMkhuze’s anti-poaching rangers elated with boot donation

BBF Safety Group (BBF), the largest manufacturer of safety footwear in Southern Africa, proudly contribute to a number of social responsibility projects on an annual basis and donated 55 pairs of Rigger boots to the staff of uMkhuze Game Reserve late last year. (more…)

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The Sustainability Council of Plastics SA and DRA Global Engineering Consultants host seminar entitled Preparing for an uncertain future

PLASTICS|SA helps industry members prepare for an uncertain future

Energy experts give advice on how to face the current economic downturn by implementing energy and water solutions In November last year The Sustainability Council of Plastics|SA and DRA Global Engineering Consultants hosted a seminar entitled “Preparing for an uncertain future” in which a panel of sustainability experts presented their thoughts on how companies could […]

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Loeriesfontein Wind Farm under construction

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm achieves momentous health and safety milestone

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm announced that it has achieved over a million hours without a single lost-time-incident as at 31 October 2016, which is a health and safety highlight in this renewable energy project’s construction programme. It is one of the country’s largest wind farms, and considering the sheer scale of the project, the multiple level […]

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UCT students named winners of Greenovate Awards 2016

UCT excels in environmental innovation at South Africa’s second Greenovate Awards

Young environmental visionaries from the University of Cape Town took first place in the Growthpoint Greenovate Awards for the second year running. (more…)

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Environmental regulations for ships become more stringent

Green ships stay in compliance

Environmental regulations for ships are getting more stringent, but automated sensor technology could help ship operators remain in compliance, says Claus Beiersdorfer, SKF sales director. (more…)

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Land Rover ambassador Bear Grylls at Tusk Conservation Awards

Sir David Attenborough presents Land Rover prize at Conservation Awards

Sir David Attenborough presented the Land Rover-supported Tusk Award for Conservation early in December as he joined royal patron the Duke of Cambridge to honour extraordinary commitment to African wildlife. (more…)

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Oudebosch Camp Kogelberg designed by Architecture Co-Op

Heart of the Fynbos

Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town on 27 October 2016. (more…)

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