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Growthpoint introduces eco-friendly e-bikes to Sandton Central

On 1 June, Growthpoint Properties introduced the first electronic bike hubs to Sandton Central in a pilot project that pioneers a new, convenient and environmentally innovative alternative mode of transport for South Africa’s financial hub. (more…)

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Thomas Grube, documentary film director

Documentary film “Experiment 150” celebrates premiere

For two years, prize-winning director Thomas Grube documented the worldwide activities celebrating BASF’s 150th anniversary: from the preparation of the program, to the kick-off of the Creator SpaceTM tour in Mumbai, to the finale of the anniversary in Ludwigshafen. The resulting film “Experiment 150 – Co-creating for a sustainable future” will celebrate its premiere on […]

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Airport Industria is a recent solar power project of AECOM

AECOM helps Growthpoint Properties go green

AECOM is actively working with Growthpoint Properties on a range of solar rooftop projects and existing building performance ratings, where low-performance buildings are identified and corrective measures proposed. (more…)

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SRK - SRK principal scientist Jacky Burke

Roadmap for mines to comply with water use licences

As many mines grapple with the complexities of implementing and renewing their water use licences (WULs), global consulting engineers and scientists SRK Consulting have prepared a manageable system to simplify this process – complete with a training programme to put all those responsible on the same page. According to SRK Africa principal scientist Jacky Burke, […]

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P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Programme celebrates 10 billion litres of clean water globally

Six billion litres have been provided to Africa alone Procter and Gamble (P&G) mark an important milestone of their P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Programme – providing 10 billion litres of clean drinking water to needy communities around the world. (more…)

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Three killed and two wounded by elephant poachers in Garamba National Park, DRC

Five members from African Parks, including four rangers and the Park Manager, sustained injuries in a shootout with elephant poachers on April 23, 2016 in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It is with sincere regret that we announce that three of the Rangers, Dimba Richard, Anigobe Bagare, and Matikuli Tsago […]

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AECOM KZN office one of Durban’s most sustainable buildings

AECOM has inaugurated its new KwaZulu-Natal head office in Umhlanga Ridge, believed to be the first building in Durban to have achieved a five Green Star rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa. The building’s four Green Star rating for interior design was expected to be ratified within the next couple of weeks, […]

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Hydrogen-based technologies have exciting implications for a more energy-efficient future

Towards an energy-efficient future

With mounting pressure for industries to reduce their carbon emissions, hydrogen is a ‘hot topic’ in both the motor vehicle manufacturing and renewable energy sectors. For Tshwane-based specialised engineering company RTS Africa Engineering, hydrogen-based technologies have exciting implications for a more energy-efficient future. The company is the sole agency for leading global hydrogen technology company […]

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Plastics industry joins in efforts to provide water relief to drought stricken areas

More donations of bottled water required The South African plastics industry has joined the wave of volunteers helping to bring water relief to drought-stricken areas of our country, with the Maitland office of Plastics|SA becoming a collection point for water donations made by members of the public and businesses from Cape Town’s southern and northern […]

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Passat energy instals PV system

Photovoltaic installation provides significant savings in engineering company

TW Profile Services has been in operation since 1994 and has successfully grown into one of the largest service centres in the laser cutting and profile cutting industry in South Africa, specialising in plasma cutting, guillotine cutting, rolling and bending. “Due to our high electrical consumption, we needed to look at possible solutions and selected […]

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