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SU building first in SA to receive Electrical Performance Certificate

Stellenbosch University's Admin B building is the first building in the SA to receive an A rating for electrical consumption of 48kWh per m²...

2 days ago

Thinking of going renewable? Here's how to assess which option is best for your business

It is no secret that South Africa's energy crisis poses a threat to almost every industry in the country. However, we are past the point of highlighting government...

By Deepak John 24 Feb 2021

How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Our cities, designed for one set of climatic ranges, are increasingly "out of place" as average temperatures rise. The days above 40°C and nights above 30°C are...

By Cameron Tonkinwise and Abby Mellick Lopes 24 Feb 2021

Shoprite expands solar PV project and continues commitment to climate friendly operations

The Shoprite Group now generates enough electricity to power over 1,100 households a year from solar energy, following the installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels at 19 sites...

18 Feb 2021

Registration for Elon Musk's $100m carbon capture competition opens April

Founder of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk has launched the XPrize Carbon Removal competition which aims to create...

17 Feb 2021

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

One of the big contributors to climate change is right beneath your feet, and transforming it could be a powerful solution for keeping greenhouse gases...

By Lucca Henrion, Duo Zhang, Victor C. Li, Volker Sick 17 Feb 2021

Kenya's Nzambi Matee recycles plastic to make bricks stronger than concrete

Nairobi-based startup company Gjenge Makers uses recycled plastic with sand to make lightweight and low-cost bricks that are stronger than concrete...

16 Feb 2021

Winners of Space-Tech Earth Observation Innovation Challenge announced

Launched in September 2020, the winners in the Space-Tech Earth Observation Innovation Challenge have been announced...

15 Feb 2021

Local #WomeninScience breaking barriers, adding value to scientific community

Sibongile Mongadi and Kathryn Malherbe have broken down barriers and added tremendous value to the scientific community with healthcare innovations...

11 Feb 2021

Mega co-located trade show set for Joburg in November

Analytica Lab Africa, Ifat Africa and Food & Drink Technology Africa have been rescheduled to November 2021...

10 Feb 2021

Simple steps to sustainable entrepreneurship

Job losses due to the Covid pandemic have been extreme. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) reports that in 2020 global working time declined by 8.8%...

By Andrew Robinson 5 Feb 2021

The Ridge receives 6-star Green Star Office Design rating

Situated in the Portswood District of the V&A Waterfront, The Ridge has been awarded a 6-star Green Star Office Design rating...

3 Feb 2021

Sappi achieves first international PEFC Forest Certification in South Africa

After years of collaboration and dedicated commitment in setting new forest certification standards for South Africa, Sappi is proud to announce that it has achieved the first PEFC endorsed SAFAS (Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme) certification in South Africa...

Issued by Sappi 29 Jan 2021

Rules of the Game: How compliance culture is killing spatial transformation

If you were to look at the performance reports for municipal officials overall, you would struggle to find signs of underperformance...

By Kayla Brown 27 Jan 2021

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