Neil Cameron
Trends driving the transformation of building systems

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[Neil Cameron] Building efficiency is being reinvented by connected-building technologies. Building equipment and systems are becoming more integrated and intelligent...

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Nicci Botha
Implications of an SA nuclear build

Implications of an SA nuclear build[Nicci Botha] Nuclear energy has always been the proverbial bogeyman when it comes to power supply. Mention the subject and Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima are immediately thrown into the mix as worst case scenarios...

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Nicci Botha
[African Utility Week] Delivering energy solutions for African economies

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[Nicci Botha] The golden thread stitching together the keynote presentations on the second day of African Utility Week was undoubtedly the need to tap into Africa's vastly underutilised renewable energy resources to support the potential for economic growth and social upliftment...

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Nicci Botha
[African Utility Week] Africa is open for business...

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[Nicci Botha] Africa has the potential of becoming the energy powerhouse of the future and thereby going a long way to alleviating the poverty on the continent...

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Nicci Botha
[African Utility Week] Eskom hopes to keep the lights on this winter

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[Nicci Botha] Eskom hopes to maintain its unbroken record over the years of not having to implement loadshedding during the winter months...

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Nazeera Mia
Competition Commission approves Grohe acquisition

Competition Commission approves Grohe acquisition[Nazeera Mia] The Competition Commission recently announced its unconditional approval of Grohe Luxembourg Four SA's acquisition of joint control over South African-based Apex Valves South Africa, Cobra Watertech, Isca, Libra Bathrooms, Vaal Sanitaryware and Expiro Manufacturing (Watertech Companies).

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Callie van der Merwe
Architecture's influence on interior design

Architecture's influence on interior design[Callie van der Merwe] It is no secret that the intersection of architecture and interior design has always been fraught by seemingly irreconcilable points of view

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Jurg van Dyk
Does EPC equal evil, painful contract?

Does EPC equal evil, painful contract?[Jurg van Dyk] Even though EPC contracting is quickly becoming the norm in the South African construction industry, a large portion of the construction fraternity approaches EPC contracts with great circumspection, to put it mildly.

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Paddy Hartdegen
Was the construction industry wrong?

[Paddy Hartdegen] Many people in the commercial world, the media and the security sectors have been baying for the blood of the chief executive and directors of several major construction companies over their collusion.

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Paddy Hartdegen
Do it once - and do it right

[Paddy Hartdegen] Anyone with half a brain and no mathematical training can follow this simple reasoning: it is cheaper to do a job properly the first time without taking shortcuts than to do it badly, using inferior methods and materials in the hope that it will save money. It should be obvious to everyone that this is never the case. Sadly it isn't.

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Paddy Hartdegen
Everyone at Eskom should be switching to gas

[Paddy Hartdegen] I would hope that everyone at Eskom - not only its chief executive, Brian Dames - would be using gas rather than electricity to make something tasty for supper. We wouldn't want our chief executives, or anyone else at Eskom, going hungry at night when they have to keep the power feeding into the homes of millions of South Africans.

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Addressing skills shortages in the built environment

Addressing skills shortages in the built environment[Werner Franck] Skills development remains a pressing concern in the current South African economy, and the built environment is no exception. With an increasing number of small to medium-size enterprise's (SMME's) emerging in the construction sector, it becomes increasingly challenging for authorities to regulate the level of skills and training of the country's construction workforce.

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Sarah Britten
Focusing on the holes, not the drill: the power of collaborative consumption

[Sarah Britten] Do you have a power drill at home? How often do you use it? If it's anything like the average power drill, it will be used for 12 to 13 minutes in its entire lifetime.

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Thembisile Priscilla Hlongwane
Thembisile Priscilla Hlongwane
[Building & Construction] Growing awareness of "BizCommunity".
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kervin isaacs
kervin isaacs
[Building & Construction] We do tilling and building revations
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kervin isaacs
kervin isaacs
[Building & Construction] We do building and renovations
www.walcocivil.wozaonline.co.za
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Vincent Silinda
Vincent Silinda
[Engineering] For all your electrical needs! http//www.mvemvane.wozaonline.co.za
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Eldin McPherson
Eldin McPherson
[Building & Construction] Creative Designer for TK Mouldings. Their site passed W3C XHTML 1.0. Check it out and their product range. Get a free no obligation quotation, supplied and installed - TK Moulding - Style with ease.
www.tkmouldings.co.za
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mike walsh
mike walsh
[Building & Construction] Recycle rechargeable (NiCd, NiMH) & household (alkaline, carbon) batteries
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mike walsh
mike walsh
[Building & Construction] Recycle fluorescent tubes & bulbs (residential only)
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