Why you need to get involved in the geoengineering debate - now
Why you need to get involved in the geoengineering debate - now

The prospect of engineering the world's climate system to tackle global warming is becoming more and more likely. This may seem like a crazy idea but I, and over 250 other scientists, policy makers and stakeholders from around the globe recently descended on Berlin to debate the promises and perils of geoengineering.

By Rob Bellamy 2 days ago

China's green planning for the world starts with infrastructure
China's green planning for the world starts with infrastructure

The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris Climate Accords and denigrates NAFTA and NATO. This provides an opportunity for China to play a greater role in global affairs.

By Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley 3 days ago

Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers
Girls4Tech looks to empower the next generation of problem-solvers

Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme at Sandtonview Primary School in Johannesburg. Girls4Tech aims to drive interest in and awareness of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) studies and careers among primary school girls aged 10, 11 and 12.

3 days ago

Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge'
Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge'

Dutch officials toasted on Tuesday, 17 October, the opening of what is being called the world's first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.

18 Oct 2017

Group Five spikes on Greenbay offer
Group Five spikes on Greenbay offer

Group Five's share price surged as much as 42% on Monday, 16 October, after it received an unsolicited firm-intention cash offer for its European assets and businesses from Greenbay Properties for R1.6bn.

By Mark Allix 18 Oct 2017

Fifth WoodEX for Africa exhibition set for July 2018
Fifth WoodEX for Africa exhibition set for July 2018

WoodEX for Africa 2018 will take place 11-13 July at Gallagher Estate in Midrand. Hosted biennially, the event is a timber-focused trade exhibition offering a business and networking platform to connect and grow the African timber, tooling and machinery markets.

17 Oct 2017

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N2 upgrade near Grahamstown making progress

Sanral has announced that its six to seven-year project of upgrading the N2 between Grahamstown and the Fish River Pass is progressing well.

16 Oct 2017