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Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under lock down level three...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 days ago

Exxaro head office awarded first WELL certification in Africa

Developed by Growthpoint Properties, the Exxaro head office in Centurion is the first building in South Africa to achieve Silver Level WELL certification for Core and Shell by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)...

12 May 2020

The future of green buildings in a post-Covid-19 world

The Covid-19 lockdown has offered us an unexpected opportunity to reflect on our relationship with the planet, and the insurmountable evidence of climate change and its impact on our everyday life...

By Brett Chrystal 11 May 2020

Water and energy sector talks this week at Virtual African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa

"A shift in resources allocation towards the health sector to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic is going to starve other sectors like the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector of much-needed financing," says Paul Yillia, award-winning water sector expert...

Issued by Clarion Events 11 May 2020

Evalution Flooring, R4AWM partner in creating eco-bricks

Evalution Flooring, in partnership with Recycle 4 Africa Waste Management (R4AWM), has launched the first phase of its sustainability project with the aim of enabling zero waste in the luxury vinyl flooring arena...

29 Apr 2020

Buildings have their own microbiomes - we're striving to make them healthy places

Architects and building engineers strive to create safe, productive places where humans can live and work...

By Kevin Van den Wymelenberg, Leslie Dietz, Mark Fretz 21 Apr 2020

New twist in Noordhoek wetland road controversy

For the past two decades, City of Cape Town transport planners, environmentalists, civic groups and local residents have locked horns over a controversial proposal for a new road link...

By John Yeld 3 Mar 2020

Vodacom's Cape Town HQ awarded 5-star Green Star certification

Following a refurbishment and implementation of various sustainable interventions, Vodacom's Century City building in Cape Town has been accredited...

2 Mar 2020

UK Prosperity Fund, Future Cities SA launch local programme

The UK Prosperity Fund, together with Future Cities South Africa, is launching its Future Cities Programme in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban...

24 Feb 2020

SANEDI rolling out low-tech cooling solution in SA communities

Having won the Million Cool Roofs Challenge last year, SANEDI is now deploying the solar-reflective roof coatings cooling solution in communities across the country...

19 Feb 2020

SDG7 under the spotlight at Africa Energy Forum 2020

The 2020 Africa Energy Forum will take place in Barcelona, Spain from 30 June to 3 July under the overarching theme of 'Investment and impact'...

18 Feb 2020

Landmark investment secured for 60MW Djibouti Wind Farm Project

Djibouti's electricity demand is expected to considerably increase due to various large-scale infrastructure projects including ports, free trade zones...

14 Feb 2020

AfDB provides multi-million-dollar grant to boost renewable energy access in Liberia

The AfDB has approved a $34.74m grant and loan to boost renewable energy access and promote an attractive investment climate in Liberia...

12 Feb 2020

#WomenInScience: Future of women in science depends on investment in tech, innovation

When the South Africa Water Research Commission (WRC) opened its doors nearly fifty years ago in 1971, it was because of a serious water shortage...

By Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa 11 Feb 2020

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