Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition

Construction entrepreneur Julia Petla receives international recognition[Sindy Peters] Born for leadership, Nkgomeleng Julia Petla is the founder and MD of Amedzo Trading and Projects, a 100% black-women-owned construction company which turns 10 this year...

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Jason McNeil
SOUTH AFRICA
Can waste-to-energy offer an OPEX reprieve for mines?

Can waste-to-energy offer an OPEX reprieve for mines?[Jason McNeil] Despite the large impact mines have on the environment, mining is a significant contributor to the local economy from both a financial and employment perspective...

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Théo Gaultier
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Struggling construction sector must develop a new talent perspective

#BizTrends2019: Struggling construction sector must develop a new talent perspective[Théo Gaultier] South Africa's declining infrastructure remains an area of concern for the country's future, yet despite the current environment, opportunities exist for construction companies...

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Jolene Blundell
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Alternative building methods continue to change the face of construction in Africa

#BizTrends2019: Alternative building methods continue to change the face of construction in Africa[Jolene Blundell] Beyond brick and mortar, South Africans are increasingly considering new and alternative building methods and techniques...

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Karen Petersen
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: The exciting fast-growing trend of TOD

#BizTrends2019: The exciting fast-growing trend of TOD[Karen Petersen] Transit-oriented development is the exciting fast-growing trend in creating vibrant, livable, sustainable communities...

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Ziyad Adroos
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: An exponential shift in many areas of SA real estate awaits

#BizTrends2019: An exponential shift in many areas of SA real estate awaits[Ziyad Adroos] 2019 will usher in a quarter of a century since South Africa has been addressing post-apartheid challenges...

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Elaine Jack
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Great cities are built on great collaborations

#BizTrends2019: Great cities are built on great collaborations[Elaine Jack] Urbanisation continues to be one of the most powerful megatrends reshaping our world. It is a shift that is creating countless problems, but even more opportunities...

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Claire D’Adorante
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Co-working trend has the potential to change office space landscape in SA

#BizTrends2019: Co-working trend has the potential to change office space landscape in SA[Claire D’Adorante] The international trend towards co-working, defined essentially as shared office space, equipment, and services, is set to change the office space landscape in South Africa...

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Geoffrey Jäck
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Much of the same expected for 2019

#BizTrends2019: Much of the same expected for 2019[Geoffrey Jäck] With pressure on costs, increased fuel prices, the water shortage in Cape Town in 2018, and an economy that is struggling at best, the remedial construction industry can prepare for much of the same challenges in 2019...

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Lesley Squires
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2019: Africa opens up for SA's stainless steel sector

#BizTrends2019: Africa opens up for SA's stainless steel sector[Lesley Squires] 2019 seems to be the year of an 'opening up' of Africa, whether it be opening trade borders or opening key infrastructure projects...

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Aadil Patel
SOUTH AFRICA
The impact of 4IR technology advancement on the engineering sector

The impact of 4IR technology advancement on the engineering sector[Aadil Patel] We are living in a connected society with technology changing the world around us, making it smarter, more autonomous and increasingly data-rich...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwelling

#EntrepreneurMonth: Magnastruct to launch 100% fire retardant, affordable informal dwelling[Sindy Peters] Using MagnaBoards - a 100% fire retardant material, Magnastruct is currently in the planning stages of launching a self-assembling, affordable informal dwelling called the The Square...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Be completely prepared, only fools rush in

#EntrepreneurMonth: Be completely prepared, only fools rush in[Sindy Peters] No fool in the slightest, Wendy Damon is the owner of Damp Control Cape. Not quite a rags-to-riches story, hers is still quite impressive...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications

#WomensMonth: Solid Green celebrates 50+ green building certifications[Sindy Peters] Founded in 2010 by Marloes Reinink, Solid Green Consulting is all about advancing sustainability in the African built environment...

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Gil Sperling
SOUTH AFRICA
Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

Jonathan Liebmann, founder and CEO of Propertuity. Image supplied.
Jonathan Liebmann, founder and CEO of Propertuity. Image supplied.
[Gil Sperling] A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
Biomimicry and the future of utilities

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[Sindy Peters] Claire Janisch, founder of Biomimicry South Africa, took to the podium at this year's African Utility Week to share how biomimicry could influence the future of utilities...

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Sindy Peters
SOUTH AFRICA
Could Antarctic icebergs be the solution to Cape Town's water crisis?

Could Antarctic icebergs be the solution to Cape Town's water crisis?[Sindy Peters] The extensive drought in SA has brought to the fore many a creative solution...

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Neil Cameron
SOUTH AFRICA
Smart building data makes business sense

Smart building data makes business sense[Neil Cameron] Buildings have become so much more than brick, mortar and glass...

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Andy Walker
SOUTH AFRICA
Cape Town's 'green' map reveals water usage per household

Cape Town's 'green' map reveals water usage per household[Andy Walker] The City of Cape Town has this week made spying on friends, family or even neighbours' water usage habits even easier...

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Richard Vries
SOUTH AFRICA
#BizTrends2018: Engineering sector - remaining competitive in tough times

#BizTrends2018: Engineering sector - remaining competitive in tough times[Richard Vries] South African companies face an embattled business environment...

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