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Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sector
Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sectorArticle

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060. Populations in Africa are expected to experience just as much exponential growth...

Kate Stubbs 12 Jul 2019

Circular economy: Driving sustainable economic development
Circular economy: Driving sustainable economic developmentArticle

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060, with Africa expected to experience just as much exponential growth (2.5 billion by 2050), which will represent about 26% of the world's total population.

Kate Stubbs 13 Jun 2019

Re-imagining waste-to-energy for micro-generation
Re-imagining waste-to-energy for micro-generationArticle

The exploration of alternative energy sources and projects has been all the 'buzz' again, particularly in response to challenges Eskom continues to face...

Kate Stubbs 29 Apr 2019

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#DesignIndaba2019: Together, we can change systemsArticle

Designers need to work together to solve crises in the world. This is the message from one of the first speakers at Design Indaba 2019 in Cape Town, 27 February to 1 March, Nicole Nomsa Moyo...

Louise Marsland 27 Feb 2019

Can waste-to-energy offer an OPEX reprieve for mines?
Can waste-to-energy offer an OPEX reprieve for mines?Article

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...

Jason McNeil 12 Feb 2019

Chris Dalgliesh, partner and principal environmental consultant at SRK Consulting
Going small: The alternative to renewable energy in AfricaArticle

Many parts of Africa are not on the grid, nor do they have sufficient renewable resources for a reliable power supply. Here small-scale biomass and hydrocarbon power generation plants are likely to play a valuable role...

16 Jan 2019

10 hotly anticipated buildings set to be completed in 2019
10 hotly anticipated buildings set to be completed in 2019Article

While leaving behind all the celebrations after 2018, The editors at World Architecture Community took a quick glance at some buildings expected to be completed in the new year...

3 Jan 2019

Growthpoint installs waste-to-energy initiative at N1 City Mall
Growthpoint installs waste-to-energy initiative at N1 City MallArticle

Growthpoint Properties has partnered with the Netherlands' Waste Transformers, installing an on-site, anaerobic digester at N1 City Mall in Cape Town...

27 Dec 2018

COP24: Raising the bar on re-imagining a resilient, sustainable future
COP24: Raising the bar on re-imagining a resilient, sustainable futureArticle

Africa is one of the fastest urbanising regions in the world, and it is widely accepted that the rapid urbanisation of its burgeoning big cities will play a vital role in the continent's continued growth and development...

Kate Stubbs 10 Dec 2018

Reppie thermal plant. Photo: Cambridge Industries
Africa's bumpy road to sustainable energyArticle

Sub-Saharan Africa produces approximately 62-million tonnes of waste per year, including plastic waste, according to the World Bank...

Eleni Mourdoukoutas 12 Nov 2018

Payatas dumpsite, Metro Manila, Philippines. Image by Kounos, CC BY-SA 3.0,
Here are the top 10 battles for environmental justice from around the worldArticle

Environmental justice activism is to this age what the workers' movement was for the industrial age...

Julie Snorek 4 Jun 2018

Local inventor finds way to generate gas from plastic trash
Local inventor finds way to generate gas from plastic trashArticle

From building alien spaceships on the set of the film District 9 to setting up his own hydroponic system at home, innovator Pierre "Pops" Pretorius always had an idea floating around in his head...

Farren Collins 22 Mar 2018

Ten African startups finalists of Harvard competition
Ten African startups finalists of Harvard competitionArticle

Ten African startups have been chosen as finalists for the New Venture Competition being run by Harvard Business School's Africa Business Club, which is offering startups the chance to win cash prizes of up to $10,000...

Tom Jackson 28 Feb 2018

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Top 10 research projects in agri for 2018Article

A list of ten interesting and important agricultural research projects being started or completed in 2018...

13 Feb 2018

SustainPower delivers locally manufactured biogas power generator to ibert
SustainPower delivers locally manufactured biogas power generator to ibertArticle

SustainPower, together with Unique Hydra, recently delivered a locally manufactured biogas electrical power generator to ibert, a Southern Africa biogas company...

12 Jan 2018

#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2017: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's CSI & Sustainability site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy
Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economyArticle

The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting...

Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017

Renewable costs at an all time low
Renewable costs at an all time lowArticle

Record levels of renewable energy capacity were recorded in 2016, at an investment level 23% lower than the previous year...

6 Apr 2017

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Biomass project creates opportunity for mining communityArticle

A renewable energy project on degraded land is aimed at creating economic opportunities for communities after the life of a mine...

20 Mar 2017

GE’s Jenbacher J316
GE technology helps power Cameroon poultry hatcheryArticle

Poultry hatchery Agrocam, located in Douala, Cameroon, has purchased one of GE's Jenbacher J316 gas engines to address the fundamental challenges related to long-term power outages...

22 Feb 2017

Ryan Hammond
New CEO for Cookhouse Windfarm, Umoya Wind Farm, REISA Solar PVArticle

Ryan Hammond has been appointed CEO of Cookhouse Windfarm, Umoya Wind Farm and REISA Solar PV...

9 Feb 2017

#WasteCon2016: Addressing Africa's waste management challenges
#WasteCon2016: Addressing Africa's waste management challengesArticle

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa's (IWMSA) biennial conference WasteCon plans to cover all aspects of waste management; from waste-to-energy initiatives to the economic viability of waste and waste legislation...

19 Sep 2016

Waste-to-energy project will contribute to the grid and reduce landfill
Waste-to-energy project will contribute to the grid and reduce landfillArticle

A first-of-its-kind renewable energy facility to support sustainability and waste management efforts, and boost electricity supply is set to be built in the Western Cape...

2 Aug 2016

Global investment in renewable energy on the increase
Global investment in renewable energy on the increaseArticle

A report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) indicates that coal and gas-fired electricity generation last year drew less than half the record investment made in solar, wind and other renewables capacity - one of several important firsts for green energy...

31 Mar 2016

WasteCon 2016 to focus on waste management legislation
WasteCon 2016 to focus on waste management legislationArticle

WasteCon 2016 is the flagship conference of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) and one of the most important events on the environmental calendar this year...

29 Mar 2016

Report indicates the potential to incorporate waste-to-energy initiatives
Report indicates the potential to incorporate waste-to-energy initiativesArticle

The Department of Environmental Affairs and its partners recently conducted the Biogas Report which examines the potential biogas has as a source of transport based on the relevant waste sources in the country...

12 Feb 2016

WasteCon 2016 to focus on changing face of waste management
WasteCon 2016 to focus on changing face of waste managementArticle

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) will be hosting its 23rd biennial WasteCon conference and exhibition from 17-21 October 2016 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg...

28 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Sustainability technology will change our lives and buildings
[BizTrends 2016] Sustainability technology will change our lives and buildingsArticle

Buildings are moving from bricks and mortar into what previous generations considered science fiction...

Werner van Antwerpen 12 Jan 2016

Receiving the 2015 Energy Efficiency Forum Award in the Large Building Retrofit category for Bayside Mall in Tableview, Cape Town, were; from left: Duane Petersen of Jefarres and Green (Pty) Ltd; Growthpoint Properties’ Steve Fourie, Pierre van Ryneveld and Aadilah Ryklief; with Cllr Johan van der Merwe, the City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Environmental and Spatial Planning.
Bayside Mall wins energy efficient awardArticle

Growthpoint Properties' Bayside Mall in Tableview, Cape Town, scooped the award for the Large Building Retrofit Category at the 2015 Energy Efficiency Forum Awards...

25 Nov 2015

Plastics industry growing, despite challenges
Plastics industry growing, despite challengesArticle

"The South African plastics industry is currently in the throes of one of the most challenging periods in its history" says Anton Hanekom, Executive Director of Plastics|SA...

2 Jun 2015

Wellington farmers outraged at garbage plan
Wellington farmers outraged at garbage planArticle

A plan to build a 300t a day waste-to-energy incinerator in a quiet Cape winelands town has outraged farmers...

Bobby Jordan 19 May 2015

Tshwane reveals details to reduce carbon footprint
Tshwane reveals details to reduce carbon footprintArticle

The City of Tshwane recently hosted a Green Business Breakfast aimed at attaining support from the business sector in Tshwane to reach the city's vision of being a low-carbon, resource-efficient and climate-resilient city by 2055.

16 Jul 2014

Cape Town's oil from plastics project
Cape Town's oil from plastics projectArticle

The city's willingness to consider a plastics-to-oil plant demonstrates its confidence in trying out new things and new technologies to improve efficiency and performance, Mayor Patricia de Lille said on Wednesday (13 March 2014).

13 Mar 2014

Durban waste-to-energy project gets KPMG's thumbs-upArticle

According to ESI-Africa, a South African waste-to-energy project, which includes the recovery of energy from two landfill sites, Bisasar Road and Mariannhill in Durban, and whose development was heavily supported by environmental firm SLR Consulting, has been identified by KPMG as one of the world's most exciting infrastructure projects.

21 Dec 2012

[Design Indaba 2012] Cities that speak
[Design Indaba 2012] Cities that speakArticle

One of the dominant themes to have emerged from Design Indaba 2012, held as usual during the last week of February, at Cape Town's CTICC, might be said to be one of a new kind of assisted or enhanced intelligence - with almost every presenter demonstrating the new narrative and emotive potentials of digital interfaces to connect.

Terry Levin 5 Mar 2012

e-Mobility, a BMW sustainability initiative for 2012
e-Mobility, a BMW sustainability initiative for 2012Article

The BMW Group announced three major sustainability initiatives at the BMW Group Sustainable Future Conference held in Durban, South Africa. The conference was held as a side event to the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

5 Dec 2011

BMW seeks to lead 'green' car manufacturing
BMW seeks to lead 'green' car manufacturingArticle

iafrica.com reports that the BMW Group announced major sustainability initiatives at the BMW Group Sustainable Future Conference held in Durban as a side event to COP17.

30 Nov 2011

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