Energy & Environment

“Don’t let South Africa become the dumping ground for the remnants of the failed nuclear energy experiment!” That was the message from international anti-nuclear activists touring the country during September 2017, as part of a national awareness campaign, Don’t Nuke the Climate – hosted by Earthlife-Africa Johannesburg (ELA-JHB) and the…
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 11:16

Record numbers of Volunteers Participate in 2017 International Coastal Clean-Up Day!

Written by Monique Holtzhausen
This past weekend saw the 21st year in which South Africa participated in the International Coastal Clean-Up (ICC) – an annual event that has become the biggest, global volunteer effort for ocean health.  “We coordinated more than 400 beach clean-up points around the Cape and 40 in KZN in partnership…
This pilot project was submitted through USTDA’s previous proposal window for energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, September 19, 2017/APO/ --  The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Solafrica Energy (Pty) Ltd., a developer of utility-scale solar power plants in Southern Africa,…
This meeting will bring together principal government and public sector, gas developers, institutional investors and technology providers to explore how natural gas can play a greater role in South Africa’s energy mix LONDON, United Kingdom, September 18, 2017/APO/ --  A conference taking place in Durban from 9-11 October is to…
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, September 13, 2017/APO/ --  Moderator: Today, we are joined by Andrew Herscowitz, U.S. Coordinator for Power Africa, a U.S. government-led initiative to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. Mr. Herscowitz will discuss the recent release of 2017 Power Africa annual report and…
SAPPMA’s (Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association) PIPES XI Conference that took place at Emperors Palace in Gauteng this past week (4-5 September 2017) has set the bar high for the future of South Africa’s water infrastructure and engineering professionals. More than 300 delegates from around South Africa were treated…
“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Warren Buffett For the joy of children for generations to come and in honour of Arbor Week and Tourism Month, Tsogo Sun and environment partner, Miss Earth SA, planted 20 indigenous trees with 50…
SAPPMA’s (Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association) PIPES XI Conference that took place at Emperors Palace in Gauteng this past week (4-5 September 2017) has set the bar high for the future of South Africa’s water infrastructure and engineering professionals. More than 300 delegates from around South Africa were treated…
Thursday, 07 September 2017 11:59

CLEAN-UP and RECYCLE Week SA 2017

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Clean-up and Recycle SA Week will take place this year from 11 – 17 September 2017, with various clean-ups being planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches around the country. One of the highlights of this annual environmental awareness event, will be the 21st International Coastal Clean-Up Day (ICC) that…
Gondwana Environmental Solutions, the Roodepoort-based provider of environmental monitoring, mitigation and management services, announced the rollout of a unique associate programme designed to address the growing challenge of graduate unemployment. The programme was successfully piloted last year and enters phase two this coming October.  Gondwana associateships give young professionals the opportunity…
 Samsonite Southern Africa – the local arm of global luggage giant – planted indigenous trees at the Zandspruit Primary School in Johannesburg during September to commemorate Arbour Day 2017 and Tourism Month.   Rob Kunze, director of Samsonite Southern Africa, said that the initiative is being  implemented in conjunction with…
As South Africans brace for yet another hyper inflationary increase in the electricity price from next year, many savvy consumers are opting to go the green route by investing in renewable energy solutions such as solar water heating, solar PV systems for electricity generation and wind turbines.  It’s a wise…

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