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Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:59

Community gym for Soweto residents

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Mofolo residents in Soweto now have a brand-new outdoor gym in their park.    The gym, which is a collaboration between Joburg City Parks and Zoo and Hi-Tec, was officially opened to the public on 17 October 2018. In celebration of the launch, Joburg City Parks and Zoo hosted an…
Agricultural Research Council (Arc) was given the opportunity to respond to the Portfolio Committee’s request to provide a progress report in response to the Auditor-General’s findings for the 2017/18 year JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 23, 2018/ -- The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries today met with the Agricultural…
Managing risks of severe weather conditions is essential as under-insurance leaves individuals and businesses facing financial ruin in major weather catastrophes In Aon Benfield’s latest Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight Report, 2017 was flagged as the costliest year on record for natural disasters. The global economic cost of natural disasters in 2017…
Over the past 10 years, the Engen KlevaKidz’s often life-saving safety messages have reached over a quarter of a million vulnerable children. Engen KlevaKidz is an annual educational campaign that uses industrial theatre to engage and educate young learners across South Africa about the importance of paraffin safety.  Engen is South Africa’s…
GE Power scope of work at Medupi includes six turbine islands, air cooled condensers and overall project and construction management JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 10, 2018/ -- Marks the fifth Medupi unit to come into service, increasing plant capacity to 4,000 MW – enough power for nearly three million South African…
The Polystyrene Association of SA recently invited officials representing the City of Cape Town, Drakenstein Municipality, JG Afrika and GreenCape on a factory tour to experience first-hand how post-consumer polystyrene collected from local metros, is recycled into lightweight concrete bricks and screed. According to Adri Spangenberg, CEO of the Polystyrene…
Monday, 01 October 2018 10:38

Mining Charter III Published

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The Minister of Mineral Resources, the Honourable Gwede Mantashe (Minister) has now published the final version of the revised Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry (Mining Charter III). Mining Charter III will come into effect immediately [1] and is purportedly published under section 100(2) of the Mineral…
The Vale Media Group, organizers of the upcoming Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2018 have released a limited amount of extra positions. A spokesperson for VMG confirmed ‘A limited amount of 2 Day Delegate Passes can be purchased online'  These can be bought by following this link to their website  https://bit.ly/2PR3GCz The SSA Power…
Here is a snapshot of some of the VIP Delegates & Projects who are already confirmed to attend the 4th Annual Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2018. Be part of the conversation at #SSAPOW18 this October 17th-19th 2018 at the Hilton DoubleTree, Cape Town, South Africa. The SSA Power Summit…
With the 4th Annual Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit less than 3 weeks away,  Bertrand Belben, Head of East Africa Business Development, InfraCo Africa has announced his Roundtable debate topic. "Delivering off-grid #power in sub-Saharan Africa, the next big challenges for developers and governments." The SSA Power Summit separates itself…
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 15:00

GLAD Brings You Food for Thought on World Food Day 2018

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Being the face of “Saving Good Food from Going Bad”, GLAD is highlighting the importance of World Food Day on the 16th of October 2018. In South Africa, approximately one third of the food produced annually (approximately 31 million tonnes) gets wasted. The energy wasted every year in South Africa…
Thousands of South Africans rolled up their sleeves, put on their rubber gloves and took to the beaches on Saturday, 15 September 2018 as part of the first World Clean-up Day - the largest peacetime civic action in human history. Stretching across 24 different time zones, involving 144 countries and…

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