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Thursday, 29 March 2012 11:35

Shamwari Group Supports Pride of Cape Town

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The world renowned Shamwari Group in conjunction with the international wildlife charity, the Born Free Foundation, is proud to announce it is also now a sponsor of the Pride of Cape Town, which will be officially launched at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town, next summer in 2013.…
"I am proud of my work," says Hassien Satarien, a 40-year old father of five who has been a bin operator for nine years. "Knowing that I am delivering an important service makes me feel great. I have a fancy title - bin operator - but I am just an…
The Department of Energy will once again support the annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition as host ministry. The event, which runs from 21-24 May at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, is the largest utility services gathering on the continent and will welcome some 5000 power and utility…
Thursday, 15 March 2012 15:40

Kurland Celebrates Earth Hour

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Kurland Hotel situated in the Crags near Plettenberg Bay, a proud member of the Relais & Châteaux Association, will celebrate Earth Hour this year on Saturday 31 March by creating a gourmet dinner braai at 19:00 at a cost of R200.00 per person. Rather than turning off the Hotel’s lights…
Shamwari Group has always made a concerted effort to implement green initiatives at all its properties in South Africa, Shamwari Game Reserve, Jock Safari Lodge and Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, to ensure that each lodge, the staff and guests respect nature and are made aware of the responsibility we all have…
An innovative design – set to change the way communities cook – has been awarded the inaugural International Council of Societies of Industrial Design’s (ICSID) World Design Impact Prize (WDIP). The Community Cooker, designed by Kenyans Jim Archer, Mumo Musuvo and Amos Wachira, is a waste-burning stove that transforms waste…
Rising energy prices and an ever-increasing pressure to conform to international environmental and climate change demands. These are some of the main challenges facing big industry in South Africa, according to Barry Bredenkamp, senior manager: Energy Efficiency at the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). He is one of…
Eskom has confirmed that its CEO Brian Dames will deliver the opening address at the annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition on 22 May in Johannesburg. The event, which runs from 21-24 May at the Nasrec Expo Centre, which will once again gather together some 5000 power and utility…
In an effort to address the rising problem of acid mine water in South Africa, the local front-running water technology company, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies South Africa (VWS South Africa) and the state-owned minerals technology institute, Mintek, have signed a co-operation agreement in February, 2012, to further develop Mintek’s …
After 25 years, Senwes Head Office in Klerksdorp replaced their aging water cooled chiller air conditioning system with the Mitsubishi Electric City Multi VRF air-conditioning system. Mitsubishi Electric Air conditioners (MSA) have established themselves as a world class brand by introducing the City Multi product as a sub-brand to the…
The technological explosion of the past three decades has brought about many advantages. Some of these include an increased ease in the way people are doing business both in the developed and developing world. Instant connectivity to the rest of the world has broadened the office space – you no…
South African Util Labs’ unique technology empowers everyone to save energy The South African company that monitored the energy consumption at the recent COP17 Climate Change Response Expo in Durban, Util Labs from Midrand, has developed unique technology which will enable South Africa to achieve its energy savings targets. The…

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