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Hydropower Africa has confirmed the attendance of South African Energy Minister Elizabeth Dipuo Peters at the event in Cape Town in September. The Minister will welcome delegates at the official networking reception of Africa's largest hydropower event and exhibition, boasting over 600 visitors from across the globe. It will look…
"When the South African government approved the hotly debated Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2010) in 2011, it was clear that a substantial part of future power generation will come from nuclear power. According to this plan, 42% of all the new electricity generating capacity in the country will come from…
South Africa has been a model for good investment environment in the region, says the African Development Bank's Neside Tas Anvaripour, Head of Infrastructure Finance in the Private Sector Department. The AfDB executive is a headline speaker at the upcoming African Utility Week where more than 5000 utility professionals and…
Part of Shamwari Group, Shamwari Game Reserve situated in the Eastern Cape, near Port Elizabeth, continues to grow its various staff and community projects with multiple new initiatives. Comments Group General Manager, Joe Cloete: "We feel that it is just the right thing to do to share and help support…
With rising utility tariffs, the South African consumer is under mounting pressure. Add to this the fact that utility bills are for all practical purposes unintelligible, with consumers being confronted with figures few seem to understand. A research company, Sarah Slabbert Associates, recently did a study for the Water Research…
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…

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