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Women clean up at cleantech awards

The Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for small and medium enterprises aims to train, mentor and give access to participating entrepreneurs annually. This promises to...

Women clean up at cleantech awards

Women took the lead at the annual Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa, with four companies owned by women taking awards....

South Africa’s tallest structures and buildings

There are 54 skyscrapers in South Africa that are more than 100m high, according to the Skyscraper Center global database. Of these, four are...

GE invests half-a-billion rand in South Africa

American multinational General Electric (GE) has invested R500-million in South Africa in its GE Africa Innovation Centre in Rosebank, northern Johannesburg. The 2 700m² facility...

Play Your Part by saving electricity

save electricity thumbEskom is urging South Africans to help save electricity. Follow these simple steps at home and at work to help make a difference.

Nuclear power holds promise for South Africa

There are many positive benefits to nuclear energy, not least of which is enough power to end load shedding and blackouts. But there is strong resistance to the idea of nuclear. "People need to understand that we are not a scary industry; we are in your everyday world," says the head of Necsa in the first of a two-parter interview.

Right to education is recognised

With the aim of one school a week, hundreds of schools are being built or refurbished under the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative. All of these schools have enough classrooms, water, sanitation and electricity, and include libraries, computer and science labs.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.

FNB, Silicon Cape partnership will boost SA business activity

A partnership deal between First National Bank (FNB) and non-profit organisation Silicon Cape will help boost business activity not only in Cape Town but in the rest of South Africa.