South Africa’s new plug standard explained

22 August 2016 South Africa’s current triangular electrical plug/socket standard is set to be replaced over the next 10 to 50 years with a more effective...

Oliver Awards honours South Africa’s black business leaders

The 13th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards recognises South African companies and business leaders making affirmative action policies work to create jobs, build the economy, and encourage a culture of entrepreneurship.

Housing from industrial by-products

Using by-products of mining and manufacturing, a group of South African companies has devised a more cost- and time-efficient way of easing the country's affordable housing backlog.

Buy-SA boost for jobs, manufacturers

The phrase "local is lekker" was given a new meaning on Monday when the South African government, business and labour signed a deal to increase procurement of locally manufactured goods to 75 percent.

South African housing innovation on show in US

A passion for providing housing for all, coupled with innovative technology, has led to South African company Moladi being invited to show its concept at a prestigious exhibition organised by the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
New technologies for social housing

Woolies goes for ‘greener’ trucking

South Africa's Woolworths has become one of only a handful of retailers worldwide to pilot a system that uses nitrogen rather than diesel generators to refrigerate its delivery trucks.