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Measuring and verifying energy savings

The importance of following the correct methodologies and protocols in measuring and verifying energy savings is becoming a prerequisite for ensuring successful application of financial incentives. Fund managers of incentive schemes want to be sure that the energy that is being saved, which they are paying for, is in fact true savings. Measuring such a […]

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Airport Cities World Conference comes to Africa for the first time

The Airport Cities World Conference and Exhibition (ACE) 2013 is to take place on African soil for the first time in its 11-year history.   London-based event organiser UBM Live has announced that the milestone event will take place in the City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa, from April 24-26, 2013.   The City of Ekurhuleni […]

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Sika sponsors Forderville Primary school hall floors

Giving back to the community is something that Sika takes great pride in doing. In 2012 Mervyn Naidoo, Regional Manager Sika KZN, offered assistance to a needy school in Estcourt, KZN. Forderville Primary is a government school with 840 learners, many from previously disadvantaged communities. After much fundraising, a school hall was built which is […]

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Liviero supports All Stars Shelter

Construction group Liviero recently joined forces with Child Welfare and the Maranatha Community Church to brighten the lives of young boys at the All Stars Shelter for orphaned and abandoned children.   As part of its CSI programme, Liviero has invested more than R64 000 in the Kempton Park shelter, which is home to 18 young […]

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First CMA house officially launched

The first 40m² CMA House, which together with seven other houses, was officially launched by the Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, the Honourable Ms.Zou Kota-Fredericks on 10 December 2012 at Sokhulumi Village in Bronkhorstspruit. Other dignitaries attending the ceremony included: Gauteng MEC for Local Government and Housing, Ntombi Mekgwe; SAWiC’s Gauteng Chairperson, Ms Kelikile Kwinana; […]

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Ceilings and insulation make a difference to the people of KZN

Saint-Gobain is actively making a difference to the communities in the Madadeni Township in Newcastle and in Illovo Durban South, through their altruistic contribution in two projects, which aim to improve living conditions through the provision of ceilings and insulation in homes. A regular home loses up to 35% of its energy through an uninsulated […]

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Uber-stylish new March Restaurant is unveiled at African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel

African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel has unveiled its stylish new March Restaurant after the interior of the eatery that has topped the list of Jozi’s “in” places for a decade was redesigned with private dining areas and a swish new slow food menu.   The redesign has taken two months to complete and emphasises the […]

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Innovations in LVT from Traviata

Traviata Flooring has introduced the latest surface from “Allure”, the leaders in vinyl flooring technology. Featuring the most advanced “in register” embossing technique, the new Traviloc range boasts a super matt finish that sets it apart in terms of authenticity in the luxury vinyl wood plank market. In addition to the new finish, this range […]

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Wide range of Chryso S.A. and A.B.E. products for P.E.’s the Boardwalk expansion

Products supplied by the Chryso Southern Africa Group have played an important role in the construction of Port Elizabeth’s enhanced showpiece: The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World. Emfuleni Resorts, with its partners Sun International and Zonwabise Resort Holdings, recently invested around R1 billion to add a five-star hotel, international standard convention centre, new smoking casino, […]

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Professor Alan Robert Lipman 1925-2013: Architect | Anarchist | Academic | Teacher | Writer | Critic | Activist

On 27 January 2013, South African architect, Alan Lipman, passed away peacefully at his home in Johannesburg. He is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Beata; children Jane and Peter; and grandchildren Martha, Caitlin and Joshua.   Lipman inspired generations of architects, locally and abroad, not only to appreciate the moral potential of architecture, […]

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