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LED street lighting, the most economical solution for Ndwedwe

When new street lighting was required by the community in Ndwedwe, which is close to Stanger in KwaZulu-Natal, the predominant requirement was long-term cost efficiency.   Mr A J Chand Pr. Eng., a director at PD Naidoo & Associates, Johannesburg, compared the efficiencies of various technologies and suppliers before the renowned BEKA solution was chosen, […]

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New shopping centre banks Tugela Ferry in modern shopping

When you can’t buy goods and services in your own town to meet your daily needs, shopping can become a costly and complicated concern.   But this will soon end for residents of KwaZulu-Natal rural town Tugela Ferry, with investment from Copper Zone Pty Ltd and the know-how of Retail Network Services.   “Today, over […]

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Old Mutual cuts energy bill, shrinks carbon footprint at Gateway Theatre of Shopping in KZN

At Gateway Theatre of Shopping in KwaZulu-Natal, energy tariffs skyrocket when power consumption exceeds the notified maximum demand (NMD). Since August 2011, however, power consumption has been closely monitored and managed, a move that will save property owners Old Mutual Property (OMP) a considerable amount in energy costs per annum.   Gateway is one of […]

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AfriSam’s new range of DIY premixes provides employment for local communities

AfriSam has introduced a new range of branded premixed products that are expected not only to set the industry benchmark in terms of quality, but also to uplift communities around the country.   Correctly formulated to industry best-practice specifications, the new range consists of a Concrete Mix designed to achieve between 15 and 24 MPa […]

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Dulux colours itself green internally to boost sustainability

Leading paint company Dulux South Africa – well known for its wide range of vibrant paint colours – has gone the green route internally as it seeks to minimise the impact of its operations on the environment.   In line with this commitment, the company held its first ever Global Sustainability Day which underlines the […]

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Liviero secures contracts for SA Police dog school and new police station

The Department of Public Works has awarded two new contracts to construction group Liviero. At Roodeplaat Dam, near Pretoria, Liviero has started a R134-million contract to build bigger, better quarters for the SA Police Service’s canine crime fighters. CEO Neil Cloete elaborates: “Our contract to upgrade and extend the SAPS Dog School at Roodeplaat entails […]

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Engen’s recycling initiative launches in JHB and Pretoria

After successfully rolling out to 12 Engen service stations in Cape Town, Engen with partners Woolworths and Nampak have now launched the next phase. This month, a total of 23 new recycling units were placed at Engen sites in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Over the next six months, an additional 40 recycling units will be placed […]

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SESSA member dramatically cuts energy consumption

SESSA member Hudu has begun work on a photovoltaic installation that will dramatically cut the energy consumption of an office park in KwaZulu-Natal.   Located on Umhlanga Ridge, Lincoln on the Lake is managed by South Africa’s biggest JSE-listed property company, Growthpoint Properties Limited.   The project – comprising some 234 panels – is the […]

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