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Kumba launches R10.5 million solar-powered internet school initiative

Kumba Iron Ore, a business unit of the Anglo American Group, today officially opened the first of four solar-powered Internet schools at Jiyana Secondary School in Tembisa.  The project included a solar powered internet school, a 17m x 30m vegetable garden to support the schools’ feeding scheme, a bio-digester which produces gas to be used […]

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Freedom launches next phase of development at the high-demand Steelpoort Industrial Park

Growing its portfolio of income-producing commercial properties, Freedom Property Fund has commenced its next phase of development, introducing over a dozen new units at Steelpoort Industrial Park in Limpopo. This is one of several projects identified in Freedom’s prelisting statement that the fund has already initiated and achieved significant progress. Freedom listed on the JSE […]

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CMA MEMBERSHIP EXTENDS NORTH OF THE LIMPOPO

The Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) has signed on 17 new members: Afrisam; ASPASA (Aggregate and Sand Producers of Southern Africa); Bass Beams; British Precast (UK); Colonial Stone; Delta Bloc; Dick King Labs; FastDeck (Botswana); Kavango Block Brick (Nambia); Namib Roof Tile Company (Namibia); PPC Ltd; Savanna Bricks and Paving; SARMA (The Southern African Ready Mix […]

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Tile Africa Contracts facelifts Spar franchises

Tile Africa Contracts again proved their mettle when they were invited to tender for the supply of tiles and related products to the retail supermarket franchise group Spar. The challenge when taking on a project of this nature is that all the stores within the group have very unique needs – which all need to […]

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Alert Steel and Build launches megastores

Alert Steel and Build announces the launch of its megastores in Gauteng, Limpopo and North West, where timber, plumbing, hardware and building materials have been introduced. [29 August 2013 – Johannesburg] – Steel and building-material giant Alert Steel Holdings Ltd today announced the opening of its new megastores in Pretoria, Polokwane, Lephalale and Brits. These […]

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Oprah Winfrey’s Limpopo school wins top green award

Vele Secondary School in Limpopo – which was funded in part by US television dynamo Oprah Winfrey – could revolutionise the way schools are designed in this country. The school, which is being celebrated in both green and educational circles, recently won the Afrisam SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture, an honour it shared with another […]

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Three South African schools feature in top green architectural award

Three South African schools – two of them in rural areas – have come top of the class when it comes to environmental and green issues.   The South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) has partnered with AfriSam (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd for the biennial AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture aimed at recognising outstanding achievement […]

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Awards seek SA’s top retail development

To be exceptional, a new shopping centre needs more than excellent design. It must be economically successful.   These decisive factors will come under the spotlight at the SACSC annual Retail Design & Development Awards (RDDA) 2012, a South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) initiative.   The awards, sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance, […]

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Mall of the North scoops coveted SAPOA retail development award

Mall of the North in Polokwane, Limpopo, has been awarded the SAPOA’s (SA Property Owners Association) Innovative Excellence Award in Retail Property Development.   The award was announced late yesterday at the 44th annual SAPOA International Property Convention & Exhibition at the Durban International Convention Centre. The awards are sponsored by Nedbank Corporate Property Finance. […]

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GMBA unveils major future changes at annual meeting

The Gauteng Master Builders Association is embarking on a drive to “make the consumer want to use a Master Builder” and is planning to change its branding and focus to incorporate the other provinces it covers: Mpumalanga, Limpopo and North West Province.   Speaking at the GMBA annual general meeting in Midrand recently, GMBA president, […]

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