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French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng) this month.

SAINT-GOBAIN YOUTHBUILD ACADEMY BRIDGES ARTISAN SKILLS GAPS AMONG DISADVANTAGED YOUTH

On 1 March 2019, the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, visited Saint-Gobain South Africa’s premises in Germiston, Ekurhuleni (Gauteng). The focus of the visit was to showcase how Saint-Gobain has positioned itself as a leader in the sustainable construction sector while developing skills through its Saint-Gobain YouthBuild Academy. (more…)

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FNB Namibia Holdings’ @Parkside building was awarded a 5-Star Green Star Africa As Built rating by the Green Building Council

NAMIBIA’S FIRST 5-STAR RATED BUILDING

Earlier this year it was announced that FNB Namibia Holdings’ @Parkside building achieved the first 4-Star Green Star design rating in Namibia and was aiming towards an ‘As Built’ rating. With further innovations, this has been achieved and the building was awarded a 5-Star Green Star Africa As Built rating by the Green Building Council […]

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People-focused designs at the heart of sustainable construction

The Holcim Awards Gold 2011 for North America and USD 100,000 was awarded to the Arctic Food Network (AFN) regional food-gathering nodes and logistics infrastructure for the scattered Inuit communities in Northern Canada. The project by Lateral Office / InfraNet Lab based in Toronto and Princeton, New Jersey, enables a better distribution of local foods, […]

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Green Building Conference 2011

The Green Building Conference and Exhibition returns to Sandton Convention Centre in 2011 and will provide a powerful mix of international and local content for built-environment professionals and stakeholders. • World renowned designers and experts will accompany South Africa’s own leaders in sustainable construction in a new extended plenary format and • Opportunity to attend […]

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2011 Green Building Conference

The Green Building Conference and Exhibition returns to Sandton Convention Centre in 2011 and will provide a powerful mix of international and local content for built-environment professionals and stakeholders. World renowned designers and experts will accompany South Africa’s own leaders in sustainable construction in a new extended plenary format Opportunity to attend a real-time green […]

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