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AAB inaugurates microgrid in South Africa, boosting renewables and power reliability

Innovative solar-diesel solution provides continuity of power supply for ABB’s premises in Johannesburg and helps reduce carbon emissions

Energy efficiency a priority at ABB

ABB South Africa is committed to high levels of performance in energy efficiency.

Making a difference daily

The ABB Group is using innovative technology to promote efficient energy use, writes Chesney Bradshaw.

Water made the sustainable way

ABB is hosting a National Business Initiative (NBI)-initiated seminar on 12 August to discuss Technology and Intellectual Property.

Energy efficiency a key driver of ABB products and services

Concern about the risk of climate change is growing. It requires action by governments, industry and consumers to reduce carbon emissions.

ABB leads by example

<b>Chesney Bradshaw</b> provides the background to ABB'S sponsorship of two awards.

Building on a small footprint for cement

Energy efficiency and carbon management, sponsored by ABB -- Winner: <b>AfriSam South Africa</b>.

ABB survey raises awareness about energy efficiency

Using energy more efficiently brings benefits on several fronts: it makes the energy go further, curbs emissions of carbon dioxide and saves money.

The force behind wind power technology

ABB's technology has been used in wind power farms and grid connections throughout the world.

Green buildings healthy for climate and bottom line

Buildings, consumers of more than 30% of the world's resources, including energy and water, provide a major opportunity for lower energy use.

ABB invests in maths program for learners

Mathematics is a critical subject at primary and secondary schools.

Supplying answers to the questions

The demand for electricity and water -- two resources essential for a growing world -- is expected to increase dramatically over the next 20 years.

ABB/WWF initiative on renewables: Call for proposals

ABB and the WWF have an international partnership that seeks to promote leadership in sustainability and alternative energy solutions

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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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