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Raw power dumped on farms

About 500 tonnes of sewage is trucked daily across Gauteng and disposed of on mielie fields instead of being used to make biogas

Jozi’s biogas plant goes to waste

The Northern Works sewage plant could generate 4.2MW of power but is operating at 20% capacity

Waste not, want not power plant

Determined engineer Sean Thomas's green dream of a biogas plant in Bronkhorstspruit is paying off after years of delays.

Don’t pooh-pooh the benefits of biogas

Biogas digesters, which are commonly seen in many Asian countries, are among the most viable immediate green energy prospects in South Africa.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

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SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

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Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

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Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.