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Winner: Rammed Earth House

​Slice of Life: Green is the new black

As a 28-year-old green engineer, I stood up in front of hundreds of professionals at a conference and was asked to contextualise green-building...

SA’s green job hopes hit red light

Trade rules, oversupply and advances in solar tech are spelling trouble for local energy industry.

Exporting green industries to the rest of Africa

The Board of the state's lender has made it clear that it has the means to fulfill government's objectives of creating a greener economy.

Greening low-income housing developments

The IDC's Green Industries unit has invested heavily in supporting the rollout of energy efficient alternatives to South Africa's households.

Reducing demand trumps creating capacity

Energy efficiency and a reduction in carbon emissions are at the top of most agendas around the globe, and no less so for the IDC.

IDC support making a real difference

With R90-million provided to South African companies under the IDC's Green Energy Efficiency Fund the results from these projects are being seen.

The green industry’s driving force

The Industrial Development Corporation has been mandated to support and develop the sector in the same way it backed the mining industry.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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