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Barrelling down the wrong track

Any infrastructure plans that are based on oil dependency should be scrapped and replaced with sustainable alternatives.

Numsa conference to prevent capitalist sector rule

Numsa has said that its energy conference was aimed at preventing the renewable energy sector from being dominated by a capitalist system.

R120-billion clean power boom

Bids will bring 3 750 megawatts of alternative energy on to the grid within the next three years at a total cost of R120-billion.

Tight budgets put a damper on renewables investment

Experts are warning that a global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy.

Umbrella body becomes SA’s voice on renewable energy

South Africa will launch an umbrella body to act as a single voice championing the importance and relevance of renewable energy in the country.

Nedbank provides 40% of renewable energy funding

Nedbank has provided the financial backing for about 40% of the energy represented by bids for SA's first renewable energy independent power producer.

Zuma’s flagship solar plant provides job opportunities

President Jacob Zuma has launched a flagship solar power plant in Hazelmere, KwaZulu-Natal, which is set to provide job opportunities.

Less ‘wishy washy’ needed on renewable energy in SA

South Africa needs a more visionary rollout of renewable energy if it hopes to combat climate change.

Bids roll in for R70bn renewable energy plan

An energy department official says 53 bids have been received from independent electricity producers for the construction of renewable energy sources.

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Historic tobacconist decides to quit

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown

Satanists say ‘hell no’ to gatherings during level three

Because of Covid-19, the newly formed South Africa Satanic Church will not emerge from the shadows under new lockdown rules

Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

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Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

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