Engineering News | Green Building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/green-building Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:17:44 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hot dip galvanising offers significant cost savings, extends service life http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hot-dip-galvanising-offers-significant-cost-savings-extends-service-life-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Green Building Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490525 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Steel a sustainable choice for building addition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-a-sustainable-choice-for-kaap-agri-building-addition-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Green Building Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490452 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734956_resized_rancorkaapagri06181022jpg.jpeg SUSTAINABLE BUILDING Rancor has completed the addition of the second floor to the Kaap Agri building in Paarl 511 287 Products facilitate cleaner, safer environments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dust-suppression-products-facilitate-cleaner-safer-environments-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488140 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729668_resized_chrysoecodustrangeforestryapplications0520181022.jpg EAT MY DUST Chryso’s Eco Dust range comprises liquid products for dust suppression to seal dirt roads 511 287 Energy efficiency a priority in air conditioning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-a-priority-in-air-conditioning-2018-06-21 Paige Müller Green Building Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490403 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734771_resized_airgasfumeanddustcontrolsamsunenergyaircon06181022.jpg GLOBAL TEMPERATURES INCREASE Samsung reports that the 17 warmest years in recorded history were within the past 18 years 511 287 Environment-friendly design for art gallery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environment-friendly-design-for-art-gallery-2018-07-06 Schalk Burger Sustainable Construction Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489548 1530541319 1530828000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732782_resized_norvalfoundationdhkdavesouthwood0106181022.jpg NORVAL FOUNDATION ART GALLERY The gallery has rooftop solar photovoltaic panels, a building management system, water-saving measures, a grey-water purification system and stormwater return to the wetland 511 287 With universal access in sight, SA’s electrification drive takes on new dimensions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrification-evolution-2018-06-29 Schalk Burger ELECTRIFICATION Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489969 1530001590 1530223200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735759_resized_beyond.jpg 511 287 NGOs rate South Africa’s transition to a green economy at five out of ten http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ngos-rate-south-africas-transition-to-a-green-economy-at-five-out-of-ten-2018-06-21 Nadine James ECONOMY Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:20:00 +0200 490427 1529574435 1529572800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Swiss place efficiency at heart of post-nuclear energy strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swiss-place-efficiency-at-heart-of-post-nuclear-energy-strategy-2018-06-18 Terence Creamer ENERGY STRATEGY Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:30:00 +0200 489992 1530629792 1529314200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733833_resized_empanest1022.jpg Testing new building innovations at the Empa NEST 511 287 Agrément South Africa officially launched as a Public Works entity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agrment-south-africa-officially-launched-as-a-public-works-entity-2018-06-15 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:49:00 +0200 489923 1529074347 1529074140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Entrenched player furthers green building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entrenched-player-furthers-green-building-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488107 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729656_resized_afrisam201516afrisamsaiaawards0520181022.jpg EVERGREEN AfriSam has sponsored a number of awards to recognise notable achievements and work in sustainable building 511 287 Green awareness facilitates product uptake http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-awareness-facilitates-product-uptake-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488112 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729663_resized_denbravennationalsalesmarketingmanagermichaelberg1022.jpg MICHAEL BERG Den Braven believes in providing the best solutions and products that contribute to a healthier and greener environment 511 287 Sustainable construction championed for building industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-construction-championed-for-building-industry-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488243 1529049906 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729915_resized_concretewallgreenbuilding052018bloomberg1022.jpg VERSATILE Concrete is a sustainable material, with design flexibility, as it can be constructed into any shape, design and finish 511 287 Green building requires holistic approach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-building-requires-holistic-approach-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488134 1529049989 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729629_resized_jointbuildingcontractscommittee0520181022.jpg COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING Green building should not be regarded as a separate entity from the rest of a building project but rather as an integral part of the entire project 511 287 Proposed amendment to legislation set to eliminate lead in paint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-amendment-to-legislation-set-to-eliminate-lead-in-paint-2018-06-15 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488052 1529050080 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729652_resized_southafricanpaintmanufacturersassociation0520181022.jpg TAKING THE LEAD The proposed amendment to the Hazardous Substance Act of 2009 will reduce the amount of lead in paint to 90 parts per million 511 287 Good corporate citizenship in a post-State-capture South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-corporate-citizenship-in-a-post-state-capture-sa-2018-06-08 Kim Cloete ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE – 1 Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487877 1528189643 1528408800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730889_resized_clearing.jpg 511 287 Rics, GBCSA sign MoU for collaboration on sustainable development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rics-gbcsa-sign-mou-for-collaboration-on-sustainable-development-2018-05-31 Marleny Arnoldi INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT Thu, 31 May 2018 17:00:00 +0200 488403 1527835870 1527778800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730327_resized_ricsgbcsamouricspresidentjohnhughesgbcsanonexecdeputychairnkosinathimanzana0520181022.jpg Rics president John Hughes signs a memorandum of understanding with GBCSA nonexecutive deputy chairperson Nkosinathi Manzana 511 287 New company focuses on sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-company-offers-sustainable-building-materials-2018-05-09 Paige Müller Green Building Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486011 1527859437 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724702_resized_constructioncemteqprocessing04181022.jpg SUSTAINABLE BUILDING The construction industry is experiencing mounting pressure to improve real sustainability in building from design to material use 511 287 R3bn Rosslyn Hub to create 160 000 jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r3-billion-rosslyn-hub-to-create-160-000-jobs-2018-05-16 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Wed, 16 May 2018 22:06:00 +0200 486809 1526537928 1526501160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AfriSam anchor sponsor for Fulton Awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrisam-anchor-sponsor-for-fulton-awards-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484926 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722108_resized_afrisaminnovativebuilding05181022.jpg INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE The Fulton Awards is an event that honours excellence and innovation in the design and use of concrete 511 287 Equites reports strong FY18 distribution growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equites-reports-strong-fy18-distribution-growth-2018-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi PROPERTY Thu, 10 May 2018 14:49:00 +0200 486224 1525956868 1525956540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725187_resized_andreatavernaturisan31022.jpg Equites Property CEO Andrea Taverna-Turisan 511 287 Redefine, Abland launch mixed-use Loftus Park precinct http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redefine-abland-launch-mixed-use-loftus-park-precinct-2018-05-04 Marleny Arnoldi PROPERTY Fri, 04 May 2018 12:04:00 +0200 485645 1525428480 1525428240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723847_resized_redefinepropertiesloftuslaunchribboncutting0520181022.jpg Loftus Park ribbon-cutting ceremony 511 287 Four South African cities strive to make all new buildings zero-carbon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/four-south-african-cities-strive-to-make-all-new-buildings-zero-carbon-2018-04-16 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0200 483991 1524212622 1523876040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Efficiency certification achieved for new project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consultancy-achieves-edge-preliminary-certification-for-balwins-polo-fields-2018-04-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Green Building Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481532 1522737160 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714931_resized_polofieldslifestylecentre1creditlytarchitects1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT The Polo Fields is a massive development of 1 512 apartment units that will be located in the Waterfall precinct, in Midrand 511 287 Phase 1 of Loftus Park mixed-use development nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-1-of-loftus-park-mixed-use-development-nears-completion-2018-03-14 Schalk Burger MIXED-USE PRECINCT Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:28:00 +0200 481168 1521728123 1521037680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715785_resized_loftusparkviewoverpiazza1022.jpg 511 287 Growthpoint starts excavation work for Rosebank office development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-starts-excavation-work-for-rosebank-office-development-2018-03-07 Marleny Arnoldi Green Building Wed, 07 Mar 2018 12:48:00 +0200 480424 1520421759 1520419680 99999999999 renay de 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712419_resized_growthpointproperties144oxfordinrosebank03201810122.jpg Growthpoint Properties' 144 Oxford office development 511 287 Built environment summit in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/yearly-summit-on-built-environment-moves-to-may-greater-attendance-expected-2018-02-23 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478232 1519809498 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Over 20 000 visitors expected at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-20-000-visitors-expected-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke bauma CONEXPO AFRICA Official Preview Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477926 1519809541 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706695_resized_baumaconexpoafricanasrec022018messemunchen1022.jpg 2018 EDITION The third iteration of the event in Africa will be held from March 13 to 16 511 287 Pros of on-site solar PV systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-site-solar-systems-effective-way-for-companies-to-use-renewables-2018-03-02 Schalk Burger RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478909 1519974436 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 HVAC&R event breaks records http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvacr-event-breaks-records-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478013 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706840_resized_ahrexpoheatingcooling23021022.jpg EXPO EXTRAVAGANZA More than 72 000 people attended the AHR Expo 511 287 Discovery headquarters nears completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-headquarters-nears-completion-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Green Building Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476969 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704619_resized_wbhodiscoverybuildingcivilengineeringconstruction0220181022.jpg VISIONARY CONSTRUCTION The vision for the Discovery building extends beyond providing indoor environmental quality for the occupants, to the integration of a building into a healthier, more desirable surrounding precinct 511 287 Drones offer inspection and maintenance benefits for built environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-offer-inspection-and-maintenance-benefits-for-built-environment-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DRONES Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477472 1518691736 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705710_resized_janethomsonppfotor.png JANE THOMSON Remotely piloted aircraft systems can lower costs, enhance general visibility and improve personnel safety 511 287 Companies urged to ‘proactively’ reduce their carbon footprint as second Draft Carbon Tax ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-energy-strategies-will-limit-carbon-tax-cost-implications-2018-02-09 Nadine James CARBON TAX Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476814 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 World-class speakers confirmed for exhibition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-class-speakers-confirmed-for-exhibition-2018-02-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475726 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701844_resized_frigairbusinessconferences0220181022.jpg KNOWLEDGE CORNER Courses at FRIGAIR expo can benefit engineers, architects, contractors and designers 511 287 Conference to focus on innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-examining-technological-innovation-across-sa-economy-2018-02-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Green Building Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475579 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701500_resized_electrificationdistributioncoaxcablesukdec2014bloomberg1022.jpg TECHNOLOGY TAKEOVER The Technology Innovation Conference is reflecting on progress made in creating connectedness among government entities, citizens and businesses 511 287 Need for more energy increases demand for solar power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-more-energy-increases-demand-for-solar-derived-power-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474772 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699744_resized_abengoasolarkhisolaroneparabolictroughcspupingtonnortherncape710220315duane.jpg WIDESPREAD POWER There are several solar farms across the member countries of the Southern African Development Community 511 287 Solar energy can reduce tariff hike strain on consumers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/constitutional-court-ruling-could-lead-to-price-hikes-for-south-africans-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474888 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Three-year project reaches completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-year-project-reaches-completion-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Green Building Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475066 1516970454 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0