Engineering News | Green Building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/green-building Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:26:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-government-spend-exacerbates-dire-environment-for-civil-engineering-construction-sector-2019-02-15 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510666 1549955433 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780505_resized_dire.jpg 511 287 Green solution used for retaining walls http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-solution-used-for-retaining-walls-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Green Building Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510237 1550219893 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778316_resized_civilengfibertex02191022.jpg RETAINING THE GREENERY A green-wall solution was found to make retaining walls more aesthetically pleasing 511 287 DST to showcase benefits of using STI in designing future human settlements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-to-showcase-benefits-of-using-sti-in-designing-future-human-settlements-2019-02-08 Simone Liedtke BUILT ENVIRONMENT / HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:20:00 +0200 511071 1549637113 1549635600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 What needs to be done to make SA’s buildings fire safe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-needs-to-be-done-to-make-south-africas-buildings-compliant-with-fire-regulations-2019-02-08 Natasha Odendaal HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509895 1549357623 1549576800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779038_resized_burning.jpg 511 287 KfW, IDC sign $80m loan facility for green economy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kfw-idc-sign-80m-loan-facility-for-green-economy-development-2019-01-31 Simone Liedtke SMMEs / ENVIRONMENT Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:40:00 +0200 510148 1548946021 1548924000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778391_resized_greenbuildingdrstephanpeiexecutiveboardmemberkfwgroupnonkululekodlaminicfoindustrialdevelopmentcorporation0120191022.jpg KfW executive board member Dr Stephan Peiß and IDC CFO Nonkululeko Dlamini 511 287 Off-grid rural home concept launched in Rwanda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bboxx-launches-off-grid-rural-home-concept-2018-12-14 Schalk Burger ENERGY Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506579 1544618880 1544738400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770353_resized_bboxxtomorrowruralhome11181022.jpg MODERN RURAL HOME The Bboxx rural home is designed to bring the on-grid experience in an off-grid location 511 287 Pollutec covers full spectrum of environmental industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-covers-full-spectrum-of-environmental-industry-2018-12-03 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:12:00 +0200 506401 1543847448 1543846320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769990_resized_pollutecoceanpollution2tasneembulbulia1120181022.jpg Display depicting ocean pollution 511 287 South African company shares innovation at Pollutec http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-company-shares-innovation-at-pollutec-2018-11-29 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENT Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:56:00 +0200 506153 1543503934 1543503360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 UCT growing bricks of any shape from urine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-growing-any-shape-bricks-from-urine-2018-11-23 Schalk Burger Building materials Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504595 1542965400 1542924000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766061_resized_uctcivilengineeringbiobrickgrowing10181022.jpg GROWING BRICKS Sand, bacteria, fertiliser and urine produce calcium carbonate bricks in any shape 511 287 Redefine distributable income rises above R5bn mark for FY18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redefine-distributable-income-rises-above-r5bn-mark-for-fy18-2018-11-05 Marleny Arnoldi PROPERTY Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:06:00 +0200 503777 1541427046 1541426760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Richard’s Bay IDZ gate wins AfriSam-SAIA sustainable architecture award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/richards-bay-idz-gate-wins-afrisam-saia-sustainable-architecture-award-2018-10-29 Marleny Arnoldi ARCHITECTURE Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:34:00 +0200 503127 1540820278 1540820040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763044_resized_rbidzgate1020181022.jpg Richard's Bay Industrial Development Zone Gate 511 287 Legaro’s 78 Corlett drive building achieves highest green star rating http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/legaros-78-corlett-drive-building-achieves-highest-green-star-rating-2018-10-26 Tasneem Bulbulia GREEN BUILDING Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:14:00 +0200 502987 1540558967 1540556040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa prepares for an electrified future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-prepares-for-an-electrified-future-2018-10-11 Paige Müller Green Building Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501461 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759615_resized_2018sscportelizabethcrowds1022.jpg INSPIRING STUDENTS The Sasol Solar Challenge aims to inspire students to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects 511 287 Pollutec 2018 shines the spotlight on Burkina Faso http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-2018-shines-the-spotlight-on-burkina-faso-2018-10-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0200 502445 1540539779 1540274400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761797_resized_pollutecafricaarea20161020181022.jpg 511 287 Mall of Africa to debut world first in integrated solar system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mall-of-africa-to-debut-world-first-in-integrated-solar-system-2018-09-27 Tasneem Bulbulia SOLAR Thu, 27 Sep 2018 16:05:00 +0200 499954 1538461822 1538057100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756887_resized_mallofafricasolarsystem0920181022.jpg Mall of Africa's rooftop solar photovoltaic system 511 287 Three UCT lecturers participate in international Solar Decathlon competition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-uct-lecturers-participate-in-international-solar-decathlon-competition-2018-09-26 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY / CONSTRUCTION Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:38:00 +0200 499769 1537965758 1537965480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Abland to develop combined-use Menlyn Maine Towers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abland-to-develop-combined-use-menlyn-maine-towers-2018-09-19 Schalk Burger CONSTRUCTION Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:49:00 +0200 499137 1537520625 1537346940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Distressed SA market to be offset by UK acquisitions, says WBHO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distressed-sa-market-to-be-offset-by-uk-acquisitions-says-wbho-2018-09-04 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:50:00 +0200 497675 1536065529 1536065400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751842_resized_louwtjienel509121022duane.jpg Louwtjie Nel 511 287 Wave of innovation for infrastructure development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wave-of-innovation-for-infrastructure-development-2018-08-17 Donald Makhafola Green Building Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494232 1534227764 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744202_resized_n2concorinfrastructure2017construction10221022.jpg COLLABORATION Concor Construction wants to work with governments and municipalities to meet their mandates for infrastructure delivery 511 287 Study says gender a challenge for female entrepreneurs in construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-says-gender-a-challenge-for-female-entrepreneurs-in-construction-2018-08-07 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:16:00 +0200 495020 1533635561 1533629760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745694_resized_construction110220314duane.jpg 511 287 Group Five granted immunity from competition authorities for 15 construction projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-five-granted-immunity-from-competition-authorities-for-15-construction-projects-2018-08-06 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION / COMPETITION MATTERS Mon, 06 Aug 2018 12:06:00 +0200 494889 1533550073 1533549960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK-born idea could improve ventilation, cooling in African city buildings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-born-idea-could-improve-ventilation-cooling-in-african-city-buildings-2018-07-27 Marleny Arnoldi BUILDING TECHNOLOGY Fri, 27 Jul 2018 10:49:00 +0200 494047 1532687685 1532681340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743479_resized_artistsimpressionofaresilienturbancommunity0720181022.jpg Artist's impression of a resilient urban community 511 287 Growthpoint, Cintocare break ground on R450m Pretoria head, neck hospital http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-cintocare-break-ground-on-pretoria-head-neck-hospital-2018-07-23 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:41:00 +0200 493389 1532354079 1532353260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741924_resized_growthpointpretoriaheadandneckhospitalsodturning21july20181022.jpg Growthpoint has started with earthworks for the head and neck surgical hospital in Pretoria 511 287 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