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Nov 29, 2013
The development of the R1.7-billion Baywest Mall, in Port Elizabeth, is an integral part of job creation in the Eastern Cape and is considered by provincial government to be an important development driver of the region. Speaking at the official launch of the 87 500...
Nov 08, 2013
The MetroWind Van Stadens wind farm is on track to start generating power to the grid by February 2014.
Sep 27, 2013
The sudden stoppage of building plan approvals in the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is causing serious concern in the commercial and industrial property sector, with the SA Property Owners’ Association quick to raise a red flag concern about the situation....
Sep 13, 2013
The MetroWind Van Stadens wind farm project is on schedule to begin cold commissioning in October.
Jul 19, 2013
Engineering and construction have started on the MetroWind Van Stadens wind farm.
Jun 14, 2013
The first two shiploads of wind-turbine components for the MetroWind Van Stadens wind farm site have arrived at the Port of Ngqura.
Feb 08, 2013
Wind farm Metrowind Van Stadens has installed solar-powered streetlights in the communities of Shamrock and Witteklip, in the Eastern Cape. The lights were commissioned in December and provide transformational light for local residents.
Aug 03, 2012
MetroWind has been given the go-ahead to build and operate the Van Stadens wind farm.
Dec 10, 2010
The Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) aims to develop three wind farms, which will accommodate 60 turbines, on 300 ha of land, says Coega Development Corporation (CDC) business development manager for information on investments Nkuli Mxenge.
Oct 29, 2010
The role of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) in Government’s rollout of one-million solar water heaters to homes across the country by 2014 has come under heavy scrutiny.
Oct 22, 2010
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality (NMBM) will receive full delivery of nine remote surveillance systems, housed in stainless steel trailers worth about R800 000 each, and a mobile control room worth R6-million before the end of October, reports local manufacturer...
Jun 18, 2010
Government departments and agencies continue to support the development of skills in the automotive industry, however South Africa is still behind the required skills level to ensure adequate competitiveness and economic growth, reports the Automotive Industry...
Mar 26, 2010
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality will soon complete the R38,9-million upgrade of Port Elizabeth’s (PE) Alister Miller drive, the main public entrance to the city’s airport. Municipal spokesperson Kupido Baron says that the upgrade, which started in June 2009,...
Feb 12, 2010
The stadium will feature a modern stadium design, with a ‘sunflower' roof that wraps around the stadium, without covering the full extent of the stands.
Oct 02, 2009
City governments have a significant role to play in managing energy consumption and green house gas (GHG) emissions, reports local nongovernmental organisation Sustainable Energy Africa (SEA).
Aug 19, 2009
The Central Energy Fund (CEF) said it received some 180 bids in response to its advertisement seeking interested parties for the supply of solar water heaters (SWHs) for the initial phase of a major project roll-out in Port Elizabeth. South African National Energy...
Jun 17, 2009
The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has extended the deadline for interested parties to submit bids for the supply of solar water heaters (SWHs) for the initial phase of a major project roll-out in Port Elizabeth. Interested parties now had until July 13 to tender bids,...
Nov 25, 2008
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has called for proposals from technical advisers that could assist it in the construction of an initial 800 MW gas-fired power station at the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ). CDC project manager Luvuyo Mkontwana said...
Nov 07, 2008
Diversified consulting engineering company SSI, part of the DHV group of companies, has capitalised on the opportunities presented by the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Jun 20, 2008
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, in Port Elizabeth (PE), is set to be completed in time to meet the deadlines set by FIFA, after the world soccer governing body raised concerns about the pace of developments in the build of the new R1,2-billion stadium.
Feb 05, 2008
The Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is to launch three energy efficient projects including solar water heating for domestic use and using wind turbines and landfill gas to generate renewable electricity. The Solar Water Heating project, a Wind Power project and the...