Engineering News | Green Building https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/green-building Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:42:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 CSIR doubles down on solar PV amid energy-autonomous campus success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-doubles-down-on-solar-pv-after-energy-autonomous-campus-success-2019-07-12 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524241 1562660345 1562882400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810227_resized_exceeding.jpg 511 287 AfriSam exploring ways to further reduce its carbon emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrisam-tackles-chemical-co2-and-tax-challenges-2019-06-28 Schalk Burger Cement Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523025 1561704183 1561672800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805835_resized_afrisamdudfieldcementkiln1022.jpg LIMESTONE KILN Producing clinker is energy intensive and releases CO2 over and above the fuel used to burn the limestone 511 287 Wits launches first solar district heating system in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wits-launches-first-solar-district-heating-system-in-south-africa-2019-06-19 Creamer Media Reporter Green Building Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:11:00 +0200 523068 1561031056 1561021860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806237_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78678_2019-06-21_rer542-wits-fujifilm-hdweb.mp4111011140Wits launches first solar district heating system in South Africa Wits launches first solar district heating system in South Africa Balwin registers over 16 000 EDGE certified units https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/balwin-registers-over-16-000-edge-certified-units-2019-06-18 Simone Liedtke GREEN BUILDING Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:45:00 +0200 523037 1560869885 1560869100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805850_resized_balwinpropertieskikuyu21022.jpg Balwin Properties Kikuyu development 511 287 Health club receives net zero waste rating https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/health-club-receives-net-zero-waste-rating-2019-05-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Green Building Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521471 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802458_resized_ecolutionsgreenbuilding0520191022.jpg NOTHING GOES TO WASTE Currently 93% of the gym’s waste is being diverted – an amount that was possible through an initial waste audit calculation 511 287 Building and construction applications get a coatings sustainability boost https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-and-construction-applications-get-a-coatings-sustainability-boost-2019-06-13 Mc'Kyla Nortje Green Building Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522634 1562763123 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000810609_resized_clariantgreenbuildings1022.jpg AFTER FIRE TEST Strong intumescent formation with clear coat based on Exolit 855 after fire test 511 287 Sanedi’s reflective roof coatings pilot moves to scale https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedis-reflective-roof-coatings-pilot-moves-to-scale-2019-04-24 Schalk Burger ENERGY EFFICIENCY Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:57:00 +0200 517915 1561974266 1556096220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795100_resized_sanedicoolsurfaces4191022.jpg Reflective coating 511 287 Construction industry remains under pressure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-remains-under-pressure-2019-04-12 Creamer Media Reporter Green Building Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:35:00 +0200 517106 1555063726 1555061700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793558_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78131_2019-04-12_secondtake_-_2.mp432806396Construction industry remains under pressure Construction industry remains under pressure Redefine demonstrates why its investment strategy works https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redefine-demonstrates-why-its-investment-strategy-works-2019-04-10 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:09:00 +0200 516895 1554962516 1554908940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SME building and construction industry in the doldrums, says CIDB survey https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sme-building-and-construction-industry-in-the-doldrums-says-cidb-survey-2019-04-09 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:19:00 +0200 516727 1555060379 1554819540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792591_resized_tiltupconstruction1022.jpg 511 287 Construction industry in rapid decline as work wanes, ‘mafia’ takes over, warns Safcec https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-in-rapid-decline-as-work-wanes-mafia-takes-over-warns-safcec-2019-04-08 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:25:00 +0200 516461 1555060305 1554704700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792018_resized_construction01111022.jpg 511 287 Consulting firm shifts to public-sector partner role https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-firm-shifts-to-public-sector-partner-role-2019-03-20 Cameron Mackay Green Building Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514844 1554188457 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788500_resized_aurecongreenstarratingsmall1022.jpg GREEN BUILDINGS The next for green buildings will be the integration the Internet of Things and consistent use of technology through the life cycle of an asset 511 287 Uptick in demand for water-sector consulting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uptick-in-demand-for-water-sector-consulting-2019-03-20 Cameron Mackay Green Building Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514812 1555058104 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788418_resized_matzikammamunicipality0320191022.jpg THE MATZIKAMMA MUNICIPALITY The Matzikamma municipality coastline was deemed suitable for land-based aquaculture farming 511 287 Emira on track to achieve environmental sustainability targets – CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emira-on-track-to-achieve-environmental-sustainability-targets-ceo-2019-03-15 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY / ENVIRONMENT Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:50:00 +0200 514463 1552658001 1552657800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787748_resized_propertyboskruinpvinstallation032019emirapropertyfund1022.jpg 511 287 AHR Expo showcases excitement at HVAC global market expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahr-expo-showcases-excitement-at-hvac-global-market-expansion-2019-02-07 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510866 1550561188 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779634_resized_ahrexpoatlanta0120191022.jpg ENERGY FOR FUTURE OF HVAC The HVACR industry is in a exciting position at the moment and that energy was evident on the Show Floor this year 511 287 Unregistered HVAC practitioners still a threat to industry – Saracca https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unregistered-hvac-practitioners-still-a-threat-to-industry-saracca-2019-02-06 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510713 1559724883 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779284_resized_saracca012017hotmustard1022.jpg VITAL QUALIFICATIONS There are many employment opportunities for those trained and certified practitioners who are compliant 511 287 Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780505_resized_dire.jpg 511 287 Green solution used for retaining walls https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779038_resized_burning.jpg 511 287 KfW, IDC sign $80m loan facility for green economy development https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769990_resized_pollutecoceanpollution2tasneembulbulia1120181022.jpg Display depicting ocean pollution 511 287 South African company shares innovation at Pollutec https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761797_resized_pollutecafricaarea20161020181022.jpg 511 287 Mall of Africa to debut world first in integrated solar system https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751842_resized_louwtjienel509121022duane.jpg Louwtjie Nel 511 287 Wave of innovation for infrastructure development https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://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 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745694_resized_construction110220314duane.jpg 511 287 Group Five granted immunity from competition authorities for 15 construction projects https://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