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Polihali Village and visitors’ lodge construction kicks off

By: Natasha Odendaal     18th January 2022 The construction of permanent housing, visitors’ lodge and associated infrastructure at the Polihali Village is set to start in January after the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) awarded the construction tender to the Polihali Village Joint Venture (JV) in December 2021.... 

Forklift perimeter lights improve warehouse safety

18th January 2022 With forklifts constantly moving items from one place to the next and visibility often compromised by narrow aisles and high stacking, the industrial equipment environment can present an element of risk. At their busiest, warehouses can become sites of accidents or injuries if employees are not... 

Comair leveraging Google Cloud to provide seamless travel experiences in sub-Saharan Africa

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 Cloud technology and services provider Google Cloud and sub-Saharan African airline Comair are collaborating to accelerate the aviation group’s digital transformation plans in line with its mission to deliver seamless travel experiences for customers and help the travel industry regain momentum.... 

Hydrogen economy can support new manufacturing, energy security for developing economies

By: Schalk Burger     17th January 2022 Green hydrogen could disrupt global trade and bilateral energy relations, reshaping the positioning of States, with new hydrogen exporters and users emerging, says renewable energy intergovernmental organisation the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). “It is green hydrogen that will... 

Coca-Cola, partners launch new sustainability platform to build on past successes 

By: Donna Slater     14th January 2022 Beverage manufacturer Coca-Cola’s Africa Operating Unit (AOU) and its bottling partners have launched an Africa-focused sustainability platform – Jamii, which houses Coca-Cola AOU’s existing and new sustainability initiatives to improve water use, empower women and better manage waste streams.... 

Ngonye sun-tracking solar plant in Zambia a pioneer in sub-Saharan Africa

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     13th January 2022 Renewable energy multinational Enel Green Power’s (EGP’s) Ngonye solar plant, in the Lusaka South Multi Facility Economic Zone, is using tracking systems that feature solar photovoltaic (PV) panels to track the movement of the sun throughout the day, capturing sunlight and converting the energy... 

CoJ urges architects to submit building plans digitally

By: Marleny Arnoldi     12th January 2022 The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) has urged architectural professionals to register building plans online going forward, given that the Department of Planning has migrated its Construction Permit Management System (CPMS) to a digital platform. This means doing away with paper-based manual... 

Full EVs 65% of all new-car sales in Norway; in SA its 0.2%, hybrids included 

By: Irma Venter     12th January 2022 The Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association (NEVA) reports that the Scandinavian country set a new record for electric vehicle (EV) sales in 2021, with 64.5% of all new cars sold fully electric. The association says last year turned out to be the year “EV sales skyrocketed in Norway, where... 

Pandemic has accelerated air transport digitalisation tech investment

By: Marleny Arnoldi     12th January 2022 Multinational air transport information technology (IT) provider SITA’s ‘Air Transport IT Insights 2021’ report states that 84% of airlines and 81% of airports expect to spend the same or more on technology this year, particularly on automation of passenger processing. Despite IT budgets having... 

New solutions for your city’s safety from Milestone

12th January 2022 Milestone and Briefcam bring premium forensic analytics to XProtect customers 

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