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Ten in a row for Engen: SA’s coolest Petroleum Brand

18th June 2019 Engen has again been voted the “Coolest Petroleum Brand” in the Sunday Times Generation Next awards. This is the tenth consecutive year that South Africa’s youth have backed Engen, reaffirming the company’s uncontested brand leadership and market strength. With youth development playing a central... 

Affordable and reliable energy pivotal to Kenya’s delivery of its Big Four agenda

14th June 2019 By Mphokolo Makara Kenya, is a significant sub-Saharan economy and is a pillar in the East African region. It boasts a favourable economic outlook, and is promoting its “big four agenda”, which prioritises food security, manufacturing, universal healthcare, and affordable housing, through which... 

Energy-saving LEDs illuminate hospital

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 High energy savings and a good colour rendering were achieved by replacing the high-pressure sodium installation with light-emitting-diode (LED) floodlights at the Tygerberg Hospital, in Cape Town, says lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder sales engineer Grant Kemp. “High masts were installed... 

New green building certification introduced in South Africa

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 Green building consulting company Solid Green Consulting is the first company to be working on an actual Living Building Challenge project in South Africa. The programme was developed by nongovernmental organisation International Living Future Institute (ILFI), to lead transformation towards a... 

Green light for ‘net zero’

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 Following then Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s announcement paving the way for small projects generating between 1 MW and 10 MW of their own renewable electricity to feed it back into the grid, green building consultants ecocentric see this as a crucial opportunity for companies to accelerate... 

Tippler 3 project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     14th June 2019 The project has been flagged as one of South Africa’s megaprojects.  

Port of Ngqura liquid bulk tank farm commissioning on track

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th June 2019 Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Oil Tanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings say they are on track with developments at the Port of Ngqura, in Nelson Mandela Bay, with the commissioning of the new liquid bulk tank farm planned towards the end of 2020. TNPA says environmental search and... 

Kwikspace enters channel partnership with Kaap Agri

12th June 2019 Kwikspace and Kaap Agri, the specialists in agricultural, fuel and related trade and retail markets in Southern Africa, have entered into a channel partnership that will see Kaap Agri stores promote the Kwikspace offering.  The partnership agreement, signed during May 2019, is the first... 

China's grip on rare earths began with a decision 30 years ago

By: Bloomberg     11th June 2019 It was Beijing’s decision almost 30 years ago to make rare earths a strategic material and ban foreigners from mining them that helped pave the way for China to elbow aside the US as the world’s leading producer. In the intervening period, as China tightened control of domestic output of rare... 

Rubik mixed-use development, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     7th June 2019 Abland plans to build a mixed-use development with retail, commercial and residential components in Cape Town's central business district. 

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