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Willowton donates R5m for bursaries to UKZN

The Willowton Group has donated bursaries worth R5m to seven disadvantaged learners in the Pietermaritzburg area towards their tertiary education

13 hours ago

Investing in people to ensure a better future for South African agriculture

Africa is a continent with abundant natural resources and huge market potential but the agriculture sector is in dire need of better management

17 hours ago

New research vessel explores oceans for the sake of better marine resources management

"This new vessel allows us to improve research and activities where marine observations are extremely limited, and better understand the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems and our oceans."

21 hours ago

Khobab's first wind turbine is up

The first of Khobab Wind Farm's 61 wind turbine generators has been lifted, ahead of schedule, on 22 March 2017.

13 hours ago

Dutch, SA collaboration to continue on TRUP project

The long-term vision for the TRUP project in Cape Town is to free up 120 hectares of land

1 day ago

Red Bull TV releases Waves for Water documentary

On World Water Day 2017, Red Bull TV released a new feature-length documentary that captures the story of former pro surfer Jon Rose and his mission to bring clean water access to those in need

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

P&G to raise 500,000 days of clean water

Conscious of the water disaster currently being faced by South Africans, Procter & Gamble (P&G) South Africa has a goal to raise 500,000 days of clean water

1 day ago

Creating profit streams from waste could effect 0.5% increase in GDP

According to a recent study by the Energy Research Centre of the University of Cape Town, the economic impact of the introduction of resources back into the economy through waste stream management could increase GDP by up to 0.5%

1 day ago

Green chemistry is key to reducing waste and improving sustainablity

The development and evolution of the chemical industry is directly responsible for many of the technological advancements that have emerged since the late 19th century

By Alex Bissember 1 day ago

CUT community learns more about e-waste

The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) recently hosted a public lecture on e-waste management to educate and inform its community on the best ways to dispose e-waste material and contribute to a cleaner and greener environment

1 day ago

ROSE Foundation announces new CEO

Following the retirement of Raj Lochan, Bubele Nyiba has been appointed the new CEO of the ROSE Foundation (Recycling Oil Saves the Environment)

1 day ago

Investing in a circular water economy in SA

The UN World Water Development Report: Wastewater, the Untapped Resource indicates that for decades, people have been using fresh water faster than nature can replace it

By Hermann Erdman 24 Mar 2017

BCC to ensure health of Benguela Current ecosystem through sustainable management

Supporting fisheries, tourism, recreation, and thousands of jobs, a sustainable Benguela Current ecosystem is the lifeblood of the ocean economy on South Africa's West Coast

24 Mar 2017

GBCSA shares water-saving tips

South Africa is the 30th driest country in the world, and water is becoming one of our most scarce resources

24 Mar 2017

WRC launches mine water atlas

The Water Research Commission (WRC), in partnership with consulting firm Golder Associates, has launched the South African Mine Water Atlas

24 Mar 2017

Medical disaster relief unit assists Hout Bay fire victims

With a recent fire destroying 2,200 homes and leaving about 10,000 people displaced in Mandela Park Hout Bay, the community was left traumatised and in desperate need of support. The Cipla Foundation installed a disaster relief medical unit, which is now fully operational

Issued by Cipla 24 Mar 2017

Maximising the potential of wastewater in agriculture

"We need to use water in agriculture in a more efficient, productive, equitable and environmentally friendly way where quality is not compromised."

23 Mar 2017

SA on course to achieving 50% women representation

Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu, says South Africa is on course to achieve 50% women representation before 2030

23 Mar 2017

Temporary road restrictions for the 2017 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

There will be several road closures in the vicinity of Melrose and Birdhaven on Thursday, 30 March, due to the 14th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge at the Wanderers Club

Issued by Openfield 23 Mar 2017

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