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09 Nov 2015
Croda meets sustainable palm oil certification target

The global specialty chemical manufacturer, Croda, which produces high performance ingredients and technologies for some of the biggest, most successful…

Croda meets sustainable palm oil certification target

The global specialty chemical manufacturer, Croda, which produces high performance ingredients and technologies for some of the biggest, most successful beauty brands in the world, is pleased to announce that all relevant manufacturing sites are approved to handle Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) derivatives.

16 Sep 2015
Plight of the Pangolins

Great Britain’s Prince William recently noted that, “The pangolin runs the risk of becoming extinct before most people have even…

Plight of the Pangolins

Great Britain’s Prince William recently noted that, “The pangolin runs the risk of becoming extinct before most people have even heard of them.”

16 Sep 2015
Honouring heroes in rhino conservation

The heroic actions of those who fight for the conservation of the rhino were acknowledged, celebrated and rewarded at the…

Honouring heroes in rhino conservation

The heroic actions of those who fight for the conservation of the rhino were acknowledged, celebrated and rewarded at the Rhino Conservation Awards, held on 27 July in Johannesburg. His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, Patron of the Awards, delivered the keynote address at the event, congratulated the…

16 Sep 2015
Bred for the bullet

Today in Africa, there are approximately 32 000 lions. 11 000 of those are found in South Africa. That’s the good…

Bred for the bullet

Today in Africa, there are approximately 32 000 lions. 11 000 of those are found in South Africa. That’s the good news. The bad news is that approximately 8 000 of those are in breeding captivity. To further the bad news, of those 3 000 that remain in the wild, approximately…

20 Jul 2015
It’s a (wild) dog’s life

At the end of 2014, the Gumbi Community made history by being the first community owned game reserve in South…

It’s a (wild) dog’s life

At the end of 2014, the Gumbi Community made history by being the first community owned game reserve in South Africa to introduce a pack of endangered African Wild Dog onto their land. The pack settled in well and their success was cemented, as the alpha female gave birth to…

04 Jun 2015
Regulate energy use, improve efficiency, and reduce costs

With our overburdened electricity grid and the current energy crisis, an energy management solution has been launched in the South…

Regulate energy use, improve efficiency, and reduce costs

With our overburdened electricity grid and the current energy crisis, an energy management solution has been launched in the South African business and domestic market.

03 Jun 2015
Kaytech’s NC Envirofix GCL patches farm’s leaking dam

On a farm in the scenic Nottingham Road area in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Kaytech’s EnviroFix was asked…

Kaytech’s NC Envirofix GCL patches farm’s leaking dam

On a farm in the scenic Nottingham Road area in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, Kaytech’s EnviroFix was asked to provide a cost-effective solution to a leaking farm dam. Besides being used for irrigation purposes, the dam on White Rocks Farm is also used for leisure activities. The dam…

26 May 2015
Raging war on rhino poaching

There is a raging war on rhino and it is escalating. However, the conservation community is not giving up and…

Raging war on rhino poaching

There is a raging war on rhino and it is escalating. However, the conservation community is not giving up and continues to fight back with every resource at its disposal.

26 May 2015
Over fishing is emptying out seas

According to the United Nations, over 75 percent of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited, over exploited or significantly depleted.…

Over fishing is emptying out seas

According to the United Nations, over 75 percent of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited, over exploited or significantly depleted. Some species have already been fished to commercial extinction; many more are on the verge.

26 May 2015
KaXu: The clear blue sky

A 100MW solar plant has been officially opened in the Northern Cape, capable of providing clean and sustainable power to…

KaXu: The clear blue sky

A 100MW solar plant has been officially opened in the Northern Cape, capable of providing clean and sustainable power to approximately 80 000 homes in South Africa. This innovative solar power plant, made possible by the dynamic partnership between Abengoa and state-owned financier, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), together with KaXu…

14 May 2015
Energy Crisis Calls For A New Way Of Thinking

South Africa’s energy crisis has everyone searching for solutions. We spoke to Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager Marketing for Saint-Gobain in Southern Africa,…

Energy Crisis Calls For A New Way Of Thinking

South Africa’s energy crisis has everyone searching for solutions. We spoke to Evan Lockhart-Barker, General Manager Marketing for Saint-Gobain in Southern Africa, about Saint-Gobain’s move towards a more sustainable way of doing business. Who is Evan Lockhart-Barker? I was born and raised in Bloemfontein and graduated from St Andrews School before completing…

30 Mar 2015
Green Building Conference in June

As Green Building becomes the norm, the demand for innovative and sustainable construction solutions grows. The latest perspectives, new design…

Green Building Conference in June

As Green Building becomes the norm, the demand for innovative and sustainable construction solutions grows. The latest perspectives, new design strategies and cutting edge examples from international and regional speakers will be presented at the ninth annual Green Building Conference, which takes place on 24 and 25 June 2015 during…

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