Green Event Updates

Vergelegen wine estates removes alien vegetation

Two eucalyptus trees were ceremoniously felled at Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West this week (25 October) – and the crash that resounded through the picturesque valley marked the completion of South Africa’s largest private alien [...]

Loeriesfontein wind farms fund school maths and science teacher

The two Loeriesfontein wind farms have extended their school funding programme in an effort to further support and improve STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in the Northern Cape. These wind farms already fund a [...]

Vergelegen World Water Day

Given the Western Cape drought and World Water Day this Thursday (22 March), there is more awareness than ever of the need to care for this precious resource. And one of the prime South African success [...]

Northern Cape Regional Spelling Bee now includes more languages

A regional Spelling Bee, bringing together some of the brightest learners from nine local schools, took place at Masiza Primary School, Kimberley this weekend. This is the second time that the region has hosted a Spelling [...]

Architecture SA line up world-renowned speakers

As our cities evolve in response to global urbanization and climate change, urban developments need to be sustainable, adaptive, diverse and resilient to meet the demands of market creation, resource consumption, and spatial equality and efficiencies. [...]

SAEE Confederation event opens in Johannesburg

SAEEC 2017 was opened officially by Lisa Reynolds, President of the newly morphed SAEE Confederation on Tuesday 14th November at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The SAEE now incorporates divisions within the association namely: MVCSA (Measurement and [...]

AM.CO.ZA are lowering the barrier to entry for entrepreneurs

Advanced Machinery (AM.CO.ZA) launched a “ready-to-go” business opportunity for entrepreneurs at the recent Sign Africa Expo, lowering the barrier of entry to earning potential and creating jobs. It unveiled its two ‘secret weapons’, the FastCOLOURTM UV [...]

10 countries with the worst access to drinking water

More than a quarter of the world’s population – about 2.1 billion people – lack access to clean water, according to a report released this month1 by the World Health Organisation and UNICEF. The report, ‘Progress on Drinking Water, [...]

Siyanakekela centre brings hope to differently abled children in Adelaide

Siyanakekela Disability Special Day Care Centre, which provides special care to differently abled children, is the only such community centre for children with severe mental and physical disabilities in Adelaide, Eastern Cape. This is one of [...]

PETCO kicks off school re-cycling program

PETCO, the South African PET Recycling company, has just launched a recycling pilot programme at three Kwa-Zulu Natal schools to educate learners about the value of recyclables, with the aim of rolling it out at schools across South Africa later this year.PETCO [...]