Green Event Updates

2017 Going Green Conference in Durban

The theme of the GGC2017, Public Infrastructure leading through Innovation and Green Technologies, will challenge decision makers in government and industry experts alike to apply new thinking and the adoption of green technologies in reshaping the [...]

Local Bee keepers take on swarming bees

Beekeepers, who are Trustees of the Sarah Baartman Honey Bee Trust (SBHBT), have recently undergone additional training in the art of removing swarming bees. These beekeepers will focus on removing swarming bees in the areas of [...]

Tholoana Enterprise looking for 60 candidates – are you one?

The Tholoana Enterprise Programme applications are now open from the 15th February 2017 – 15th March 2017. Sixty successful candidates will be part of a high-energy solution that has helped hundreds of businesses to accelerate their [...]

PETCO kicks off school re-cycling campaign

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 [...]

WWF urge Eskom to back Earth Hour

In a petition, WWF South Africa is calling on Eskom to expedite the use of renewable energy in the country as part of this year’s Earth Hour campaign. Earth Hour is an annual global event, during [...]

Earn an ECSA CPD credit for taking an international energy exam

The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) has granted one Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) Continued Professional Development (CPD) credit for persons taking the international Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) examinations to attain international [...]

Cleantech entrepreneurs honoured

Yolandi Schoeman of Baoberry and Martin Ackermann of Thevia were recently honoured at the Global Forum during the 2017 Cleantech Week in San Francisco. Schoeman, the winner of the 2016 South African Global Cleantech Innovation Programme [...]

Loeriesfontein wind farms security officer training

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm have extended their support of the local security officer training programme with the addition of a Management Training course. The wind farms together with construction companies Conco and Murray [...]

Regional spelling bee drives literacy levels and healthy competition

A regional Spelling Bee, bringing together some of the brightest learners from local schools, took place at the Kruisfontein Community Centre this past weekend. The top three shortlisted ‘spellers’, drawn from twelve participating primary schools across [...]

Step closer to Solve.IT

THE formation of a South African conservation-orientated think tank has moved a step closer to fruition with 9 500 hectares of farmland in the Baviaanskloof Mountains earmarked as a likely site for the operation and businesses [...]