Female-owned construction company builds a bright future

Barely 12 years ago, Sanna Sebone was a newly-qualified quantity surveyor taking her first steps in the largely male-dominated world of construction. Today, her 100% female-owned construction company, Sebongi Construction, is rapidly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the Northern Cape.

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Earth Probiotic’s “Earth Cycler’s” leading the way in organic waste management

Organic waste recycling is starting to take off in Gauteng with a number of large businesses looking to maximise their recycling percentages by including food waste in their recycling programmes.

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SA’s most competitive businesses are creating a welcoming, respectful, and inviting ‘return to work environment

Managing hybrid models and the return to work are at the top of business agendas across the globe. Reimagining the sustainable office of the future, a place people want to be to create, collaborate and find personal fulfilment requires a re-think of workspaces.

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Climate-Proof Roads

The vulnerability of South Africa’s primary road network to severe flooding and climate change-related incidents has been thrust into the public domain in recent months.

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Non-compliant plumbing more serious than anticipated

The findings of the Institute of Plumbing South Africa’s (IOPSA) latest research into the level of plumbing compliance across the country are cause for concern.

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Embracing the era of smart, sustainable, and slick buildings

Faiyad Peterson, Regional Director: Structures, WSP in Africa

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The rollercoaster and exhilaration of being a demolition specialist

In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on 23 June, Jet Demolition Contracts and Project Manager Kate Bester (NDip. Civil Engineering, PMP) highlights being in close proximity to a controlled implosion for the first time. “I was expecting a typical movie scene with huge fireballs, rubble being thrown everywhere, and people running and panicking,” recalls Kate.

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IOPSA drives quality solar-water heater installations

The Institute of Plumbing South Africa (IOPSA) is helping to drive quality solar-water heater installations, maintenance and repair in the country.

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“Green” plumbing drives demand for IOPSA members

Enterprising South African property developers are increasingly exploring ways of using water more efficiently.

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Vukile’s Castellana Properties wins three major awards from the Spanish Shopping Centre Association

Vukile Property Fund (JSE: VKE), the specialist retail REIT invested in South Africa and Spain, has congratulated its Madrid-listed subsidiary, Castellana Properties, for winning two awards and one honourable mention at the closing ceremony of the Spanish Shopping Centre Association’s (AECC) XVIII Conference, held in Seville, Spain, earlier this month and attended by more than one thousand professionals.

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