EMBRACING FORWARD THINKING

A significant landholder in South Africa, Airports Company South Africa is actively driving a process which will enable it to unlock the commercial value of its strategically located properties around the country, generating non-aeronautical revenue, while providing meaningful opportunities for both property developers and potential tenants. We take a look.

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IS DESALINATION THE KEY TO SURVIVAL

The world is increasingly aware of the many areas where water shortages and droughts have already changed lives, with the just-broken four-year drought in California currently getting major coverage internationally, while many in sub-Saharan Africa are breathing a bit easier as heavy recent rains have broken or partly broken the...

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HOW TO GREEN HOME

Many of us want to ‘go green’, especially in the home, but we don’t always know where to start. Any journey begins with knowing your starting point and your destination. So first get a better understanding of what you’re using. Set goals and then take action. – Read More

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SUPERFOOD COCKTAILS: 10 VITAMIN-PACKED ALCOHOLIC DRINK RECIPES

If only cocktails were really health tonics, the world would be a brighter and happier place. Nobody’s trying to claim that alcoholic beverages are the ideal way to get your vitamins and minerals, but you can definitely feel better about what you’re drinking when you make these 10 creative superfood...

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WORLD’S LARGEST SOLAR POWER PLANT IS NOW IN OPERATION

Did you hear about the largest solar power plant in the world and how it is now producing electricity? Did it make the nightly broadcast news? Probably not, but Solyndra was all over the news media for a while. There’s a blatant lack of coverage for solar success stories, so...

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IS NUCLEAR THE WAY TO GO IN SA?

The government of Jacob Zuma is apparently determined to go ahead with a nuclear build program in the face of much controversy. The following article by regional economic analyst Mike Britten is the result of not only research of current world and South African thinking on nuclear energy, but also...

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SA’S NEW ENERGY PLAN

University of Johannesburg Professor of Physics, Hartmut Winkler, takes a look at the SA government’s latest energy plan that looks ahead to as far as 2050, with some far-reaching implications for both renewable and non-renewable energy production. Read More

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