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Ray of hope

Ray of hope

Marlenique, an estate owned by Boplaas 1743 in Simondium in the Western Cape, boasts lush fruit orchards, an exquisite wedding venue and – since February 2019 – a state-of-the-art, grid-connected, floating solar PV system that is the first of its kind on the continent. The floating solar panels installed by New Southern Energy (NSE) on one of the estate’s man-made… Read more →

Welcome to the machine

Welcome to the machine

The brief was certainly monumental… Barloworld Equipment, dealer for Caterpillar, was leaving Sandton and wanted a state-of-the-art head office on the R24 at Isando that reflected its corporate identity and accommodated staff in comfort. But beyond that, it wanted the development to include a flagship Caterpillar showroom for its earthmoving equipment – excavators, loaders, dozers and graders that build the… Read more →

Under control

Under control

As the demand on South Africa’s water resources increases, miners are starting to invest in technologies to help them conserve this precious asset and manage its use.