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Labour pains

Labour pains

Employee well-being – in the physical sense – can be linked to the workplace, so sick building syndrome is nothing to be sneezed at

Mercury rising

Mercury rising

Higher temperatures coupled with a resultant urban heat-island effect are necessitating novel approaches to keeping cities cool

Heavens above

Heavens above

As water scarcity intensifies globally, cities are looking to the clouds – the computing kind as well as the ones that bring rain – to wring every last drop

Hot topic

Hot topic

Modern, smart fire-detection systems are key in reducing risk, liability and, ultimately, unrecoverable losses

Higher purpose

Higher purpose

Never mind the tired stigma – hemp-based products are finding a solid foundation in green construction

NATURAL SELECTION

NATURAL SELECTION

Harder than most woods, fast-growing and completely renewable, the many benefits of bamboo are now being recognised globally 

SEEING THE LIGHT

SEEING THE LIGHT

The ongoing energy crisis could be a chance for SA to embrace fully the idea of small-scale embedded generation, putting power in the hands of the people