* Environment

An increasing demand for sustainable construction options opens up new possibilities for precast concrete to be more widely used in housing projects.

Leading flooring supplier, KBAC Flooring, provided and installed 60 000 square metres of flooring for the new impressive new head office of the Discovery Group in Sandton.

The challenge facing ‘green’ building in South Africa focuses on convincing clients that many of the additional costs associated with sustainable design are recouped within a fairly short period of time.

Hybrid power solutions, which combine renewable energy with fossil fuel and battery storage, are estimated to grow from a few installations to several thousand Megawatts in sub-Saharan Africa, between now and 2025.

Unlike many developed countries around the globe that operate within a regenerative system called a “circular economy,” South Africa only recycles 10% of its waste. Pollution, global warming and resource scarcity have led to the rise of circular economies which focus on the repurposing and reuse of products that would typically be destined for landfills. However, due to several factors, South Africa still employs a predominantly linear or “take-make-dispose” approach. Considering that most of our waste is destined for landfills, the promotion of responsible disposal practices remains crucial for environmental sustainability.

Fenix International, a next generation energy company operating across Africa, adds a former Wall Street Director turned social entrepreneur to its core leadership team.

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