not an infinite resource in Kenya

Everyone takes water for granted and this begets complacency. Water may seem like a limitless resource, considering that most of the planet is covered in it. But freshwater, the kind that we need for drinking, farming and to sustain life itself, isn’t infinite. The United Nations Environment Programme has predicted that half the globe’s population…

a look at South Africa

Image source: Gallo/Getty It may sound odd but it’s a lesson learnt from cities across the world over the past two decades. Whether it was Sydney and Melbourne in Australia, Chennai in India, Barcelona in Spain or São Paulo in Brazil, we have seen that, too often, water crises occur because societies don’t take action…

Fiercely contested MBA North construction safety competition gets underway

The 2021 Master Builders Association (MBA) North Annual Regional Safety Competition is now underway. The competition, hosted by MBA North and sponsor Federated Employers Mutual Assurance Company (FEM), has been held annually for over 40 years to improve safety in the construction industry. Image source: Gallo/Getty “Not only are participants improving their safety audit outcomes…

RIP Pieter Fourie

After having recently suffered a stroke, Sephaku CEO Pieter Fourie passed away on Wednesday, 19 May, the company has announced. Fourie was CEO of Dangote Cement SA, trading as Sephaku Cement, and a non-executive director of SepHold. Sephaku CEO Pieter Fourie passed away on Wednesday, 19 May. Image source: metiersa.co.za “Pieter was part of the…