SANDF bungalows upgraded with solar water heating systems

Overseen by the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) and partially supported by the Solar Thermal Demonstration and Training Initiative (SOLTRAIN), two bungalows at a South African National Defence Force (SANDF) base in Limpopo will be upgraded with solar water heating (SWH) systems. Certificate handover for top achievers of the programme: Angelo Buckley, reesearcher…

Developing artisan skills for the future

Twenty years ago, there were in excess of 50,000 to 70,000 artisans employed throughout the mining, manufacturing, construction and local authorities’ sectors in South Africa. Today the country has less than 3,000 artisans. The industry has realised this and the result is a massive demand for artisan training. ©Wirapong Samlee via 123RF Trying to address…