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Thursday, 27 October 2016 03:31

Infrastructure investment remains a priority

In line with the National Development Plan, investment in infrastructure remains a policy priority with public-sector infrastructure investment plans totalling R987.4 billion over the medium term.

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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 15:39

Fieldspace Property Management goes Green

Green initiatives are a fact of life in the 21st century – and are likely to play an even bigger role in the future. There is an increasing awareness of human impact on the environment, and the need for clean sources of power.

The Gauteng Provincial Government is working around the clock to ensure that life gets back to normal in tornado-hit Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg.

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has granted Eskom a 9.4% tariff increase for the 2016/17 financial year.

Efforts are being stepped up to alleviate electricity supply constraints, with government preparing to expand the Independent Power Producer (IPP) initiative, said National Treasury.

Monday, 25 January 2016 12:04

How to reduce electricity consumption

How to cut Electricity consumption if Eskom gets the 16% rate hike they’re asking for.

The commercial property industry is hugely concerned with Eskom's proposed 16% electricity tariff increase which it believes will have a negative effect on the industry.

The Tower Property Fund, which upon listing on the JSE in July 2013 set a clear strategy of occupancy cost reduction across the board, with a strong focus on "greening", has continued to make good on its intentions and is currently rolling out green measures to several buildings within the fund’s portfolio.

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with Eskom and the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA), launched Cape Town’s Energy Efficiency Forum (EEF) in 2009 to assist commercial buildings and operations in improving their energy efficiency.

National Treasury has revised downwards South Africa’s economic growth to 1.5%.

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