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Minister for Human Settlements visits BLC winner

Sep 15, 2015

After being invited to present their Compressed Earth Blocks to Minister for Human Settlements, Bonginkosi Madikizela, USE-IT played host to the...

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SolarTurtle shows success with first ‘turtlepreneur’

Sep 15, 2015

We caught up with James van der Walt of Ugesi Gold, who developed the game-changing innovation called SolarTurtle – a solar-powered energy...

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IKYA Home goes up in Khayelitsha

Sep 15, 2015

BLC Finalist's IKYA Home has gone up in Khayelitsha! IKYA Homes was chosen as one of 12 Finalists (out of 62 entries) in the Structural Home...

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Waste not, want not

Aug 20, 2015

Editor’s Choice Award: Use-It Waste Recycling Winner: Green Technology Innovation Award In the eThekwini municipal area, waste from building...

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Catching up with Ceiling in a Can

Aug 20, 2015

This month we caught up with Dave Pons who launched his product Ceiling in a Can at the Better Living Challenge showcase last year. Ceiling in...

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Catching up with BLC Showcase exhibitor Nicky van den Aardweg

Jul 16, 2015

The Better Living Challenge Showcase, which took place in October and November last year, highlighted innovative, affordable and green solutions...

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Protect your Intellectual Property in the Information Age.

Jun 29, 2015

Charne le Roux from Adams & Adams Cases over disputed intellectual property have become increasingly prevalent in recent years. The advent of...

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(In)vested Interest

Jun 26, 2015

(Left to right) Structural Home winner Chris Whyte of USE-IT, Minister for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela and Cabral Wicht from 110%...

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The EKASI Water Cap has arrived in Khayelitsha!

May 19, 2015

As a part of the Better Living Challenge one of our finalists, the EKASI Water Cap, was recently put to the test in Khayelitsha, Cape Town....

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Lifewise Eco-Loo offers viable solution to Gugulethu’s sanitation problems

May 19, 2015

By reducing water usage by 75% and installation costs by 80%, the Lifewise Eco-Loo offers a viable solution to Gugulethu’s sanitation...

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