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Coca-Cola opens 'green' bottling plant

Coca-Cola opens ‘green’ bottling plant

Coca-Cola South Africa has opened a new state-of-the-art plant to bottle Valpre Spring Water in Heidelberg, south-east of Johannesburg, introducing the environmentally friendly PlantBottle packaging to the African market for the first time.

Winning bidder to name new iris

The World Wide Fund for Nature is auctioning the naming rights to a newly discovered South African iris, and will give the proceeds to its Table Mountain Fund, which supports conservation projects on Table Mountain and in the Western Cape province.
SA marks Year of Biodiversity

A power plant in your home

Nelson Mandela Bay is the scene of a pilot project that could lead to South African households producing their own electricity – and selling the surplus to national power utility Eskom.

$100m coatings plant for KZN

$100m coatings plant for KZN

Mauritius-based Safal Investments, which owns steel-coating facilities in eastern and southern Africa, plans to build a US$100-million plant in KwaZulu-Natal, marking the company's third investment in South Africa.
DNA coding Kruger Park's plants

DNA coding Kruger Park’s plants

A small group of scientists have launched an ambitious project to use DNA sequencing and genetic barcoding technology to study the plants of South Africa's Kruger National Park, in a bid to identify the elusive genetic "barcode" for the Earth's plant species.
R97bn for SA's new power plants

R97bn for SA’s new power plants

South African state electricity company Eskom plans to spend R97-billion over the next five years on building new power plants and refurbishing old ones.


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