NCPC-SA Issue 2 Newsletter Stories 27 June 2016

NCPC-SA Director, Ndivhuho Raphulu and NCPC-SA Snr Skills Development Manager Wynand van der Merwe with the 2016 Achiever Award Best Public Sector Training Programme Award.

 

The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) was announced as the winner of the 2016 Achiever Award Best Public Sector Training Programme at the recent Skills Summit in Pretoria. The award was made in recognition of the NCPC-SA’s work in providing solutions to support industry’s scarce and critical skills in support of the country’s transition to a greener economy. 

 

The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) is waiving the fees for all 2-day end user training courses for women who register during the month of August. This offer is valid for all two-day training courses offered by the NCPC-SA taking place before 31 December 2016.

 

The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) in partnership with Manufacturing Indaba will present FREE technical workshops to all visitors at the Manufacturing Indaba 2016 exhibition on Tuesday, 28 – Wednesday,  29 June 2016. The focus of the workshop programme is on how industrial competitiveness can be improved in an environmentally sustainable manner.  

Karob Plastics is a Roodeport-based small to medium enterprise (SME) that implemented the first phase of Energy Management System (EnMS) in 2015 as a means of reducing the organisation’s energy consumption. Karob Plastics saved energy largely due to the participation of their employees as a result of an internal energy saving campaign.

Industry event highlights value of sustainable manufacturing

In the wake of rising energy costs and water restrictions, the Msunduzi Municipality, Pietermaritzburg, collaborated with the National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) to host an industry breakfast held on 21 June 2016.  The event brought together industry, local government and industry associations to discuss the importance of industrial competitiveness in an environmentally sustainable manner. 

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