Govt defends decision as PPP predicts recipe for disaster

first_imgDelinking environment from Natural Resources MinistryGovernment is defending its decision to establish a separate department with responsibility for the environment while the parliamentary Opposition, the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) predicts disaster.State Minister Joseph HarmonMinister of State, Joseph Harmon, chairing this week’s post-Cabinet press briefing, disclosed that the move to remove overview of the environment sector from the Natural Resources Ministry was to lessen the responsibilities which lie on the shoulders of the subject Minister Raphael Trotman.He explained that in so doing, it will alleviate potential conflicts which often existed between the simultaneous management of the extractive industries and the environment.In this vein, President David Granger made the decision to have responsibility of the environment be handed over to a Department of the Environment under the Ministry of the Presidency, since a number of environmental areas, including the Office of Climate Change, are already there.Prompted for a comment on this development, PPP/C Chief Whip and Executive Member Gail Teixeira laughed at the apparent indecisiveness of the Government in outlining how it wants its ministries to function.Making reference to the many changes in Ministries and transfers of Ministers since the coalition’s assumption to office, Teixeira sarcastically declared that the reigning confusion was making it challenging to keep track of who was responsible for which sector of the country.On a more serious note, however, she explained that these constant changes are a demonstration of ineptitude and an undermining of the public service.“They (public servants) like to know where they are, they like to know their supervisors, they like continuity, they don’t like that one morning you wake up and you are with this minister, the next morning you wake up and you’re with another minister and then suddenly you are moving back; you then find yourself making arrangements to move to another building and then suddenly you moving back to another building. This is a recipe for disaster in a public service,” she stated.Teixeira added that the situation could also arise where important files go missing as a result of the numerous moves.Furthermore, former Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister Anil Nandlall pointed out that this move will result in financial chaos in the accounting system.“Because we had a national budget where the National Assembly approves line items situated under a particular ministry and now it is cut in half or quarter and transferred over…there are financial implications on how they will account for the money and without parliamentary scrutiny. That is why these abrupt changes are minimised because it leads to mismanagement,” he explained.last_img read more

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I AM SORRY

first_imgIt is with much frustrationThat I scribe this ordealA heart wrenching eventThe bane of a lost creedWhat is expected is voidI Am Sorry It is their inability to thinkThat what is grasped earlyAn act of tragic magnitudeThe grown man’s memoryWhat one gets is so dumbI Am SorryIt behooves everyday lifeThat they cannot use keysAs simply turning a lock offThe thought aches my soulWhat a low state to pass byI Am SorryIt requires more and desireThat we groom a ready lotAs fit to hold the ship reinsThe task velvets their crownWhat a superb steed to beI Am SorryShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img

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Motorbike, truck collide on Alaska Avenue

first_imgThe details of the crash are not known at this time, but police did confirm the driver of the motorcycle was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police had blocked off Alaska Avenue from 10 Street to 11 Street and were redirecting traffic.More details on this accident will be posted to Mile 0 City as soon as they are known.- Advertisement –last_img

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DWP proposes rate increase for major users

first_imgThe DWP’s proposed budget focuses on upgrading its aging infrastructure, with $1.57 billion set aside for construction and maintenance of the power system and $672 million for the water system. A heat wave last summer overwhelmed the city’s power distribution system, most of which is 40 to 70 years old. Over the next five years, the DWP plans to spend up to $140 million for a power reliability program and up to $90 million for maintenance. The budget also provides $181 million to develop wind, solar and other “green power” projects to help L.A. reach its goal of providing 20 percent of its power from renewable sources. In addition, the budget anticipates hiring roughly 400 more employees to staff expanded construction and maintenance crews. The Los Angeles DWP this month will consider hiking power rates for customers who use the most electricity, officials said Tuesday as they announced a $4 billion budget for the coming fiscal year. Specifics of the proposed rate increase – including who would be affected – will be announced May 15, said Department of Water and Power General Manager Ronald Deaton. He added that he expects resistance from customers over the plan, which is designed to curtail waste. “We believe we need to change the rates to give better incentives to energy efficiency,” Deaton told the Board of Water and Power Commissioners. Any change in power rates would be on top of a 2.75 percent hike in water rates approved by the mayor and City Council last year. The budget quadruples funding for energy-efficiency programs, with $79 million available for compact fluorescent light bulbs, refrigerators and other appliances that will save an estimated 300 gigawatt-hours of power a year. The utility is planning to give customers free light bulbs in the next year, then offer discounts on the super-efficient bulbs after that. DWP Board President H. David Nahai said the board aims to cut unnecessary spending wherever possible. “We will be scrutinizing every dollar to be spent and drilling down into all aspects of this budget to ensure that it makes the necessary investments toward providing reliable, high-quality energy and water services in the most efficient manner possible.” kerry.cavanaugh@dailynews.com (213) 978-0390last_img read more

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Retailers experiencing slightly lower holiday sales numbers

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Following the rush of holiday spending and boxing day sales, certain retailers have reported that they did well in sales throughout the seasons, but nothing near the strong numbers from 2014. For some, it’s possible an increase in online shopping that may have lowered the numbers.Marc Beerling of Mark Joseph Clothing says 2014 was a much stronger year for holiday shopping in comparison with this season — and more people utilizing online shopping might be part of that.“What I think it does for people in rural residences … is it opens up this shopping accessibility,” he said, adding that it’s popular just among big-city dwellers alone, but has gained steady traction in more remote cities due to more secure transactions and conversion of many stores to an online format.- Advertisement -However, even with online shopping in the game, Beerling’s optimism in sales heading into the New Year isn’t shaken.Neither is that of Darren Thiel, the co-owner of Backcountry. He said shoppers seem a bit more ‘conservative’ this year with their spending.“I think people are taking a closer watch on some of their discretionary spending,” he said. “Retail sales are down a bit.”Advertisement Looking ahead to the New Year, he says things aren’t likely going to pick up until the weather gets warmer and the peak of hunting season approaches. Thiel says the winter months tend to be the slowest, and they’ve braced themselves for a more conservative year.“It’s going to be a little while before it picks up again,” said Thiel.Both agree that a downturn in the oil patch has widened the gap between sales numbers this year versus last year. However, the outlook, in general, is fairly positive, and Thiel feels that this is just a side effect of the weakened economy — which hopefully has a temporary situation.last_img read more

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GAA NEWS: FANAD GAELS HOSTING UNDERAGE PRESENTATION NIGHT

first_imgGaeil Fhánada NotesAll of us at Gaeil Fhánada C.L.G. would like to thank all our players, members, supporters for their commitment and support in 2015 and would like to wish everyone all the very best for a bright and prosperous 2016.Our AGM will be held on Friday January 8th 2016 in Rosnakill Resource Centre. All welcome!! Gaeil Fhánada Senior presentation night will be held in Portsalon Golf Club on Saturday January 9th.Gaeil Fhánada Underage Presentation evening next Saturday evening 02nd of January in Rossnakill Resource Centre @ 5.30p.m. Light refreshments will be served.For €200 club pass details please contact Fiona for further details.Don’t forget Gaeil Fhánada Club gear available now from Michael Murphy Sports!  GAA NEWS: FANAD GAELS HOSTING UNDERAGE PRESENTATION NIGHT was last modified: December 28th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:fanad gaels noteslast_img read more

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GAA News: Glenfin ladies secure massive win over St. Eunan’s

first_imgHard luck to Stephen Carr and the Donegal minors who were beat by Galway in the All Ireland Semi-final on Sunday the 21 st in Croke Park.Senior Ladies Football Senior ladies had a great victory in the league V St Eunans on Sunday the 21 st . They were in control for the full hour and ran out winners on a score of St Eunans 1.03 – Glenfin 5.22.Glenfin Team and scorers: Faith Harkin – Rachel Ward – Sinead McGinty – Diane McGlynn – Mary Martin – Katy Herron – Jessica Martin – Karen Guthrie 03 – Grainne Houston 1.02 – Aine Ward – Colene Mc Grath 04 – Laura McKenna 01 – Roisin Moy 01 – Yvonne McMonagle 3.08 – Karen Ward 1.01. Subs Used: Maggie Farley 02 – Catherine Browne – Ciara Ward – Kathy Ward.Their next fixture is the senior championship semi-final against Four Masters next Sunday the 28 th at 11.00 am in Donegal town. LottoLotto winning numbers for 16/08/2016 are 8-5- 1-7- 2-3- 6-4. Martin McGlynn, Sean McGlynn and Laura McKenna matched 3 numbers and won €20.00 each. Jackpot for the 23/08/08/2016 is €4050.00Minor Board:Under age training: U8 and U10 training will take a break now for a few weeks.U13U13 boys play Cloughaneely at home on Friday evening at 7pmU16U16 boys had a great victory over Red-Hughs in the Division 3 Semi-final in Glenfin on Wednesday evening. They now play Naomh Colmcille in the final on Monday the 22 nd at 6.15pm in Convoy U16 Girls next fixture TBCU18  Minor Girls play Fanad Gaels in the County Quarter final next Tuesday the 23rd in Glenfin. Throw in at 7.00pm.Senior Men FootballOur seniors and reserves played Milford on Saturday the 20 th at home in the league. The reserve game ended Glenfin 1.08 – Milford 1.11. This game looked like it was over after 3 minutes of the second half when Milford were 1.10 to 02 up. But great credit to Glenfin they never gave up out scoring Milford in the last 25 minutes by 1.06 to 02 but it just wasn’t enough. Glenfin Team and scorers: Ryan Dorrian – Mark Temple = Shaun McGlynn – Finnian McGlinchey – Sean Foy – Peader Campbell – Shane McGinty – Hugh Foy – Andrew Walshe – Tony Carlin – Matthew McGinley 1.01 – Liam Moy – Dylan McGlynn – Ross McDermott 06 – Shane Moy. Subs Used: Paul McGlynn – PJ Scanlon 01 – Liam Breen.The senior game ended with 3 points the margin also in favour of Milford, It was a fairly even first half with Glenfin getting the better start and were 3 points up after 10 minutes. Milford then got off the mark and the margin was just 1 point after 20 minutes in favour of Glenfin. Milford finished the first half the stronger and went in at half time 1 point up on a score of 06 to 07. Milford started where they left off and were 4 up after 17 minutes before Glenfin got their first goal on the 20 minute mark to put just 1 point between the sides.Milford recovered well from the goal and scored 1.02 to put 6 between the sides before Glenfin finished off the scoring with a goal to leave the final score Glenfin 2.09 Milford 1.15.Glenfin team and scorers: Liam O Meara – Martin O Donell – Gary Herron – Kyle Doherty – Dean Herron – Frank McGlynn – Stephen McGlynn – Paddy McGrath – Stephen Ward 1.01 – Daniel McGlynn – Paddy O Connor 02 – Jason Morrow – Kevin McGlynn – Gerard Ward 04 – Ciaran Foy 1.02. Subs Used: Jason Marley – David Carr – Aodhfin McGlynnBoth teams are away to McCools in the second championship match of the group next Saturday the 27th.Times TBC.Good luck to all teams in their upcoming fixtures.Club Gear is now available in all sizes. To order contact Kate McGlynn on 0877952880, Sean Bonner on 0872608539 or Francie F Marley on 0872414714.Any club member or manager wanting to put information into the Club notes can do so by sending it to seamusward61@gmail.com or texting 0872052481GAA News: Glenfin ladies secure massive win over St. Eunan’s was last modified: August 22nd, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:glenfin gaaNotesSt Eunanslast_img read more

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Everton to make Pickford’s summer even better with new offer

first_img GOSSIP 1 Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Pickford has been linked with Chelsea in the event of Thibaut Courtois moving to Real Madrid, but Everton have no intention of selling.According to The Times, the Premier League club will rip up his present contract, which has four years left to run, and offer him better terms that reflect his standing.Pickford joined the club from Sunderland a year ago in a £30 million transfer in 2017 and has been enjoying an extended break after his World Cup exploits which saw England reach the semi-final.Everton face Valencia in their final pre-season friendly next Saturday and it is being reported  the club are on the verge of signing Lucas Digne, the Barcelona left back, today. Signing imminent? Man United target ‘on flight’ to England for talks with club RANKED Man United ‘miss out’ on Minamino, West Ham scout Flamengo strikers, Auba wants out Carroll explains why he wanted to fail Liverpool medical before £35m move Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star LIVING THE DREAM ‘perfect fit” heading off Euro expert explains why Liverpool should be so excited about Minamino Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade IN DEMAND three-way race Arsenal ace heading for January exit as German club ready bid for midfielder on his way Transfer news fear REAL DEAL Pickford was the star of the show during England’s win on penalties against Colombia England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is set to be offered a new contract by Everton, who want to reward the 24-year-old after an impressive first season, which included a starring role at the World Cup. Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing last_img read more

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Kohlloeffel leads Bruins’ surge at ITA West Regionals

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Three UCLA doubles teams – Kohlloeffel and Philipp Gruendler, Dehaine and Aaron Yovan, and Surapol and Jeremy Drean – advanced to semifinals. Pepperdine’s Rico and Lovrak will meet top-seeded Kohlloeffel and Gruendler. WOMEN’S TENNIS: FINK LEADS LOCALS INTO QUARTERS Top-seeded Amanda Fink, a freshman from Calabasas High, romped into the quarterfinals at the ITA West Region women’s tennis championships in San Diego. Fink scored straight-sets wins over UC Santa Barbara’s Andrea Pintar (6-0, 6-0), Cal State Northridge’s Silvia Gutierrez (6-1, 7-5) and UCLA’s Tracy Lin (6-1, 7-6) to reach a quarterfinal match today against UCLA’s Laura Gordon. Fink’s Trojans teammates Anca Anastasiu, Judy DeVera and Dianne Matias and Pepperdine’s Bianca Dulgheru also advanced to the final eight. Mathieu Dehaine, a 3-6, 6-1, 6-0 victor over Arizona State’s Chris Biro, is the third UCLA player in the final eight. He’ll face ASU’s Ryan McBride. Pepperdine’s Pedro Rico, the second seed, and Richard Johnson also reached the quarterfinals. Three UCLA players, led by top-seeded Ben Kohlloeffel, on Friday reached the quarterfinals of the ITA West Regional men’s tennis championships at Pepperdine University. Kohlloeffel beat Pepperdine’s Ivor Lovrak 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 to advance to a showdown today against teammate Chris Surapol, a 6-1, 6-2 winner over UCLA’s Michael Look. center_img WOMEN’S SOCCER: CSUN KEEPS TOURNAMENT HOPES ALIVE Leila Pate’s goal 43 seconds into overtime lifted Cal State Northridge’s women’s soccer team to a 4-3 victory over visiting Cal Poly, keeping the Matadors’ hopes alive to reach the Big West Conference postseason tournament. CSUN (11-5-0 overall, 3-3-0 Big West) twice rallied from deficits to overcome the Mustangs (9-4-4, 1-3-1), who were ranked in the top 25 until recent conference losses. Kristy Krohn’s ninth goal of the season, a 73rd-minute floater from assists by Tryna Tafoya and Mary Ortega, pulled CSUN into a 3-3 tie. Sharon Day gave Cal Poly a fifth-minute lead, but Tafoya scored off a rebound in the 12th minute and Brianna Monka netted her eighth goal of the campaign in the 31st minute to give the Matadors a 2-1 advantage. The Mustangs, winners of the past three Big West tournaments, pulled even 2 minutes later on Erica Zumbahlen’s goal, and Kelsey Carroll delivered a 3-2 lead to Cal Poly just 19 seconds before Krohn scored her equalizer. Pate netted her third goal this season at the start of overtime, running onto a Krohn cross after a pass from Monka. CSUN outshot Cal Poly 21-11. UCLA 4, Washington 0: Danesha Adams scored a goal and assisted another as the fourth-ranked Bruins (14-1-0, 4-0-0 Pac-10) romped to a Pacific-10 Conference triumph over the visiting Huskies (0-13-3, 0-5-0). Adams scored her 13th goal of the season, heading home a cross from Harvard-Westlake of Studio City product Jill Oakes in the 27th minute, and freshman Blake Zerbone netted her first college goal 10 minutes later. Mexican national-teamer Iris Mora converted a penalty kick in the 62nd minute, her sixth goal of the season, and Canadian national-teamer Kara Lang scored her eighth of the year in the 68th. USC 2, Washington State 0: Amy Rodriguez converted a 52nd-minute penalty kick and Florida State transfer Leah Gallegos scored from Canyon High of Canyon Country product Nini Loucks’s feed in the 88th to lead the Trojans (8-4-2, 2-1-1) to a Pac-10 triumph over the Cougars (8-7-1, 1-4-0). Washington State didn’t take a shot, and USC posted its fourth successive shutout at home. San Francisco 2, Pepperdine 1: Chelsea Hunt’s 10th goal of the season, with 42 seconds remaining, carried the Dons (4-11-2, 2-2-0) past the No. 18 Waves (10-3-2, 1-2-1) in a West Coast Conference game at Negoesco Field in San Francisco. Chatsworth High product Lindsey Redlin fired Pepperdine ahead in the third minute, but USF pulled even on an own goal by the Waves’ Courtney Nelson. St. Mary’s 2, Loyola Marymount 1: Lori Sims became the Lions’ career points leader with a 57th-minute goal, but the host Gaels (8-6-1, 2-2-0) rallied in Moraga. Sims’ goal, her fifth of the season and 19th of her career, gave her 52 points in nearly four seasons. Heather Farr held the record, with 51 points in 1993-97. St. Mary’s (8-6-1, 2-2-0) pulled even on Nikki Schrey’s goal in the 60th minute and went ahead on Stephanie Harrison’s 68th-minute penalty kick after Katie Frattone was fouled. MEN’S SOCCER: LMU FALLS TO NORTHWESTERN Brad North and Kevin Earnest scored goals to lead Northwestern to a 2-0 nonconference men’s soccer victory over Loyola Marymount at Sullivan Field in Westchester. North scored in the 19th minute and Earnest in the 54th for the Wildcats (8-4-1). LMU fell to 4-5-4. WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL: UCLA FALLS TO NO. 8 ARIZONA Kim Glass had 23 kills and 17 digs and Jennifer Abernathy added 18 kills and 18 digs to lead eighth-ranked Arizona to a 3-1 Pacific-10 Conference women’s volleyball triumph over No. 21 UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. Kristina Baum added 11 kills and Brittany Leonard had 27 digs for the Wildcats (15-2, 7-1) in a 27-30, 30-16, 30-23, 30-28 triumph. Kaithlin Sather led the Bruins (10-7, 3-5) with 20 kills, and Jordan Smith (23) and Nellie Spicer (19) hit double figures in digs. USC 3, Arisona State 0: Staci Venski had 20 kills, Bibiana Candelas added 17, and Debora Seilhamer contributed 27 digs as the 19th-ranked Trojans (9-7, 5-3) claimed a 30-28, 30-22, 31-29 Pac-10 victory over the visiting Sun Devils (6-12, 1-7). Nicole Morton led Arizona State with 17 kills. Pepperdine 3, Portland 0: Sophia Milo had 10 kills and Julie Rubenstein 10 to lead the Waves (11-8, 4-2) to a 30-21, 30-18, 30-15 West Coast Conference win over the Pilots (3-15, 0-6). Loyola Marymount 3, Gonzaga 0: Krista Houseman had 12 kills and Emily Day 10 as the Lions (14-6, 2-4) romped to a 30-25, 30-25, 30-15 WCC victory over the visiting Bulldogs (10-13, 2-4). Cal Lutheran 3, Claremont-Scripps-Mudd 0: Mo Coverdale and Christie Barker had 13 kills apiece as the Regals (13-0, 9-0), ranked 19th in Division III, swept the Athenas 30-18, 30-17, 30-22 in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match in Thousand Oaks. Coverdale hit .550, with only two errors, and Keely Smith added 16 digs. CMS fell to 10-8 overall and 4-5 in SCIAC play. Redlands 3, Occidental 0: Rachael Bell had 19 assists and Sara Monahan and Lizzy Ford contributed eight kills apiece to lead Redlands (5-12, 5-4) to a 30-15, 30-15, 30-16 rout of the visiting Tigers (1-10, 1-8). Shannon Klebe led Oxy with 15 digs. MEN’S WATER POLO: UCLA RALLIES TO BEATS UCSD Krsto Sbutega scored the tying goal and David Pietsch netted the winner as UCLA’s fourth-ranked men’s water polo team rallied for a 6-5 nonconference victory over No. 6 UC San Diego, its 18th successive home victory. Patrick Morrison scored two goals apiece for the Bruins (14-4), who are 43-0 all-time against the Tritons (20-6). Jonathan Hopkins led UCSD with two goals. WOMEN’S GOLF: UCLA SECOND AFTER FIRST ROUND AT STANFORD UCLA’s Amie Cochran and USC’s Irene Cho shot 3-under-par 68s to share the first round lead at the Stanford Pepsi Intercollegiate women’s golf tournament in Northern California. Jane Park and Susie Mathews show 72s for the Bruins, who were in second place at 289, six shots behind defending NCAA champion Duke. USC was fourth at 293, one shot behind UNLV, and Pepperdine was tied with Oregon State for fifth at 295. Eileen Vargas, the Waves’ top golfer, was in a group tied for third at 70. CROSS COUNTRY: PEPPERDINE RUNS 3RD, 4TH IN FULLERTON Pepperdine finished third in the men’s race and fourth in the women’s at the Titan Invitational cross country meet at Cal State Fullerton. Chad Trammell finished eighth in the men’s race to lead the Waves. UCLA’s Lori Mann was ninth in the women’s race. Cal Coast Track Club won the men’s and women’s team titles. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. 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Old Mutual invests in township malls

first_img3 February 2012 “We will continue finding ways to contribute to social development projects that benefit the community and townships and we are proud of our contribution to the development of the Kagiso area,” said Old Mutual Property MD Peter Levett. “We look forward to the successful conclusion of this project and the grand opening next year,” he said. Ensuring community involvement In addition, Phumlani Mall in Tembisa on the East Rand in Gauteng, was acquired for R175-million The modern shopping centre was completed in July 2009 and is fully operational. One such investment is the Kagiso Mall, which was demolished and is being redeveloped at a cost R123.5-million, with the mall due to reopen in April this year. Kagiso is a township located to the west of Johannesburg, near Krugersdorp. Old Mutual acquired Phanghami Mall, situated in Thohoyandou in Limpopo province, which boasts a 7 834m² shopping centre complex with an investment amount of R75-million. It opened for business at the end of October 2009. Old Mutual fund manager Hein Smit in a statement this week that the new Kagiso Mall would make “a valuable enhancement to this community’s shopping and social experience.” Old Mutual Property is redeveloping and refurbishing several malls in previously disadvantaged areas as part of its contribution to sustainable community development and township upliftment in South Africa. SAinfo reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material Kagiso Mall was originally developed in the 1980s and had become desperately outdated and run-down, with low occupancy rates. The newly developed mall will be 11 700m², with 9 200m² of new-line shops that will house a retail mix of 50 shops. Fast food tenants will be facing the main parking area to enable extended trading hours. Community involvement in the project has been considered through each stage of the project, which is one of the distinguishing factors of the mall. The final design finishes propose to include numerous artworks and contributions from the community to depict images relevant to the local community. Old Mutual Property has carried out other projects to improve retail centres in previously disadvantaged communities before. Project architects KMH were instructed specifically to address the sustainable aspects of the project, which include rainwater harvesting, low energy lighting and improved insulation specifications. They also used local skills and expertise in the development phase.last_img read more

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