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Selects overcome sluggish start to book Provincial B Cup ticket

first_imgLiam Guenther was solid in goal for Nelson in both games, registering a pair of shutouts.The series victory advances the Selects to the B.C. Soccer Provincial B Cup July 4-7 in Prince George.Nelson is off to Cranbrook this weekend to compete in the Sam Steele Days Rep Tournament.Selects earn silver in KalispellIn the final tune up before provincial playdowns the Nelson Selects U16 boys team went 3-1 and came away with a silver medal at the ‘3 Blind Refs’ Youth Soccer Tournament held recently in Kalispell, Montana. In their opener Saturday morning, a battle of the ‘Queen Cities’, Nelson dropped a 1-0 decision to Helena, Montana in a very evenly matched game and their only loss in the tournament. Helena scored the lone goal midway through the first half on a bending corner kick that beat keeper Liam Guenther.The Gem state squad would go on to win the tournament. Nelson rebounded strongly in their second match of the day knocking off Cranbrook-based Kootenay East 5-1.Nelson opened the scoring six minutes in when Owen Thurston pounced on a rebound following a free kick. Four minutes later, James Miller would add to the lead running on to and converting a well placed through ball in behind the defenders. In the 23rd minute Kootenay East would get one back closing out the first half scoring.The second half was all Nelson as the selects would add three more. Goals coming from Nigel Ziegler (32′), Guus Lammers (43′) and Miller with his second just 5 minutes later. Micah May was keeper for the Nelson side. Game three on Sunday saw Nelson dominate play over Columbia Valley on the pitch yet had to hang on for a 2-1 victory.Nelson missed many scoring chances and enjoyed most of the possession throughout. James Miller scored midway through the first half with Bryce Twible getting another early in the second. Columbia Valley scored their lone marker with a minute to go in the match.Micah May in net once again for the Selects. Nelson would finish the tournament that afternoon against host Flathead, Montana. Ziegler scoring late in the first half to give the selects a 1-0 lead, Flathead responded 10 minutes into the second half before James Miller got in behind the defence and scored the winner with two to go in an exciting finish and another 2-1 win. Guenther backstopped Nelson for the win. Once the Nelson Selects shook off the rust, it was clear sailing to Prince George.The Selects scored a pair of wins over Columbia Valley to capture the Kootenay Provincial B Cup U16 Boy’s Soccer Playdowns Sunday at the Lakeside Pitch.Nelson needed a late second half goal by Micah May to edge the East Kootenay visitors 1-0 in the opening tilt. Nelson dominated the play but had trouble finding the back of the net against the pesky Invermere-based squad.In game two the real Selects show up at the pitch.The first goal came at 14 minutes with Bryce Twible following up on the play and striking home a loose ball after much Nelson pressure. Twible would then feed James Miller two minutes later and Micah May added a third goal at 26 minute.In  the second half Nelson continued going at the Columbia Valley goal but kept missing wide until Twible again would find the back of the net at 69 minute. One minute later Jake Anderson lofted the ball and fooled the Titans keeper from distance. Nelson would get their sixth and final goal one minute after that when Dylan Bennett would flick a free kick toward an unmarked Spencer Szabo who’d make no mistake putting it into the top right corner.last_img read more

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VERSATILE ALERT BAY SEEKS FIFTH CONSECUTIVE WIN IN SATURDAY’S $250,000 CALIFORNIA CUP TURF CLASSIC; AWESOME RETURN, BOOZER & G.G. RYDER ALL PROMINENT AT 1 1/8 MILES ON TURF

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2015)–Fresh off his most prestigious career win and in search of his fifth consecutive victory, trainer Blaine Wright’s Alert Bay heads a field of 12 older horses bred or sired in California in Saturday’s $250,000 California Cup Turf Classic at 1 1/8 miles on turf.A neck winner of the Grade II Mathis Brothers Mile (turf) on Dec. 26, Alert Bay, a 4-year-old gelding by City Zip, won a pair of Grade III stakes on dirt at Hastings Park in Vancouver, B.C. on Sept. 14 and Oct. 13. Subsequent to that, he shipped to Zia Park in Hobbs, New Mexico, to take the 1 1/16 miles (dirt) Zia Park Derby on Nov. 26.A close third to rival Awesome Return in his only try at a mile and one eighth on turf (Santa Anita’s Snow Chief Stakes on April 26, 2014), Alert Bay bested Awesome Return by 1 ¼ lengths in their most recent dust-up, the Mathis Brothers Mile.Owned by Peter Redekop B.C., Ltd., Alert Bay has good tactical speed and will be ridden back by Tyler Baze. He has earnings of $617,207 from an overall mark of 13-7-4-1.Richard Kritzski’s homebred Awesome Return has been a gem of consistency for trainer Mike Puype since well beaten by eventual Horse of the Year California Chrome eight starts back in the Cal Cup Derby Jan. 25. Never worse than third since, the 4-year-old colt by Decarchy had three wins from eight starts last year, good for earnings of $326,820.A winner of the Snow Chief Stakes last April in his only try at the Turf Classic distance, Awesome Return rallied well from off the pace in the Mathis Brothers Mile and will be ridden back by Kent Desormeaux. With four wins, a second and three thirds from 10 overall starts, Awesome Return has career earnings of $354,780 and rates a big chance on Saturday.Turf specialist Boozer, who disappointed at 5-2 in a one mile turf allowance Jan. 2, is blessed with ample speed and could well be sent to the front by new rider Gary Stevens. Trained by Mark Glatt and owned by Al and Sandee Kirkwood, the 5-year-old Unusual Heat gelding comes off a phenomenal 2014, which was capped by victory in the 6 ½ furlong turf California Flag Stakes on Oct. 18.With all 13 of his lifetime starts coming on grass, Boozer has five wins, two seconds and two thirds, with earnings of $297,742.Jerry Hollendorfer’s G.G. Ryder is another with sharp, consistent recent form. Based at Golden Gate Fields, the 4-year-old colt by Chhaya Dance was second two starts back in the Grade III, 1 1/16 miles Berkeley Handicap on synthetic Tapeta Nov. 30 and he comes off a big gate to wire one mile classified allowance turf win Jan. 1 at Golden Gate. Owned by Hollendorfer and George Todaro, G.G. Ryder has run competitively with both Alert Bay and Awesome Return and gets the services of leading rider Rafael Bejarano.Out of the Storm Boot mare Stormy Gigi, G.G. Ryder has three wins from five starts on turf and is 14-7-2-1 overall with earnings of $215,794.The complete field for the $250,000 California Turf Classic, to be run as the ninth race on a 10-race card with jockeys and weights in post position order: Tamarando, Corey Nakatani, 123; G.G. Ryder, Rafael Bejarano, 123; Alert Bay, Tyler Baze, 123; Patriots Rule, Fernando Perez, 120; Big Bane Theory, Joe Talamo, 123; Bench Light, Elvis Trujillo, 120; Awesome Return, Kent Desormeaux, 123; Stoney Fleece, Tiago Pereira, 120; Boozer, Gary Stevens, 120; Super Ability, Martin Garcia, 120; Christopher Street, Drayden Van Dyke, 118, and Alpine Luck, Brice Blanc, 118.                Special early first post time on Saturday is 12 noon. Admission gates open at 10 a.m. TURF CLASSIC ONE OF FIVE STAKES ON 10-RACE CARD FOR CALIFORNIA-BRED OR SIRED HORSESlast_img read more

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More sports in brief

first_imgOlympic champion boxer Davis Jr diesMIAMI (AP):Olympic champion boxer Howard Davis Jr, who won the 1976 gold medal and was named over US teammate Sugar Ray Leonard as the most outstanding fighter in the Montreal Games, has died of cancer, his wife said on Friday.Davis, 59, died on Wednesday at his Plantation home, surrounded by family, Karla Guadamuz-Davis said.Amir back inPakistan squadISLAMABAD (AP):Fast-bowler Mohammad Amir is back in Pakistan’s Twenty20 and ODI squads – provided he can get a visa for New Zealand.Amir’s five-year ban from international cricket for spot-fixing ended in September, but the left-arm quick needs clearance from authorities in New Zealand because he also served three months in an English jail for taking bribes to bowl no-balls at agreed times.Pakistan is scheduled to play three Twenty20s and three one-day internationals, starting January 15, in New Zealand.AtlÈtico signs Argentine midfielderMADRID (AP):AtlÈtico Madrid have signed Argentine midfielder Augusto Fern·ndez from rival Spanish club Celta Vigo at the start of the winter transfer window.The 2014 league champions say Fern·ndez signed a contract through to 2019 after passing a medical examination.The 29-year-old Fern·ndez will help fill the void left by the injured Tiago Mendes.Fern·ndez scored 10 goals in more than three seasons for Celta. He previously played for AtlÈtico coach Diego Simeone at River Plate in 2007-08.last_img read more

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Kenyan men take first 17 places in Singapore marathon

first_imgFILE PHOTO – Joshua Kipkorir from Kenya runs in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017 in Mumbai on January 15, 2017. (Photo by – / AFP)Kenyans finished in the first 17 spots of the men’s Singapore marathon — with winner Joshua Kipkorir completing the race about half an hour quicker than the fastest non-Kenyan.Kipkorir — 24, and competing in the Singapore marathon for the first time — finished Sunday’s race in two hours, 12 minutes and 20 seconds, the second-fastest time in the event’s history, according to organizers.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Felix Kirwa was second, a minute behind Kipkorir, while Andrew Kimtai was third. A total of 22 Kenyan men took part in the marathon, according to organisers.The fastest non-Kenyan was Singaporean runner Soh Rui Yong, lagging far behind the winner, with a time of two hours, 41 minutes and 49 seconds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissKenyan runners also dominated the women’s event, bagging the top five spots. Fifteen Kenyan women in all took part in the race.Around 10,000 people completed the 42-kilometre (26-mile) race. South American soccer still wary after successful final in Madrid The astonishing results underlined the dominance of Kenyans in marathons, with even Singapore’s tropical heat and humidity proving no barrier to success for runners who typically train at high altitudes. Last week Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge — who has been acclaimed as the greatest marathon runner of the modern era — won the International Association of Athletics Federations men’s 2018 award. He has dominated marathon racing since making his debut in Hamburg in 2013. The Olympic champion set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September with a time of two hours, one minute and 39 seconds.ADVERTISEMENT View comments ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcialast_img read more

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Ginebra tops Phoenix, climbs to 4-3

first_imgEugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Scottie Thompson and Japeth Aguilar came up big defensively with Thompson getting a steal off a poor pass by Matthew Wright before Japeth Aguilar blocked Calvin Abueva’s potential go-ahead basket.Floor general LA Tenorio anchored Ginebra’s offense with a game-high 23 points on top of eight rebounds and five assists while Aljon Mariano also gave the Kings a huge boost with 20 points and nine rebounds. Greg Slaughter added a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsJervy Cruz only had four points but his two free throws put Ginebra on top, 98-97, with 53 ticks left.Eight Fuel Masters scored at least nine points led by Abueva, who scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. League-leading Phoenix took just its second loss in 10 outings.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title June Mar Fajardo scores 40, surging Beermen sink Batang Pier Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBarangay Ginebra made a couple of crucial stops to escape Phoenix, 100-97, in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Clinging on to a 98-97 edge with under a minute left, the Gin Kings sealed their fourth win in seven games on the defensive end.ADVERTISEMENT Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship historycenter_img Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View commentslast_img read more

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$100,000 in tools taken from Wellsite

first_imgThe Dawson Creek RCMP is reporting that a number of tools were taken from a wellsite.The tools were taken from a Conoco Phillips wellsite between Dawson Creek and Tumbler Ridge. The tools were stored in secured work trailers, which were broken into overnight.Approximately $100,000 in tools were taken from the site.  If you have any information on the theft of tools, please call the Dawson Creek RCMP at 250-784-3700- Advertisement –last_img

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Hull 2-2 West Ham: Hammers gifted point in entertaining draw

first_img1 New West Ham striker Enner Valencia celebrates his stunner against Hull Hull’s summer signings enjoyed a brilliant start to their Tigers careers but were let down by their shaky defence as a calamitous own goal gifted West Ham a point in a 2-2 draw at the KC Stadium.Manager Steve Bruce handed first starts to record signing Abel Hernandez and deadline day arrival Mohamed Diame – who lined up against his former Hammers team-mates – and the pair made an instant impact, while both Hatem Ben Arfa and Gaston Ramirez put in positive displays from the benchHernandez first headed home to give Hull a deserved lead, though West Ham equalised shortly after the break through a new arrival of their own, £12million Ecuador striker Enner Valencia finding the net with a stunning long-range thunderbolt.Diame then stunned his former side with a perfect curling finish to re-establish City’s lead, but it lasted only a matter of minutes before Curtis Davies diverted the ball into his own net after a blunder from goalkeeper Alan McGregor.After a slow start, the game kicked into life shortly before half-time and became a thoroughly entertaining tie for the neutral.Hull enjoyed the brighter opening but could only muster a series of half-chances and after weathering the storm West Ham began to threaten.Anti-Sam Allardyce fans may be given some food for thought as the Hammers passed the ball well throughout, with Stewart Downing particularly impressive.The visitors went close to the opener on 35 minutes and were only just denied by a superb save from McGregor.Valencia was provider as he nodded the ball into the box, with Diafra Sakho diverting it goalwards. It looked a certain goal, with Sam Allardyce jumping in anticipated joy, but McGregor swiftly stuck out a hand in a brilliant reaction save to put the ball behind.And the Tigers took advantage of their spared blushes by taking the lead with their next attack, courtesy of record signing Hernandez.The Uruguayan, a £10million arrival from Palermo on transfer deadline day, rose brilliantly to Ahmed Elmohamady’s free kick to head home a debut goal to give Hull a deserved lead at the break.The Tigers were then close to an immediate second, Hernandez hitting the post with an audacious long-range drive and strike partner Nikica Jelavic appearing to double the deficit on the rebound, though the Croatian’s follow-up header was ruled out for offside.The quick pace continued after the restart and West Ham took little time to grab and equaliser, and in exquisite fashion, too, as Valencia hammered in from 25 yards.It was an inspired solo strike from the summer signing, buying time on the ball with a series of shuffles to find the opportune moment to let fly, with his long-range hit thundering into the top corner.But Hull’s heads didn’t drop as Bruce’s men went back in front 15 minutes later when Mo Diame netted what seemed to be an inevitable goal against his former side.After robbing the ball from Aaron Creswell’s poor throw-in, the midfielder opened up his body in the box before seeing his perfectly executed sidefooted strike touch the post on the way in.Again West Ham flew into an instant attack and fortuitously found a reply. Downing’s pass from the right was smashed across goal by Sakho, and after McGregor fumbled the unfortunate Davies ended up bundling the ball into the net.And the Hammers could have snatched a last-gasp win when Valencia’s free header was put over the bar by a point-blank block from Michael Dawson.Despite their obvious disappointment with the result, the point lifts the Tigers up to tenth in the Premier League table while Allardyce’s side sit just below in 13th.last_img read more

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2010 World Cup tickets made easy

first_img12 April 2010Half-a-million tickets for the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ go on sale from Wednesday, when the fifth and final round of ticket sales for the tournament kicks off, coinciding with the opening of ticketing centres in all nine South African host cities and the start of the over-the-counter sales.Unveiling the official World Cup ticket at Maponya Mall in Soweto outside Johannesburg on Friday, Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke said that, for the last sales phase, “we have made a big effort to assist football fans by introducing various additional means to purchase a ticket”.In all, 500 000 tickets for 63 matches – including all knock-out matches except the final – will be made available.Tickets will be available from 15 April through to the last day of the tournament (11 July) via five different sales channels:The official tournament website www.fifa.com. The World Cup call centre hotline, open seven days a week from 8am to 10pm: 083 123 2010 (from within South Africa) or 0041445832010 (international).  11 ticketing centres across South Africa’s nine host cities, open seven days a week from 9am to 6pm. Fans will have to show an ID document. Check the ticketing centre locations.  18 Shoprite/Checkers sales points, open seven days a week. Fans will have to show an ID document. Check the sales point locations.  About 600 FNB branches across South Africa, open five days a week. Here, fans can order tickets, make payment and get ticket confirmation immediately. However, the actual tickets will need to be collected either from one of the 11 Fifa ticketing centres or from one of the 18 Shoprite/Checkers sales points. “We are excited about these new initiatives, which make the process much easier for everyone,” Organising Committee CEO Danny Jordaan said on Friday. “We have always said that it is important that we make this World Cup more accessible to the people, and with the over-the-counter sales, we believe this measure is consistent with the needs of the fans.”A total of 240 000 tickets were sold in the fourth phase, 85% of which went to South African residents. Overall, 2.2-million tickets have been sold for the tournament.SAinfo reporterWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

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Green buildings now the law in South Africa

first_imgAn artist’s impression of the new Menlyn Maine development in Pretoria. When completed, the precinct will be the first in Africa to be climate positive, reducing on-site greenhouse gas emissions to zero(Image: Menlyn Maine) MEDIA CONTACTS • Sidwell Medupe  Department of Trade and Industry  +27 79 492 1774 • Green Building Council of South Africa  +27 21 659 5990/1 • South African Bureau of Standards   +27 12 428 7911RELATED ARTICLES • Absa Campus generates its own power • Nedbank achieves carbon neutrality • Huge savings from green light bulbs • VW builds R500m ‘green’ press shop Emily van RijswijckSouth Africa’s construction industry is set to go green – and create new jobs – when new energy efficiency building regulations come into effect in November, boosting a growing trend of cutting-edge green architecture in the country.From next month, all new buildings will have to use solar water heaters, heat pumps or similar technologies, while ceilings, walls and windows will have to meet minimum requirements in insulation, to minimise heating in winter and cooling in summer. Buildings will also have to be fitted with energy-efficient heating, air conditioning and mechanical ventilation systems.The new regulations are defined in the South African Bureau of Standards‘ SANS 10400 XA standard, and enforceable in terms of the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act. A higher standard, SANS 204, remains voluntary.Lisa Reynolds, chair of the working group that developed the standards, said SANS 204 will not be compulsory as its stipulations are more rigorous in terms of methods and materials used. “It is the standard the country will be working towards over the next eight to 10 years.”The regulations will apply to all new energy-consuming structures in which people live or work, such as government social housing, schools, office buildings and hospitals. Local authorities will be responsible for the administration of the regulations and on-site inspections.“There are no exceptions,” said Reynolds.Boost job creationIn addition to its environmental benefits, the building standards will also create new job opportunities. Speaking at a South African Bureau of Standards convention in Midrand, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said they would boost the manufacturing sector and contribute towards the government’s goal of creating 5-million jobs by 2020.Davies also said the regulations will have a positive effect on South Africa’s economy as a whole: the installation services industry alone stands to benefit from government’s plan to produce and install 1-million solar water heaters by 2014/15. The solar water heating programme kicked off in 2010 and is managed by state utility Eskom through the SWH Rebate Programme.“If we achieve this, we expect to create around 18 000 jobs,” he said.Green trail-blazersThe new regulations are likely to boost an already growing trend of energy-efficient building design and construction in South Africa.According to the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), an independent body, the country has seen a massive increase in the Green Star SA rating of buildings. Based on the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star rating system, it is the official green certification measure for buildings in South Africa, authorised by GBCSA.A year ago, South Africa had one building with a Green Star rating; this has grown to nine this year with three added just in September alone. The Aurecon Century City Office in Cape Town is the first development to receive a 5-Star rating for its office design, indicating “excellence” in South African standards.Another development gaining attention is Nedbank’s new regional head office at the Menlyn Maine precinct development in Pretoria, which GBCSA awarded a 4-star rating for green office design. This is the third Nedbank building to achieve a four-star rating, joining the Nedbank head office in Sandton, Johannesburg and the Nedbank Ridgeside office development in Umhlanga, Durban. A 4-Star rating indicates “best standards practices”.But the most important aspect of the entire Menlyn Maine project is its highest goal: to become climate positive. Once the full precinct – a mixed-use development of office blocks, shops, and living and entertainment spaces – is complete, it will work toward reducing on-site greenhouse gas emissions to zero.Africa’s first green cityMenlyn Maine is set to becoming Africa’s first green city, one of only 17 worldwide that fall under the Climate Positive Program. The programme, a Clinton Climate Initiative, recognises that while increased urbanisation is inevitable, cities can still grow in “climate positive” ways.Some of Menlyn Maine’s green features include storm water tanks built into the structure and roof of buildings. The water will be treated and circulated for re-use inside as well as outside the building and is expected to provide non-potable water for almost a full year.Recycling is also an essential part of Menlyn Maine. Primary contractor for the development, construction giant WHBO, has recycled 21 968kg of crushed concrete, 17 000kg of steel and 2 740kg of wood on-site, which will be put back into buildings or used in the next phase of the precinct’s bulk earthworks.What is a green building?The GBCSA defines a green building as energy efficient, resource efficient and environmentally responsible. It incorporates design, construction and operational practices that significantly reduce or eliminate the negative impact of development on both the environment and occupants.The council provides the commercial property industry with an objective measurement for green buildings and recognises and rewards environmental leadership in the property industry. Scoring is done in nine categories: management, indoor environment quality, energy, transport, water, materials, land use and ecology, emissions and innovation.A building development can receive either a 4-star rating signalling that it has employed “best practice”; a 5-star rating which recognises “South African Excellence”, or the coveted 6-star rating indicating that the project is a world leader.The GBCSA is a non-profit organisation formed in 2007 by leaders from all sectors of the commercial property industry. It is a full member of the World Green Building Council and the official certification body of buildings under the Green Star SA rating system. It is hosting the annual Green Building Convention and Exhibition from 26 to 28 October in Cape Town.last_img read more

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Arwind Santos ready to take ‘kind guy’ Terrence Romeo under his wing

first_imgTS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Expect a more explosive Cherry Rondina in her final year for UST View comments Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss LATEST STORIES LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviñocenter_img “Of course Terrence is the one hurt by most of these harsh words because he lost in his first game and to Columbian of all teams.”Santos added that the Romeo who’s been with them is vastly different from the one the public views.The 2013 MVP said their new teammate is a fun-loving guy who just wants to play basketball.“Terrence is a kind guy, he also likes to joke around and have fun,” said Santos who tied his career-high of 34 points in the loss to Columbian. “There were times when we almost went at each other but that’s just his persona on the court because he doesn’t back down and he just wants to win.”“We can’t just judge the person from what we see on the surface and immediately label him as a bad person. We should try to know him better and every person has a kindness within him or her. Terrence wouldn’t get to the PBA if he doesn’t have any goodness in him.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Romeo has been the subject of unwarranted public scrutiny after the three-time scoring champion got dealt from NorthPort, the team that drafted the offensive guard, to TNT and then to the Beermen in the 2017-18 season.“People always say ‘oh, you have a curse of a teammate with you now’ and we don’t want that to happen to Terrence,” said Santos in Filipino after the Beermen lost to Columbian 124-118 in the PBA Philippine Cup Friday at Cuneta Astrodome.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Terrence is one of the guys I really want to help because he’s someone that usually gets judged by those who watch the PBA. We want to correct the bad comments thrown at him because I know that feeling.”Santos said that even if Romeo doesn’t show it, his new teammate is greatly affected especially since San Miguel, which is gunning for a fifth straight Philippine Cup title, lost to the perennial cellar-dwelling Dyip. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next San Miguel Beermen at the 2019 PBA Media Day. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Arwind Santos is ready to put Terrence Romeo under his guidance.San Miguel’s veteran leader said he wants to help Romeo get out of the public’s perception as being a cancerous teammate.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostinglast_img read more

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