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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Tranquility and seclusion from the bustle of city life

Nestled in subtropical foliage against the river bank, Blue Lagoon Hotel makes the ideal venue for conferencing and accommodation.

Air Products Eastern Cape region continues to strengthen position

Regular visits are conducted by the Managing Director of Air Products to ensure strategic alignment throughout all facilities and across all levels of the organisation.

The Eastern Cape is tackling water shortages through new dams and improved controls

A water supply and hydro-power project is underway on the Umzimvubu River, but many challenges in the water sector provide opportunities for solution providers in the region.

Diversifying South Africa’s energy mix

Two recent reports have concluded that South Africa’s grid could be flexible enough, and renewables supported by gas could provide base load.

Job-relevant training is key to economic growth

SAMSA is investigating the feasibility of establishing specialist maritime schools in South Africa’s coastal provinces.

Multi-billion-rand investments are boosting vehicle production

The latest foreign investment, and one of the biggest, will see Beijing Automobile Corporation take a 65% stake in a multi-billion-rand joint venture with the IDC at the Coega IDZ outside Port Elizabeth.

Oceans Economy – priority projects in the Eastern Cape

The province is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the new interest in developing a maritime economy.

Regional strengths of the Eastern Cape economy

A regional overview of the Eastern Cape from a business, trade and investment perspective.

Advantages available to investors in the ELIDZ

The Chief Executive Officer of the ELIDZ, Mr Simphiwe Kondlo, outlines the advantages available to investors.

Ford donates Ranger to Nelson Mandela University’s Ford Engine Research Unit

The vehicle will be used by Nelson Mandela University’s Ford Engine Research Unit (FERU), which was established in 2012 in partnership with Ford to foster research in engine development and testing amongst its undergraduate students.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Opportunities in the Botswana cargo, freight and logistics industry

Botswana has committed significant investment to develop new and revitalise existing transport corridors making use of road, rail, airports, dry ports and one-stop border posts.

University development: establishing East-U

Strategic partnership opportunity to develop the proposed Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University (East-U), which is being conceptualized as a new-generation university.

Catalytic and strategic investment projects in the City of Tshwane

Tshwane lies in the northern quadrant of Gauteng and is centrally positioned on two major arteries of the Southern African region. Herewith 15 projects in this prime business region.

Featured Business Opportunity

Infrastructure priorities in Bergrivier Municipality

Infrastructure development especially around the local harbours will create future opportunities for commercial and retail businesses.

Partnering for a bright future in the City of Ekurhuleni

The City of Ekurhuleni invites all stakeholders to join hands in taking the City to new heights.

Wesgro launches plan to boost Cape economy in 2018/19

Wesgro set out how it plans to maximise opportunities for the Cape in line with its key mandates of tourism, trade, investment and film promotion.