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Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Free State

Free State

Free State gas fields could feed new power stations

Data suggests that the Free State has 23-billion cubic feet of gas underground, but only exploration can confirm this.

Game industry set to boost the wider tourism sector

Tourism is one of the Free State’s fastest-growing economic sectors, with leisure and business tourism enjoying the best growth within the industry.

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.

Bringing services to SMMEs in the Free State

The FDC is bringing services to the people through its strategic partnership programme.

The N8 Corridor: Linking communities and creating economic opportunities

The N8 Corridor is the focus of a range of initiatives which aim to improve connections, stimulate economic activity and improve the delivery of services and housing to Free State citizens.

Job-relevant training is key to economic growth

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

A unique guide to business, investment and tourism in the Free State

Read the 2018 edition of Free State Business as an e-book or request your copy of this premium business and investment guide to the Free State Province.

New Special Economic Zone sparks investment

The official launch in April 2017 of the Maluti-A-Phofung SEZ was a significant event for the economy.

What does the economic future of the Free State look like?

A brief look at the current and future economy of South Africa's most central province.

Opportunities for developing new kinds of manufacturing businesses

Primary sectors such as mining and agriculture are now being seen as targets for beneficiation, but new manufacturing opportunities are also being sought.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Freeport Zone in the Indian Ocean offers a strategic gateway to Africa

State-of-the-art infrastructure for local and international companies wishing to connect efficiently to international trade, firms operating in high-value added sectors as well as businesses dealing in perishable products.

Investment partnership opportunity for an agricultural hub in Mpumalanga

A feasibility study has been completed and demonstrates feasible and profitable potential, resulting from tourism & game breeding, a settlement, business and recreational facility and livestock farming.

Complete scalability and turnkey solutions for investors in this sustainable urban node

As a mixed-use node, Riverfields caters to both business/industrial and residential markets.

Featured Business Opportunity

An African company in the power generation, mining, and oil and gas industries

Lesedi is firmly established as an engineering, project management and maintenance solutions house that conceptualises, manages, and implements its own engineering projects.

Soda ash production and beneficiation opportunities

Botswana is currently the largest exporter of soda ash to the SADC and the beneficiation thereof offers various attractive investment opportunities.

Special offers this winter at Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre

Have a truly African dining experience at Chiefs Boma Restaurant or be pampered at the Mowana Spa this winter.