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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Limpopo

Limpopo

How will the electric car revolution affect the African mining industry?

Mining Indaba spoke with Martim Facada, Lithium expert at Industrial Minerals to discuss how electric vehicles might affect the African commodities market, in particular battery metals such as cobalt and lithium.

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.

Transforming the water environment for industrial, commercial and private users

The recently completed De Hoop Dam in eastern Limpopo is the centrepiece in the large Olifants River Water Resource Development Project.

The potential for private investors within the Limpopo Development Plan

The plan, currently in its implementation phase, is supported by a spatial investment framework in public and private sector infrastructure, an integrated public transport policy and land policies.

Limpopo’s value offering to visitors and investors

We look at the economy of the region and explore its current and future investment potential in brief.

New shaft sinking method prioritises safety

Head of De Beers Venetia Underground Project, Christoff Kühn, reports on progress in one of Limpopo’s biggest projects.

SEZs open up possibilities for investors in mineral processing

Although there are efforts under way to try to diversify the Limpopo economy to reduce the dependence on the mineral sector, there is a parallel effort to use the underground riches of the province to stimulate the growth of the manufacturing sector.

Investor-friendly measures in Limpopo’s designated growth zones

Infrastructure at a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) supports the specific industry and attracts investors with a strong focus on beneficiation of local produce or materials.

Old Mutual honours women by donating R150 000 to Caring4Girls

The Caring4Girls programme was established by the Imbumba Foundation two years ago and to date has already improved the lives of more than 10 000 girls.

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.