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Cape Town, South Africa
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Forward Thinking Conference concerned with growing maritime jobs

The urgency of growing jobs through suitable skills development and entrepreneurial opportunities topped the agenda at the conference.

5% discount on selected Bandit Wood Chippers, plus free equipment

This opportunity is valid only in the Western & Eastern Cape, ends 30/11/2019 or while stocks last.

Eastern Cape universities are leading research in vital sectors

Partnerships and collaboration between educational institutions, the private sector and government are preparing the way for future generations to be on the edge of innovation in vital sectors.

Established and new industrial leaders are investing in capacity growth

The upcoming Manufacturing Indaba, to be hosted 3 – 4 October 2019 in Port Elizabeth, is set to delve further into each of these impactful investments

Pharmaceutical and automotive manufacturers are investing in new capacity

Of the established companies in the region, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, South African Breweries and Aspen Pharmacare are all either upgrading facilities or adding new production lines.

Dive In: Exploring South Africa’s maritime opportunities

An exciting new maritime awareness programme was launched Wednesday, 4 September to encourage South Africa’s youth to not only dip their feet into the endless possibilities of career exploration in the maritime industry, but to “dive in” by getting immersed into a future career in the oceans economy.

How user experience drives payment innovation

Having the right ecosystem partners will be critical in this world of customer-centric payments. Technology and innovation in general will continue to be vital, but the real focus must always be the needs of the customer.

Developing the Eastern Cape manufacturing industry

The Eastern Cape’s strategic location considerably simplifies logistics for both domestic and foreign markets.

Subsistence fishers empowered by The Alternative Livelihoods Project

Entrepreneurship training is bringing a ray of hope to subsistence fishing communities in marginalised coastal areas of the Eastern and Western Cape.

Strategic interventions to change the trajectory of the Eastern Cape automotive industry

The East Cape Automotive Industry Forum (ECAIF) has set five-year targets for growth of the local automotive industry.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Company producing eco-friendly drinking straws seeks funding for expansion

Far_Go Straws produces and distributes a range of stainless-steel, reusable, consumer-friendly straws. The company is currently in the process of adding bamboo straws to its product range.

Relocating logistics company seeks funding for upgrade and repair of facilities

Additional funding of R2-million is sought for the upgrading and minor repairs of existing facility in Special Economic Zone.

Northern Cape Metals Industrial Cluster now in implementation phase

The Cluster will be fully established through a development of four phases. Phase 1 is currently under development.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

South Africa is alert to the growing opportunity offered by the maritime sector

The Oceans Economy is no longer just a concept talked about at conferences, it is a reality that is starting to have an impact on South Africa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.