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Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape

Nelson Mandela University has launched an Ocean Sciences Campus

A regional overview of the education sector in the Eastern Cape, with a focus on industry partnerships and collaboration.

The new Big Five in the Eastern Cape Province

The Eastern Cape is creating a new Big Five as maritime activities, renewable energy and tourism grow in importance to the provincial economy.

Coega selected from 3 500 SEZs around the world as a template of success

The Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, has been selected as one of seven examples of success out of thousands of SEZs around the world.
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Large water project planned for the Umzimvubu River

Several plans are under consideration to alleviate the water shortages facing the Eastern Cape’s towns and rural areas.

Foreign investors attracted to SEZs with infrastructure and support

Over the past 18 years the Coega SEZ has attracted 42 operational investors worth a combined investment value of R7-billion, and created 100 000 jobs.

Why ELIDZ is an attractive investment destination

Incentives are attracting new investors, as ELIDZ Chief Executive Officer, Mr Simphiwe Kondlo, explains.

Mpact opens state-of-the-art corrugated plant in Port Elizabeth

Investment of over R100-million geared towards fruit sector growth in Eastern Cape.

Stimulating the production and consumption of clean power in South Africa

POWERX is the pioneer in the trading of electricity in South Africa and is supplying various businesses with “green” power.

SA’s wind power hot-spot is creating new opportunities

A quarter of the projects so far approved in the REIPPPP programme have been allocated to the Eastern Cape with 91% of these being wind projects

Could South Africa and Mozambique be the world’s next oil and gas hub?

Oil and gas could evidently be the biggest players in creating millions of direct and indirect jobs for both countries.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Become part of a city recognised as a leading offshore BPO destination

There are various reasons why South Africa, especially Cape Town, is one of the fastest growing BPO industries in the world.

New projects in the SA’s central province are seeking investment partners

The Free State Development Corporation is driving a number of exciting investment opportunities in South Africa’s most centrally located province.

Investment opportunities in agricultural processing and logistics

The business case and feasibility studies have been completed for the project and many opportunities have been identified within the sector.

Featured Business Opportunities

Best available technology for minerals processing and emissions control

Lesedi provides systems for the capture of dust, tars, acid mists, SO2 and various other acidic gases and contaminants in the mining sector.

Find the best EPC and EPCM services for your gas to power project

Engineering and project management services including coordination, design, procurement, and construction management and execution offered.

Best of breed solutions in the renewable power sector

Lesedi is excited about the prospects of executing small scale biomass and waste to energy projects on the African continent and to date we have progressed significantly in South Africa.