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Voorspoed Mine enterprise and supplier development looks to the future

Whether it involves transporting workers to and from work, catering or maintenance, there is a great deal of work to be done that goes beyond the core business of diamond mining.

Good foundation laid to bring FDI into local Special Economic Zones

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is optimistic that South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will attract foreign direct investment (FDI).

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.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Waterfront development on the banks of the Vaal River

The project is at the start of the feasibility and business case phase.

Investment opportunities in the Northern Cape’s booming tourism sector

Adventure tourism continues to grow and investors are invited to explore opportunities in this booming industry.

Kathu Industrial Park (KIP) development invites private sector investors

The KIP development caters for all nature of tenant facilities, from large customised facilities through to smaller, economically efficient mini-factories.

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.

Grow your business in South Africa

Business South Africa offers companies a unique and effective means of engaging with the private sector and all levels of government in South Africa.

Become an owner of a Bandit wood chipper

Africa Biomass Company offers a whole range of Bandit wood chippers and is fully equipped and stocked to service and repair any Bandit machine anywhere in South Africa.