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Thursday, December 12, 2019
North West

North West

Sri Lanka eyes South Africa for its coconut produce

"This show is viewed as the ideal platform for creating awareness of Sri Lanka’s range of coconut products in the South African market ..."

ECIC and Afreximbank partnership to transform Africa’s trade

Afreximbank and ECIC sign MOU and pledge $1-billion to expand trade between South Africa and other African nations. 

Investing in a small business: what they look for

Do you need an injection of money to get your business off the ground? Or to grow it to new heights? Here are six questions investors ask.

Diverse mining service provider and supplier aims for the top

The Managing Director of Modi Mining, Tshegofatso Samuel Molefi, outlines the company’s origins and current scope of operations.

North West population should benefit from planned state banks

Whereas the private sector is the biggest factor in the banking sector, there are growing moves by the state to become involved.

Agriculture companies are active on the stock exchange

The North West Province produces one third of South Africa’s maize and about 15% of its wheat.

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.

A vision and strategy for inclusive growth in North West Province

Current geological information illuminates vast amounts of minerals that are yet to be quantified.

Investment potential of the Platinum Province

Areas of investment that are expected to grow fastest include fuel cell technology, machinery for mining, energy generation and RE component manufacturing.

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.