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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Manufacturing

An economic overview of South Africa

Three small rural towns in a remote part of South Africa’s dry north-west are the sites of the very latest in technology, and could hold the key to boosting growth in the South African economy.

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.

A snapshot of South Africa’s nine provinces

Key facts about South Africa's nine provincial economies, with resource links to explore the business and investment environment of each region in more depth.

First-class factory space available for automotive industry in the SADC

The Automotive Supplier Park in Gauteng offers an excellent manufacturing base, with access to logistics corridors and links to extensive distribution networks for efficient export and import of goods.

MoU signed to establish Intermodal Terminal Facility in Limpopo Eco-Industrial Park

Design of the ITF will start before the end of 2019, building on the initial design and cost engineering studies.

Igniting the entrepreneurial mindset of community-based small business owners

SMME's win at recent Community Enterprises Exhibition as a result of transformative and targeted learning.

Developing Western Cape Manufacturers

The Western Cape Manufacturing Indaba, hosted with the support of the City of Cape Town on 6 November 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, will once again be an event not to be missed.

Industrial space located central to mining and renewable energy projects

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

Superb infrastructure on a well-located site is attracting industrial tenants

Highveld Industrial Park started with only four tenants in 2016 and has gone from strength to strength. In August 2019, it reached the 50-tenant mark.

AIDC takes part in cross-country Electric Vehicles Road Trip

The purpose of the EVRT was to raise awareness on the future of Electric Vehicles (EV) in Africa and globally.

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.