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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Education, Training, Research

Education, Training, Research

Massive opportunities in new maritime sectors

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.

SAIMI’s new bursary scheme to empower women

With only 2% of the entire world’s maritime workforce consisting of women, a new bursary scheme announced by the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) plans to unlock the oceans economy for women in South Africa.

Air Products opens up a new world to a community by building a library

Air Products South Africa recently opened a library at the Lebeko High School which will also serve the greater community in the Mashishimale, in...

Working together to shape Durban’s future

The eThekwini Municipality has introduced an innovative way of ensuring that Durban becomes an “Edge City” through Shape Durban, a conference planned for November.

TVET Centres of Specialisation addresses demand for qualifications in priority trades

False Bay College was selected as the Centre of Specialisation for riggers and mechanical fitters in the Western Cape.

A shift in expectations for intra-African trade

The AfCFTA Business Forum, which allows for private sector engagement with formulators of policy, should lead to realistic and workable trade agreements.

AI robot detects human emotions – a first for conferencing at the CTICC

In a first for conferencing at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, the centre hosted “Miss Pepper”, a humanoid robot capable of detecting human emotions during the BIOMIN World Nutrition Forum 2018.

The 2019 guide to business and investment in South Africa

Essential information about the main economic sectors of the South African economy and unique insight into topical issues and exciting new possibilities.

Where to do business or invest in the Eastern Cape

Your essential guide to do business or invest in the Eastern Cape, providing essential insight, opportunities and contact details in the province.

Best books to read this month

Great reading material this month from Jonathan Ball Publishers, the leading publisher and distributor of English general books in South Africa.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Tourism-related potential around Heyshope Dam

Heyshope Dam has a reputation as one of South Africa's best bass fishing destinations.

A-grade logistics facilities available near Port of Durban

The development will comprise 358 000 m² of A-grade warehousing space as well as large yards and office space.

Prime ocean-view, mixed use development opportunity

The last prime ocean-view, greenfield development opportunity in the uMhlanga region. Completed private sector real estate investment totals R3.5-billion with a further R1.7-billion currently under construction.

Featured Business Opportunities

Is Bitcoin a legitimate investment resource?

Should Bitcoin be regarded as a legitimate or potentially profitable investment resource? Answering this question requires that we look into a few relevant factors.

Skilled technicians for the automotive and allied industries

The Trade Test Centre in the Rosslyn hub services the automotive industry as a whole and forms part of the full value chain of training, testing and certification for trades.

Conference facilities at the AIDC’s Automotive Supplier Park

The 4-Star graded Conference Centre caters for small meetings to large conferences (10 - 230 delegates) and offers a range of conference packages, which include catering, facilities and equipment.