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Gold Fields is planning a 40MW plant at South Deep Mine
Self-generated power, less red tape and new tech will drive SA mining forwardArticle

South African mines have been granted state permission to generate energy for their own use without having to rely on Eskom's unstable power supply...

Owen Murphy 3 Mar 2021

Transnet National Ports Authority move to improve competitiveness
Transnet National Ports Authority move to improve competitivenessArticle

The Coega Development Corporation, developer and operator of the Coega Special Economic Zone has welcomed the move by Transnet National Ports Authority to relocate its head office to the Port of Ngqura...

28 Jan 2021

Aquaculture projects to create jobs
Aquaculture projects to create jobsArticle

The Coega Development Corporation has announced that more than 900 jobs will be created through the Coega Aquaculture Development Zone...

22 Oct 2020

SEZ's role in the interaction of AI with humans and nation states
SEZ's role in the interaction of AI with humans and nation statesArticle

Many thinkers, experts and science fiction writers have put pen to paper to speculate about the dystopian life that may arise from Artificial Intelligence (AI) becoming too "intelligent."...

Monde Mawasha 14 Sep 2020

The 2019 Vision2030 Awards finalists announcement
The 2019 Vision2030 Awards finalists announcementArticle

Top Media and Communications have released those companies and individuals selected as finalists in the 2019 Vision2030 Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Nov 2019

Factors necessary for securing investors toward FDI
Factors necessary for securing investors toward FDIArticle

Endorsed by world leaders as an ideal investment destination, the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) prioritises growth in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)...

Thembinkosi Maduna 5 Nov 2019

Where are the jobs? 2019 Q4 employment outlook survey
Where are the jobs? 2019 Q4 employment outlook surveyArticle

According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, South African employers report soft hiring intentions for the last quarter of the year...

10 Sep 2019

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Coega welcomes NMB's airport relocation plans to free up land for human settlementsArticle

This development will deliver on the objectives of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) programme by way of expanding the SEZ's strategic industrialisation focus to cover diverse regional development needs...

30 Aug 2019

Construction workers strike over training fund
Construction workers strike over training fundArticle

Workers at the R68m construction site of Noninzi Luzipho Primary School in KwaNobuhle township, Uitenhage, are on strike over a training fund...

Thamsanqa Mbovane 9 May 2019

The best of SA - 2018 National Business Award winners
The best of SA - 2018 National Business Award winnersArticle

The champions of the South African economy were named at the 16th annual National Business Awards gala ceremony in Johannesburg late last week...

19 Nov 2018

4,000th FAW rolls off Coega production line
4,000th FAW rolls off Coega production lineArticle

FAW South Africa's Coega assembly plant recently celebrated the assembly of the 4,000th FAW in South Africa...

12 Sep 2018

Sandisiwe Ncemane, Coega Development Corporation (CDC) business development manager: energy projects
Unlocking the energy sector for economic growthArticle

Access to energy is among the highly transformative interventions for the African continent...

1 Jun 2018

Wesley Nitsckie via
Small Harbours Programme a R400m boost to WC's small-scale fishing and tourismArticle

"The project is tipped to change the lives of many fishing communities and tourism operators relying on 13 of the smaller proclaimed harbours in the Western Cape."

29 May 2018

2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announced
2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announcedArticle

Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the shortlisted candidates for its 2018 African Infrastructure Projects Developer Awards...

24 Apr 2018

Projects in pipeline to deal with drought
Projects in pipeline to deal with droughtArticle

Drilling more boreholes, changing building bylaws, constructing three desalination plants and finishing phase three of the Nooitgedacht Water Treatment Works...

Siyamtanda Capa 7 Feb 2018

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New hazmat dump for PEArticle

After more than a decade of deliberations and red tape, a second highly hazardous landfill for Nelson Mandela Bay has been approved by the Department of Environmental Affairs...

Estelle Ellis 9 Nov 2017

Fatima Vawda, founder of 27four Investment Managers, receiving the Comair Outstanding Woman in Business Award. Image by Julian Cole.
Here are the 2017 BBQ Awards winnersArticle

The 16th instalment of the BBQ Awards was held at Emperor's Palace, Ekurhuleni late last week...

25 Oct 2017

Mark Alard, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Customer Care, DTI
Coega, DTI hosts workshop to stimulate investment in agro-processingArticle

More than 20 companies from the Eastern Cape's agriculture/agro-processing sector attended a workshop conducted by the CDC and DTI...

5 Oct 2017

Monde Mawasha, Coega Development Corporation programme director: information & communications technology (ICT) and research unit (RU)
It's time for AfricaArticle

The rise of the fourth industrial revolution is adding intricacy to future economies and their employment outcome...

Monde Mawasha 21 Sep 2017

SMME’s benefiting from Coega projects (L-R): Nandi Mpofu, Agnew Cabinets; Nolan Mathura, Ascon Civil Engineering; Laeeq Dolley, Rulasaqa Plumbing; Shaheed Nordien, YKW Projects; Thembisa Doda, Mothiscore; Luleka Ncomanzi, Ingakuhle Trading Enterprise; Nonyameko Maya, Ibhayi Achuma Trading
Coega awards nine contracts worth R30m to SMMEs in Eastern CapeArticle

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has invested R30m in nine small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) in the Eastern Cape...

20 Jul 2017

They're future-fit! Announcing the finalists of the 2017 Future of HR Awards
They're future-fit! Announcing the finalists of the 2017 Future of HR AwardsArticle

The third annual Future of HR Awards has just announced its 2017 finalists. The awards, hosted in association with Careers24, recognises South Africa's most outstanding, inspiring and effective leaders in people management strategies and HR innovation...

Issued by Topco Media 22 Jun 2017

BAIC SA Plant artist impression, a R11bn investment in the Coega SEZ and the biggest single automotive investment in Africa in 40 years.
Eastern Cape auto industry enters new eraArticle

The decision by Japanese auto assembler Isuzu to buy the General Motors assembly plant in Port Elizabeth and invest in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro is part of a trend...

Dr Ayanda Vilakazi 20 Jun 2017

BAIC SA Plant development ready for phase 2
BAIC SA Plant development ready for phase 2Article

Phase 1 (site preparations) of the BAIC SA Manufacturing Plant has been completed and phase 2 (construction) is due to start soon...

13 Jun 2017

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2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists announcedArticle

Zelda la Grange, former SA President Nelson Mandela's personal assistant, is guest speaker at the awards...

2 May 2017

Nelson Mandela Bay may get water relief
Nelson Mandela Bay may get water reliefArticle

In a bold initiative directed at relieving ongoing water shortages, discussions have begun around establishing the region's first large-scale, commercial desalination plant...

Shaun Gillham 19 Apr 2017

Coega IDZ
Investment projects worth over R1bn ready for Coega IDZArticle

From April 2017, says the Coega Development Corporation (CDC), investment projects worth over R1bn are ready for implementation in the its industrial development zone (IDZ)...

7 Apr 2017

Eskom, Coega sign agreement on nuclear
Eskom, Coega sign agreement on nuclearArticle

Eskom and the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) have signed a collaborative agreement on South Africa's nuclear new build programme...

16 Mar 2017

Multichoice SA Holdings achieves four Oliver Top Empowerment Awards category nominations
Multichoice SA Holdings achieves four Oliver Top Empowerment Awards category nominationsArticle

Multichoice SA Holdings has broken a 16-year record by being designated a finalist in four major categories of the Oliver Top Empowerment Awards...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Mar 2017

Presidents and pioneers honoured at the National Business Awards
Presidents and pioneers honoured at the National Business AwardsArticle

The 14th annual National Business Awards gave business and government leaders the red carpet treatment, when they gathered to honour South Africa's most innovative and fast-growing companies...

Issued by Topco Media 18 Nov 2016

Ariel view of the earmarked BAIC site that has been cleared and is ready for construction to start. Construction on the site is planned to start in earnest late this year early next year.
Coega readies for R11bn car manufacturing plantArticle

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has begun work in clearing 54.62 hectares of land in Zone 1 of the Coega Industrial Development Zone...

25 Oct 2016

Finalists selected for National Business Awards
Finalists selected for National Business AwardsArticle

The finalists have been announced for the 2016 National Business Awards, with five companies in line for the overall National Business of the Year award...

11 Oct 2016

EC positioning itself as an energy manufacturing hub
EC positioning itself as an energy manufacturing hubArticle

A growing number of manufacturing opportunities are being created in the Eastern Cape with the installation of power facilities ranging from wind farms to renewable energy and nuclear power...

1 Aug 2016

(Left to Right) MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs 
and Tourism, Hon. Sakhumzi Somyo, and the Russian Ambassador, HE Mikhali Petrakov, on a milestone 
visit to Coega Development Corporation (CDC).
Russian ambassador pays Coega IDZ a visitArticle

Russia's relations with South Africa have been in place for many years, especially at a political level, now the Russia - South Africa relationship is in the BRICS format...

7 Jul 2016

Lufa Farms via
New tomato paste plant a big boost for farmersArticle

The hunt is on for Eastern Cape farmers to supply franchising giant Famous Brands' new tomato paste plant at the Coega Industrial Development Zone...

Zandile Mbabela 6 Jul 2016

Coega Dairy expansion driven by growth
Coega Dairy expansion driven by growthArticle

Coega Dairy has completed the expansion of its warehouse and office facilities. The dairy company started...

28 Jun 2016

Frontier Hospital
Health projects help heal local economyArticle

The refurbishment of two hospitals and three clinic is being implemented by the CDC in the Eastern Cape...

22 Jun 2016

How to put value to employer of choice in tough economic times
How to put value to employer of choice in tough economic timesArticle

The Future of HR Awards adjudicates South Africa's top organisations on how their strategies are impacting high performance and creating ever-rising imperative to be employer of choice...

Issued by Topco Media 21 Jun 2016

The Minister for Rural Development and Land reform, Gugile Nkwinti recently visited Dynamic Commodities to learn about the operations of the plant and the impact it has on job creation in the province.
R22 million Dynamic Commodities expansion at Coega IDZArticle

A R22 million expansion by agro-processing company Dynamic Commodities in Zone 3 of the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) has been announced...

26 May 2016

Coega critical to SA's gas localisation programme
Coega critical to SA's gas localisation programmeArticle

The minister said that the Port of Ngqura and the Coega IDZ, is one of the potential sites considered for the country's gas-to-power programme...

25 May 2016

CDC increases security at Eastern Cape schools
CDC increases security at Eastern Cape schoolsArticle

On behalf of the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is to provide fencing for over 71 schools in the province...

19 Apr 2016

WC Tourism makes a comeback
WC Tourism makes a comebackArticle

The job-creating tourism sector has succeeded in fighting back against the onerous visa regulations with newly released tourism numbers for the summer season indicating...

19 Apr 2016

SA's movers and shakers: Empowering business and people
SA's movers and shakers: Empowering business and peopleArticle

The 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards brought together the business elite of South Africa in what was an evening of recognition and celebration of the companies and individuals at the forefront of transformation in business...

Issued by Topco Media 15 Apr 2016

B-BBEE - Who's going beyond compliance?
B-BBEE - Who's going beyond compliance?Article

Committed organisations will be recognised at the 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards today at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, where the Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor and the CEO of BUSA Khanyisile Kweyama are expected to speak...

Issued by Topco Media 14 Apr 2016

Meet 15 organisations at the forefront of transformation in SA
Meet 15 organisations at the forefront of transformation in SAArticle

Legends of empowerment will be honoured at the 15th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards on 14 April at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg...

Issued by Topco Media 4 Apr 2016

What do SA's top empowered organisations thrive on? Five things to expect
What do SA's top empowered organisations thrive on? Five things to expectArticle

The finalists of the 15th Oliver Empowerment Awards from various categories have been named and the winners will be announced on 14 April...

Issued by Topco Media 14 Mar 2016

Coega Development Corporation to upgrade Eastern Cape schools
Coega Development Corporation to upgrade Eastern Cape schoolsArticle

Projects totalling more than R1bn for infrastructure facilities to 71 schools throughout the Eastern Cape are being managed by the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) on behalf of the Eastern Cape Department of Education (DOE)...

24 Feb 2016

Coega Dairy
CDC performance targets in reach for 2016Article

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) says it is poised to reach its performance targets for the 2015/16 financial year...

11 Feb 2016

Premier in U-turn over departments
Premier in U-turn over departmentsArticle

In a move to align government departments, the roads and transport departments will again merge under a single political leadership, premier Phumulo Masualle has announced...

29 Dec 2015

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