Progress of the Special Economic Zones at Saldanha and Atlantis

October 25, 2016
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Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a critical mechanism to advance South Africa’s strategic objectives of industrialisation, regional development, export promotion and job creation. Industrialisation and growing this secondary sector is also key to South Africa’s economic growth and more particularly, employment. Key SEZ investments include Saldanha, as an oil and gas servicing hub, and Atlantis,.. read more →

eNCA – our Programme Director comments on the value of our SEZ Programme & developments in Atlantis & Saldanha

October 23, 2016
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eNCA – our CEO comments on the economic impact of fraud charges against Pravin Gordhan

October 12, 2016
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Cape Talk – Our Programme Director comments on West Coast Development & Economic Opportunities

October 6, 2016
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Saldanha Bay was identified as a Strategic Integrated Project in 2012 and, since then, both Saldanha and Atlantis have received investment for infrastructure development from public and private investors. Both developments fall under the West Coast Industrial Plan: Saldanha as an oil and gas servicing hub and Atlantis as a renewable energy hub with the pending.. read more →

KFM – The importance of mobility & innovative & alternative transport solutions

October 4, 2016
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Improved public and non-motorised transport is critical for providing access to opportunities, as well as supporting economic growth and attracting investment in the Cape region. The aim of our Transport programme is to: Address traffic congestion and find solutions to the problem in an effort to enhance business productivity Encourage behavioural change amongst commuters Foster.. read more →

Cape Talk – Addressing the issue of traffic congestion in Cape Town

September 29, 2016
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Traffic congestion in Cape Town is the highest in South Africa according to TomTom, and with Metrorail’s challenges from cable theft and vandalism, commuters can spend almost double their travel time during peak hours. Adding to this is the complexity that Cape Town’s population is growing at 2 – 3% every year, and public transport.. read more →

Cape Talk – Our Programme Director talks about Innovation coming out of our Western Cape Universities

September 20, 2016
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The Western Cape universities are leading universities in South Africa and Africa. Looking specifically at research and innovation, and patent activity of South African universities from 2009 – 2015, the four Western Cape Universities accounted for 48.6%. Stellenbosch University and UCT filed 150 PCT patents resulting in multiple spin-out companies in the same time period… read more →

eNCA News Day – Possible Moody’s Downgrade on SA’s State Owned Enterprises

September 15, 2016
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Business Government Collaboration to Stimulate Economic Growth

September 12, 2016
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While ratings agencies are evaluating South Africa’s investment status, numerous initiatives are underway to boost investor confidence, catalyse employment in key sectors and drive reform. Irrespective of the rating agencies’ decision, current GDP growth rates are insufficient and require stimulus and sustained action. Earlier in 2016, business, government, and labour realised the need to collaborate.. read more →

eNCA – What SA Needs to Avoid a Ratings Downgrade

September 9, 2016
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