Bumper SANRAL opportunities in latest tender bulletin
In the latest edition, the tenders as called for by South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) indicate the short to medium priorities of the road agency. Tenders of various natures such as resealing, special maintenance, geotechnical drilling services, geotechnical core drilling  and consulting engineering services are advertised... Read more
SA gets ninth World Heritage Site
Inscribed as the ninth World Heritage Site in South Africa, the ‡Khomani Cultural Landscape has been added to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) prestigious list of sites. The area, which has now been recognised by UNESCO as a site of universal value, covers the entire... Read more
Mandela Day: Do your bit to make a difference
With the world marking Nelson Mandela International Day today, ordinary citizens and Cabinet Ministers are going out into communities to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate. Every year on 18 July, South Africans and the global community honour South Africa’s late former President and international... Read more
SPAR, Love Story feed the city on Mandela Day
SPAR Eastern Cape joined hands with Love Story to continue their initiative of assisting those in need when they hosted their second City Feed Lunch in Fleming Street near the City Hall in Port Elizabeth today. As part of their commitment to celebrating Mandela Day, the retailer poured their... Read more
Brace yourselves for expected cold front
As winter takes hold over large parts of South Africa, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has appealed to the citizens to keep warm as a cold weather pattern unfolds in the coming days. The South African Weather Services (SAWS) has confirmed that a cold front is expected to arrive... Read more
Coega’s energy sector booming; projects value now over R4-billion
Investors in the energy sector are continuing to plug into the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for a wide spectrum of technologies, ranging from renewable energy, gas to nuclear, says Dr Ayanda Vilakazi, Head of Marketing and Communications at the Coega Development Corporation (CDC). “The Coega SEZ has been... Read more
SMMEs happy with BAIC SA plant implementation
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced that the BAIC SA investment in the manufacturing facility is earmarked to be completed within the planned timeframes. However, to achieve this, the construction of the Chinese automaker’s plant will have to be accelerated. During Phase 1 of the project (site preparation), managed... Read more
Two multi-million rand projects get underway at Coega
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced that work has commenced on two of the projects worth over R1-billion at the Coega IDZ. The CDC earlier this year announced that investment projects worth over R1-billion are ready for implementation in the Coega IDZ. The three projects which include an R650-million... Read more
Iconic link for Tour of Good Hope
The Bestmed Tour of Good Hope will have a direct link to one of the world’s most iconic figures when the stage race is hosted by the Drakenstein Correctional Centre situated between Paarl and Franschhoek next year. The facility, previously known as the Victor Verster Prison, made international headlines... Read more
Broadband to transform rural economies
Broadband has the potential to transform rural economies to overcome many of the challenges of distance and isolation, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Speaking at the OR Tambo Broadband Project launch in Mhlontlo and King Sabata Dalindyebo municipalities in the Eastern Cape, the Deputy President said the project is... Read more