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
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
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
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
Controlled blasting on N2 between Dutywa & Mthatha
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled blasting is scheduled to take place between Dutywa and Mthatha, today at approximately 12h00. The blast will take place at approximately 28.3 kilometres from Dutywa when travelling towards Mthatha. The road will be... Read more
Unemployed ECape youth armed with construction skills
National Youth Orchestra to blow PE away
The National Youth Orchestra Winter Course will be held in Port Elizabeth in July, with performances at the National Arts Festival, Kingswood College, and the Savoy Theatre. Hundreds of young musicians audition for a coveted place in the South African National Youth Orchestra and a select few are chosen... Read more
Lusikisiki joins digital migration wave
Residents of Makwalweni village in Lusikisiki on Thursday joined the digital migration movement when the Department of Communications led a public awareness campaign in the Eastern Cape. The digital terrestrial television (DTT) public awareness visit to the surrounding villages in Lusikisiki came ahead of the Siyahlola Presidential Monitoring visit to the... Read more