Coega ADZ: Investment-ready platform
Coega’s Business Development Manager Dr Keith du Plessis says the Coega Aquaculture Development Zone could create an investment-ready platform for infrastructure projects in the emerging aquaculture sector Aquaculture is one of the fastest-growing food sectors globally and is considered a key sector for future food production (Costello et al.,... Read more
VWSA named top employer for 11th consecutive year
In recognition of its dedication to providing an excellent and progressive work environment for all its employees, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has been named as a Top Employer for 2022. This is the 11th consecutive year that VWSA has been awarded this accolade. The Top Employer title is... Read more
VWSA plant manufactures 100,000th Polo Vivo
New sales, marketing director appointed at VWSA
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has appointed a new sales and marketing director at the helm of its National Sales Organisation (NSO) in Gauteng. Thomas Milz joined VWSA’s Board of Management effective 1 December 2021. Milz has occupied various positions across the Volkswagen Group since 1997, in a career... Read more
City chamber coalition aims to tackle climate challenges
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has established a business coalition to positively impact the city’s response to its projected climate change challenges.   This follows an outcome of its Think Tank initiative which saw Dr Andrew Muir, a well-respected environmentalist who leads the Wilderness Foundation Africa, being requested to... Read more
VWSA, Audi account for 1 in every 4 vehicles sold in SA in 2021
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA), which consists of Audi and Volkswagen, ended 2021 with a combined market share of 25.5%. This means one in every four vehicles sold locally was either a Volkswagen or Audi model. To end off 2021 as South Africa’s leading passenger car brand is truly... Read more
Business chambers to challenge municipal electricity tariff methodology
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber (NMBBC) and the Pietermaritzburg and Midlands Chamber (PMCB) have jointly filed papers to legally challenge the National Energy Regulator’s (Nersa) municipal tariff methodology which is used to determine and approve electricity tariffs charged by municipalities.   The methodology is based on guidelines and benchmarking... Read more
Madibaz coach seeks to build a legacy that will outlast him
New Madibaz rugby coach David Manuel’s long-term aim is to create a sustainable legacy at the highest level. The former professional player, who turned out at fullback for the Blue Bulls, Griquas and Free State, assumed his position in November and has been focused on putting the building blocks... Read more
Mtonsi, Pillay  new chamber appointments
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has announced the promotion of Prince Mpumelelo Matonsi into the role of Chief Operations Officer, effective January 2022. Matonsi, who has served as Operations Manager for the Chamber for the past five years, will take on additional roles and responsibilities which will help... Read more
New voice for algoaFM
Early risers in the Eastern Cape and Garden Route will wake up to a new voice on Algoa FM – the multi-talented Craig Ross. He will be on air from five to six in the morning on weekdays from Monday, January 10. The recruitment of Ross is part of... Read more

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