Bay intern designer selected for prestigious journal
Opportunity knocked for Michelle Stockwell when she was selected as one of eight for the digital marketing and creative brand agency Boomtown’s 2021 Bayeza Graduate Internship Programme. It certainly delivered when her design got selected for Brands & Branding 2021, which launched earlier this month and is available for... Read more
Coega fast tracks the construction at TASEZ
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), the infrastructure implementing agent of choice in South Africa announced that they are on time to complete the multi-billion-rand project which is a significant milestone for the organisation and the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ).  “Just over a year in, and amid a... Read more
Bay business chamber calls for stability, collaboration in 2022
The benefits of a gradual recovery from the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic forecast for nextyear will be lost if Nelson Mandela Bay cannot offer businesses a stable operating environment with reliablebasic services. Looking back on the year in business in the Metro, Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber... Read more
Zintle Mvana is VWSA’s best apprentice
Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) employee Zintle Mvana has been named one of the Best Apprentices in the Volkswagen Group – an honour bestowed each year to only a handful of the company’s top young talents across the world. The Best Apprentice award is given each year in recognition... Read more
Production at Struandale Engine Plant surpasses 3.8-million engines
This coincides with the announcement of Ford’s R600-million investment in the facility for the introduction of a third engine program, in the form of the new 3.0-litre V6 turbodiesel engine, and upgrades to the existing 2.0-litre Single Turbo and Bi-Turbo engine assembly operations. These engines will be used in... Read more
Ford Wildlife Foundation supports Gqeberha’s penguins
The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) has extended its support for the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) in Gqeberha through the contribution of R50 000 towards its Save the African Penguin project – a fitting cause, considering it was international African Penguin Day on 9 October.... Read more
Call for RFP for new manganese export terminal at Ngqura
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced today that it has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting capable and competent Service Providers (SP) with proven experience and track-record to submit Proposals for the Development of a new Manganese Export Terminal (NMET) at the Port of Ngqura, in Gqeberha (formerly... Read more
Eastern Cape marketable with the average house purchase price below R1m
Property prices may be increasing across the country as buyers continue to make the most of the lowest interest rates in more than five decades, but there are still areas where the average purchase price is less than R1 million. Although house prices in the Eastern Cape have increased... Read more
Coega helps primary school with indigenous garden
As part of its Plant Rescue Open Day initiative to promote indigenous gardening and support biodiversity, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) rolled out the plant rescue initiative to Coega Primary School on Tuesday, 24 August 2021. Coega Primary School partook in the plant rescue day to establish an indigenous... Read more
New Polo to continue sales success for VW
Production of the new Polo has commenced at Volkswagen’s manufacturing plant in Kariega (formerly known as Uitenhage). The Volkswagen manufacturing plant is currently operating on a three-shift pattern and building the new Polo (including the Polo GTI) for local and international markets. The first consignment of new Polos left... Read more

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