Chamber appoints six new board members at AGM to further strengthen its capacity
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has appointed six new board members at its 13th Annual General Meeting held at the Southern Sun, Marine Hotel, today, as part of its efforts to further strengthen its capacity and reach in achieving high-priority strategic goals. The new board members are Martina... Read more
Qaba is new MBDA CEO
The Board of the Mandela Bay Development Agency is pleased to announce the conclusion of a recruitment process for the post that became available in June 2022. Since then, the Board appointed MBDA Executive Mpho Mokonyama in a caretaker role whilst the recruitment process got underway. Board Chairperson, Mrs... Read more
Coega OEC oil tank farm project on track
The Coega Development Corporation is pleased to announce significant progress achieved on the Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC) Oil Tank Project. OEC is a leading worldwide supplier of carbon black, which is a material with many industrial applications including the production of rubber tyres, inks, dyes, and paints amongst others. ... Read more
Landmark event sets the stage for green hydrogen economy in the Eastern Cape
The Eastern Cape (EC) is powering ahead with developing the green hydrogen (H2) economy and leveraging South Africa’s natural resources, such as solar, wind, and platinum group metals, which are critical requisites for producing green hydrogen. The Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT), the Eastern Cape... Read more
Coega MICT SETA ICT graduate programme brings hope
To kick off Youth Month, on Wednesday, 31 May 2023, the Coega Development Corporation welcomed representatives from the Media, Information and Communication Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT SETA), to celebrate and reflect on the successful partnership that enabled 50 young people to gain experience and exposure through... Read more
Coega partners with CSIR on biofibre hub
The Coega Development Corporation, through its Capital Raising and Sustainability Business Units, together with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), are undertaking preparatory work towards the establishment of a Biofibre Hub, or Cluster, in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ).  A far-reaching Memorandum of Understanding was signed in... Read more
Naming sponsor for Warriors and St George’s Park Cricket Stadium
In a major boost for the game in the province, Cricket Eastern Cape (Pty) Limited has signed a sponsor in a multi-year deal that will include the Warriors and the iconic St George’s Park Cricket Stadium. “We are very happy to announce that going forward the team will be... Read more
Coega joins BMF in fighting youth unemployment
 To help tackle youth unemployment in South Africa, the Black Management Forum (BMF) hosted a webinar titled “Development Opportunities for Young Professionals in South Africa”, where the Coega Development Corporation showcased lessons on how the organisation is helping address issues related to unemployment, women empowerment, and skills development.  The... Read more
Coega’s  logistics park sees auto investor expansion
Research by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) in 2021 shows that the automotive industry contributes 4.3% to the national GDP, 17.3% of the country’s manufacturing output and 12.5% of South Africa’s total exports.  This statistic indicates that the industry is the bedrock of many... Read more
Coega’s high-tech  BPO park created 1,529 jobs
The success of the Coega Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Park, located in Zone 4 of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), has to date created a total of 1,529 jobs, which is an endorsement to the Coega Development Corporation’s position as a leader in advancing the South African Global... Read more
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