NMB Chamber’s 7th professional social connect attracts over 100 participants
Over 100 emerging professionals from in and around the Bay attended the Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber’s seventh Professional Social Connect (PSC) on 19 January at Mazars, in Humewood. The event was the first for this year and was hosted by the Chamber in partnership with Mazars, with First National... Read more
Coega’s top job-creating manufacturing sector drives development
The Coega Development Corporation (Coega) last week attended the Manufacturing Indaba to gain first-hand insights into the emerging opportunities and existing challenges within the South African manufacturing sector. As a leading catalyst for the championing of socio-economic development and a leading multi-sector investment destination, Coega is committed to ensuring... Read more
Upskilling coastal communities in marine protection, governance
The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI), with the support of the National Skills Fund (NSF) under the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and in collaboration with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE), and the Centre for Law in Action (CLA) piloted a first-of-its-kind... Read more
Siemens spearheads local microgrid energy transition in Upper Blinkwater
According to the World Bank, 600 million people in Africa, 43% of the continent, lacked access to electricity in 2022. Africa’s persistent energy challenge, aggravated by its vast landscapes, diverse geographical conditions, and countless isolated rural communities, points to the potential of microgrids as a beacon of hope that... Read more
It’s big in Japan will be in Komani too says dealer
The arrival of Mitsubishi in Komani has generated quite a stir among those locals who are faithful followers of the Japanese brand. Ashton Schnehage, dealer principal at the Kelston Motor Group’s new multi-franchise dealership in Cathcart Road, said there were Mitsubishi clients in the area who trusted the brand... Read more
Isuzu invests more than R1m into learners, educators
ISUZU Motors South Africa made bold commitments to the local community school St Albans Primary with the handover of an R1.2 million cheque for the critical refurbishing of dilapidated classrooms and facilities as part of ISUZU’s long-term commitment to adopt the school and make a positive impact. ISUZU Foundation,... Read more
EPC mourns passing of scorer Princess Selani
It is with great sadness that we inform the cricket community that Ms Princess Selani passed away on Saturday morning, 25 March 2023. “Ngqiva”, as she was affectionally known, devoted her life to cricket through her dedication to the scoring of the game. She was an active member of... Read more
Background screening checks are a critical risk management tool
With South Africa’s struggling economy and high unemployment rates, background screening checks for employees are more important than ever – in this climate, companies are unwilling to take risks on new hires given the mismatch between skills needed and available talent. The finding is part of the 2022 Background... Read more
Kit boosts Helenvale United’s young goal-getters
A community retailer’s donation of kit to Helenvale United FC will go a long way in the development of young players at the championship-winning club. For more than three decades, the Gqeberha club has proved that investing in footballers at the age-group level is paramount if a team is... Read more
Neave/Korsten cluster latest  for NMBB chamber
A group of businesses which operate in the Neave/Korsten area in Nelson Mandela Bay have established a business Cluster, under the banner of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber. This is now the sixth geographical cluster to be established by the Chamber for the purpose of enabling businesses to... Read more
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