OEC makes Coega home
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), developer and operator of the 9,003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) announced that more than R200m was invested by the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) to facilitate the solution for Orion Engineered Carbons (OEC) to preserve jobs in the Eastern Cape... Read more
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
Coega donates blankets to Ekuphumleni Old Age Home
As part of its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programme, earlier this week, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) donated blankets to the Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Gqeberha, at Zwide. The donation of these blankets by the CDC to more than 50 elderly people living in the home is especially... Read more
Coega Wellness Centre is now a COVID-19 vaccination site
With the country’s vaccination rollout process well underway, the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced today that the CDC Wellness Centre in Zone 4 of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is now a COVID-19 public vaccination site, servicing CDC employees, tenants and their employees located at both the Coega... Read more
7,000th unit assembled at FAW’s Coega plant
FAW Trucks ended the month of April on a high note when the 7,000th locally assembled vehicle rolled out of its Coega manufacturing plant. This marked another significant milestone for the Chinese brand that took the top spot in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle (HCV) segment of the local market... Read more
SEZs continue to perform well
South Africa’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs) continue to thrive despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19, says Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Nomalungelo Gina. In a statement on Tuesday, Gina said the SEZ programme continues to attract investors. “This has seen the value of operational investments increasing... Read more
“We are strengthening our infrastructure planning, packaging, and implementation capacity, through Coega Development Corporation (CDC) as the project packager so as to improve the level of participation in the alternative funding instruments,” says Mlungisi Mvoko, MEC for Finance and Economic Development in the Eastern Cape. In delivering the Eastern... Read more
Coega’s multi-million rand cement plant: Job creator
The CEMZA Manufacturing Plant located in Zone 5 of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) valued at R600 million with a global partner footprint and supplying the local market with locally manufactured cement. The plant, which has been operational for more than four years has managed to create much-needed... Read more
Coega appoints Tiya as new CEO
The Coega Development Corporation Board announced today that it has appointed Khwezi Tiya as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2021. This follows a recruitment process to source a suitable candidate to steer the Coega IDZ to its next level of success and recognition. Tiya, who is no stranger to... Read more
Coega aquaculture to generate 700 jobs
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced that over 900 hundred jobs are earmarked to be created through the Coega Aquaculture Development Zone (ADZ). A catalyst project funded by the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs & Tourism (DEDEAT) to the tune of R206 million through the Provincial Stimulus Fund.... Read more

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