The Millionth Engine rolls of the assembly line at Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant
Volkswagen Group South Africa’s Engine Plant continues to produce 450 EA111 engines a day for both local and export customers Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) reached a historical milestone on Monday, 11 June 2018 when it produced its one millionth EA111 engine. Production of the EA111 engine started back... Read more
Audi South Africa employee is driving progress in her career
·   First Audi South Africa employee selected for annual exchange programme between Volkswagen Group South Africa and Volkswagen Group in Germany ·  Keamogetswe Pitsi is the selected employee who will participate in the 2018 Wanderjahre Exchange Programme The Wanderjahre Programme is an annual exchange initiative between Volkswagen Group South... Read more
Volkswagen Group South Africa announces senior appointments
Mark Handley to Head up Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ryan Searle appointed as Volkswagen’s National Sales Manager Volkswagen Group South Africa has announced two senior appointments in two of its Brands. Mark Handley has been appointed as Head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, which is one of the three brands currently operating... Read more
Coega sectors perfectly poised for the Lithium-ion (Li-ion) industry
Automotive, Metals & Energy highlight synergies that will benefit the Eastern Cape Province  The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), developer & operator of the 9003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) designed along the cluster model, linking related industries and their supply chains is home to forty three (43) operational investors... Read more
Boost for W Cape skills development
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has launched the Lesedi Skills Development Academy in Atlantis in the Western Cape to give youth from the area a better chance in the job market. “Government is aware that skills development in the past was limited to the minority and the... Read more
Coega places its footprint across Africa
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is an African public sector organization which has an African footprint as well as extensive experience in providing African solutions to African problems and challenges. The organization seeks to intensify its business outreach efforts by going beyond the borders of South Africa. It has... Read more
Public comment sought on BEE codes
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is seeking public comment on the proposed amendments to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment (B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice. “The dti is inviting members of the public to participate in a public commentary process on the proposed amendments to the B-BBEE... Read more
A first for South African SEZ Coega nominated for international award –
African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards 2018 The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced today, it has been nominated for yet another international accolade at the African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards 2018 taking place on 18 June 2018 at the St Regis Hotel, Le Mourne in Mauritius, said Dr Ayanda Vilakazi,... Read more
Suspended community radio stations return to the airwaves
Signal distributor, Sentech, has lifted its suspension of 15 radio stations with outstanding signal distribution fees following a meeting with Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and industry stakeholders. The meeting, which took place on Friday, saw the Minister meet with Sentech and the National Community Radio Forum (NCRF), the Media... Read more
Coega welcomes the appointment of the special investment envoy
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) welcomes the appointment of the investment envoy introduced by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, in a bid to generate at least $100 billion in new investment over the next five years. The president’s investment envoy consists of the former... Read more