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
Dti stands by validity of copyright commission report
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) says it stands by the validity of the Copyright Review Commission (CRC) report, which was released in 2012. This comes after collecting societies recently raised concerns over the CRC report. The Copyright Review Commission was established in 2010 to look into issues... Read more
PE Cold Storage two-fold expansion at the Coega SEZ
The Port Elizabeth (PE) Cold Storage plant located in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), one of the very first exports orientated investors to locate their facility at the SEZ is once again expanding its facility at Coega. The investment worth ten million (R10 million) is the second expansion... Read more
Denel on a new path to recovery
State owned companies cannot just simply borrow their way out of the difficulties they find themselves in, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Monday. Announcing the appointment of an interim board at the premises of the aerospace and defence technology company, Denel, in Tshwane, Minister Gordhan, who was... Read more