Stop/go’s on the R67 between Whittlesea, Swart Kei River
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that controlled stop and go sections are in place on the R67 between Whittlesea and the Swart Kei River due to road construction. “Motorists are requested to adhere to the reduced speed limits applicable on... Read more
Two multi-million rand projects get underway at Coega
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced that work has commenced on two of the projects worth over R1-billion at the Coega IDZ. The CDC earlier this year announced that investment projects worth over R1-billion are ready for implementation in the Coega IDZ. The three projects which include an R650-million... Read more
Port Alfred brewery, hotel teams up for rhino conservation
A partnership between the Royal St. Andrews Hotel and The Little Brewery in Port Alfred is raising funds for rhino conservation every time a glass of Highlander Lager is purchased. Thirsty beer lovers contributed over R6 500 to rhino conservation in the first eight months of the fundraiser, according to... Read more
Coega’s revenue grows to half a billion rand
The Coega Development Corporation has once again surpassed expectations and its forecast by achieving three years in a row double-digit of new investments in the Coega SEZ. The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) today announced its year-end unaudited performance results for the Financial Year (FY) 2016/17, which, it says, exceeded... Read more
ECape: Most visited by 2020
THE Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency has a goal. They want to make the province one of the top three most visited in the country by the year 2020. This was announced by the Agency’s Chief Executive Officer Vuyani Dayimani during his presentation to the portfolio committee for... Read more
Leading global provider of content and technology solutions, LexisNexis South Africa, today announced the official opening of a new office in Port Elizabeth – the fast-rising software development city in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The new outlet includes a software development centre through which LexisNexis intends... Read more
Working for water role critical amid EC water crisis
As the water crisis in Nelson Mandela Bay and the surrounding region deepens, various Working for Water (WfW) projects are playing an increasingly critical role in squeezing out precious run-off to swell the rivers that feed the major supply dams. Now, the additional water being harvested thanks to the... Read more
SANRAL provides crucial training for engineering graduates
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) provides crucial training to engineering graduates at its Training Academy in Port Elizabeth. “The advantage of being part of SANRAL’s Training Academy is that it affords young graduates the opportunity to participate in a structured training programme under the supervision... Read more
The Draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Olivewood Golf Estate development south of the Chintsa Estuary has been released for public comment. The report points out that only part of the proposed development requires an environmental impact assessment (EIA) with 11 holes of the golf course and club... Read more
The unemployment rate in the Eastern Cape increased by 0.4% between the last quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of this year, according to figures released by Statistics South Africa yesterday. The unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2013 in the province is now 1.9% higher than... Read more