Sasol invests R100m in community projects

Sasol invests R100m in community projects

Petrochemical giant Sasol plans to spend nearly R100 million to build essential infrastructure. The New York Stock Exchange-listed company will even send a team of engineers to help save the clogged sewerage system in Embalenhle, a few kilometres from its major plants outside Secunda. “(The) company has committed R70 million for the Govan Mbeki local […]

Tenants gearing up for opening of new-look Boardwalk

Tenants gearing up for opening of new-look Boardwalk

Major tenants at The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World are investing millions of rand in upgrades ahead of the completion of The Boardwalk’s own R1-billion hotel, convention centre and new casino facilities. With the majority of the fast food outlets now trading successfully in a new zone overlooking the lake, work has started on the […]

Liberty to invest R420m into the redevelopment and expansion of Greenacres Shopping Centre

Liberty to invest R420m into the redevelopment and expansion of Greenacres Shopping Centre

The Liberty Group recently revealed plans to further invest and re-assert Greenacres Shopping Centre as the retail centre of choice for retailers and shoppers in the greater Port Elizabeth area with a R420 million investment, which includes retail, office and hotel components to revitalise the popular 30 year old centre and introduce exciting new retailers […]

FAW announces construction to begin on R200m plant at Coega IDZ

FAW announces construction to begin on R200m plant at Coega IDZ

 Chinese vehicle manufacturer First Automobile Works (FAW) announced that they have appointed WBHO Construction for the design and construction of its vehicle and truck assembly plant in Zone 2 of the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ). In a statement issued last week Friday, the company said 1,000 jobs will be created during the R200-million construction […]

Ford creates jobs to boost SA production

Ford creates jobs to boost SA production

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has created 800 jobs in response to strong demand for increased production of its Ford Ranger pickup truck, which begins on 3 September. Training of employees to fill the extra positions at the company’s Silverton assembly plant in Pretoria and its Struandale engine plant outside Port Elizabeth began […]

Top brass develop plan for Auto sector growth

Top brass develop plan for Auto sector growth

Top leaders from industry and government outlined key focus areas and ratified numerous proposed projects that are set to boost  the Eastern Cape Automotive sector at a Steering Committee meeting of the newly formed  Eastern Cape Automotive Cluster. Meeting at the Beach Hotel in Port Elizabeth last week,  executives representing industry bodies, OEMs, manufacturers, Eskom, […]

Eskom funds new chemical technology business incubator in East London

Eskom funds new chemical technology business incubator in East London

While the Eskom Development Foundation NPC funds a vast number of CSI programmes across a broad spectrum of disciplines, including health, education, environment, food security and social development, experience has shown that their most successful programmes in the economic development sector fall under the theme of enterprise development. It is in this area in which […]

Men’s fashion comes to Bay’s “Carnaby Street”

Men’s fashion comes to Bay’s “Carnaby Street”

A new high-end men’s clothing emporium has been added to the eclectic fashion mix that has established Port Elizabeth’s Westbourne Road as the Carnaby Street of Nelson Mandela Bay. Delbro Premium, which has just opened, joins a block of up-market men and women’s clothing and hire outlets, fashionable hairdressers, restaurants, modern and speciality furniture stores, […]

R60 million business investment for Nelson Mandela Bay

R60 million business investment for Nelson Mandela Bay

Lighting Innovations announced today that they will be relocating to Port Elizabeth and have begun establishing a new factory in Greenbushes, valued at R60-million, creating between 80 and 100 permanent job opportunities. The company, which was established in 1989, is a complete lighting solutions provider, from in-house design and manufacture of custom lighting solutions, to […]