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CDC in the running for top empowered: JOB CREATION AWARD


The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is yet again in the running for an Oliver Empowerment Award for the third consecutive time. The prestigious event will be hosted at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on the 14th of April 2016.

The leading catalyst championing socio-economic development will be attending the 15th Annual Oliver Empowerment Awards as a finalist for the Top Empowered: Vision 2030 Award and the Top Empowered: Job Creation Award. In addition, the CDC is in line to receive the Honorary Legend of Empowerment and Transformation Award. This award celebrates success and honours those who have made a significant contribution to transformation in South Africa. Absa Group Limited, Woolworths, Metropolitan Holdings and Super Group are also amongst some of the organisations’ who will be receiving this prestigious award.

2015 A Great Year for CDC’s Performance


Casting my eyes on the year, one which I must admit hasn’t been easy, has triggered emotions of reflection on the progress the CDC has made in impacting the lives of many South Africans across the footprint of the country.

The CDC, through various projects in the industrial development zone or project management where CDC is an implementing agent on government infrastructure development programme has made a welcomed impact and touched the lives of more than 5.6 million people (approximately 10.6% of total SA’s population). This means that the CDC has indeed become a beacon of hope for many SA’s, especially those residing in the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, among others.

Coega high-flyer scoops Young Executive of Year award


THE Coega Development Corporation’s marketing and communication head, Ayanda Vilakazi, scooped his second consecutive Top Young Executive of the Year award at the National Business Awards last week.

Vilakazi, 39, was honoured for developing a marketing and brand strategy to reposition the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) as a national brand in a bid to grow investment opportunities.

Coega signs contract to deliver wind turbines to Noupoort Wind Farm


THE Coega Development Corporation (CDC) announced that it has signed a six-month contract to transport blades, hubs and nacelles that used for wind turbines to NoupoortWind Farm.

Coega established the 12 hectares laydown area,in Zone 1 of the Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), as a temporary storage site for abnormal cargo,in January this year. To date, 440 wind turbine components have already been stored within the platform.