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.
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.
The combined area of investor expansions, new facilities and special infrastructure projects in the IDZ, such as the laydown area for abnormal cargo near the deep-water port of Ngqura, had a footprint 164 007 m².
The operating license will support the upgrading of the South African railway network from the Northern Cape to the Port of Ngqura, adjacent to the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ).
PLANS for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Port Elizabeth, set to be one of the most efficient greenfield capacity expansion options for South African energy security, will soon become a reality with Coega Development Corporation (CDC)...
“We believe that 10 080 construction jobs can be created, operational jobs will offer 8 600 opportunities, and indirect jobs will amount to 13 500,” said Davids.
Alexander Road High School student representatives, Bulelani Ntengu, Leyya Ramzan and Ashley Classen,then presented on the NEBD (North End Beach Development) project.
IN the past year Coega has created almost 15 000 new jobs.
A R1.2-million deal was signed between the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and ALE Heavylift South Africa, a heavy transport and lifting services company, for the storage of abnormal cargo in the Coega Industrial Development Zone’s (IDZ) new lay-down area. ALE Heavylift South Africa is now the first project tenant that will operate from and make use of the newly established R9 million lay-down area.
The Oliver Empowerment Awards are regarded as South Africa’s premier awards for leadership and innovation in empowerment and transformation.