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Working World Exhibition 2021 -
An educational video set for South Africa's needs.
Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber meets with Vietnamese Ambassador
Business Chamber hosts Ambassador of Vietnam and a Team of Senior Diplomats
Growth prospects for Nelson Mandela Bay & the Eastern Cape
We have recently uploaded two new research reports.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Raises the Alarm on New Surge in COVID-19 Infections
Business Chamber notes - with alarm- the increase in the number of COVID-19 infections since the relaxation of COVID-19 regulations to Alert Level 1.
Business Chamber congratulates new CEO of Coega Development Corporation
Khwezi Tiya appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Coega Development Corporation
South Africa and Chile: Trade Opportunities
The South African Embassy in Chile and the South African Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, in collaboration with the Chile South Africa Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, presents a webinar on trade opportunities for South African and Chilean companies.
Business Chamber to Encourage its Members to Assist with Fixing Bay Potholes
Nelson Mandela Bay's severe neglect of road infrastructure prompts Business Chamber to call on members to assist.
CUBA-SOUTH AFRICA BUSINESS FORUM
Join the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Cuba and the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a webinar that aims to unpack various insights on business in Cuba.
Organic Farming, Certification and Market Trends
USAID's Southern Africa & Investment Hub's invites you to the Organic Farming, Certification and Market Trends webinar
CompEasy User Registration
Communique on CompEasy User Registration
Business Chamber Hosts Webinar on Marketing a Business on a Shoestring
Enterprise Development Programme hosts informative online workshop for SMME's
NAAMSA releases August 2020 new vehicle stats
Reflecting on the new vehicle sales statistics for the month of August 2020 NAAMSA
Determination of Charges: Corrected charges that will be applied in ways of Small Vessel Skippers
This marine notice serves to inform of incorrect prescribed charges published in the latest Government Gazette 43573 dated 31 July 2020 – South African Maritime Safety Authority Act (5/1998): Determination of charges
Day Zero looming as Metro dams plummet to alarmingly low levels
Nelson Mandela Bay is facing Day Zero as the City’s combined dams have plummeted to alarmingly low levels.
3-Question SURVEY: Workforce training needs of the Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality, & Sporting sectors
Bay’s proposed tax and rates incentives should also be extended to SMME sector
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the Municipality’s proposal to introduce new tax and rates incentives for businesses as part of the City’s economic recovery plan.
Chamber’s 7th phase of enterprise development programme kicks-off to develop future SMMEs
A group of 35 young businessmen and women kick-started their journey towards realising their goal of running successful businesses in the future when they recently attended a virtual induction of the enterprise development programme which is aimed at developing sustainable small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) in Nelson Mandela Bay.
PMCB Women in Business Bring Your Own Luncheon 2020
Your Invitation to the PMCB Women in Business Bring Your Own Luncheon 2020
Chamber is deeply concerned about the current state of Nelson Mandela Bay Hospitals
Business Chamber outlines critical issues which need to be urgently addressed in Nelson Mandela Bay hospitals.
Schedule for FlySafair for the period 06 July 2020 – 12 July 2020 and 13 July 2020 – 31 August 2020
Business Chamber Advances the Discussion on the Impact of 4IR
Business Chamber hosts second panel discussion aimed at unpacking the 4IR concept.
Orion Engineered Carbons and NMBBC support the fight against COVID-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay at this time of dire need
Business Chamber Silver Partner, Orion Engineered Carbons, donates blankets and medical masks to Bay Covid-19 Isolation Facility.
Business Chamber Facilitates Discussion Of Tourism Beyond COVID-19
Shared insights from our "Hospitality in the Bay" webinar
CHIEF HARBOUR MASTER NOTICE: No. 6 - HEALTH RISK ALERT – COVID-19
Due to the risks the global COVID-19 pandemic poses, and the rapid increase of cases in South Africa, Transnet National Ports Authority(TNPA) has implemented measures as per the regulations published in line with the Disaster Management act of 2002 and amendments and other relevant regulations
2nd EASTERN CAPE EXPORT SYMPOSIUM & EXHIBITION
You are invited to attend the VIRTUAL Eastern Cape Export Symposium and Exhibition 2020
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Annual Review 2020
Download the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Annual Review
COMPEASY DOWN TIME ANNOUNCEMENT
Kindly take note of the CompEasy downtime on Saturday, 16 May 2020 from 17h00 – 23h00 due to maintenance.
Open for Business: Launch of BayGrow digital platform
New digital offering "BayGrow" launches aiming for impact on local economic growth and more.
A wealth of knowledge on doing business in the Bay
We are currently uploading some of our most requested research and reports for your consideration.
BUSINESS CHAMBER FACILITATES DONATION OF FIELD HOSPITAL BY VOLKSWAGEN
Business Chamber CEO, Nomkhita Mona, highlights on UBUNTU COVID-19 FUND and recent donation of field hospital by Volkswagen.
PwC free-to-use digital diagnostic assists in understanding potential impact of COVID-19 to businesses.
Unemployment Insurance Fund Covid-19
Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) concerned that employees may be missing out on benefits because of missing information
HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN PORT SYSTEM
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) would like to inform their stakeholders of the stringent health and safety measures that will be followed to limit the spread of Coronavirus infections.
Covid-19 Disaster Response: Eastern Cape Economic Situation Assesment
Eastern Cape Economic Situation Assessment for the impact of Covid-19 on businesses.
CARGO AGENTS GRANTED ACCESS TO VESSELS
Strict security protocols within the South African Port System During the Lockdown Period
Port of PE - Covid 19 Communication
NATIONWIDE LOCKDOWN PLANS CONTINUE FOR THE PORT OF PORT ELIZABETH
Relief Funding and Loans
Relief Funding and Loans information
DSBD Call Out to Local SMME's and Cooperatives
DSBD Call Out to Local SMME's abd Cooperatives in the clothing, textile, fashion design and tailor making businesses to participate as suppliers of cloth face masks for the general public and essential service providers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Remote Coaching Options During Coronavirus
This webinar will address mentorship and coaching options available to businesses at this time.
COVID-19 SMME RELIEF RESOURCE LIST
FAQ Claims Registration - CompEasy
EXTERNAL USER DURING THE REPORTING OF AN IOD CLAIM
UBUNTU COVID-19 FUND
Business Chamber JOC (Joint Operations Committee) establishes fund to provide support for Covid-19 Pandemic.
AUTHORISATION LETTERS FOR BUSINESSES OFFERING ESSENTIAL SERVICES
Authorisation letters for business offering essential services in Nelson Mandela Bay
SUPPORT FOR SASSA PENSION PAYOUTS
Important containment measures to be used by retailers during COVID-19 national lockdown.
ESSENTIAL SERVICE APPLICATION PORTAL
Permit and Regulations for Essential Services provided by businesses.
Notice of Precautionary Measures Related to Export Marketing and Investment Assistance
Notice serves to provide guidance on current and future applications for incentive funding in order to safeguard the personal health and potential risks to applicants and the Department.
COMPLETE LOCKDOWN FACT SHEET
Lockdown Fact Sheet: Everything you ought to know during this time
Notice from the Compensation Commissioner to External CompEasy Users
CompEasy External user password reset
The Small Business COVID-19 Survival Guide
90 Ideas to Help SMME's & Entrepreneurs Survive an Epidemic
Transnet Port Terminals Application of the COVID-19 Lockdown
Application of the COVID-19 Lockdown - Proactive measures to ensure throughput of essential services 26 March 2020 - 16 April 2020
Industry and COVID-19 FAQs to take note of
Business Chamber responds to Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19.
COVID-19 LOCKDOWN INFORMATION
In light of the lockdown announcement made on the 23rd of March by the honourable President Cyril Ramaphosa. The Business Chamber would like to highlight the following important pieces of information as pertinent to the lockdown.
COVID-19 South African Corona Virus News & Information
COVID-19 South African Resource Portal
URGENT DIRECTIVE IN RESPECT OF THE RESPONSE TO COVID-19
Urgent Directive issued out by Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA)
Feedback from NMBM Stakeholder Meeting on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality responds to Corona virus crisis.
TACKLING COVID-19 IN THE WORK PLACE
Safety tips for COVID-19
ANNUAL GOLF DAY
Business Chamber hosts highly successful Golf Day
BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETS WITH INDUSTRY LEADERS TO TACKLE LOADSHEDDING CRISIS
Water and Electricity Task Team has been at the forefront of running an initiative amongst our members of industry to install a ripple device capable of switching off non-essential devices and machinery in an effort to reduce energy consumption.
Fish Farm go-ahead : The Business Chamber point of view
The Business Chamber's point of view on the recent approval of the Fish Farm
Leading the Fight Against the Dark
Business Chamber collaborates with leading Chambers of Commerce in creating a sustainable economic future for businesses in respect to electricity.
Joining Forces for the Good of the Metro
Updated Load Shedding Schedules
Revised load shedding schedules.
Vision 2023 - Save the Date
Update on the Global Business Services (GBS), Digital and ICT Sector.
Leading the Future: The Impact of 4IR
Business Chamber in forefront of facilitating the discourse on the 4IR
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber continues to fight for fair electricity prices
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber is committed to continuing the fight against high electricity price hikes on behalf of the region's economy.
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULES
Various load shedding stages and their relevant schedules.
Tender PEH/02/12/2019 Port of Port Elizabeth
Invitation to submit lease applications for the leasing of properties.
INAUGURAL AFRICAN AUTOMOTIVE MANUFACTURING SYMPOSIUM (AAMS) LAUNCHED
Inaugural annual African Automotive Manufacturing Symposium to occur in Kigali, Rwanda.
Celebrate EC festivals
Business Leaders Urged to Complete Metro's Business Satisfaction Survey
Is it difficult to do business in the Bay?
Business Chamber welcomes R1.2 billion Isuzu Motors investment in the Bay
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber applauds Isuzu Motors of Japan for its announcement of a multi-billion investment in Nelson Mandela Bay
Business Chamber congratulates the Springboks on their Rugby World Cup win
Congratulations to the Bokke for bringing home the gold!
Business Chamber launching city-wide cleaning campaign to curb worsening state of filth in the Bay
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber will soon be launching a Clean City Campaign.
NMBBC encouraged by drop in unemployment figures in Bay
Business Chamber is encouraged by drop in unemployment figures in Metro in light of tough economic climate
Africa Accelerating Forum 2019
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber members are invited to register for and participate at (ie discounted rate for NMBBC) Africa Accelerating Forum 2019, which is a series of African Trade and Investment events, organized by The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, taking place this October 29-31, 2019 in Toronto.
Nelson Mandela Bay Airlift Status Update
The NMB Airlift aims to enhance connectivity between Nelson Mandela Bay and other key destinations in South Africa and the Southern Africa region.
BUSINESS CHAMBER PLEADS WITH INDUSTRY TO USE WATER SPARINGLY AS CITY’S DAMS REACH LOW LEVELS
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has called on its over 700 member companies to start using water sparingly as the City’s dams have reportedly reached alarmingly low levels.
NMB Business Chamber President Dr Andrew Muir on Algoa FM
Please click here to listen to his interview.
Lift as you rise book launch
The BMF PE Branch in collaboration with Student Governance and Development invites you to attend this book launch
WATER CUT ALERT!!
Potential disruption of water distribution
CALL FOR PROPOSALS - SMALL GRANTS FOR ARTISTS
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality promotes the development and growth of the arts/culture and heritage sectors in Nelson Mandela Bay. The NMBM accordingly invites proposals for the Calendar Years 2019/2020 from individual performing artists, heritage practitioners, community groups, NGOs, NPOs, and community organisations active in the arts, culture /heritage sectors, that wish to host development projects (including film development) programmes to promote growth and development in Nelson Mandela Bay.
GLOBAL 4IR EXPERTS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN TRADESHOW
Twenty-three presenters, including several European-based advanced manufacturing experts will address the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on South Africa's manufacturing sectors at the African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show on November 27 and 28.
BUSINESS CHAMBER URGES RE-COMMITMENT FROM CITY COUNCIL
Business Chamber urges rebuilding the city and putting the best interests of its people first.
REQUEST FOR DONATIONS FOR NATIONAL ACTIVE AGEING PROGRAMME (GOLDEN GAMES) 2019
2019 National Active Ageing Programme
New container terminal officially opened
Namport inaugurates new container terminal in Walvis Bay
INVITATION:OUTWARD TRADE MISSION TO GHANA
Join ECDC& Wesgro on a Trade mission to Ghana from 23 to 27 September 2019. The mission forms part of our International Trade programme, and will focus on exploring trade and investment opportunities in multi-sectors in Ghana.
LETTER TO CUSTOMER - PECT CRANE
Noel Crane operational at the Port Elizabeth Container Terminal
R2,6 BILLION IN NEW INVESTMENTS COEGA SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC), operator of the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Nelson Mandela Bay, announced today that it has secured an additional 18 new investors in the 2018/19 financial year (FY). The 18 new investors signed amounted to R2,6 billion in investments against a target of R693 million for the 2018/19 FY
WHAT TO DO ABOUT WATER LEAKS
A handy guide on how to combat water leaks
TRANSNET WORKS AROUND THE CLOCK TO CLEAR BACKLOG AT NCT
Transnet anticipates that it will take close to two weeks to clear backlog at the Ngqura Container Terminal which has been hit by the unprotected industrial action. Operations have improved at the Durban Container Terminal and Port of Cape Town.
BAY BUSINESSES TO BENEFIT FROM CHAMBER'S SME PRO BONO PROGRAMME
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has kicked off its annual Pro Bono programme with 50 local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who will receive free tutelage support from established member companies.
EC SMEs COMPLETE AN EXPORTERS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Ten (10) Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) drawn from the Eastern Cape Province recently completed and graduated on the Eastern Cape Exporters Development Programme (EDP) which is aimed at empowering local businesses with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to penetrate the export market.
The Corporate Mental Health Awareness Conference
Healthy employees are productive employees. The University of Stellenbosch Business School to host an interactive panel discussion that focuses on Corporate Mental Health.
UPDATE ON NGQURA CONTAINER TERMINAL
Transnet faces go-slow in Port operations
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUTH AFRICA- PRESS RELEASE
The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa [NAAMSA] said that the new vehicle sales declining trend continued into June, 2019 although lower passenger car sales had been offset by growth in some of the commercial vehicle segments.
COUNCIL BICKERING HOLDS CITY TO RANSOM
It is totally unacceptable that Council members are holding this city to ransom by not approving the 2019/2020 Budget for the city.
ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AWARDS TO RECOGNISE AND INSPIRE SOUTH AFRICA'S INNOVATORS
Leading lights in the field of advanced technology, including 4IR will be acknowledged at South Africa's official National Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Awards on November 27.
APPLICATIONS FOR SIXTH PHASE OF ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME NOW OPEN
Small business owners or managers have until 18 June 2019 to apply for the sixth phase of the 2019/2020 annual Enterprise Development Programme which is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and the Eastern Cape Development Corporation.
BUSINESS CHAMBER APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT AND DEPUTIES
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has appointed its new President to take over from Thomas Schaefer, the outgoing President, as his two two-year tenure came to an end.
BUSINESS CHAMBER RECORDS SURGE IN CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN ISSUED IN FIRST QUARTER
Despite the sluggish South African economy, the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has seen a surge in the number of Certificates of Origin (COO) issued to Nelson Mandela Bay based companies during the last quarter of 2019.
Business Chamber welcomes Mabuyane’s announcement on Project Mthombo
The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has welcomed Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane’s announcement regarding his commitment to support Nelson Mandela Bay to become an international tourism destination, including fast-tracking catalytic projects such as the multi-billion rand Mthombo Oil refinery.
INVITATION TO STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIVE SESSION ON BUSINESS ACT AND LICENSE BILL
The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) in partnership with the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) hereby invites you to a stakeholder consultative session on review of the national business act of 1981 and draft national business license bill as well the EC Provincial draft business license bill.
Nelson Mandela Bay to host African 4IR tradeshow.
Nelson Mandela Bay has been confirmed as the host city of the second African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show.
Eastern Cape poised for exciting Energy Developments – Advancing Oil and Gas opportunities
Port of PE commemorates World Health and Safety Day at Work
Transnet National Ports Authority commemorated the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO), World Health and Safety Day at Work. Whilst the actual day was celebrated on Sunday, 28 April this year, the Port of PE decided to reignite staff awareness on the importance of health and safety at work on a week day.
TRAFFIC: Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Job Alert: Internship Opportunity!
Assistance To Operations Manager and Departmental Requirements
STANDARD BANK IRONMAN AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP POST- RACE PRESS RELEASE
2019-04-08 Issued by Ironman South Africa
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (07 April 2019) – The Standard Bank IRONMAN African Championship was off to a spectacular start early on Sunday morning, the 7th of April 2019, at Nelson Mandela Bay’s Hobie Beach. The cannon sounded at 06:30 AM, after which the top PRO male athletes entered the water. The swim covered a distance of 1.6 kilometres at a temperature of 18.5°C. The swim was reduced from 3.8KM to 1.6 kilometres due to the rough sea conditions and large swells.
Composites Cluster Latest News - Industry Research Partners for DUT
Find latest news concerning the composites industry.
Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator Wins the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship
1 April 2019, PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA. The Skoll Foundation announced today that Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator has received the 2019 Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
PRESS RELEASE: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS OF SOUTH AFRICA
PRETORIA - Monday, April 01, 2019: The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa [NAAMSA] said that the declining trend in new vehicle market since the beginning of the year continued into March 2019.
NATIONAL KAIZEN CHAMPIONS CROWNED
2019-03-28 Deon Engelke
Duys Engineering Group and SJM Flex were named Kaizen Champions at the annual Kaizen Seminar and awards in Port Elizabeth today (28 March 2019).
Empowerment deal boosts long-standing East Cape company
2019-03-27 Supplied by Good News Lab
PORT ELIZABETH – IN a boost for 80 Nelson Mandela Bay families, one of the Eastern Cape’s longest-standing companies has finalised an empowerment deal with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) – to the benefit of its 80-strong labour force which now ranks as a shareholder.
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE AT ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA 2019
The ECDC extends an invitation to your firm to apply to participate in the Asia Fruit Logistica 2019 exhibition, scheduled to take place on 4-6 September 2019 in Hong Kong, China. The deadline for the submission of complete EMIA National Pavillion application forms is 31 March 2019.
OTGC: NGQURA PROJECT UPDATE
2019-03-11 Ngqura Project Team
"We would like to give you an update with regards to our project."
EDULEAD REPORT BACK MEETING TO THE VARIOUS STAKEHOLDERS: 1.30PM ON 13 MARCH 2019
Please download a letter from the EduLead Committee to a workshop on the 13th of March 2019.
NMU maths-art competition goes national
ART FROM MATHS: As they prepare for Nelson Mandela University’s national Math-Art competition, DF Malherbe Grade 11 pupils Bjorn Futter and Simonè Gous take a look at last year’s entries for inspiration.
Pathways for a Just Transition Briefing Note
The National Development Plan (NDP) envisages that, by 2030, South Africa will have made headway in transitioning to a society that is just, inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Chapter Five of the NDP sets out a framework and guiding principles to ensure that by 2030 South Africa’s transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient and sustainable economy and society will be well underway.
Jazz'afro Presents The Bokani Dyer Trio
The Bokani Dyer Trio comprises of Bokani Dyer who is a pianist, composer and producer. Romy Brauteseth on bass and Sphelelo Mazibuko and drums.
Traffic: Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Port Elizabeth, 21 January 2019: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from today, Monday, 21 January 2019 to Thursday, 24 January 2019.
Traffic News: Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Port Elizabeth, 11 January 2019: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 14 January 2019 to Friday, 18 January 2019.
Festive Season at Fish River Resort
Festive Season at Fish River Resort promises to be a memorable one for the entire family.
Invitation to Participate in an Outward Selling and Investment Mission (OSIM) to Toronto, Canada
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) invites you to apply to participate in the Outward Selling and Investment Mission (OSIM) to Canada scheduled to take place from 3 to 6 March 2019.
No stop-and-go sections on the R72 between Port Alfred and Great Fish River
Port Alfred, 06 December 2018: There will be no stop-and-go sections on the R72, section 3, between Port Alfred and Great Fish River in the Eastern Cape, from 13 December until 9 January next year, SANRAL announced.
Roadworks between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Eastern Cape, 26 November 2018: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch will take place from today, Monday, 26 November 2018 to Friday, 30 November 2018.
2018/19 Annual Review of Small Businesses
Jupilog Consulting has been appointed by the Department of Small Business Development to carry out this year’s Annual Review of Small Business and Co-operatives in South Africa.
Project deep clean ahead of the 2018 people's port festival
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is delighted to once again host the much anticipated People’s Port Festival on 1 — 2 December 2018.
Invitation to attend the information sessions for the NAACAM show 2019
The NAACAM SHOW is an initiative wholly owned by industry, with senior component manufacturing leaders providing oversight to its delivery.
Inspiring customers to partner in the PEople’s Port Festival drive
The management team of the Port of PE enthusiastically launched Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) People’s Port Festival to its customers yesterday, inviting them to come on board as partners to collectively give back to the community.
Foreign exchange markets talk with InfiniteEdge
The "HOW" and "WHAT" questions in foreign exchange have been adequately addressed by banks and treasury houses, but the "WHEN" question stubbornly remains.
Just add water for ocean focused fun at PEople’s Port Festival 2018
Loads of waterside action awaits Nelson Mandela Bay residents at this year’s PEople’s Port Festival to be hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) at the Port Elizabeth harbour on 1 and 2 December 2018.
Advanced manufacturing innovation award winners announced
Several organisations leading South Africa into the Fourth Industrial Revolution were recognized at the inaugural African Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Awards at the Tramways in Port Elizabeth last night (November 7).
Coega SEZ a beacon for the future of FDI in Southern Africa
Africa’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) seems evenly spread than ever before, this is according to a report issued by Ernst & Young - Africa’s competitiveness in attracting Foreign Direct Investment. The report goes to say the East, West, North and Southern Africa hold an almost equal share of the continent’s FDI projects.
PEople's Port Festival
The 1st of December is near and that means that PEople's Port Festival is too!
N2 toll road at Tsitsikamma closed
Eastern Cape, 30 October 2018: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that the N2 toll road at Tsitsikamma is closed due to fire.
World Aids Day!
GIVE A CHILD HOPE will take place on the 24th November 2018 at Victoria Park next To Victoria High. The event will commence in the morning at 8am till 14:30pm.
Drone racing first for Port Elizabeth
Drone and technology enthusiasts are in for a treat when South Africa's top pilots will race in a unique Drone Night Racing exhibition at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on November 8.
Invitation: Morocco International Leather & Shoes Fair 2019
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) in partnership with SAFLEC (South African Footwear and Leather Export Council) invites interested companies to participate in the Morocco International Leather & Shoes Fair show in Casablanca, Morocco from 28 -31 March 2019. This event showcases leather and footwear products.
Traffic advisory: Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Eastern Cape,19 October 2018: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks is scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 22 October 2018 to Thursday, 25 October 2018.
PE welcomes modern vessel on maiden voyage
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) welcomed the MV Titus, the latest WW Ocean Neo-Panamax vessel on her maiden voyage, in the Port of Port Elizabeth yesterday.
The Bay celebrates National Marine Week
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) sponsored and participated in this week’s National Marine Week activities as custodian of the Nelson Mandela Bay ports.
Progress with new liquid bulk facility at the Port of Ngqura
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) updated stakeholders at an engagement session recently regarding progress made on establishing the Port of Ngqura as a new petroleum trading hub for Southern Africa.
The Color Run’s Carnival Tour Has Arrived
Color Run is back, Port Elizabeth… we know you are ready for The Happiest 5k on the Planet!
Invitation to the integrated public transport engagement in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro
The Department of Transport will host various activities to mark the 2078 October Transport Month (OTM) Campaign aimed at showcasing transport services and deepening engagement with communities.
Dates & Theme Released for PEople’s Port Festival 2018
Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 5 October 2018] Nelson Mandela Bay’s festive season is set to kick off on a high note with Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) PEople’s Port Festival taking place at the Port Elizabeth harbour on 1 and 2 December 2018. The popular event made its return in 2017 after a long hiatus and this year will be celebrated under the theme “100th Centenary of Madiba.”
High-profile ambassadors for Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer powered by the Eastern Cape Department of Health
Port Elizabeth, 19 September 2018: Two high-profile cancer survivors are the ambassadors for the 2018 Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer, presented by the Eastern Cape Department of Health.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
September is the gold ribbon month - marked as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The year 2018 marks a 100 years since the birth of our country’s greatest leader, Nelson Mandela.
Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Eastern Cape, 14 September 2018: The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) would like to notify travellers that roadworks scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 17 September 2018 to Friday, 21 September 2018.
Messages of hope for those affected by cancer
All those affected by cancer are being granted the opportunity to write messages of hope on two new vehicles and on their race numbers as part of the annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer.
Invite- AGOA Awareness & Exporting to USA Seminar
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) in partnership with the USA ID Southern Africa Trade & Investment Hub cordially invites you to attend a seminar on AGOA & exporting to the USA
Controlled blasting on the R72 between Birah River and Openshaw Village
Road Closure (Bridge construction)
Marine Drive (between the Beach Hotel and 2nd Avenue) will be closed from 05h30 – 07h30 on Saturday, 25 August 2018 for the construction of the Isuzu IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship pedestrian cross-over bridge.
NMB Top 50 Business Awards: New Closing Date For Nominations
This is your opportunity to nominate a business based in the Nelson Mandela Bay Region.
Bunkering Services takes off at Algoa Bay
“This is the best women’s months present, we have been longing for and finally we have received it in a strategic sector of our economy,” highlighted the MEC for Finance, Economic Development and Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Lubabalo Mabuyane upon learning that South African Marine Fuels PTY Ltd (SAMF) is a South African owned, black women managed company.
Ford Wins Third 'Best Exporter OEM' Award from Exporters Eastern Cape
PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 August 2018 - Ford Motor Company's Struandale Engine Plant in Port Elizabeth has once again been recognised as one of the Eastern Cape's top exporters after winning the 'Best Exporter OEM' Award for the third time.
BC LAN Wars
The Belgium Campus welcomes members of the business chamber to come and exhibit at the event free of charge in order give them the opportunity to promote their businesses amongst the schools as well (should high schools be part of their target market).
Road Closures 1 - 2 September 2018
Nelson Mandela Bay is about to receive thousands of athletes and visitors from around the world, all coming to be part of history as the City hosts the first ever Ironman 70.3 world championship on African soil. With this comes a number of necessary conditions such as compulsory road closures at certain periods of time during the weekend. These road restrictions are there for the safety of athletes and locals alike.
Delegation from the SEZ CEO`s Forum visits the Coega SEZ - Overview on the progress of SEZs
The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) hosted a delegation from the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO’s) Forum yesterday to reflect on the general performance and progress of SEZ`s followed by a site visit to the port of Ngqura and Coega SEZ.
Thirteen containers lost at sea off the coast of Durban
On August 7, 2018 at around 23:20 hours, MSC CHLOE a container vessel, lost 13 containers overboard.
South Africa Factory of the Year competition
Factories are invited to enter the Factory of the Year competition. Just imagine seeing a factory from Nelson Mandela Bay scooping this honour; the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber urges member companies to enter. What have you got to lose?
Roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
Call for proposals - uYilo kick start fund
The uYilo eMobility Technology Innovation Programme (EMTIP) invites qualifying projects to submit proposals to the uYilo “Kick Start” fund for 2018/19
NMB Top 50 Business Awards: Nominations Close on 31 July
This is your opportunity to nominate a business based in the Nelson Mandela Bay Region that provides excellence.
African showcase for advanced manufacturing
Four thousand visitors both trade and public, including 100 international buyers are forecast to attend the inaugural African Advanced Manufacturing and Composites Show - a showcase of Africa's advanced manufacturing capabilities.
Day and night roadworks on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch
The South African National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) has advised that day and night roadworks are scheduled to take place on the R75 between Port Elizabeth and Despatch from Monday, 23 July 2018 to Thursday, 26 July 2018.
Solar power boost for Mandela University
NELSON Mandela University’s South Campus will soon be producing just over 10% of its electricity requirements, thanks to an innovative R18-million green power plant, which is being established on the campus this month (July). The installation of the two-hectare solar photovoltaics (PV) power plant, which will produce 1740 MWh of electricity per year and has a 20-year lifespan, will begin in the next two weeks, with renewable energy being fed into the South Campus grid by December or January. The new plant, which is one of many on-campus sustainability initiatives, is the result of a partnership between the university and renewable energies company Tasol Solar.
Invitation to Information Sharing Meeting: Eastern Cape Natural Gas Economy Opportunities
Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism has extended an invitation to attend an information sharing meeting on Eastern Cape Natural Gas Economy opportunities.
Win A Prize!
Here is a wonderful opportunity for your business, big or small, to win 2 tickets to the dazzling Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber Annual Banquet to be held on 16 November 2018.
Clerk of Works programme the first of its kind
Vote for SA Cruise Ports in World Travel Awards 2018
Three South African ports, operated by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), have been nominated for the Africa & Indian Ocean segment of the 25th annual World Travel Awards in the category of “Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2018.”
Coega Bags Its Fifth Nomination For The Year
The Coega Development Corporation has been eminently endorsed for its development programme at prestigious national awards following its nomination as a finalist at the Vision 2030 Infrastructure Development Awards.
Coega Selected From 3 500 SEZs Around The World As A Template Of Success
The Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ), located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, has been selected as one of seven examples of success out of thousands of SEZs around the world, in a World Bank-financed research study into what makes economic zones successful.
Prime Real Estate Freed Up
2018-06-05 Issued by the MBDA Spokesperson, Luvuyo Bangazi
After many months of a protracted process to obtaining the permit or what is known in the sector as a demolition certificate, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipal Agency can now proceed, clearing the way for the City to leverage this prime piece of land.
Continental rated as a Fortune Most Admired Company
MOST ADMIRED COMPANY: Already acknowledged as one of the world's leading tyre and automotive technology manufacturers, Continental has been named one of Fortune Magazine's Most Admired Companies for 2018.
Clerk of Works programme the first of its kind