Investing in South Africa

SA offers incentives for hotels to retrofit for disabled

Incentives are to be offered to graded hotels across South Africa to redesign for universal accessibility and energy efficiency, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom said at the opening of Cape Town's Park Inn Hotel, where a third of the staff are deaf.

Park Inn in Newlands, Cape Town

Max Planck Institute invests in MeerKAT

The German institute is pouring R150-million into building and installing radio receivers on the MeerKAT radio telescope. The project, it says, will grant its scientists access to a world-class facility and its unique unrestricted view on our galaxy, and will boost MeerKAT's scientific potential even further.


Scheme aims to boost investment in SA vehicle production

The Vehicles-Automotive Investment Scheme has been extended to include the makers of medium and heavy commercial vehicles in a move aimed at growing and developing the sector in South Africa.


Atlantis wind turbine plant will spur South African economy

The Gestamp Renewable Industries wind tower manufacturing plant in Atlantis will not only expand South Africa’s industrial base, but will breathe life into a town afflicted by social and economic challenges.


South Africa grants Canadian company mining licence

Ivanhoe Mines will resume mining operations at its Platreef Project in Mokopane after South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources granted the Canadian mining company a licence to operate.

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