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Free State Business 2017 edition

  • Text
  • Infrastructure
  • Development
  • Province
  • Investment
  • Business
  • Network
  • Bloemfontein
  • Municipality
  • Manufacturing
  • Economic
  • Province
  • Provincial
  • African
  • Opportunities
  • Mangaung
  • Industrial
Free State Business 2017 is the seventh edition of this highly successful publication that has since its launch in 2008 established itself as the premier business and investment guide to Free State Province. Supported and utilised by the Free State Development Corporation (FDC), Free State Business is unique as a business journal that focuses exclusively on the Free State.

Sasolburg Operations –

Sasolburg Operations – cornerstone of Sasol’s South African footprint Sasol transformed from a single petrochemical site, today known as Sasolburg Operations, to an international integrated chemicals and energy company that leverages technologies and the expertise of 30 400 people working in 36 countries. Sasol develops and commercialises technologies, and builds and operates world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity. As a Regional Operating Hub, Sasolburg Operations remains one of the cornerstones of Sasol’s Southern African footprint, contributing to job creation, sustainable development and security of supply in chemicals. On our three operating sites in Sasolburg, being the Sasol One, Midland and Bunsen sites, we produce products such as wax, ammonia and ammonia nitrate, ethylene, solvents, acrylic acids, chlorine, cyanide and PVC, while also generating low-carbon electricity. A R16,4 bilion capital expenditure investment at Sasolburg Operations initiated in 2009, has substantially increased our wax production, expanded our polyethylene production and enables us to generate low-carbon electricity. We also play a constructive role as an active corporate citizen through various social investment initiatives.

Sasol Business Incubator accelerates SMME development A growing SMME sector is vital for broadening economic participation and delivering on the economic development objectives of our host communities. Sasol therefore developed the Sasol Business Incubator (SBI) in Sasolburg through a public-private partnership between Sasol and the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) to accelerate the successful development primarily of local start-up small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs). The incubator provides an array of business, technical and financial related support solutions as well as fully equipped manufacturing facilities, essential business infrastructure and a network of experts and services. Our approach is to nurture, grow and sustain SMMEs by providing technical and business development support, through mentoring and coaching. For more information, contact us on 016 960 3763 or Learn more at

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