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Northern Cape Business 2019/20 edition

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Since its launch in 2009, Northern Cape Business has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the Northern Cape Province. The 2019/20 edition is officially supported and used by the Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism. Northern Cape Business is unique as a business and investment guide that focuses exclusively on the province. In addition to comprehensive overviews of sectors of the economy, this publication has a particular focus on specific, packaged investment opportunities. The massive potential represented by the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope project and the rapid progress being made by Sol Plaatje University are also highlighted in this edition.

FOCUS Versa Chemicals

FOCUS Versa Chemicals Paint and detergent manufacturing. Project location The project is situated in the Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality in Kimberley. Targeted sectors Paint; protective coatings; household detergents; industrial cleaning chemicals. Project description The paint plant will produce water-based and solvent-based paints or coatings serving various markets across South Africa and Sub- Saharan Africa. The focus of the products will be on architectural or decorative coatings and on protective and industrial paints. The factory will run three shifts, five days a week. Versa has a partnership agreement with a leading French road-marking paint manufacturer; SAR France, to distribute their products and later manufacture these products. To discuss this opportunity, contact Mr Choaro Timothy, Project Promoter, Versa Chemicals (Pty) Ltd Tel: 064 070 9534 Email: Northern Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism: Mr Riaan Warie, Senior Manager​ Tel: +27 53 830 4058 Mobile: 079 877 2828​ Email: Project background The name of the project is Versa Chemicals, Paint and Detergent Manufacturing. The idea is to create a sustainable paint and chemicals company that can compete with multinational companies in the chemical sector. Key facts Investment value: R100-million Job creation: 100 direct jobs Finance The project will be financed by a private investor/s with the government providing enabling infrastructure and various incentives. Project status The business case and feasibility studies have been completed. NORTHERN CAPE BUSINESS 2019/20 22

Upington SEZ Agri-Hub Agricultural processing and logistics. Project location The project’s physical address is 24 Schroeder Street, Upington, in the ZF Mgcawu District. The GPS coordinates are: S28°25’51.96”; E21°14’04.71”. Targeted sectors Agriculture. FOCUS Project description The Agri-Hub will consist of various facilities: Retail, Mechanisation, Packaging, Quality Control, Agri-Processing, Training Centre, Research and Development, Logistics and Transport, Agricultural Inputs and Distribution, Silos, Abattoir, Feedstock, Aquaculture and Agri-Tourism and Greenhouse. To discuss this opportunity, contact Ms Babalwa Mbobo, Sector Specialist, Upington SEZ Tel: +27 54 333 1136 Mobile: 071 016 5813 Email: Mr E Ntoba, Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality Tel: +27 54 338 5000 Email: Mr T Klassen, Department of Trade and Industry Tel: +27 12 3941482 Finance The main financing for the project will be provided by the private sector. The SEZ and municipality will provide incentives. Investment value Three options: R23-million, R240-million and R500-million. Key facts Investment value: R570-million Job creation: 1 200 jobs Project status The business case and feasibility studies have been completed. 23 NORTHERN CAPE BUSINESS 2019/20

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