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Northern Cape Business 2022-23

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Since 2009, Northern Cape Business has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to the region. It is unique as a business and investment guide that focuses exclusively on the province. Specific investment opportunities are treated in detail in this journal, with a focus on geographic hotspots that are due to become the focus of sector focused infrastructure development.

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Promotion of Economic Growth and Economic Physical: Development Metlife in the Northern Towers, Cape Province Physical: Metlife Towers, 13th Fl, Cnr Stead & Knight Sts, Kimberley, 8309 Postal: Private Bag X6108, Kimberley, 8300 Tel: 053 839 4000 | Fax: 053 832 6805 Web: http://economic.ncape.gov.za Email: dedat@ncpg.gov.za IN THE NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE JOIN US ONLINE WWW.NORTHERNCAPEBUSINESS.CO.ZA CONTENTS Economic sectors Agriculture 16 Agricultural logistics is in the spotlight. Water 19 National priority status will assist service provision. Grapes and wine 20 Global upheavals have created tough times for grape farmers. Mining 22 Mining and energy could prove a dynamic pairing. Energy 26 Green hydrogen is the newest energy subsector. Tourism 30 SANParks has launched a Stokvel and Travel Club. Engineering 36 Local artisans are building telescopes. Banking and finance 38 New ways are being found to finance infrastructure. Education and training 40 Skills programmes are placing school-leavers in jobs and internships. Development finance and SMME support 44 Public procurement is geared to local businesses. References Key sector contents 14 Overviews of the main economic sectors of the Northern Cape. Northern Cape Local Government 56 A guide to the Northern Cape’s district and local municipalities. Northern Cape Provincial Government 58 A guide to the provincial government departments of the Northern Cape. ABOUT THE COVER: Promotion of Economic Growth and Economic Promotion of Economic Growth and Economic Development in the Northern Cape Province Top, then clockwise: Namaqua glory (DEDAT); Meerkat Development telescope in the (SARAO); Northern Cape zinc Province mine (Vedanta Zinc International/Kevin Wright); wind turbines (Kangnas Wind 13th Fl, Cnr Stead & Physical: Knight Sts, Metlife Kimberley, Towers, 8309 13th Fl, Fl, Cnr Postal: Cnr Stead Private & & Knight Bag Sts, X6108, Sts, Kimberley, Kimberley, 8309 8300 8300 Farm); giant trucks at Sishen (Kuma Iron Ore); grapes (Karsten Group). Postal: Private Tel: 053 Bag Bag 839 X6108, 4000 Kimberley, | Fax: 0538300 832 8301 6805 Tel: Tel: 053 053 Web: 839 839 http://economic.ncape.gov.za 4000 4000 | Fax: | Fax: 053 053 832 832 6805 6805 Web: http://economic.ncape.gov.za Email: dedat@ncpg.gov.za Email: dedat@ncpg.gov.za CAPE BUSINESS GUIDE TO BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT IN THE NORTHERN CAPE 2017/18 NORTHERN CAPE CAPE BUSINESS THE THE GUIDE TO TO BUSINESS AND AND INVESTMENT IN IN THE THE NORTHERN CAPE CAPE 2020/21 2018/19 NORTHERN CAPE BUSINESS THE GUIDE TO BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT IN THE NORTHERN CAPE 2018/19 NORTHERN NORTHERN NORTHERN CAPE CAPE THE GUIDE TO TO AND INVESTMENT AND INVESTMENT THE GUIDE IN BUSINESS THE NORTHERN TO CAPE AND PROVINCE INVESTMENT NORTHERN CAPE BUSINESS THE GUIDE TO BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT IN THE NORTHERN CAPE 2019/20 THE IN GUIDE THE NORTHERN TO BUSINESS CAPE AND PROVINCE INVESTMENT IN THE NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE IN THE NORTHERN GUIDE TO BUSINESS CAPE PROVINCE AND INVESTMENT IN THE NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE NORTHERN CAPE BUSINESS THE GUIDE TO BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT JOIN JOIN US ONLINE US ONLINE JOIN JOIN US US ONLINE JOIN US ONLINE 2017/18 EDITION 2020/21 2018/19 EDITION 2022/23 2018/19 EDITION 2019/20 EDITION EDITION WWW.GLOBALAFRICANETWORK.COM | | WWW.NORTHERNCAPEBUSINESS.CO.ZA WWW.GLOBALAFRICANETWORK.COM | WWW.NORTHERNCAPEBUSINESS.CO.ZA | |

Northern Cape Business A unique guide to business and investment in the Northern Cape. FOREWORD Credits Publishing director: Chris Whales Editor: John Young Managing director: Clive During Online editor: Christoff Scholtz Designer: Tyra Martin Production: Aneeqah Solomon Ad sales: Gavin van der Merwe Sam Oliver Gabriel Venter Vanessa Wallace Shiko Diala Administration & accounts: Charlene Steynberg Kathy Wootton Distribution & circulation manager: Edward MacDonald Printing: FA Print DISTRIBUTION Northern Cape Business is distributed internationally on outgoing and incoming trade missions, through trade and investment agencies; to foreign offices in South Africa’s main trading partners around the world; at top national and international events; through the offices of foreign representatives in South Africa; as well as nationally and regionally via chambers of commerce, tourism offices, airport lounges, provincial government departments, municipalities and companies. The 2022/23 edition of Northern Cape Business is the 12th issue of this highly successful publication that has, since its launch in 2009, has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Northern Cape Province. 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. Specific investment opportunities are treated in detail in this journal, with a focus on geographic hotspots that are due to become the focus of sectorfocused infrastructure development. The industrial parks envisioned for Kathu and Upington each have their own focus while the Namakwa SEZ has as its anchor one of the biggest mining projects in South Africa’s history, the Gamsberg mine of Vedanta Zinc International. Developments in renewable energy are covered, including the new global interest in green hydrogen, which has applications for the Northern Cape. To complement the extensive local, national and international distribution of the print edition, the full content can also be viewed online at www.globalafricanetwork.com under e-books. Updated information on the Northern Cape is also available through our monthly e-newsletter, which you can subscribe to online at www.gan.co.za, in addition to our complementary business-to-business titles that cover all nine provinces as well our flagship South African Business title. In 2020, the inaugural African Business joined the Global African Network stable of publications. ■ Chris Whales Publisher, Global Africa Network | Email: chris@gan.co.za PUBLISHED BY Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd Company Registration No: 2004/004982/07 Directors: Clive During, Chris Whales Physical address: 28 Main Road, Rondebosch 7700 Postal address: PO Box 292, Newlands 7701 Tel: +27 21 657 6200 | Fax: +27 21 674 6943 Email: info@gan.co.za | Website: www.gan.co.za Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations ISSN 2074-0654 COPYRIGHT | Northern Cape Business is an independent publication published by Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. Full copyright to the publication vests with Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd. PHOTO CREDITS | Images supplied by Acwa Power; Anglo American; Dippenaar Choice Fruit; Karsten Group; KLK; Moolmans; National Empowerment Fund; Northern Cape Department of Education; Northern Cape Rural TVET College; Northern Cape Tourism Authority; SARAO; Sol Plaatje University; Sun International. DISCLAIMER | While the publisher, Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd, has used all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in Northern Cape Business is accurate and up-to-date, the publishers make no representations as to the accuracy, quality, timeliness, or completeness of the information. Global Africa Network will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or any reliance placed on such information. 5 NORTHERN CAPE BUSINESS 2022/23

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