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Northern Cape Investment Prospectus 2021

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES MRO FACILITY PROJECT LOCATION: District: ZF Mgcawu District Municipality City/town: Upington Physical address: 24 Schroeder Street, Upington, 8801 GPS coordinates: 28°25’51.96”S; 21°14’04.71”E Kuruman NUMBER OF JOBS TO BE CREATED: A total of 400 jobs will be created through this project. Vioolsdrift Upington Kathu Kimberley INVESTMENT VALUE: The total value required for the project is R800-million. TARGETED SECTORS: Aeronautics. Kleinzee Hondeklip Bay Springbok Brandvlei Colesberg Sutherland PROJECT NAME AND BACKGROUND: The investor identified a need to develop an MRO in South Africa and the viable location for it is Upington due to its arid climate, long airport runaway (5km) and other factors. The establishment of an Industrial Park in Upington is also a critical factor leading to the success of this project as it offers lucrative incentives and other enabling factors. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT: The investor intends to develop an aviation park to accommodate maintenance, repairs and overhaul of aircraft and R&D. These activities will also include airline storage, dismantling, scrapping, painting and internal refurbishment. PROJECT FINANCED BY: The project will be financed by the private sector with the government providing enabling infrastructure. PROJECT STATUS: The Business Case and Feasibility Studies have been completed. PARTNERSHIPS: • Private sector • Provincial government • Local government • Northern Cape Economic Development, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (NCEDA) RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION: Upington Industrial Park Contact person: Ms Babalwa Mbobo, Sector Specialist Tel: 087 086 0356 | Mobile: 078 179 7611 Email: bmbobo@nceda.co.za Department of Trade and Industry Contact person: Mr T Klassen | Tel: 012 394 1482 30 Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality Contact person: Mr E Ntoba Tel: 054 338 5000 Email: entoba@dkm.gov.za Airport Company of South Africa Contact person: Ms Louhn Kuhn Tel: 021 937 1200 | Mobile: 082 448 1937 Email: Louhn.Kuhn@airports.co.za

Candice Lowin/CeBER/UCT ALGAE PRODUCTION PROJECT LOCATION: District: ZF Mgcawu District City/town: Upington Physical address: 4 Schroeder Street, Upington GPS coordinates: 28°25’51.96”S; 21°14’04.71” E Kuruman NUMBER OF JOBS TO BE CREATED: The total number of jobs to be created (direct and indirect/construction) is 173. Kleinzee Vioolsdrift Springbok Upington Kathu Kimberley INVESTMENT VALUE: R82-million. Hondeklip Bay Brandvlei De Aar Colesberg TARGETED SECTORS: Agriculture. Agro-processing. Sutherland PROJECT NAME AND BACKGROUND: B-caratone production. The investor intends to demonstrate the viability of producing B-carotene from algal biomass. The open-pond system will be used in the production process. A strong international demand for this product exists. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT: Microalgae-based production systems are considered a high priority growing industry and commercial production facilities have been established in many countries around the world. The centre is situated in Upington and is the second largest of only three algal production facilities in South Africa. The aim is to provide expertise, services to innovators and entrepreneurs to address bottlenecks in the commercialisation of microalgae-based production of high-value products. PROJECT FINANCED BY: Private equity partners and investors with infrastructure provided by government agencies. PROJECT STATUS: Business Case and Feasibility Study complete. PARTNERSHIPS: Northern Cape Economic Development, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (NCEDA), Upington Industrial Park, equity partners and investors RESPONSIBLE INSTITUTION: Upington Industrial Park Project champion/promoter: Ms Babalwa Mbobo, Sector Specialist Tel: 087 086 0356 | Mobile: 078 179 7611 | Email: bmbobo@nceda.co.za 7 Northern Cape Economic Development Agency Contact person: Dr M Ramorena Tel: 087 086 0353 | Mobile: 076 442 4437 | Email: mramorena@nceda.co.za 31

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