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South African Business 2016 edition

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South African Business is an annual guide to business and investment in South Africa. Published by Global Africa Network Media in Cape Town, the 2016 edition is in its fourth year of publication. The publication provides up-to-date information and analyses of the country's key economic sectors, as well as detailed economic overviews of each of the nine provinces in South Africa.

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CREDITS Publisher Chris Whales Publishing director Robert Arendse Editor Writing Simon Lewis David Capel Greg Penfold John Young Editorial assistants Shannon Manuel Beverley Stone Account representatives Debbie Bender-Overmeyer Gabriel Venter Jeremy Petersen Malcolm Solomon Richard Whittingdale Sam Oliver Shiko Diala Sydwell Adonis Veronica Dean-Boshoff Managing director Clive During Art director Design Production DISTRIBUTION Brent Meder Sheeth Hanief Charlie Kershaw Linda Tom Administration & accounts Charlene Steynberg Natalie Koopman Distribution Printing Edward MacDonald CTP South African 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, trade and investment agencies, provincial government departments, municipalities and companies. PUBLISHED BY Member of the Audit Bureau of Circulations 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, South Africa Tel: +27 21 657 6200 | Fax: +27 21 674 6943 | Email: | Website: COPYRIGHT South African 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. DISCLAIMER While the publisher, Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd, has used all reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained in South African 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. Agu PHOTO CREDITS Pictures supplied by clients, with additional pics courtesy of Transnet National Ports Authority, Transnet Engineering, Redisa, SA Tourism, MorgueFile, Sasol, Anglo American, MEGA, Brand SA, Media Club SA and SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2016 8

Southwest Indian Ridge FOREWORD HIGHLIGHTS SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS A unique guide to business and investment in South Africa. lhas Ridge Botswana Namibia South Africa L Continental Shelf Agulhas Plateau Mozambique S Natal Valley Mozambique Ridge Mozambique Channel Discovery Ridge Madagascar Madagascar Plateau Southwest Indian Ridge Welcome to the fourth edition of South African Business. First published in 2011, the publication has established itself as the premier business and investment guide to South Africa, with an audited and certified distribution that has grown from 15 000 copies to 20 000 printed copies. This publication is supported by a wellread e-book edition hosted on In addition to an up-to-date economic overview of the country, analyses of the main industrial sectors, plus profiles of the nine provincial economies, this edition of South African Business includes special features on key topical issues such as skills development and education, waste management and recycling, and renewable energy; as well as interviews with leading figures from business and government, including Hermann Erdmann (CEO of Redisa), Kutoane Kutoane (CEO of ECIC), Tim Harris (CEO of Wesgro) and Sean Johnson (Manager: Unconventional Resource Evaluation at the Petroleum Agency of South Africa). South African Business is complemented by nine well-established regional publications, recognised as the leading business and investment guides to each province. These unique titles are supported by nine monthly regional e-newsletters with a combined reach of over 40 000, and the e-book editions can also be viewed on their respective websites: Western Cape Business | Gauteng Business Guide | Limpopo Business | KwaZulu-Natal Business | Eastern Cape Business | North West Business | Mpumalanga Business | Free State Business | Northern Cape Business | Global Africa Network thanks the dedicated sales team and the professional and committed writers, editors and designers who worked so hard to produce this edition of South African Business. Prince Edward Islands (RSA) Crozet Islands (Fr) Chris Whales Publisher, Global Africa Network Media Email: 1 RSA Sa’s part of the joint claim with France for the Discovery Ridge - to be completed SOUTH AFRICA’S EXISTING TERRITORY Area (sq kms) Land - RSA Mainland 1,220,000 Sea - EEZ of RSA Mainland & Prince Edward Islands 1,540,000 9 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2016 Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) 2 4 NEW EXTENDED CONTINENTAL SHELF 1. West Coast 2. East and South Coast 45,000 1,075,000

  • Page 6: CONTENTS Introduction CONTENTS Sout
  • Page 12 and 13: SPECIAL FEATURE South Africa A peri
  • Page 14 and 15: SPECIAL FEATURE In a year that saw
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  • Page 20 and 21: SPECIAL FEATURE Operation Phakisa h
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  • Page 24 and 25: SPECIAL FEATURE Understanding Afric
  • Page 26 and 27: INTERVIEW Job creation on track Ala
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  • Page 48 and 49: FOCUS Champions of change Five dyna
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    INTERVIEW The riches of Africa awai

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    INTERVIEW and it could actually be

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    PROFILE ECIC exco profiles Profiles

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    INTERVIEW The hub of Africa Tim Har

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    Key sectors Overview of the main ec

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    OVERVIEW from the subsistence farme

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    OVERVIEW South Africa produces abou

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    South Africa’s looming energy gap

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    How will these resources be develop

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    Vall exclusive economic zone limits

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    OVERVIEW NEED PIC Mining The South

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    OVERVIEW Mineral beneficiation The

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    PROFILE The Council for Geoscience

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    OVERVIEW Energy The South African e

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    INTERVIEW Cummins South Africa Cumm

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    OVERVIEW Manufacturing Increasing m

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    OVERVIEW Automotive International i

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    OVERVIEW Automotive components Incu

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    OVERVIEW Chemicals and pharmaceutic

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    OVERVIEW Healthcare South Africa’

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    OVERVIEW Water Severe water restric

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    OVERVIEW Improving quality The intr

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    Our Vision is is “Quality water f

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    OVERVIEW airports in India and Braz

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    affords, while maintaining its envi

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    kets, except Australia. In Africa,

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    Rosebank, Johannesburg, renamed ‘

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    Trade with Africa Improved infrastr

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    FOCUS MTN plugs R1.2-billion into K

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    MTN rolls out fibre infrastructure

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    OVERVIEW community engagement. The

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    PROFILE For BEE Verification and is

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    OVERVIEW attracting and retaining c

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    OVERVIEW Small business is taken ve

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    Franchise Fund—an innovative plat

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    educating young people in fields th

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    OVERVIEW Management Plan has divert

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    hazardous waste is also not being c

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    INTERVIEW yourself up as a Tier 1 o

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    OVERVIEW Renewable energy South Afr

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    INTERVIEW Plenty of scope for solar

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    LISTINGS South African business org

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    LISTINGS South African National Gov

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    LISTINGS Department of Communicatio

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    LISTINGS Department of Human Settle

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    LISTINGS Department of Science and

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Eastern

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    INTERVIEW Buffalo City on the rise

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Free St

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Gauteng

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    FOCUS A Catalyst for Economic Devel

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    FOCUS business people and tourists

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: KwaZulu

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Limpopo

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Mpumala

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    The powerhouse of Africa Mpumalanga

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    Mpumalanga: Key Sectors Mpumalanga

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    Nkomazi Special Economic Zone The N

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Norther

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: North W

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    OVERVIEW Regional overview: Western

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    FOCUS Khayelitsha - the power of to

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    INDEX INDEX Abeco Tanks ...........

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