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South African Business 2019 edition

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The 2019 edition of South African Business is the seventh edition of this annual guide to business and investment in South Africa. Regular pages cover all the main economic sectors of the South African economy and give a snapshot of each of the country’s provincial economies. Feature articles on topical issues such as Special Economic Zones and African trade provide unique insights, together with comprehensive overviews of critical economic sectors. Other special features focus on the exciting new possibilities in renewable energy, airports as engines of regional growth and the maritime sector as an entirely new prospect for South African entrepreneurs and businesses. South African Business is complemented by nine regional publications covering the business and investment environment in each of South Africa’s provinces. The e-book editions can be viewed at www.globalafricanetwork.com

PROFILE Maritz

PROFILE Maritz Electrical Delivering projects within budget, on time and to clients’ expectations, every time. From commercial electrical applications to high-end floodlights and sports stadiums and spotlights using state-of-the-art products, Maritz Electrical delivers end-to-end electrical solutions tailored to clients’ needs. Delivering service excellence and exceptional quality are key differentiators for Maritz Electrical and what clients have come to expect. Maritz Electrical is an empowerment company established by Kurt Maritz in January 2000. Maritz Electrical is BBBEE compliant (Level 1 contributor). It is ISO 9001 certified and fully compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Act with a full-time, trained safety representative. In 2018 the company’s three branches were consolidated, with all 150 staff members now working out of a newly renovated 3-000-squaremetre factory and office facility in Athlone. The company employs full-time, licensed installation and master electricians. The company’s artisans have completed the ORHVS. Maritz Electrical places great emphasis on its relationship with clients, private or commercial, and prides itself on the ability to respond to any contracting requirements in an efficient and costeffective way. Maritz Electrical aims to contribute positively to the South African economy, provide excellent workmanship and be a leader in quality service provision. World first In 2017, St George’s Park became the world’s first International Cricket Council-compliant, LED-lit stadium and the first such stadium to be fitted with theatrics. Maritz Electrical won the contract to install the Musco Lighting system at the venue after visiting the US with officials from Eastern Province Cricket and the national cricket board. Over four days in December 2017, the famous ground celebrated the landmark of being the first South African venue to host a day-night Test match, against Zimbabwe. The R27-million contract was completed on time and on budget by a team from SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2019 102

PROFILE Maritz Electrical led by Warren Williams. Two project managers from Musco Lighting supported the installation. The lights on top of the Duck Pond Pavilion were hoisted at night, the process being illuminated by floodlight. Select current projects Coetzenburg Athletics Stadium is undergoing a R40- million revamp and Maritz Electrical is part of the team of contractors charged with making it happen to the highest specifications. Apart from Varsity Athletics and national championships, Stellenbosch hosted more than 150 international athletes over the summer as they prepared for the World Athletic Championships. Maritz Electrical has been contracted by the municipalities of Stellenbosch and Overstrand for electrification of large housing projects. This is a relatively new area for Maritz and one in which the company is building specialist skills. Other flagship projects • Cape Town Grand Parade: Re-lit with Musco fixtures to improve the lighting level to reduce the personal crimes being committed because of poor lighting. • Cape Town Festive Lights including Adderley, Strand and Main streets: Maritz Electrical installs the popular Festive Lights. • Security Lighting for Waste Water Treatment plants: Musco’s metal halide and LED system is the preferred product of Cape Town’s Department of Water and Sanitation and Maritz Electrical is the proud installer. Services Maritz Electrical works closely with its customers, ensuring that the task or project is completed on time and on budget, using the highest quality products available. In particular, Maritz Electrical has become a premier supplier and installer of dedicated sports lighting. This includes schools, universities and multisports stadia. The company works in all residential and commercial areas of electrical installation and maintenance. Its electrical services include project management, design, supply and installation of electrical systems including: • Electrical and reticulation services • Testing and commissioning • Water analysis, monitoring, management and purification systems • Lighting and power • External lighting • Mechanical services integration • Emergency switchgear • HV and LV switchgear • Pre-planned maintenance. Professional memberships BBBEE Level 1. ISO 9001 certified. Electrical Contractors Association. Master Builders Association member. Member of South African Institute of Lighting (SAIL). CONTACT DETAILS: Physical address: 11 Noll Avenue, Athlone, Cape Town 7764 Tel: +27 21 703 0867 Fax: 0864 552 436 Email: tenders@maritzelectrical.co.za Website: www.maritzelectrical.co.za 103 SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS 2019

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