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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

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KAEFER Celebrating 100 years of innovation and sustainable growth While we are a global player, we adopt a very strong local focus and ensure that we make an indelible footprint in all the locations where we are active. KAEFER team with their 3rd consecutive award for Painting Contractor of the Year at RBCT. Since its inception in 1918 in Bremen, a small town in Germany, KAEFER has developed into a market leader for asset integrity services and solutions in Industry, Marine & Offshore and Construction. With over 27,000 employees in 30 countries at 2000 locations, we are a true global player – there for you all over the world. We offer a wide range of industry solutions such as insulation, access, surface protection, passive fire protection and asbestos removal to the South African and Sub-Saharan market. In everything we do, the client takes centre stage and we take pride in our efficient and innovative approach to overcoming challenges and providing services and solutions. “Together, we support our clients’ asset integrity by delivering reliable and smarter services and solutions throughout the entire life cycle.” We also pride ourselves in doing things the KAEFER way. It’s what makes us Recognised, Efficient and Different (RED) and is seen clearly in our consistent safety record, cutting-edge technical expertise and strong ethical values that guide us in everything we do. Furthermore, we’re driven by innovation and by doing things differently. We develop new and tailored solutions that benefit our clients and are frontrunners in digitalisation in our industry. We also assure quality, safety, cost-efficiency and continuous improvement with our substantial in-house expertise and fully integrated services. While we are a global player, we adopt a very strong local focus and ensure that we make an indelible footprint in all the locations where we are active. We have the pleasure to work with and contribute to the success of projects and maintenance contracts for clients such as SAPREF and Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in the KZN region as well as Eskom power stations in Mpumalanga and Limpopo, namely Tutuka, Majuba and Matimba and Medupi power station among others. “Increasing our competitive strength by being Recognised, more Efficient and Different.” As part of our commitment to corporate social responsibility, we have completed several community projects in the KZN, Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces where we operate. We strongly believe that sustainable empowerment is achieved through education; children are the leaders of tomorrow. With this focus on impacting South Africa’s future through education, KAEFER has, among other community projects: › Partnered with SAPREF by contributing towards a project that saw the building of two science labs at the Ogwini and Menzi High Schools in Umlazi. The project, owned and driven by SAPREF, involved converting a classroom at both schools into a fully equipped science laboratory complete with workbenches, cupboards, Bunsen burners, science kits and chemicals. Other teaching aids were also donated to the schools. › Given Phegelelo High School in Lephalale a much needed facelift to their facilities including classroom blocks, toilets and sports grounds. At KAEFER, we rely on our long history and business continuity which gives us stability and orientation. Our successful track record speaks for itself. And it also serves as a testament to the strength of our strategy, and our vision – to eliminate the energy waste.

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