Dube AgriLab Newsletter - January 2017 In Dube AgriLab's latest newsletter, we share some of our progress over the past year and other ideas that are of interest in the agricultural community: the importance of cultivar selection, measures for water saving in intensive agriculture and new product developments at the laboratory.... Read more

Yangtze Optic Africa Cable's new fibre optic plant is operational in Dube TradePort Yangtze Optics Africa Cable’s (YOAC) new R 150 million optical fibre cable manufacturing and distribution facility located within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone is operational after just six months of construction, and just one year after its first meeting with Dube TradePort. ... Read more

Air Seychelles Announces Durban Route Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, held a media conference at King Shaka International Airport on 01 December 2016 to announce its new direct route to Durban, set to commence on 30 March 2017. The new Durban route will be operated twice-per-week on an Airbus A320 aircraft and will be the airline’s second route in South Africa.... Read more

Dube TradePort welcomes Air Namibia On Sunday the 30th of October 2016, Durban’s King Shaka International Airport welcomed the inaugural flight of Air Namibia. The airline is now flying a four times weekly Windhoek - Gaborone - Durban schedule, with flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.... Read more

South Africa lands Africa’s First Fully Integrated BioPharmaceutical Plant at Dube TradePort in KZN Cipla BioTec and Dube TradePort will be building Africa's first fully integrated biopharmaceutical plant to make biopharmaceuticals within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone in KwaZulu-Natal. The parties previously on the 8th July 2016 announced the overall investment level for manufacturing and development costs and it is targeted to be approximately R 1,3 billion.... Read more

Dube TradePort Corporation announces its new CEO The Board of Dube TradePort Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hamish Erskine. The Board Chairperson, Dr. Zanele Bridgette Gasa, gathered the DTPC staff to introduce their new CEO. The atmosphere of anticipation was broken by jubilance at the announcement of the organisation’s acting CEO being appointed as their new CEO.... Read more

Dube TradePort opens vital internship opportunities for South African graduates with a user-friendly online interface Dube TradePort continues to play a major role in developing the economic prosperity of South Africa through the attraction of over R 1.4 billion in private sector investment that has resulted in the creation of over 1 743 valuable permanent job opportunities within its precinct. The organisation’s legacy of development has been given greater impetus through the opening of a vibrant internship and in-service training programme...... Read more

King Shaka International Airport hits new highs with a 46 percent increase in international passenger growth King Shaka International Airport has surpassed projections, and experienced year on year growth of 46% in international passenger volumes in July 2016 compared to July 2015. This positive response by the KwaZulu-Natal traveler market is credit to the existing and new international carriers serving Durban.... Read more

Construction commencement ceremony of HBM-SA Health Protection Services condom manufacturing facility KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, today announced the commencement of construction of a condom manufacturing facility at Dube TradePort. In a development that comes against the backdrop of the 21st World Aids Conference taking place in Durban, the new state-of-the-art facility by HBM-SA Health Protection Services is a partnership between US-based HBM Group and SA Health.... Read more

Dube TradePort welcomes MEC Zikalala The board of Dube TradePort Corporation together with its executive staff took the new KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, MPL, Mr. Sihle Zikalala on a comprehensive tour of the precinct and its facilities. ... Read more

Dube TradePort… Southern Africa’s premier air logistics platform

Dube TradePort Corporation, a business entity of the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government, is charged with the responsibility to develop the province’s biggest infrastructural project. Considered one of South Africa’s top 10 investment opportunities, this designated Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is geared to promote foreign and local investment.

The precinct is strategically located 30km north of the important coastal city of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, on South Africa’s eastern seaboard. This over 3 000 hectare development is home to the state-of-the-art King Shaka International Airport and is ideally positioned 30 minutes from Africa’s busiest cargo port, Durban Harbour, and 90 minutes from Richards Bay Harbour.  Dube TradePort takes advantage of its prime location as the only facility in Africa combining an international airport, dedicated cargo terminal, warehousing, offices, retail, hotels and agriculture.

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2017

Dube AgriLab Newsletter - January 2017

In Dube AgriLab's latest newsletter, we share some of our progress over the past year and other ideas that are of interest in the agricultural community: the importance of cultivar selection, measures for water saving in intensive agriculture and new product developments at the laboratory.

Read more

14

Dec

2016

Yangtze Optic Africa Cable's new fibre optic plant is operational in Dube TradePort

Yangtze Optics Africa Cable’s (YOAC) new R 150 million optical fibre cable manufacturing and distribution facility located within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone is operational after just six months of construction, and just one year after its first meeting with Dube TradePort.

Read more