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01

Mar

2017

State of the Province Address, KwaZulu-Natal, 2017

As delivered by Mr T W Mchunu, MPL, Honourable Premier of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, on 01 March 2017

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18

Jan

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.

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28

Nov

2016

Congratulations Dr. Bridgette Gasa

Congratulations to Dube TradePort Corporation Chairperson and MD of The Elilox Group Dr.Bridgette Gasa who took top honours in the Building and Construction category of the 2016 edition of Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Titans Awards.

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14

Apr

2016

Dube TradePort's Cosmopolitan Business Environment

As South Africa’s premier airport city, Dube TradePort is a prime location for businesses that benefit from proximity to King Shaka International Airport. Some of these, such as freight forwarders and manufacturers, benefit directly from access to the airport and to Dube Cargo Terminal; others, such as those in the hospitality industry, derive their benefit from the ease of access for international travellers.

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05

Nov

2015

A Warm Welcome to Turkish Airlines

Dube TradePort, with the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, is excited to welcome Turkish Airlines when they land at King Shaka International Airport today. The inaugural flight lands early this afternoon, to be followed by 4-times a week flights between Durban and Istanbul.

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22

Oct

2015

East3Route Delegation Hosted at Dube TradePort

Dube TradePort successfully hosted the over 250 delegates, who formed part of the East3Route tour through KwaZulu-Natal.

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28

Aug

2015

DURBAN (DUR): An alternative route into Southern Africa

Durban is a tourists’ haven with a diverse and rich cultural heritage, a tropical climate along a golden coastline, access to pristine world heritage sites such as the Drakensberg mountain range, St Lucia wetlands, and a number of game reserves that are home to the Big Five.

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19

Aug

2015

The National Council of Provinces' Select Committee on Appropriations and Finance visit Dube TradePort

The National Council of Provinces' Select Committee on Appropriations and Finance were pleased with the developments taking place within Dube TradePort as they visit various projects in KwaZulu-Natal.

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23

Jul

2015

Dube TradePort Corporation celebrates it’s ABET Class of 2014

Dube TradePort Corporation is based on the premise that basic education is important to the country’s current and future prosperity, development and growth, which is why we have introduced the ABET programme to our staff. The success of our ABET Class of 2014 shows fertility in the harvest of seeds we have sown.

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05

Jul

2015

The importance of decisive action

By Dr Bridgette Gasa: On the 8th of March 2015, City Press published an article headlined: “Is this South Africa’s dodgiest CEO?” in reference to the now former CEO of the Dube TradePort Corporation (DTPC): Ms. Saxen van Coller. This article went to great lengths in detailing a list of transgressions which, at the time, were yet to be proven.

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04

Jun

2015

Marketed to Win!

Dube TradePort took top honours for the second year in a row, picking up a gold medal and the prestigious Tree of Life Award for their exhibition showcasing Dube AgriZone and Dube TradePort’s CSI programme at the Royal Show.

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26

May

2015

Dube TradePort’s International Trade Avenue Launch

Dube TradePort’s International Trade Avenue, a 3.25 km dual carriageway worth R200-million, was officially opened by the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Michael Mabuyakhulu, on 26 May 2015.

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24

Apr

2015

Dube TradePort bursary beneficiary proves his worth

Dube TradePort Corporation has been pro-active role in assisting students at a tertiary level through its bursary programme as well as providing them with a comprehensive skills development programme that is driven by the executive team across the organisation.

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21

Apr

2015

Dube TradePort Corporation signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Durban University of Technology (DUT)

Durban University of Technology is to be the beneficiary of a comprehensive capacity building and co-operation programme facilitated through an MoU signed with Dube TradePort Corporation as part of its corporate social investment initiatives.

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17

Apr

2015

MUT benefits from Dube TradePort’s bursary programme

Dube TradePort Corporations CSI is creating a brighter future for Mangosuthu University of Technology students who have benefited form DTPC’s bursary programme.

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15

Apr

2015

Dube TradePort puts education on the top of its community development agenda.

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of basic education has expressed their gratitude to Dube TradePort for its various interventions that have contributed to the running of educational institutions over the past three years.

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09

Apr

2015

Cappeny Estates Commercial Growth

Dube TradePort has invested heavily in infrastructure development in KwaZulu-Natal, creating an environment conducive for businesses to operate through Southern Africa’s premier air logistics platform. Cappeny Estates strawberry operations in the north coast are a prime example of how the world-class infrastructure within Dube TradePort supports the economic development of South Africa.

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25

Mar

2015

eThekwini Councilors together with the Planning Department visit Dube TradePort

eThekwini Councilors get the grand tour of Dube TradePort and get a first hand account of the rapid development within the development as they get to see the expansive growth of Dube AgriZone and the packed boxes of televisions and monitors in the loading bay of the new Samsung manufacturing facility located within Dube TradeZone.

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16

Nov

2014

Invitation to the DTPC Contractors Procurement Forum

All DTPC Contractors and Prospective Contractors are hereby invited to attend a DTPC Contractors Procurement Forum.

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05

May

2014

Notice for Public Comments: Application for Designation of an IDZ at Dube TradePort

Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies (MP) hereby: (a)Issues for public comment the Application for Designation of an IDZ at Dube Tradeport, La Mercy, Kwazulu-Natal and the Granting of the Operator Permit; and (b) Invites interested persons and t

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11

Dec

2013

Dube TradePort End-of-Year Stakeholder Event

On Thursday 5 December 2013, Dube TradePort hosted its first end-of-year Stakeholder Awards Event. The formal luncheon drew the attendance of Dube TradePort’s Stakeholders, Tenants, Dube Cargo clients, Airline operators, freight forwarder and the shipping

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04

Feb

2013

Dube TradePort Featured on eNews!

Recently Dube TradePort has enjoyed a significant amount of media coverage of its operations at its AgriZone, more specifically the weekly export of some 30 000 Thai Tulips to Amsterdam. The story was recently featured, by TV station ENCA, at the followin

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05

Nov

2012

Dube King Shaka Trail Run

The inaugural Dube King Shaka Trail Run was held on the 4th of November 2012

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09

Oct

2012

Dube TradePort Attends IEI Conference 2012

ABN's Lionel Skink speaks with Ayesha Swalah, Acting CEO for Dube TradePort, to discuss their strategy for the next 50 years.

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05

Sep

2012

DTP Cargo Terminal SARS code change

We wish to inform you that SARS has given us the date for which our Transit Shed and Degrouping Depot codes will take effect.

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21

Aug

2012

Cabinet Statement - Dube TradePort Board Briefs KZN Cabinet

The KwaZulu-Natal Cabinet today received a full briefing by the board of the Dube TradePort Corporation following the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer who was on precautionary suspension.

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20

Aug

2012

There is a disconcerting air of triumphalism in the Sunday Tribune's response to the resignation of the CEO of Dube TradePort Corporation

Granted, it was the Tribune which first published allegations against the CEO. Granted, the publication of these allegations, and the subsequent investigation launched by the DTPC board, no doubt played a role in the sequence of events.

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28

Jun

2012

Durban to Lusaka: Fly Direct

From 12 July, SA Express will fly direct from Durban to Lusaka. The flight takes only 2hr 20 minutes which will significantly reduce travel time to the Zambian capital.

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01

Jun

2012

Dube TradePort Receives Tricorona Carbon Offset Certificate

Dube TradePort Corporation appointed Tricorona to measure and report on carbon footprint associated with the DTP/KSIA site for the period May 2010-May 2011

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11

Jan

2012

Dube TradePort receives a green certificate

In championing the green cause, Dube TradePort’s (DTP) efforts have gained it acknowledgement, and a certificate from the Food & Trees for Africa Foundation

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28

Nov

2011

Greening the airport

Dube TradePort is installing Africa’s largest roof-mounted photovoltaic solar power system at its “AgriZone” next to King Shaka airport as part of its efforts to be more “green” by reducing its carbon footprint.

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21

Nov

2011

Green Day at Dube City

For a wholesome fun filled family day come and join us at Dube City on Saturday the 26th November 2011 from 10 AM TO 4 PM as we’ll be hosting loads of free family entertainment.

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18

Nov

2011

Big rooftop solar installation for Dube TradePort

The Dube TradePort, north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, will soon boast Africa’s largest roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) system, SolarWorld Africa, which is supplying the 600 kWp (600 kilowatt-peak) installation, said this week.

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16

Nov

2011

Dube TradePort invests millions in truck project

DUBE TradePort has invested about R12 million in a fleet of six trucks that brings cargo from different parts of the country to be exported out of King Shaka International Airport to bolster its air cargo business.

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05

Nov

2011

Dube TradePort collaborates with Tricorona towards carbon neutrality

The Dube TradePort is one of the most modern tradeport developments in Africa to date.

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18

Oct

2011

Dube TradePort Rehabilitation and Restoration Project

Last week burning commenced on the Dube TradePort/King Shaka International Airport site as part of the Rehabilitation and Restoration Project.

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12

Oct

2011

Ground-breaking project just keeps growing

THE R430-million investment by Dube TradePort in its ground-breaking “AgriZone”, next to King Shaka International Airport, is bearing fruit.

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03

Aug

2011

Dube TradePort moves into new head office

Dube TradePort has moved to its new head quarters, 29° South

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08

Jun

2011

Agrizone’s Tomato Harvest

Dube TradePort's AgriZone first tomato harvest

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13

May

2011

AgriZone’s First Harvest!

The AgriZone's first harvest of cucumbers was picked today

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12

May

2011

Green precinct for Durban

A R5-billion environmentally friendly "city" is to be built next to Durban's state-of-the-art King Shaka international airport.

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11

May

2011

Green light for La Mercy ‘airport city’

Dube City, touted to become “Africa’s first urban green precinct”

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11

May

2011

King Shaka likely to get R130m investment

King Shaka International Airport will get a business class lounge in its departures area and Dube TradePort could invest up to R130 million in an aircraft services facility at the airport as part of a landmark deal it has signed with JSE-listed airline op

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11

May

2011

First urban green precinct in KZN

“Africa’s first urban green precinct”

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11

May

2011

Reaching Higher

The gamble to move from south Durban to La Mercy and pursue the dream of an “aerotropolis” appears to be paying off

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08

May

2011

18

Apr

2011

Cargo Airline of the Year Awards, 2011

Dube TradePort presents award at Cargo Airline of the Year, 2011

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