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Medway Road Expansion Hailed by the Captains of Industry

30 NOVEMBER 2017

The cutting of a ribbon recently by the KwaZulu-Natal, MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Sihle Zikalala officially marked the opening of Medway Road in Richards Bay.

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Address by KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environment Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala during the Official Opening of Medway Road Project in Richards Bay

28 NOVEMBER 2017

From the outset, we want to congratulate the management and staff of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone for the completion of this important project.

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Address by KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala during the Induction of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Board in Richards Bay

28 NOVEMBER 2017

Significantly, we wish to welcome the new Board Members that are taking the baton forward from the outgoing board and unreservedly thank them for their willingness to executing the mandate of the Department

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WELCOMING REMARKS BY THE PREMIER OF THE PROVINCE OF KWAZULU-NATAL WILLIES MCHUNU ON THE OCCASION OF THE LAUNCH OF ONE-STOP SHOP BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA HIS EXCELLENCY J.G ZUMA INKOSI ALBERT INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE

18 NOVEMBER 2017

On behalf of the Provincial Government and the people of KwaZulu-Natal, it is a special privilege to once again welcome the President of the Republic His Excellency J.G Zuma and members of the national cabinet.

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Address by President Zuma on the occasion of the InvestSA One Stop Shop (OSS) launch, Inkosi Albert Luthuli (ICC)

18 NOVEMBER 2017

I am pleased to join you to celebrate this momentous occasion, the launch of the KwaZulu-Natal InvestSA One Stop Shop for investors.

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RBIDZ ACKNOWLEDGES STAFF COMMITMENT TO OBJECTIVES

13 NOVEMBER 2017

The establishment of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone few years ago ushered in a new era of economic growth in the province.

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RBIDZ prides itself with the completed “State of the Art” Techno - park Administration Building

30 OCTOBER 2017

Techno - Parks by their nature are drivers of technological innovation, instigators of job creation and advancement of economic opportunities.

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Medium Term Budget Policy Statement Speech - Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba

26 OCTOBER 2017

Fellow South Africans Molweni! Sanibonani! Dumelang! Goeie middag! Avhusheni! It is my privilege to present the twentieth Medium Term Budget Policy Statement for consideration of the House and all South African ...

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Address by the MEC for Address by MEC for Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala at the International Gas Options Conference in Durban on 11 October 2017 Focusing on the Black Industrialists in the economy and energy sector

12 OCTOBER 2017

First and foremost, we wish to express our appreciation to all role-players and industry stakeholders for landing their weight to this important International Gas Conference and particularly to today’s programme focusing on Black Industrialists programme.

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Address by KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala during the International Gas Co-operation Summit held in Durban on 10th October 2017

10 OCTOBER 2017

As the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, we feel privileged to be part of this esteemed session that not only deliberates on the future of an alternative energy mix in the country, but also interrogates what role those who were previously excluded can play in the energy sector.

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DoE: Mmamoloko Kubayi: Address by Minister of Energy, during the opening address at the the International Gas Cooperation Summit, Durban

10 OCTOBER 2017

I am delighted to welcome you to our beautiful country, South Africa. It is a great pleasure for me to once again welcome some of you who have previously participated in gas conferences such as the South Africa: Gas Option Conferences hosted in 2015 and 2016.

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The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone commemorates Heritage Day

22 SEPTEMBER 2017

South Africans celebrate Heritage Day by remembering the cultural heritage of the many cultures that make up our rich and diverse nation.

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Women and Youth at the centre of RBIDZs skills development

12 SEPTEMBER 2017

August is the month where we celebrate the contribution of women towards the dismantling of inequality, a notion that is described as crime against humanity.

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RBIDZ CEO Pays Tribute to KZN Premier TW Mchunu and Leader of Government Business - Mr Sihle Zikalala during the KZN Growth Coalition Breakfast Meeting held in Durban

18 AUGUST 2017

Chief Executive Officer of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone, Pumi Motsoahae, has paid tribute

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Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Caring for a Girl Child

14 AUGUST 2017

It was a day to remember for 878 school girls from Ikusasalethu High School in the outskirts of Mtubatuba

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RBIDZ EXTENDS A HELPING HAND TO SANCA AND AMANGWE VILLAGE

07 AUGUST 2017

Intervening to common demands with an intention to contribute towards change in our societies

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TAKING ACTION TO INSPIRE OUR COMMUNITIES IN HONOUR OF TATA MANDELA

18 JULY 2017

Giving back and contributing to projects aimed at sustaining and developing our communities is the stance that the RBIDZ collectively took.

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CONFIDENCE MATURES AS RICHARDS BAY IDZ, TECHNO-PARK ADMINISTRATION BUILDING INCLINES TO COMPLETION

06 JULY 2017

The sustainable infrastructural growth and impending investment portfolio for the RBIDZ demonstrates outstanding potential for growth and economy elevation.

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Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone boosting confidence to the many learners of Umlalazi schools.

14 JUNE 2017

While primary years of schooling are often met with groans and complaints, it is our human duty as parents, human beings and public entities to educate our children.

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The RBIDZ cements a flagship through CSI donation

13 JUNE 2017

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) on the 6th June handed over material to commence the building of a multi-purpose centre in Mandlanzini.

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DTI Signs MoU Black Industrialists Initiative June 2017

07 JUNE 2017

A Memorandum of Understanding is signed between the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, KZN and Department of Trade and Investment.

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Positioning our people to economic transformation opportunities is key to the RBIDZ in driving Radical Economic Transformation

02 JUNE 2017

Upbeat in becoming a motor-force for change and taking a central role in the radical transformation of the economy of the province, the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) is deliberately focusing on opening opportunities for emerging contractors as part of efforts aimed at fast-tracking their entry into the mainstream economy.

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Minister Rob Davies: Trade and Industry Dept Budget Vote 2017/18

25 MAY 2017

Minister of Trade and Industry – Dr Rob Davies presents the Budget Vote Speech , 23 May 2017

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The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone recognises the AFRICA DAY – 25 May

25 MAY 2017

The African Continent celebrates Africa Day today, which is the day that marks the founding day of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963

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RICHARDS BAY OFFICIALS RECEIVE HIGH LEVEL TRAINING ON SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION IN CHINA

23 MAY 2017

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone senior management partake on a fourth Capacity Building programme on Special Economic Zones taking place in Tianjin - China from the 24th May to 13 June 2017.

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Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi: Energy Dept Budget Vote 2017/18

19 MAY 2017

Speech by Minister of Energy during the Department of Energy Budget Vote for 2017/18 financial year at Parliament of RSA

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Unlocking Gas to Power market dynamics, financing and investment in the World Congress - Cape Town (16-17 May 2017)

17 MAY 2017

Various stakeholders from across the world join heads in a two day Gas to Power -World Congress taking place in Cape Town

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RBIDZ A SITE FOR ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE SAYS KZN PREMIER MR TW MCHUNU WHILST ADDRESSING THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND TEAM

15 MAY 2017

RBIDZ marketed through International Monetary Fund

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MEC for Economic Development to launch the Black Industrialists Programme 2017-18

15 MAY 2017

MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs – Mr Sihle Zikalala on his Budget Policy Speech 2017/18, announces that R15 million has been set aside to intensify implementation the Black Industrialists Programme

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RBIDZ WELCOMES THE MINDS OF HOPE ATTENDING THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM

04 MAY 2017

RBIDZ is delighted to welcome all delegates from across the globe attending the World Economic Forum Africa.

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TECHNO-HUB REACHES YET ANOTHER MILESTONE

25 APRIL 2017

The Richards Bay Techno-hub in Phase 1A has hit yet another project milestone.

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Unlocking long-term socio-economic benefits through infrastructure development

18 APRIL 2017

THE Richards Bay IDZ is steaming ahead with the rollout of infrastructure development projects.

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Richards Bay plant to make pearly whites

17 APRIL 2017

It’s hard to avoid references to a phoenix while thinking about a deal being inked on Tuesday that will turn industrial waste into a pearly white pigment ... and put hundreds of people to work.

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R4,5 billion titanium beneficiation plant to open in Richards Bay

11 APRIL 2017

The plant aims at producing titanium dioxide pigment, a product used in paint, toothpaste and colourants for food products.

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SA embraces new energy alternative

10 APRIL 2017

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RBIDZ to seal R4.5-billion titanium deal

07 APRIL 2017

Massive titanium beneficiation plant will be built in Alton north

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RBIDZ engage with small businesses

07 APRIL 2017

Seminar addresses key issues facing small businesses

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RBIDZ FM PRIVATE LOUNGE

23 FEBRUARY 2017

South Africa embraces a new environmentally friendly energy alternative: What does this mean for business and the country?

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RBIDZ DRIVES RADICAL ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION THROUGH SKILLS AND TRAINING

14 NOVEMBER 2016

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone is set to become a motor-force of change and take a central role in the radical transformation of the economy in the province.

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RBIDZ ANNOUNCED AS ONE OF THE FIRST SITES FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS POWER PLANTS

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) is extremely pleased with the announcement by the Department of Energy at the South Africa Gas Options Conference held in Cape Town that Richards Bay is to be allocated approximately 2000 megawatts of the 3126 megawatts allocated to the Gas to Power (G2P) programme.

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RBIDZ DONATES 60 INDIGENOUS TREES AS PART OF THE ANNUAL ARBOR WEEK CAMPAIGN

27 SEPTEMBER 2016

South Africa celebrates Arbor Week in the first week of September annually. This year, the event was held in the Cinci, KwaMthethwa Area, Mfolozi Local Municipality. RBIDZ donated 60 indigenous trees to schools and crèches in the area. In total, more than 500 trees were planted.

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RBIDZ GETS SEAL OF APPROVAL FOR CUSTOMS CONTROL IN PHASE 1A

01 SEPTEMBER 2016

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company SOC Ltd (RBIDZ) is officially in business to ensure investors at its Phase 1A industrial estate, adjacent to the Port of Richards Bay, reap a range of rewards.

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RBIDZ CONTRIBUTES TO FEMALE EMPOWERMENT THIS WOMEN’S MONTH

25 AUGUST 2016

The month of August in South Africa pays homage to the great phenomenon that is women. South Africans not only commemorate the robust women of 1956 who fought for women’s liberation, but also honour the present day heroines who positively impact on the governance of the land.

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RICHARDS BAY IDZ POISED FOR INVESTMENT AND JOBS BOOST

11 AUGUST 2016

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast has unveiled promising investment and job-creating capacities with the launch of two major projects. At a double ceremony to mark Richards Bay Innovation Day, Sihle Zikalala, the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs opened the Richards Bay IDZ Phase 1A Customs Control Gate Complex followed by a sod-turning event for the Techno Hub led by the MEC for Finance, Ms. Belinda Scott.

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RICHARDS BAY IDZ LOOKS AT ALUMINIUM HUB

28 APRIL 2016

With the increasing contribution of the aluminium industry to the South African economy, particularly in the automotive field, the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) is seriously considering the establishment of an aluminIum metals hub within the Richards Bay area.

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TENDERS MUST BE TRANSPARENT AND OPEN TO PUBLIC SCRUTINY

27 APRIL 2016

In order to grow, small businesses need to compete for work in the government and private sectors. This process often involves the submission of tenders.

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Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone signs R2.1 Billion worth of investment

01 APRIL 2015

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone has signed two more major investments at the signing ceremony held on the 1 April 2015 in Richards Bay.

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RBIDZ set to change the economic landscape of the region

18 MARCH 2015

Following the announcement of R320 million investment projects last year, the RBIDZ is set to change the economic landscape of the region boasting about R8.7 billion worth of investments with 2000 jobs to be created.

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