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Situated in the Northern Coast of South Africa, the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Company (SOC) Ltd (RBIDZ) is a designated Special Economic Zones (SEZ) aimed at international competitiveness, encouraging trade for the attraction of international and domestic investments.

Poised as a hub of trade activities, the Richards Bay IDZ is geared to effect real change in South Africa through the creation of employment opportunities, upgrading skills, technology transfer and broadening of the region’s basket of export products.

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Sectors

Agro-Processing

The RBIDZ has identified agro-processing as one of the priority sectors and is seeking investors to set up a plant for the agro-processing of perishable and non-perishable goods in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Marine Industry Development

There are exciting investment opportunities that lie within the Marine Industry. Strategic research is currently being conducted.

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ICT and Techno-Parks

The RBIDZ is seeking investors that through Techno Parks, will see upcoming generations of South Africans benefit from new ideas and technologies that may very well change the world.

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Renewable Ernegy

There are exciting investment opportunities that lie within the RBIDZ Renewable Energy sector. Strategic research is currently being conducted.

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Metals Benefication

There is great opportunity for investors in the RBIDZ for metals beneficiation in the hub of Aluminium, Iron, Steel, Mineral Sands and Phosphate.

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Study Assistance Programme successes at RBIDZ

Celebrating the achievements of young professionals who have benefitted from the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) Study Assistance Programme, bursary beneficiaries were commended for successfully completing their tertiary studies at a glittering function on Thursday. Held at the RBIDZ techno Park, the awards ceremony was attended by bursary students, former study assistance beneficiaries, their parents, guardians, and RBIDZ board members and officials.

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RBIDZ Recognition and Bursary Awarding ceremony provides King Cetshwayo District Municipality beneficiaries with added purpose

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone recently hosted the momentous Bursary Awarding Ceremony, which occurred momentarily after observation of Youth Month in recognition of former RBIDZ Study Assistance (bursary) beneficiaries who have since completed their tertiary studies as well as new beneficiaries who are pursuing their tertiary studies respectively.

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OPENING AND PURPOSE OF THE DAY REMARKS BY CEO- T. ZULU

RBIDZ STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT WITH CITY OF UMHLATHUZE

 

I wish to greet you All this morning.

First and foremost, on behalf of the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone, Board of Directors and Executive Management I would like to take this opportunity and express our sincere appreciation to the Mayor, Councillor Ngwezi, all Councilors present and his Executive Management for honoring this dignified occasion this morning.

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City Economic Development in Spotlight

Building on working relations between the City of Umhlathuze and Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ), a high-level stakeholder engagement session on Thursday unpacked operations under way at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

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DTIC highlights attractiveness of Richards Bay as investment location

The Richards Bay region needs to be positioned as an attractive investment destination by building good relations with businesses that have already invested in the city, said Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina.

 

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20 years of moving forward with PVC pipe technology

Celebrating its 20th birthday this year, Sizabantu Piping Systems has grown from a trading company to one providing the marketing and sales function for a major South African thermoplastic pipe manufacturer – Molecor.

 

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WELCOME STATEMENT BY KWAZULU-NATAL PREMIER SIHLE ZIKALALA DURING THE OPENING OF THE INTRA-AFRICAN TRADE FAIR, INKOSI ALBERT LUTHULI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, DURBAN, 15 NOVEMBER 2021

 

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RBIDZ announces a new partnership which will see a tractor assembly plant built on its premises

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) has announced that a tractor assembly plant will be built on its premises at an estimated cost of R800 million. This comes after the RBIDZ recently hosted Alexander Sidoruk, the Belarus Ambassador to South Africa, and he was joined by a delegation of investors.

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RBIDZ hosts Ambassador of South Korea as part of inbound trade mission activities

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone (RBIDZ) recently hosted a delegation from the Republic of South Korea led by the Ambassador of South Korea, His Excellency Mr Park as part of inbound trade mission aimed at boosting investor confidence and strengthening relations with international friends in business.

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Appointment of RBIDZ Chief Operations Officer (COO) – Mr Muzikayise (Muzi) Shange

The Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone is proud to announce the appointment of Muzikayise Blessing Shange (Muzi) as the Chief Operations Officer for the organisation. Muzi undertakes his responsibilities from the 1st August 2021.

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Richards Bay titanium dioxide plant construction awaits Level 1 to restart.

KwaZulu-Natal Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube has confirmed that the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone will forge ahead with construction of a titanium dioxide plant as soon as the lockdown reached Level 1.

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About RBIDZ

The RBIDZ is an organisation made up of real people, with a real dedication, and passion to effect real change in South Africa. This commitment and energy is apparent in all dealings with not only each other but with potential investors too.

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RBIDZ OFFICE COMPLEX
4 Harbour Arterial, ALTON,
Richards Bay, 3900

Phone: +27 35 797 2600
E-Mail: info@rbidz.co.za

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