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Jill Stanford


8th July 2005 The City of Cape Town’s Strategic Sector Development Programme has set itself a target to create 100 000 direct jobs by 2008. 

W Cape on track to meet R5bn investment target

27th May 2005 After a year-and-a-half of reshuffling, it is business as usual at Wesgro, the Western Cape Trade and Investment Promotion Agency. 

Full order book for Western Cape rope-access company

27th May 2005 A series of oil and gas rigs in need of repairs or maintenance is expected to dock in the port of Cape Town before the end of the year. 

UK factory relocated to Cape Town

27th May 2005 A factory being moved in stages from Salisbury, in the UK, to Cape Town, to produce metal couplings for Europe’s hydraulics industry has exported its first container of components. 

Building projects galore for construction firm

27th May 2005 BROAD-based construction and infrastructural company Group Five has several multimillion rand building projects on the go in the Western Cape. 

Silica-sand miner breaks into external markets

27th May 2005 WESTERN Cape stalwart Consol Industrial Minerals (CIM) has been mining a natural deposit of silica sand in the heart of Philippi for more than 40 years. 

Industrial park land sells like hot cakes

27th May 2005 WITHIN hours of being launched onto the market, phases four and five – about 32 ha of the remaining 37 ha of Airport City industrial park – were sold out. 

R50m car-dealership almost ready for occupation

27th May 2005 THE new R50-million Reeds House, an office and motor showroom project in Cape Town’s Culemborg district on the foreshore, is progressing at a cracking pace and will be ready for occupation soon. 

Japanese group buys into local maritime firms

13th May 2005 Leading international shipowner Sanko Steamship Company, of Japan, has made a strategic financial investment in Cape Town companies Marine Bulk Carriers (MBC) and Marine Crew Services (MCS). 

Madagascar lab helps reduce prospecting costs

13th May 2005 PAN African Mining’s new sample-preparation laboratory in Antananarivo, Madagasca, is fully operational and is being used to process samples from the company’s drilling programme in the Mountain of Gold area of the Dabolava region, in the central plateau of western Madagascar.? 

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