New investments in Nelson Mandela Bay to create more than 2 000 jobs

2019-07-26 20:31

New investments amounting to R2.6bn at the Coega Special Economic Zone in Nelson Mandela Bay are expected to create more than 2 000 jobs in the area.

Payment disputes keep Baic SA closed

2018-09-16 09:25

The work stoppage over contractual and non-payment disputes entered its third week at the Baic SA car manufacturing project at the Coega special economic zone (SEZ) near Port Elizabeth.

Ramaphosa, Xi hail BAIC plant opening as 'a milestone'

2018-07-24 19:59

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Chinese President Xi Jinping have celebrated the opening of a BAIC auto manufacturing plant, with Xi saying China was ready to "cooperate" with Africa's "rapid economic development".

R11bn Coega investment in jeopardy

2017-06-11 06:00

The completion deadline for South Africa’s largest motor investment in 40 years will most likely be missed following disagreements between small local businesses and the main contractor over the allocation of work.

Investment 'game-changer'

2014-09-03 07:20

The new Special Economic Zone Act will boost FDI, says Coega's Chris Mashigo.


Production to start at Chinese auto plant in Eastern Cape 'before end of 2019'

2019-02-25 19:02

Production at Chinese automaker BAIC SA's vehicle plant in the Coega industrial development zone near Port Elizabeth will start "before the end of 2019".

Contractual issues resolved at BAIC plant in PE - Chinese management company

2018-09-13 22:34

An agreement has been reached between a Chinese construction management company and contractors at the manufacturing facility of Chinese automaker BAIC outside Port Elizabeth.

Baic’s R11bn Coega project is bleeding millions

2017-10-01 06:00

A key contractor involved in Chinese car maker Baic’s R11 billion Coega project has appealed for no more disruptions, as it is already several months behind schedule.

Coega IDZ gas station gets the thumbs up

2016-10-23 06:11

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has applauded the announcement of Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) as one of the locations for a gas-to-power station and says this will create much-needed jobs in the region.

Construction boom at Coega

2014-07-23 08:14

Seven companies are investing over R3bn at the Coega industrial development zone in the Eastern Cape, says the Coega Development Corporation.

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