The industrial future of Nelson Mandela Bay hinges on a number of items, but none so powerful and imagination capturing as PetroSA’s Project Mthombo – a project that will not only change the industrial face of the province, but also diversify and re-dimension the provincial economy.
An expert in mechanical seal design has completed seminars in South Africa aimed at improving the reliability of pumps and other rotating machines.
“The general public does not, as yet, appreciate just what a significant difference has been made by the few estate agencies that have moved into the auction field,” says Tony Clarke, Managing Director of the Rawson Property Group.
“Our ability to harness and play to our collective strengths will be crucial to developing Cape Town as a global African city of innovation and inspiration.” – Chris Whelan, CEO, Accelerate Cape Town
Propert-owning giant Growthpoint’s decision to hike the value of its 50% share in Cape Town’s iconic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront development by 11% to R5,4bn at mid-2013, appears to have been more than justified by vibrant trading during the peak December period.
Many South African plants are still running on Warman AH series slurry pumps, for highly abrasive mill duties.
The largest global brand in the food and hospitality industry, Food Hospitality World is coming to South Africa for the first time and world renowned, Michelin-starred Italian Chef Carlo Cracco is helping this new trade show take the African market by storm.
Food Hospitality World takes place at the CTICC from Monday 26th May until Wednesday 28th May 2014 just ahead of the Cape Town Good Food & Wine Show. Fiera Milano, which runs Food Hospitality World in several other international markets, recognises that the African continent holds huge potential for the hospitality market. Because it is both expensive and difficult to navigate a true course of new business throughout Africa, Food Hospitality World offers a platform for the sector to connect, communicate and to do business.
Fiera Milano Director, Louise Cashmore says: “To date, there has never in South Africa been a truly global exhibition of this calibre with a guaranteed focussed buyer networking program. If you’re interested in growing your local market; expanding into Africa or going abroad, you cannot afford not to be at this exhibition.”
Food Hospitality World 2014 (FHW) has an impressive line-up of features and dedicated activities for each specific product sector; a series of interactive zones - The Lion’s Den; Foods from around the world Theatre; The Tasting Hub; Halal World and The Gelato World - plus a programme of workshops and conferences on technical issues.
The South African Department of Trade and Industry has confirmed Food Hospitality World as the anchor for its South African inward buyer programme 2014, with buyers already secured from the Middle East (The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Arman); North Africa (including Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia); Asia – including Singapore, Malaysia, India and Thailand; and from African territories such as Nigeria and Ghana.
Forty percent of the exhibitors are from international markets - including the USA, Europe and the Far East. The exhibition is focussed on premium products for the HORECA (hotel, restaurant and catering) sector including, food, beverage and hospitality.
Fiera Milano is offering a special local rate of just R2200 per square metre which includes:
- Guaranteed pre-fixed buyer meetings
- A local and international exhibitor/buyer dinner
- Exhibition space at Food Hospitality World Africa
- Brand listing in the catalogue for local and international distribution.
Fiera Milano has committed to a maximum of three exhibitors per product sector so it is important for exhibitors to sign up as soon as possible in order to be part of this exciting new marketing and business platform in Africa.
Dylan Pelton of Baker Street Properties recently concluded a lease agreement with the Radiant Lighting Group in Montague Park in Montague Gardens, for premises that consist of 2,190m2 of light Industrial space.
Construction is well under way on the site of the new AAA-grade office and retail building, Pam Golding on Main, which is being developed in a prime, prominent location on the corner of Main and Summerley Roads in Kenilworth, Cape Town.