Notice Board:

Please note the Electricity swithc off of the Kudu substation for maintenance between the Municipal and Eskom substation.
When: 20 May 2018 - Time: 07H00 - 19H00. Areas affected: Greater Despatch area. Areas NOT affected: Areas fed from San Souci substation, these include: DaleviewReservoir Hills, Khayamnandi, the Industrial area, as well as sections Campher Park, Bothasrus,  Heuwelkruin and a small section on the border of Sentraal suburb.
All installations to be treated as live for the duration of the outage.

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Coega Industrial Development Zone


The 11 500 hectare Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) presents one of the most modern industrial development opportunities South Africa has seen. As a project designed to meet the needs of manufacturers in a global market-place, the IDZ is becoming a prime Southern Hemisphere focus area for foreign direct investment.  The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is the developer and operator of the Coega IDZ.  24 companies have invested to date, with a total investment value of over R3 Billion. 


  • Access to industrial standard water supplies;
  • Availability of skilled labour;
  • Centre of east-west trade routes;
  • Clustering of industries;
  • Competitive skilled labour costs;
  • Comprehensive database of environmental, geological and logistics studies to fast-track the construction of factories, warehouses and office complexes;
  • Customer secure manufacturing and warehousing;
  • Dedicated deep-water port with purpose-built container, bulk and break-bulk terminals;
  • Existing logistics infrastructure, including road, rail, sea, telecommunications and air links;
  • Falls in European time zone;
  • Inter-modal transportation linkages;
  • Language of business is English;
  • Low land costs;
  • Lower US import tariffs through the American Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which favours
  • African countries;
  • One-stop investment service from the CDC;
  • Outside of dollar and Euro zones;
  • Preferential access to European markets;
  • Protection of intellectual property rights;
  • Purpose-built, world-class infrastructure;
  • Sharing of resources to minimize costs;
  • Sophisticated banking infrastructure;
  • World’s most competitive energy costs;
  • World-class environmental policies and standards; and
  • Compliance with ISO 14001.
Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park


The Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park, managed by the CDC, provides infrastructure and services to the motor industry in the Nelson Mandela Bay area. By providing integrated logistics services and infrastructure, the Logistics Park assists the automotive manufacturers to reduce manufacturing costs and improves suppliers’ competitiveness.

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