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Abagold Newsletters

Water in Abundance

Posted on July 15th, 2015

In our Abagold newsletter of 1 December, we reported on the pipeline  project which was commissioned on 6 October 2009. In order to pump more water to Bergsig farm and save electricity at the same time, a new 700mm pipeline of 450 metres in length was required. Read More

Productivity SA National Award winners!

Posted on November 10th, 2014

On Thursday October 30th 2014 Productivity SA held their annual awards function in Johannesburg. Nominated organisations were honoured in five categories in front of 700 invited VIP’s and guests. Abagold Limited was announced the winner of the Innovation Award.

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Abagold receives a visit from a VIP

Posted on June 21st, 2013

Abagold had the privilege of hosting from Mr. Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism.

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Our new Abagold Head Office

Posted on March 13th, 2013

A new Abagold head office has become necessary due to the continued growth in staff numbers and operations. We have outgrown our facilities on the Sea View site and were in urgent need of more training, meeting and tearoom space for employees on the farm.

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A hive of activity

Posted on November 15th, 2012

The first two of 15 planned units on Sulamanzi have been completed, and already houses 14 tons of abalone. The third unit’s construction is underway, and ahead of schedule.

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The Story of an African (Abalone) Farm

Posted on June 15th, 2011

When Dr Pierre Hugo started his research on spawning abalone in captivity almost 30 years ago, little did he know that his research would lead to the establishment of the largest abalone farming company in South Africa. 25 Years later, Abagold Limited had been formed.

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Abagold supports CANSA Relay For Life

Posted on March 15th, 2011

The CANSA Relay For Life concept was created as an all-­night event to represent the fact that cancer never sleeps. Abagold was there to show our support.

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A Glimpse of the Last Few Months at Abagold

Posted on February 15th, 2011

Our Technical team has been very busy the last couple of weeks, completing the new platform which hosts a fully operational farm.

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Amaza 5 – The final phase

Posted on September 7th, 2010

From the initial experiments done in the Old Harbour in 1989 to spawn abalone in captivity, Abagold has expanded its production facilities to include three farms harvesting more than 20 tons of live abalone per month.

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The Sump Diary – Chapter 3

Posted on May 19th, 2010

An uninterrupted water supply is one the most important elements in abalone farming on land. Not only is the quantity of water important, but also the quality in the successful farming of abalone.

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