Water in AbundancePosted 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.
Our new Abagold Head OfficePosted 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.
A hive of activityPosted 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.
The Story of an African (Abalone) FarmPosted 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.
Abagold supports CANSA Relay For LifePosted 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.
A Glimpse of the Last Few Months at AbagoldPosted 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.
Amaza 5 – The final phasePosted 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.
The Sump Diary – Chapter 3Posted 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.