Archive for the tag: ‘Abalone’

Western Cape to boost aquaculture

Article as appeared on MediaClubSouthAfrica.com’s website: 31 July 2013 The Western Cape government is examining ways to establish special economic zones (SEZs) to grow its aquaculture industry, according to Alan Winde, the provincial minister of finance, economic development and tourism. Winde visited the province’s two largest abalone farms, Abagold and HIK Abalone Farm, both in Hermanus, on 12 […]

Abagold receives a visit from a VIP

On Wednesday, 11th June, Abagold had the privilege of hosting from Mr. Alan Winde, Western Cape Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism.   The purpose of Min. Winde’s visit was to familiarise himself with the commercial aquaculture industry which is an important growth industry in the Western Cape Province. The second reason for his […]

Minister Alan Winde announces investigation of Special Economic Zones for Western Cape’s aquaculture sector

Article as appeared on info.gov.za 12 June 2013 The Western Cape Government is looking into the establishment of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to boost the local aquaculture industry. Alan Winde, Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, made the announcement today, 12 June 2013 during a visit to two of the province’s largest abalone farms, […]

A hive of activity!

ABAGOLD Newsletter November 2012 Since our last newsletter, Abagold has been a hive of activity! Below are glimpses of the progress made since July 2011. The first two of 15 planned units on Sulamanzi have been completed, and already houses 14 tons of abalone. The farms are managed by Jackie Stewart. The third unit’s construction is underway, and ahead of schedule. The first tanks installed […]

Dormac named exporter of the year 2012 (Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry)

Article as appeared on 12 October 2012 . . . . SOUTH AFRICA’S biggest ship repair and oil rig servicing company, Dormac, was chosen last night as the Western Cape’s Exporter of the Year in the 22nd annual competition run by the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry and sponsored by Absa Capital. The company has five […]