Archive for the tag: ‘Aquaculture’

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 […]

BLUE REVOLUTION: SA moving to secure its share of world aquaculture growth

Article as appeared on: 26 July 2013 in Engineering News     South Africa’s aquaculture industry, though still in its infancy, has been identified by government as a key priority sector because of its potential to supplement dwindling wild-caught fish stocks with cultured fish products. Aquaculture – often referred to as the Blue Revolution – […]

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, […]

Exporter of The Year (Cape Business News)

Article as appeared on 15 October 2012 . . . SOUTH AFRICA’S biggest ship repair and oil rig servicing company, Dormac, was chosen 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 shipyards […]