Archive for the tag: ‘Hermanus Times’

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, […]

Abagold wins prestigious award.

Article as appeared in the 28 March 2013 Article by Kerry van Rensburg On Wednesday night, 20 March, Abagold Ltd won the inaugural annual South African Premier Business award for Exporter of the year, hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) in conjunction with Proudly South African […]

Abalone: Farming Gold (Hermanus Times)

Article as appeared in Four years from now, when all the phases of Abagold’s fourth production facility will be complete, the company’s annual production of abalone will almost double from the current 275tonnes (representing a monetary value of over R75million) to 475tonnes. And this is lightweight in terms of global abalone production, which is standing […]

R52 M for expansion (Hermanus Times)

Article as appeared on 24 March 2011 in A R52.5 million financial injection from a SA new energy fund will double both Abagold’s current workforce of 270 employees and its annual production over 220 tons, of which 207 tons is exported. Abagold is SA’s largest exporter and international competitor in hatching, rearing, processing and exporting […]

Tractor cake for loyal employee (Hermanus Times)

Article as appeared in the on 10 March 2011 Article by: Kerry van Rensburg Tractor cake for loyal employee A man who loves tractors recently received a long service award from the company he has been part of for the past 10 years. Denis Usher, Abagold’s development manager, was honoured for his service to the […]