Archive for the tag: ‘Training’

Our new Abagold Head Office!

A new 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. The solution was to build a new office and convert the old offices. The […]

Fun, Sun and Broken Eggs!

Abagold recently held their annual year end event, yet this year with a difference. The HR Manager, Lou-Anne, together with management, decided that they would have one event with all employees from all areas of business involved, be it the farms, technical, the factory or Head Office – one event for all staff. This event […]

Abalone and Education in South Africa (Hatchery International)

Article as appeared in the BY STEPHEN MCVEIGH With rurally educated people (from previously disadvantaged backgrounds) looking for employment in South Africa, education levels skills and language are often barriers to their efficient employment. Abagold Ltd is the first abalone farm in the country to invest in basic education as the primary means of improving […]

Abagold educates its staff (Fish Farmer)

Article as appeared in the Fish Farmer Magazine -  March/April 2010 ABAGOLD Limited is the first abalone farm in South Africa to participate in a far-reaching adult education programme for their staff. Steve McVeigh spoke with Abagold’s training manager, Mynhardt van Dyk, about the programme and its success. “With rurally educated people from previously disadvantaged backgrounds looking for […]

Employees succeed (Hermanus Times)

Article as appeared in the Hermanus Times -  1 January 2010 At the seventh Abagold ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) certificate ceremony on Thursday, 10 December, nine learners received certificates. Leonoré Steneveldt, obtained a level 4 certificate in English communication. Four learners obtained their first certificates. Abagold staff attended several other training courses recently […]