Archive for the tag: ‘water’

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 […]

Testing the water (Financial Mail)

Article as appeared on Financial Mail Stafford Thomas Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 While poachers risk life and liberty extracting abalone off the shores of Hermanus, the pricey delicacy is being produced in tons not far away by Abagold, an SA aquaculture success story. Two decades ago this company helped pioneer what has become the world’s […]

Newsletter – 28 June 2010

The Sump Diary – The final chapter of the great wall.  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. In our previous newsletters we wrote about the first years in […]

Newsletter – 14 April 2010

The Sump Diary 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. In our previous newsletters we wrote about the new pipeline that was installed to increase the amount of water […]