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Investors inject R502m into East London development zone

By: African News Agency      3rd December 2018 Meek Mines South Africa and Nulatex Condoms South Africa have announced a R502-million investment into the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) expected to create 450 jobs for locals. Meek, which cuts and polishes diamonds mined for supply to both the domestic and foreign market, will... 

Bushveld Energy progresses with electrolyte production facility, Eskom VRFB project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th April 2018 Bushveld Minerals subsidiary Bushveld Energy has made significant progress with exploiting the commercial opportunity of Vanadium Redox Flow Battery (VRFB) technology within the energy storage market in the first quarter of this year.  

Ecsa launches satellite office

By: Anine Kilian     23rd November 2017 In collaboration with the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ), the Engineering Council of South Africa (Ecsa) this week launched its first satellite office in East London.  “We are very excited to be launching our satellite office. During our annual stakeholder roadshows, East London... 

East London IDZ attracts multibillion-rand investment

By: Dylan Slater     24th February 2017 Since it was established in 2002, the East London Industrial Development Zone (Elidz) has attracted more than R7.3-billion in private-sector investment from 45 investors.  

Elidz Enterprises Impact Local Economy

10th February 2017 The operations of enterprises in the East London Industrial Development Zone have had a tremendous impact on the broader economy of the Eastern Cape Province.  This is according to a report released in 2016 by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) which evaluated the ELIDZ’s impact on job creation,... 

Sundale On Another Capital Investment Drive

9th February 2017 Sundale Free Range Dairy announced this week that they have commissioned a R2million state of the art boiler for the plant at the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ). The announcement comes shortly after the ELIDZ AGM report that highlighted Sundale as one of the noteworthy success... 

The impact of local content rules in renewables sector questioned

20th May 2016 By Dr Chris Ettmayr and Professor Hendrik Lloyd Economies around the world are demanding more energy, but the nature of the demand is changing, with preference given to energy sources that have a reduced environmental impact. A dichotomy arises for governments that need to increase generation... 

East London industrial development zone, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     11th March 2016 The renewable-energy sector is competing with the automotive sector in terms of investment value in the East London industrial development zone. 

Renewable energy sector increasing in ELIDZ 

By: African News Agency      7th March 2016 The renewable energy sector is competing with the automotive sector in terms of investment value inside the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ), it emerged on Sunday. The trade and industry department (DTI) said in a statement Ayanda Ramncwana of the ELIDZ told a media tour organised... 

East London IDZ appoints new CFO

By: Zandile Mavuso     28th November 2014 The East London industrial development zone (Elidz) appointed Babalwa Buwa-Magongwa as its new CFO earlier this month. 

East London IDZ launches science, technology park to enhance competitiveness

By: Zandile Mavuso     5th September 2014 The East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) officially launched its Science and Technology Park (STP) in East London, in the Eastern Cape, last month to accelerate economic development. 

East London science park to drive economic growth

By: Zandile Mavuso     21st August 2014 The East London industrial development zone (Elidz) on Thursday afternoon officially launched its Science and Technology Park (STP), which is aimed at speeding up the pace of economic development in the Eastern Cape. The STP’s location within the Elidz was expected to increase the competitive... 

East London industrial development zone, South Africa

4th July 2014 The ELIDZ launched the first regional open innovation solution exchange platform on June 30. 

Elidz launches open innovation platform

By: Natasha Odendaal     30th June 2014 The East London industrial development zone (Elidz) on Monday launched the first regional open innovation solution exchange platform. The Connect and Solve initiative, in conjunction with the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability (RIIS), was established to uncover new ideas and... 

Elidz-Adm To Launch Targeted Smme Empowerment Programme

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th September 2013 The East London Industrial Development Zone  together with the Amathole District Municipality (ADM) will be launching the Targeted Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise programme aimed at facilitating growth of these businesses with a Construction Industry Development Board grading designation of 2... 

Johnson Controls’ R380m investment puts SA on ‘higher manufacturing plane’

By: Natasha Odendaal     5th April 2013 Localisation in South Africa's automotive sector is set to increase as Johnson Controls’ East London plant expands from a just-in-time vehicle interior component operation to a local manufacturing facility through a R380-million project. The investment followed from Johnson Controls' securing of... 

SA gets localisation boost with new R380m component manufacturing facility

By: Natasha Odendaal     19th March 2013 Localisation in South Africa was set to increase as Johnson Controls’ East London plant expanded from a just-in-time vehicle interior component operation to a local manufacturing facility in a R380-million project. This came as Johnson Controls secured a contract to supply Daimler subsidiary... 

ELIDZ to establish research service provider database 

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     4th March 2013 The East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) was seeking to establish a database of prequalified research consultants and service providers and has issued a request for information in this regard. The ELIDZ indicated that it required a group of research consultants that could be summoned... 

Elidz home to a R50m metal-surface treatment plant

By: Chantelle Kotze     22nd February 2013 The East London Industrial Development Zone (Elidz) is building a R50-million metal-surface treatment plant at its automotive supplier park as part of its plan to increase the Eastern Cape's global competitiveness and attract new automotive players to the region, says Elidz automotive sector... 

East London industrial development zone, South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st February 2013 The Elidz recently celebrated ten years since it was designated as one of the first industrial development zones in South Africa. 

Poor policy, legislation dampening IDZ programme success

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     24th January 2013 The inadequate design and delivery of effective enabling policy instruments was hampering the incentives for South Africa’s industrial development zone (IDZ) programme, East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) CEO Simphiwe Kondlo said. He indicated in a statement on Thursday that there... 

Company Announcement:ELIDZ achieves a ten year milestone

24th January 2013 The East London Industrial Development Zone recently celebrated ten years since it was designated as one of the first IDZ’s in South Africa 

German firm in R180m exhaust systems investment targeting MBSA’s East London plant

By: Irma Venter     9th November 2012 German company Friedrich Boysen has started construction of a 10 000 m2 facility to supply complete exhaust systems to Mercedes-Benz South Africa’s (MBSA’s) plant, in East London, in a R180-million investment that will create 70 jobs. The factory, to be constructed in the East London Industrial... 

East London multimodel vehicle assembly plant still on cards

By: Irma Venter     2nd November 2012 Plans to develop a multimodel vehicle assembly plant at the East London industrial development zone (ELIDZ) are “still on course”, says ELIDZ CEO Simphiwe Kondlo. He says ELIDZ is currently in negotiations with government and funding institutions in an attempt to make the project a reality. ELIDZ... 

German group invests R180m to supply exhausts to Merc’s new C-Class

By: Irma Venter     12th October 2012 German company Friedrich Boysen has started construction of a 10 000 m2 facility to supply complete exhaust systems to Mercedes-Benz South Africa’s (MBSA’s) plant, in East London, in a R180-million investment that will create 70 jobs. The factory, to be constructed in the East London Industrial... 

East London’s proposed vehicle production plant ‘still on course’

By: Irma Venter     11th October 2012 Plans to develop a multimodel vehicle assembly plant at the East London industrial development zone (ELIDZ) were “still on course”, said ELIDZ CEO Simphiwe Kondlo on Thursday. He said ELIDZ was currently in negotiations with government and funding institutions in an attempt to make the project a... 

East London industrial development zone, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     16th March 2012 The East London industrial development zone has invited tenders for the construction of a 10 000 m2 shared warehousing facility. 

ELIDZ invites tenders for automotive supplier park shared warehouse

By: Henry Lazenby     7th March 2012 The East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) has invited tenders for the construction of a 10 000 m2 shared warehousing facility as part of Phase 6 development of the automotive supplier park. The scope of the required work entails the erection and completion of a steel structured... 

SEZs to address key weaknesses of IDZs – DTI 

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     6th March 2012 The proposed special economic zones (SEZ) legislation, which is currently out for public comment, has highlighted some of the key weaknesses of industrial development zones (IDZs), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said this week, as it confirmed that four companies that set up... 

East London IDZ CEO Simphiwe Kondlo

31st October 2011 s, it’s been tough in many quarters, but there have also been a lot of very positive things happening in the region generally, and in East London specifically. Daimler’s R2bn investment in the East London plant and the plant’s ramped up production this year of the C-Class for the export market... 

Sunningdale Dairy

31st October 2011 Little more than a year after moving in the East London IDZ, Sunningdale Dairy has emerged as one of the zone’s true success stories, actively growing its markets and already putting in motion major new expansion initiatives. 

SA’s electric car hopeful seeks big funding support

By: Irma Venter     22nd July 2011 Optimal Energy is seeking around R9-billion to commercialise its home-grown Joule electric vehicle (EV). This includes developing the final product, and securing a local production facility, says CEO Kobus Meiring. 

East London industrial development zone, South Africa

By: Lindiwe Molekoa     8th July 2011 The proposed multivehicle assembly plant at the industrial development zone is to undergo a comprehensive feasibility study. 

Delayed Joule project seeks R9bn to produce market-ready vehicle 

By: Irma Venter     6th July 2011 Optimal Energy is seeking around R9-billion to commercialise its home-grown Joule electric vehicle (EV). This includes developing the final product, and securing a local production facility, says CEO Kobus Meiring. “We are getting there – slowly, but surely,” he notes. Meiring says it was vital... 

New solar water heater manufacturer for the Eastern Cape

10th May 2011 The facility for Matla Solar Water Heating (SWH) is the first renewable energy sector investor to locate in the East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ) and is a major milestone for the Eastern Cape Province vision to positioned itself as a prime location for renewable energy sector... 

East London’s car assembly hub concept to be marketed to Asian manufacturers

By: Irma Venter     10th December 2010 The East London industrial development zone’s (Elidz’s) proposed new multivehicle assembly plant will be introduced to ten Asian vehicle manufacturers in January and February next year, after the planned visit in October this year had to be postponed owing to complexities around the list of... 

East London's multivehicle assembly plant launch tour now in January

By: Irma Venter     1st December 2010 The East London Industrial Development Zone’s (Elidz’s) proposed new multivehicle assembly plant will be introduced to ten Asian 
vehicle manufacturers in January and February next year, after the planned visit in October this year had to be postponed owing to complexities around the list of... 

East London’s multivehicle 
assembly vision to be marketed to Asian car groups

By: Irma Venter     9th July 2010 The East London industrial development zone’s (ELIDZ’s) proposed new multi-vehicle assembly plant will be introduced to Asian vehicle manufacturers in October, in Shanghai, China, says Automotive Investment Holdings’ Corrie Kotze, a consultant to the project. 

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