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02

Jun

2017

Gratitude to the outgoing Board of Dube TradePort Corporation and a warm welcome to the New Board

MEC for EDTEA, Mr Zikalala, appoints a new Board of Dube TradePort Corporation from 01 June 2017. After a five year term of outstanding service, Dube TradePort Corporation would like to thank the outgoing Board for their invaluable contribution to the development of our organisation during this period.

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25

May

2017

Samsung presents Dube TradePort with new high-end TV set for One Stop Shop investment facility

Samsung's new Quantum Dot display television set will become a centrepiece to Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone’s One Stop Shop facility.

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02

May

2017

World Economic Forum Africa contingent visit Dube TradePort

"Bolstered by our two Special Economic Zones in Dube TradePort and Richards Bay Industrial Zone, we have been able to attract millions of rand worth of new investments to the province and we will doubtless use the forthcoming World Economic Forum on Africa to woo yet more potential investors."

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19

Apr

2017

South Africa remains ready and open for business despite challenges

Africa News: In addition to its financial sector, South Africa’s government is breathing new life to other key economic pillars such as infrastructure development and manufacturing. Of particular interest is Dube TradePort, a multi-million dollar hub spanning over 3,000 hectares, located in the port city of Durban.

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04

Apr

2017

Super jumbo Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft makes its largest ever delivery to Dube TradePort

On the 30th of March 2017 Dube Cargo Terminal witnessed its second landing of an Antonov An-124 cargo aircraft, as part of the delivery of 80 tonnes of highly specialised spools, which forms part of the main furnace at the local oil refinery. The components ranged from 4 to 16 meters in length, 1 to 3 meters in width and 2 to 4 meters in height.

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30

Mar

2017

Air Seychelles starts flights to Durban

Today, the Province of KwaZulu-Natal welcomed the inaugural flight of Air Seychelles to Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. Air Seychelles will be flying a twice-weekly non-stop service on Thursdays and Saturdays, connecting Durban and the Seychelles' capital Mahé, using an Airbus A320 Aircraft with a 16-seat business class and 120-seat economy configuration, which will achieve an average flight time of 5 hours, 20 minutes.

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01

Mar

2017

State of the Province Address, KwaZulu-Natal, 2017

As delivered by Mr T W Mchunu, MPL, Honourable Premier of the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, on 01 March 2017

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18

Jan

2017

Dube AgriLab Newsletter - January 2017

In Dube AgriLab's latest newsletter, we share some of our progress over the past year and other ideas that are of interest in the agricultural community: the importance of cultivar selection, measures for water saving in intensive agriculture and new product developments at the laboratory.

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14

Dec

2016

Yangtze Optic Africa Cable's new fibre optic plant is operational in Dube TradePort

Yangtze Optics Africa Cable’s (YOAC) new R 150 million optical fibre cable manufacturing and distribution facility located within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone is operational after just six months of construction, and just one year after its first meeting with Dube TradePort.

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01

Dec

2016

Air Seychelles Announces Durban Route

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, held a media conference at King Shaka International Airport on 01 December 2016 to announce its new direct route to Durban, set to commence on 30 March 2017. The new Durban route will be operated twice-per-week on an Airbus A320 aircraft and will be the airline’s second route in South Africa.

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28

Nov

2016

Congratulations Dr. Bridgette Gasa

Congratulations to Dube TradePort Corporation Chairperson and MD of The Elilox Group Dr.Bridgette Gasa who took top honours in the Building and Construction category of the 2016 edition of Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Titans Awards.

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01

Nov

2016

Dube TradePort welcomes Air Namibia

On Sunday the 30th of October 2016, Durban’s King Shaka International Airport welcomed the inaugural flight of Air Namibia. The airline is now flying a four times weekly Windhoek - Gaborone - Durban schedule, with flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

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18

Oct

2016

Former member of the Dube TradePort Corporation Board and South African struggle hero has passed away

The Board and executive of Dube TradePort Corporation wishes to extend its sincere condolences to Mrs Mariam Ramgobin and the Ramgobin family at the passing of the beloved, Mr Mewa Mewalal Ramgobin, who made a significant contribution to the democratic history of South Africa and the development of Dube TradePort Corporation over the last four years.

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14

Oct

2016

South Africa lands Africa’s First Fully Integrated BioPharmaceutical Plant at Dube TradePort in KZN

Cipla BioTec and Dube TradePort will be building Africa's first fully integrated biopharmaceutical plant to make biopharmaceuticals within Dube TradePort Special Economic Zone in KwaZulu-Natal. The parties previously on the 8th July 2016 announced the overall investment level for manufacturing and development costs and it is targeted to be approximately R 1,3 billion.

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19

Sep

2016

Dube TradePort Corporation announces its new CEO

The Board of Dube TradePort Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hamish Erskine. The Board Chairperson, Dr. Zanele Bridgette Gasa, gathered the DTPC staff to introduce their new CEO. The atmosphere of anticipation was broken by jubilance at the announcement of the organisation’s acting CEO being appointed as their new CEO.

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15

Sep

2016

Settlement of Dispute between NEHAWU and Dube TradePort Corporation

MEDIA STATEMENT: Dube TradePort Corporation (DTPC) and NEHAWU reached an amicable settlement following a dispute in the finalisation of the Recognition Agreement between both parties. As a result, NEHAWU has withdrawn its strike notice.

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09

Sep

2016

Dube TradePort opens vital internship opportunities for South African graduates with a user-friendly online interface

Dube TradePort continues to play a major role in developing the economic prosperity of South Africa through the attraction of over R 1.4 billion in private sector investment that has resulted in the creation of over 1 743 valuable permanent job opportunities within its precinct. The organisation’s legacy of development has been given greater impetus through the opening of a vibrant internship and in-service training programme...

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06

Sep

2016

King Shaka International Airport hits new highs with a 46 percent increase in international passenger growth

King Shaka International Airport has surpassed projections, and experienced year on year growth of 46% in international passenger volumes in July 2016 compared to July 2015. This positive response by the KwaZulu-Natal traveler market is credit to the existing and new international carriers serving Durban.

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19

Jul

2016

Construction commencement ceremony of HBM-SA Health Protection Services condom manufacturing facility

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Sihle Zikalala, today announced the commencement of construction of a condom manufacturing facility at Dube TradePort. In a development that comes against the backdrop of the 21st World Aids Conference taking place in Durban, the new state-of-the-art facility by HBM-SA Health Protection Services is a partnership between US-based HBM Group and SA Health.

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05

Jul

2016

Dube TradePort welcomes MEC Zikalala

The board of Dube TradePort Corporation together with its executive staff took the new KZN MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, MPL, Mr. Sihle Zikalala on a comprehensive tour of the precinct and its facilities.

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13

May

2016

Yangtze invests R 150 million in Dube TradePort SEZ

Today, Yangtze Optics Africa Cable (YOAC), an optical fibre and accessory manufacturer, officially launched its new manufacturing facility within Dube TradePort. The new purpose-built fibre optic manufacturing facility is valued at R100 million, with a further R150 million investment expected in the machinery and other equipment.

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14

Apr

2016

Dube TradePort's Cosmopolitan Business Environment

As South Africa’s premier airport city, Dube TradePort is a prime location for businesses that benefit from proximity to King Shaka International Airport. Some of these, such as freight forwarders and manufacturers, benefit directly from access to the airport and to Dube Cargo Terminal; others, such as those in the hospitality industry, derive their benefit from the ease of access for international travellers.

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20

Dec

2015

Qatar Airways Celebrates New Service Between Doha and Durban

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight QR1367, which departed from Doha’s Hamad International Airport, at 07:45 on 17 December, completed a fly-by of Durban’s beach front before landing at King Shaka International Airport. The dramatic beach fly-by caught the attention of holidaymakers and the local community, and images quickly spread on social media channels across South Africa and beyond.

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17

Dec

2015

Qatar Airways expands reach in South Africa with Durban-Doha route

Multiple award-winning airline Qatar Airways brought Durban and Doha a step closer today with the introduction of a four-times-weekly flight between the two cities. The newly launched Durban-Doha route is an expansion of the airline’s operations and decade-long investment in South Africa.

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16

Dec

2015

Ethiopian Airlines Starts Flights to Durban, its 3rd Destination in South Africa

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has started new services to Durban, the 3rd destination in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town on December 16.

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05

Nov

2015

Turkish Airlines Launches Durban-Istanbul Route

Due to the increased demand for international travellers to travel to Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, Turkish Airlines launched its third South African route between Durban and Istanbul on the 5th of November this year.

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05

Nov

2015

A Warm Welcome to Turkish Airlines

Dube TradePort, with the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, is excited to welcome Turkish Airlines when they land at King Shaka International Airport today. The inaugural flight lands early this afternoon, to be followed by 4-times a week flights between Durban and Istanbul.

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22

Oct

2015

East3Route Delegation Hosted at Dube TradePort

Dube TradePort successfully hosted the over 250 delegates, who formed part of the East3Route tour through KwaZulu-Natal.

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13

Oct

2015

Ethiopian Airlines to start new direct flights to Durban!

Durban is ready for liftoff with another international airline secured. Ethiopian Airlines is set to start direct flights from Durban to Addis Ababa from the 16th of December 2015. Ethiopian Airlines is now the third international carrier to commit to putting in a direct flight into Durban’s’ King Shaka International Airport this year.

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22

Sep

2015

Proflight Zambia Commences Lusaka-Durban Direct Flight

Earlier this week at the World Routes Development Summit, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines both announced new route connections to Durban. Another exciting development occurred during the closing day of this spectacular function, wherein Proflight Zambia launched its inaugural direct flight from Lusaka to Durban in South Africa - opening up the channels to a more frequent, convenient route for travellers from Zambia to enjoy what the City of Durban has on offer.

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22

Sep

2015

Dube TradePort Corporation is steadfast about Enterprise Development

Dube TradePort Corporation has successfully graduated its first class of Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) that benefited from the organisation’s SMME Development Programme, which aims at strengthening entrepreneurial business management skills.

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21

Sep

2015

Turkish Airlines Announces Brand New Flight Route to Durban Amidst World Routes Durban 2015

Amidst all the excitement of the World Routes summit, which has experienced an influx of over 2500 delegates from more than 110 countries, Turkish Airlines announced today that they would be establishing a new international route between Durban and Istanbul, launching before 15 November 2015.

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20

Sep

2015

MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs of KZN Highlights new Qatar Airways Durban Route at World Routes Summit

Qatar Airways will be introducing a new flight service between Doha and our state-of-the-art King Shaka International Airport. This move is in line with our ambitious plans of developing an aviation inspired conurbation, the Durban aerotropolis, as a catalyst towards the stimulation of growth to unleash considerable business and employment opportunities for our people.

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18

Sep

2015

World Routes Development Summit 2015 is in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

It is our pleasure as the province of KwaZulu-Natal, and on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, to announce that it is now all systems go for the 2015 World Routes Conference. Working with our partners in the form of Ethekwini Municipality and UBM, we are confident that, once again, the African continent is more than ready to play host to this pre-eminent conference, which is taking place for the first time on the African continent. We see the continent as the theatre and our province as the stage.

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17

Sep

2015

Welcome to World Routes 2015 Durban

With South Africa having joined the BRICS economies and with growing global interest in investment opportunities across the African continent, UBM believe 2015 is a timely year to bring World Routes to Africa. Durban and KwaZulu-Natal offer a strong economy that features a new airport and good tourism product, which Routes felt would be of interest to attendees.

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16

Sep

2015

Dube TradePort’s internship programme opens employment opportunities for graduates

Dube TradePort Corporation is playing a major role in empowering the youth of KwaZulu-Natal by giving graduates the necessary skills and experience to enter the market. The comprehensive internship programme offers graduates a rich understanding of their chosen professions, through an integrated regime that includes on-the-job training and mentorship.

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28

Aug

2015

DURBAN (DUR): An alternative route into Southern Africa

Durban is a tourists’ haven with a diverse and rich cultural heritage, a tropical climate along a golden coastline, access to pristine world heritage sites such as the Drakensberg mountain range, St Lucia wetlands, and a number of game reserves that are home to the Big Five.

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19

Aug

2015

The National Council of Provinces' Select Committee on Appropriations and Finance visit Dube TradePort

The National Council of Provinces' Select Committee on Appropriations and Finance were pleased with the developments taking place within Dube TradePort as they visit various projects in KwaZulu-Natal.

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30

Jul

2015

Dube TradePort provides a valuable platform for private sector investment

Dube TradePort is in the process of building a solid foundation for its new office and retail development within the Dube City property precinct, which has already attracted some R 320 million in private investment. The construction of a 9 000 square meter double basement parking structure has begun. This is part of Dube TradePort’s strategy to attract private investment into the precinct by putting in place critical supporting infrastructure.

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23

Jul

2015

Dube TradePort Corporation celebrates it’s ABET Class of 2014

Dube TradePort Corporation is based on the premise that basic education is important to the country’s current and future prosperity, development and growth, which is why we have introduced the ABET programme to our staff. The success of our ABET Class of 2014 shows fertility in the harvest of seeds we have sown.

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05

Jul

2015

The importance of decisive action

By Dr Bridgette Gasa: On the 8th of March 2015, City Press published an article headlined: “Is this South Africa’s dodgiest CEO?” in reference to the now former CEO of the Dube TradePort Corporation (DTPC): Ms. Saxen van Coller. This article went to great lengths in detailing a list of transgressions which, at the time, were yet to be proven.

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22

Jun

2015

Dube TradePort Media Statement

Dube TradePort dismisses CEO after disciplinary hearing. In February 2015, the Dube TradePort Corporation Board announced that it had suspended the entity’s Chief Executive Officer pending the outcome of a disciplinary process which was chaired by an independent presiding officer...

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19

Jun

2015

Dube TradePort gets gold for its landscaping programme

Dube TradePort’s landscaping has been recognised nationally by the South African Landscaping Institute (SALI), as Dube TradePort extended the use of indigenous and water wise plants in creating a rich and dynamic ecosystem.

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04

Jun

2015

Marketed to Win!

Dube TradePort took top honours for the second year in a row, picking up a gold medal and the prestigious Tree of Life Award for their exhibition showcasing Dube AgriZone and Dube TradePort’s CSI programme at the Royal Show.

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26

May

2015

Dube TradePort’s International Trade Avenue Launch

Dube TradePort’s International Trade Avenue, a 3.25 km dual carriageway worth R200-million, was officially opened by the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Mr Michael Mabuyakhulu, on 26 May 2015.

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21

May

2015

MABUYAKHULU TO UNVEIL A MULTI-MILLION RAND INTERNATIONAL TRADE AVENUE AT DUBE TRADE PORT

In a move that looks set to further bolster investor appetite and confidence in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, the MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Michael Mabuyakhulu will unveil a multi-million rand International Trade Avenue at the Dube TradePort (DTP).

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24

Apr

2015

Dube TradePort bursary beneficiary proves his worth

Dube TradePort Corporation has been pro-active role in assisting students at a tertiary level through its bursary programme as well as providing them with a comprehensive skills development programme that is driven by the executive team across the organisation.

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23

Apr

2015

Dube Times Newsletter - April 2015

Looking back at the past financial year, Dube TradePort has made significant strides in meeting its development goals by securing a number of strategic deals that have helped us fuel investment in the economy of KwaZulu-Natal.

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21

Apr

2015

Dube TradePort Corporation signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Durban University of Technology (DUT)

Durban University of Technology is to be the beneficiary of a comprehensive capacity building and co-operation programme facilitated through an MoU signed with Dube TradePort Corporation as part of its corporate social investment initiatives.

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17

Apr

2015

MUT benefits from Dube TradePort’s bursary programme

Dube TradePort Corporations CSI is creating a brighter future for Mangosuthu University of Technology students who have benefited form DTPC’s bursary programme.

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15

Apr

2015

Dube TradePort puts education on the top of its community development agenda.

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of basic education has expressed their gratitude to Dube TradePort for its various interventions that have contributed to the running of educational institutions over the past three years.

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09

Apr

2015

Cappeny Estates Commercial Growth

Dube TradePort has invested heavily in infrastructure development in KwaZulu-Natal, creating an environment conducive for businesses to operate through Southern Africa’s premier air logistics platform. Cappeny Estates strawberry operations in the north coast are a prime example of how the world-class infrastructure within Dube TradePort supports the economic development of South Africa.

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25

Mar

2015

eThekwini Councilors together with the Planning Department visit Dube TradePort

eThekwini Councilors get the grand tour of Dube TradePort and get a first hand account of the rapid development within the development as they get to see the expansive growth of Dube AgriZone and the packed boxes of televisions and monitors in the loading bay of the new Samsung manufacturing facility located within Dube TradeZone.

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20

Mar

2015

FAO Representatives visit Dube AgriZone

Striving to build on what works, to combat food and nutrition security challenges faced in Africa, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), looks to benchmark Dube AgriZone, Africa’s first integrated perishables supply chain as the most technologically advanced future farming platform on the continent.

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19

Dec

2014

Dube Times - December 2014

The last five months have been pivotal in our efforts to step-up our interaction with the business community, as more construction of commercial and industrial opportunities present themselves within the precinct...

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12

Dec

2014

Dube TradePort Hosts the 2014 Annual Investor Awards

Dube TradePort Corporation hosted the second annual Dube TradePort Investor Awards in early December. The awards bring together the stakeholders of Dube TradePort from a wide variety of industries from the private sector and include investors, entrepreneurs, tenants and service providers...

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20

Nov

2014

KwaZulu-Natal is set to have to have its own Silicon Valley by 2016

In a landmark deal, Eureka Capital has signed a R 160 million-lease agreement with Dube TradePort Corporation to develop a 7 storey 21500m² building in the heart of Dube City.

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16

Nov

2014

Invitation to the DTPC Contractors Procurement Forum

All DTPC Contractors and Prospective Contractors are hereby invited to attend a DTPC Contractors Procurement Forum.

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28

Oct

2014

Media Invitation: Business and Government engage on Special Economic Zones and Building Manufacturing in KZN

A forum that will bring together key stakeholders, including Dube TradePort, Richards Bay IDZ, Durban Investment Promotion Agency, Trade and Investment KZN, and KZN Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

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07

Oct

2014

Dube TradePort is officially an Industrial Development Zone

The official launch of the Dube TradePort Industrial Development Zone on 7 October 2014 represents a significant milestone in reaffirming Dube TradePort’s role as an engine for sustained economic growth for South Africa.

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22

Sep

2014

Dube TradePort works to attract more international flights to Durban

A high level delegation from KwaZulu-Natal, comprising Dube TradePort officials, business and tourism bodies, are headed to the 20th World Route Development Forum Chicago to lobby new airlines to start flying direct international routes into Durban’s King Shaka International Airport.

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30

Jun

2014

Cargo industry braves a shrink in volumes

As the airfreight industry flocks to Johannesburg for the 2014 leg of the Cargo Show, the leading idea exchange conference for the African cargo owning community, delegates are eager to find innovative solutions for transporting their cargo in an industry that is experiencing a shrink in volumes.

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11

Jun

2014

Demand for Dube TradePort’s property offering proves that location is key

Dube TradeZone has recently progressed by “leaps and bounds” and is ahead of its planned milestones. With a lot more expected, the facility is now likely to achieve its intended outcomes far sooner than anticipated in the Master Plan.

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23

May

2014

Dube TradePort CEO attends The 16th Annual African Renaissance Festival: Africa in Motion

Africa is in a unique position of being in the midst of an economic boom; with a growing population that in the next decade will have a large purchasing power. But capitalizing on this will require an improved infrastructure, logistics and air connectivity; Dube TradePort’s CEO, Saxen van Coller speaks on Friday 23rd at the 16th Annual African Renaissance Festival: aptly named Africa In Motion and shares her lessons from being at the helm of KwaZulu-Natal’s largest infrastructural project, which is Southern Africa’s Premier air logistics platform: Dube TradePort.

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22

May

2014

Dube TradePort attending the Royal Show 2014

Dube TradePort is attending the 163rd installment of the Royal Show with a groundswell of the latest Agricultural technology, by presenting Dube AgriLab to the KwaZulu-Natal farming community.

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05

May

2014

Notice for Public Comments: Application for Designation of an IDZ at Dube TradePort

Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies (MP) hereby: (a)Issues for public comment the Application for Designation of an IDZ at Dube Tradeport, La Mercy, Kwazulu-Natal and the Granting of the Operator Permit; and (b) Invites interested persons and t

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22

Apr

2014

Dube Times - April 2014

“We will be successful in this endeavour. We are a vehicle to bring the private and public sectors together.” This is the mantra of Saxen van Coller, Dube TradePort Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer, and the daily focus for staff.

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07

Apr

2014

Set-Top-Box Manufacturing At Dube TradePort

The National Association of Manufactures in Electronic Components (NAMEC), in partnership with one of China’s largest manufacturer of Set Top boxes, is set to launch Africa’s preeminent Set-Top-Box (decoder) manufacturing facilities at Dube TradePort in a

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10

Mar

2014

Dube Times - March 2014

I would, at the outset and on behalf of our Board and Executive Team, like to take this opportunity to wish a most prosperous and productive 2014. While many, I'm sure, have been settling into the new year and again getting to grips with the work environm

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11

Dec

2013

Dube TradePort End-of-Year Stakeholder Event

On Thursday 5 December 2013, Dube TradePort hosted its first end-of-year Stakeholder Awards Event. The formal luncheon drew the attendance of Dube TradePort’s Stakeholders, Tenants, Dube Cargo clients, Airline operators, freight forwarder and the shipping

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29

Nov

2013

Dube TradePort’s Internship Program is Launched

Dube TradePort Corporation Gives Graduates a Break: Securing employment today is a real challenge, especially for graduates without work experience. Some 600 000 graduates in South Africa were reported to be unable to find employment in 2012.

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20

Nov

2013

Dube Times - November 2013

Yet another year has come to an end, but we at Dube TradePort Corporation take our leave of 2013 in the certain knowledge that this has been a productive period in our history; a period in which significant development momentum has been generated and a ti

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16

Sep

2013

East Coast Radio plays its part in ‘Connecting Africa’

East Coast Radio, Tourism KZN and Dube TradePort Corporation have joined forces to drive inbound African tourism to KwaZulu-Natal. As Africa becomes a key trade asset and as trade on the continent increases, so disposable income and the desire for travel

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10

Sep

2013

Arbor Week

As part of Arbor week celebrations, Dube TradePort has planted a variety of 130 indigenous plants at the Mount Moreland Conservancy viewing area and 100 trees at the nearby LIV-Village.

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13

Aug

2013

MEC for Economic Development and Tourism opens top future farming facilities at Dube TradePort

A new agricultural facility at Dube TradePort, outside Durban, is poised to produce more than 3 million plantlets a year, expanding to 5 million in future, and is set for the export of young plants across the world and the supply of material for local...

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02

Aug

2013

Official Launch of the SA Express Durban-Lusaka Air Route, Set to Impact on the Existing Trade Platform, says the MEC for Economic Development and Tourism

Trade relations between KwaZulu-Natal and Zambia, the province's most significant trading partner in Africa, are set for an injection of growth as a result of the establishment of a direct air link between Durban and the Zambian capital, Lusaka.

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18

Jul

2013

Dube Times - July 2013

We are already halfway through a very busy 2013 and in those first six months have made great strides, ensuring that we remain well on-track with regard to meeting our pre-planned objectives.

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28

Jun

2013

Official Launch of SA Express Durban-Harare Air Route, Which is Rapidly Growing in Popularity According to the MEC for Economic Development and Tourism

Just eight months after the introduction in November 2012 of a direct Durban-Harare air route, return flights are already achieving an impressive 72% of capacity, a figure destined to grow...

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21

Jun

2013

Construction begins on first multi-million Rand Private Sector investment at Dube TradePort

Dube TradePort, situated 30km north of central Durban and home to King Shaka International Airport, has attracted private sector investment totalling R560 million to date, which may be partly attributed to the boldness of Durban-based property development

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24

May

2013

Dube TradePort, attending the Royal Show 2013

For the first time, Dube TradePort is showcasing the future farming platform - Dube AgriZone - to KwaZulu-Natal’s agricultural community, at the 162nd annual agricultural Royal Show.

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25

Apr

2013

Mining Equipment Flown from Durban

A massive 54 tonne Acid cooler, used in the mining industry to produce sulphuric acid, was flown out of Dube Cargo Terminal on Monday (22 April).

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26

Mar

2013

Dube Times - March 2013

It is with great pleasure that in this edition of Dube Times, we have the opportunity to announce the recent appointment of the Chief Executive Officer of Dube TradePort Corporation, Ms Saxen van Coller.

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11

Mar

2013

Dube TradePort announces new CEO

The board of Dube TradePort Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Saxen van Coller as the corporation’s new CEO.

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04

Feb

2013

Dube TradePort Featured on eNews!

Recently Dube TradePort has enjoyed a significant amount of media coverage of its operations at its AgriZone, more specifically the weekly export of some 30 000 Thai Tulips to Amsterdam. The story was recently featured, by TV station ENCA, at the followin

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14

Dec

2012

Dube Times - December 2012

With the imminent culmination of 2012, we can take stock of an exceptionally busy year in the development and operations of Dube TradePort. With the transition from the construction phase to the operational phase in the 2011/12 financial year...

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05

Nov

2012

Dube King Shaka Trail Run

The inaugural Dube King Shaka Trail Run was held on the 4th of November 2012

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25

Oct

2012

Dube Times - October 2012

As we launch ourselves into the last quarter of this year and pick up the pace of business before the calendar year-end and the onset of the festive season, it’s business as usual for Dube TradePort Corporation and the precinct we manage and operate.

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09

Oct

2012

Dube TradePort Attends IEI Conference 2012

ABN's Lionel Skink speaks with Ayesha Swalah, Acting CEO for Dube TradePort, to discuss their strategy for the next 50 years.

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05

Sep

2012

DTP Cargo Terminal SARS code change

We wish to inform you that SARS has given us the date for which our Transit Shed and Degrouping Depot codes will take effect.

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21

Aug

2012

Cabinet Statement - Dube TradePort Board Briefs KZN Cabinet

The KwaZulu-Natal Cabinet today received a full briefing by the board of the Dube TradePort Corporation following the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer who was on precautionary suspension.

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20

Aug

2012

There is a disconcerting air of triumphalism in the Sunday Tribune's response to the resignation of the CEO of Dube TradePort Corporation

Granted, it was the Tribune which first published allegations against the CEO. Granted, the publication of these allegations, and the subsequent investigation launched by the DTPC board, no doubt played a role in the sequence of events.

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28

Jun

2012

Durban to Lusaka: Fly Direct

From 12 July, SA Express will fly direct from Durban to Lusaka. The flight takes only 2hr 20 minutes which will significantly reduce travel time to the Zambian capital.

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28

Jun

2012

Dube Times - June 2012

In this second edition of Dube Times, I would like to share with you some of our news and initiatives. 2012 is certainly proving to be a year of continued financial volatility, with the Euro Crisis deepening and its impacts being felt in our own country.

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01

Jun

2012

Dube TradePort Receives Tricorona Carbon Offset Certificate

Dube TradePort Corporation appointed Tricorona to measure and report on carbon footprint associated with the DTP/KSIA site for the period May 2010-May 2011

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26

Mar

2012

Dube Times - March 2012

Welcome to our inaugural issue of Dube Times. This is the first edition in a series of quarterly newsletters to keep tenants, investors, developers and other interested stakeholders informed about developments, activities and events here.

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11

Jan

2012

Dube TradePort receives a green certificate

In championing the green cause, Dube TradePort’s (DTP) efforts have gained it acknowledgement, and a certificate from the Food & Trees for Africa Foundation

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28

Nov

2011

Greening the airport

Dube TradePort is installing Africa’s largest roof-mounted photovoltaic solar power system at its “AgriZone” next to King Shaka airport as part of its efforts to be more “green” by reducing its carbon footprint.

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21

Nov

2011

Green Day at Dube City

For a wholesome fun filled family day come and join us at Dube City on Saturday the 26th November 2011 from 10 AM TO 4 PM as we’ll be hosting loads of free family entertainment.

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18

Nov

2011

Big rooftop solar installation for Dube TradePort

The Dube TradePort, north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, will soon boast Africa’s largest roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) system, SolarWorld Africa, which is supplying the 600 kWp (600 kilowatt-peak) installation, said this week.

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16

Nov

2011

Dube TradePort invests millions in truck project

DUBE TradePort has invested about R12 million in a fleet of six trucks that brings cargo from different parts of the country to be exported out of King Shaka International Airport to bolster its air cargo business.

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05

Nov

2011

Dube TradePort collaborates with Tricorona towards carbon neutrality

The Dube TradePort is one of the most modern tradeport developments in Africa to date.

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18

Oct

2011

Dube TradePort Rehabilitation and Restoration Project

Last week burning commenced on the Dube TradePort/King Shaka International Airport site as part of the Rehabilitation and Restoration Project.

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12

Oct

2011

Ground-breaking project just keeps growing

THE R430-million investment by Dube TradePort in its ground-breaking “AgriZone”, next to King Shaka International Airport, is bearing fruit.

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03

Aug

2011

Dube TradePort moves into new head office

Dube TradePort has moved to its new head quarters, 29° South

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08

Jun

2011

Agrizone’s Tomato Harvest

Dube TradePort's AgriZone first tomato harvest

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13

May

2011

AgriZone’s First Harvest!

The AgriZone's first harvest of cucumbers was picked today

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12

May

2011

Green precinct for Durban

A R5-billion environmentally friendly "city" is to be built next to Durban's state-of-the-art King Shaka international airport.

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11

May

2011

Green light for La Mercy ‘airport city’

Dube City, touted to become “Africa’s first urban green precinct”

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11

May

2011

King Shaka likely to get R130m investment

King Shaka International Airport will get a business class lounge in its departures area and Dube TradePort could invest up to R130 million in an aircraft services facility at the airport as part of a landmark deal it has signed with JSE-listed airline op

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11

May

2011

First urban green precinct in KZN

“Africa’s first urban green precinct”

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11

May

2011

Reaching Higher

The gamble to move from south Durban to La Mercy and pursue the dream of an “aerotropolis” appears to be paying off

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08

May

2011

18

Apr

2011

Cargo Airline of the Year Awards, 2011

Dube TradePort presents award at Cargo Airline of the Year, 2011

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15

Apr

2011

Dube TradePort to attend SAPOA 2011 Conference

Dube TradePort Stand, No. 70 at the SAPOA Conference from 11-13 May 2011

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08

Sep

2010

Emirates Sky Cargo Boeing 747-400F lands at Dube Cargo Terminal

Dube Tradeport Showcases Seamless Connectivity

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08

Sep

2010

Dube Cargo Terminal

The most secure and state-of-the-art cargo terminal in Southern Africa boosts global trade

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20

Jun

2010

KwaZulu-Natal’s First Commercial International Air-Freight Delivery

Dube TradePort welcomes the arrival of KwaZulu-Natal’s first commercial international air-freight delivery.

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26

May

2010

Rhino Take Flight

Rhino Take Flight - a first at Dube TradePort

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03

May

2010

Memorial Garden

GRAVESITES OF INDIAN INDENTURED LABOURERS FOUND AT DUBE TRADEPORT

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