Economic growth has been placed at the heart of the Western Cape delivery system, with the governments Strategic Objective 1 focused on developing a vibrant, innovative and sustainable economy, characterised by growth, employment and increasing equity.
As part of the work that is being done by Green Cape with the department they are conducting an analysis of how the electricity price are impacting competitiveness of business across sectors in the Western Cape.
This will form the back-bone of the argument Min Winde will take to the City and Eskom about the increasing electricity price impacting on economic growth and development.
The attached Deloitte publication contains some useful information on O&G opportunities and the regulatory framework in East Africa.
SAOGA / SA DTi : Inward Delegation from UK visiting Cape Town 18-20 March,
18th March 14:00 – 16:00 one-on-one meetings, Venue TBA
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Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management service provider to the Oil and Gas Industry.
WorldNet Logistics provides a comprehensive international freight forwarding, express and logistics service that incorporates the demands of all your supply chain requirements.
6 Sigma Naval Architects is a Cape Town based Naval Architectural office, found in 2012. We operate in 4 key areas:
1. Naval Architecture
Primary focus is on providing Naval Architecture Services for Offshore and Offshore Support Vessels in the Africa Region, specifically:
■Structure Design & Calculations (Including FEA)
■Systems Design & Calculations
Acher Aviation has been active in the offshore market for 12 years, during which time it has established a reputation for excellence with both clients and staff. Acher has set itself apart by implementing advanced management structures, international level safety systems, quality assurance programs, and in-house training.
Cape Armature Winders was founded in 1970. We specialize in the repairs of AC & DC motors, Generators and Alternators. With the ongoing upgrades of our facilities and staff expertise, we have placed ourselves in a formidable position to meet the various requirements of the Oil & Gas industry.
Some of our recent upgrades include:
1. 40 ton lifting capacity
Due to some technical difficulties our end or year Newsletter did not go out before Christmas as it should have. We apologise for the delay but on the assumption that late is better than never here is the ED Blog for December along with some updated items in the other sections. Enjoy and best wishes to you all for 2013!
Changes to money flows wrt SETA’s
Government Gazette 35940 (attached), released on 3 December 2012 will be ushering an amended dispensation wrt money flows to Sectoral Education and Training Authorities (SETA’s) effective from 1 April 2013.
Important notice to MerSETA stakeholders and Accredited Training Providers – MerSETA Discretionary Grant 5 - Submissions: 15 October – 30 November 2012.
MerSETA stakeholders, kindly note; the MerSETA Discretionary Grant funding window is now open and will be closing on 30 November 2012.
Briefly, grants are available for the following learning interventions:
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATEIN A TRADE AND INVESTMENT MISSION TO CAMEROON AND GABONFROM 22 September – 3 October 2012
The lack of reading, writing and calculating abilities critically constrains learning in the workplace. It is often said that our schooling system does not produce the desired foundational competence for graduates from the school system to function optimally in the workplace. SAQA has published a draft part qualification for Mathematical and Communication competence in the workplace. Candidates who obtain the qualification will be able to speak, listen, read an
This mail is of specific interest to engineering companies doing manufacturing, maintenance and fabrication work etc, in the Oil and Gas sector in particular. We are often critical of the quality of trainees exiting our training institutions.
The Western Cape Department of Economic Development and Tourism will be rolling out a Train the Trainer programme for industry trainers and FET College lecturers in the near future. The Occupational Trainer program is based on the pilot project SAOGA has developed recently. See attachment below for more details.
Fitter and Turner Curriculum: Apprentices
AFRICA ENERGY INDABA - 19-21 FEB 2013
You are invited to attend the Africa Energy Indaba 2013 as an exhibitor, sponsor or delegate.
While at OTC in Houston this year we had an inquiry from global sourcing manager of a major upstream company. They are looking for companies in South Africa with the capability to do forgings/casting and/or the machining of components related to this process. We took some pictures of the sort of thing they are looking for at one of the stands at the exhibition.
Nominations will still be accepted until Thursday 14 June 2012, 12:00.
For queries: please send an email to email@example.com before 10:00 on Thursday 14 June. Election emails received after this time can unfortunately not be attended to.
SOUTH AFRICAN OIL AND GAS ALLIANCE
UPSKILLING COURSES ON OFFER IN CAPE TOWN
SAOGA Election - Step 2 Nominations
We are looking forward to receiving nominations from registered entities, please refer to the process below and the documents made available via web links.
Any representative is permitted to nominate
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will be hosting exhibitions in the cities of Beijing and Shanghai from 4 - 9 October 2012. This is an opportunity for South African companies to explore the Chinese market and gain inroads into Asia.
Expression of Interest to Participate in the merSETA / UIF Artisan Development Project
TMK is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipes for the oil and gas industry, operating in 24 productions sites in the US, Russia, Romania and Kazakhstan. Among global leaders, TMK has the largest steel pipe production capacity. The largest share of TMK’s shipments belongs to high margin oil country tubular goods (OCTG).