Our Partnership with Government

The SBIDZ is a strategic government initiative and a delivery partner for South Africa’s National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 goals, actively supporting and supported by key programmes such as Operation Phakisa to achieve the creation of a better life for all citizens.

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Operation Phakisa

Operation Phakisa is a unique initiative of the South African Government designed to fast track the implementation of solutions for critical issues highlighted in the (NDP) such as poverty, unemployment and inequality.

The SBIDZ is linking to Operation Phakisa as an enabling mechanism to provide favourable conditions for facilitating economic development and job creation in South Africa.

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Project Khulisa

Project Khulisa is a provincial initiative of the Western Cape Government focussing on growing the province’s economy through job creation and job opportunities. Project Khulisa acts as a support to the SBIDZ-LC’s enterprise development interventions and skills development programmes.

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Saldanha Bay Municipality

SBM is the custodian of the majority of bulk utility provision and land-use planning and approvals services. Through their holistic land-use and development planning frameworks, they enable industrialisation and the socio-economic development of the region and its citizens.

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Department of Economic Development

DEDAT creates opportunities for businesses and citizens to grow the economy and employment. Achieved by embracing five key focus areas: economic strategy and policy; enabling business environment; demand-led private sector driven support; infrastructure-led growth; and decreased skills gap.

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Department of Trade and Industry

The DTI funds industrial development and economic development programmes within South Africa and is the custodian of SEZ legislation. The dti also gives support to provincial and local enterprise development initiatives through enabling agencies and trade and investment incentives.

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Transnet National Ports Authority

TNPA and SBIDZ-LC have a shared vision to develop the Oil and Gas and Marine Repair and Fabrication Complex on land within the Port of Saldanha Bay. TNPA manages, controls and administers the Port of Saldanha Bay in a landlord capacity on the TNPA owned land within the SBIDZ. They are key enablers to jointly operate the port as a Freeport.

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Department of Labour

The DoL has a reliable work-seeker database, ESSA, which it uses across South Africa to provide a public employment service. Providing prospective employers with relevant details of individuals and their qualifications. The SBIDZ-LC encourages all SBM job seekers and workforce members to register on the ESSA database.

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