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A two-year partnership paid off when Sustainable Heating and the Industrial Development Corporation opened an environmentally efficient boiler at the Sasko Bakery in Cape Town. Most companies are not interested in being green, but are interested in savings, according to Paul Gorremans, the founder and chief...

Despite a challenging economic environment, the IDC approved more funding than ever before in 2013/14 and disbursed its second-highest amount of funding. Green industries, youth-owned business and small, medium and micro enterprises were leading beneficiaries. The Industrial Development Corporation overcame a difficult operating environment both locally...

Mvuleni Geoffrey Qhena, CEO of the IDC, shares the corporation's latest financial results and how regional integration and partnerships with business are key to its vision for the future. The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) continues to enhance its industrial development impact, despite a difficult operational climate. The...

The South African Iron and Steel Project takes a significant step forward as the Industrial Development Corporation of South African and China's Hebei Iron & Steel Group sign a Memorandum of Understanding. The South African Iron and Steel Project took a significant step forward today with...

In ending Women's Month, the IDC emphasised women in the workplace, focusing on their strengths and realising their dreams. A call was made for women to stop sabotaging themselves. Discussion women empowerment "Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit...

With its vast mineral reserves, South Africa should turn its focus towards beneficiation to extract the best value from its minerals. Mining Lekgotla speakers agreed that simply mining for export was not enough. South Africa is endowed with vast mineral resources and should play a bigger...

Three years ago, the corporation adopted the globally accepted integrated reporting standard; this year, its efforts were rewarded when it won the top award from Ernst & Young. Since adopting the globally accepted integrated reporting standard almost three years ago, the journey of the Industrial Development...

The IDC undertook a number of activities on International Nelson Mandela Day in an outreach aimed at giving back, as well as continuing Madiba's legacy. Staff packed food parcels for crèches, cleaned up a school, prepared meals and built houses. Nelson Mandela would have been...

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