oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Ngqura update

Volume 13, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... THE NEED FOR THE NEW PORT of Ngqura, near Port Elizabeth, arose from the South African government's macro-economic policy of establishing regional development zones known as spatial development initiatives (SDIs). These zones combine the opportunities offered by low-cost power, existing infrastructure, a large labour market and available land with the need for regional development. The 15 000 ha Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), about 25 km from Port Elizabeth, represents such an initiative for the Eastern Cape. The existing harbour at Port Elizabeth is constrained by the encroachment of the city around the port with its associated environmental, health and ..

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