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Absa Group

Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42 000 employees.

They’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything they do is focused on adding value. To this end they offer all their clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where they operate.

They’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people they serve and determined to always be brave, passionate and ready so that they can make Africa proud.

Africa Health Research Institute

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. To achieve this, we bring together leading researchers from different fields, use cutting edge science to improve people’s health, and help to train the next generation of African scientists.

Our research is truly collaborative: we work with over 60 academic and clinical institutions in South Africa, and elsewhere in Africa and the world. AHRI’s major funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and University College London.

Air Products South Africa

Air Products South Africa manufactures, supplies and distributes a wide variety of industrial and specialty gas products to the Southern African region. Founded in 1969, the company has enjoyed consistent growth, establishing itself as an industry leader in the production of reliable, high quality gases. It is also an acknowledged thought leader in areas such as the sustainability of the industrial gas industry, and in supply chain management.

Registered as a private Southern African controlled company on 12 March 1969 on the basis of a 50/50 joint venture between Iscor Ltd and Air Products and Chemicals Inc. Iscor Ltd subsequently transferred their shareholding into the Metkor Group Holdings, a quoted company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Today, the Metkor Group is controlled by Remgro Ltd. Senior management executives and representatives of the joint venture shareholders have been appointed to the Board of Directors.

The company has grown rapidly, utilising its world-class production and distribution facilities throughout Southern Africa to become one of the largest suppliers in the on-site and pipeline markets, as well as a leader in the bulk, cylinder and Specialty Gas supply markets. Our fleet of cryogenic tankers and cylinder trucks provide reliable supplies of liquid and gaseous oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen and carbon dioxide to major companies in the steel, stainless steel, petrochemical and engineering industries. We also specialise in state-of-the-art blending technology, supplying gas mixtures of the highest purity and quality.

Over the years, Air Products has become known for its innovative culture. We have made it our mission to continually introduce innovative and creative solutions to optimise our customers’ processes. Our commercially proven technologies include the production, recovery, separation and purification of a wide variety of gas streams, with one overriding aim: to decrease costs and enhance production efficiencies for the benefit of our customers.

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings (or “Alexander Forbes”) are a specialized financial services provider, offering financial advice and products to businesses, institutions and individuals. The company was founded in 1935 and have business interests throughout Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

Anglo American

Anglo American is one of the world’s largest producers of platinum. This multinational mining company is based in Johannesburg, South Africa and London United Kingdom. They also produce diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal. Sir Ernest Oppenheimer founded in 1917 in Johannesburg, South Africa as Anglo American Corporation (AAC). He obtained financial backing from the American bank J.P. Morgan & Co. and £1 million raised from UK and US sources to start the gold mining company. This fact is reflected in the name of the company.

AVI Limited

AVI LIMITED is home to many of South Africa’s leading and best-loved brands! Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and centred on the FMCG market, AVI’s extensive brand portfolio includes more than 50 brands.

Our brands span a range of categories including: hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, out-of-home ranges, personal care products, cosmetics, footwear, accessories, and fashion apparel.

We have a well-developed Shared Services structure spanning: International, IT, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Procurement and Field Marketing, that allows us to take advantage of our scale.

BMW Group South Africa

BMW is a German luxury automobile and motorcycle manufacturer. BMW stands for Bayerische Motoren Werk. The Group owns and produces MINI and Royce Rolls cars.BMW Group South Africa was the first plant build outside of Germany. Since its establishment in 1975 it has become a world class automobile manufacturer.BMW continues to invest in the South African facility in preparation of the production of future models.BMW Group Plant Rosslyn is currently producing the sixth generation of the 3 Series and is capable of producing up to 75 000 units per annum.

Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi)

The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is Africa’s oldest technology incubator, and an organisation (NPO) instrumental in developing South Africa’s vibrant technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Its highly successful technology business incubation programmes have supported thousands of entrepreneurs in growing their businesses and contributing towards the local economy, alongside supporting key technology innovation clusters – currently Edtech, Fintech, Traveltech and Data Science. CiTi’s Bandwidth Barn hubs (Woodstock and Khayelitsha) are home to the continent’s first EdTech incubator, first integrated Data Science Academy and also Africa’s first Blockchain Academy.

Cape Winelands District Municipality

The Cape Winelands District Municipality is situated in the Western Cape Province and is one of 44 district municipalities in South Africa. The Western Cape Province is located in the South-Western tip of the African continent, bordering the Northern Cape in the north, the Eastern Cape in the east, the Atlantic Ocean on the west and the Indian Ocean in the south. The province covers a geograpical area of 129 370 mk2, constituting 10.6% of the total land area of the country.

The Cape Winelands district is situated next to the Cape Metropolitan area and encloses 22 309 km². It is a landlocked area in-between the West Coast and Overberg coastal regions. The district includes five local municipalities; namely Drakenstein, Stellenbosch, Witzenberg, Breede Valley and Langeberg (formerly known as Breede River/Winelands). The area is one of the “pearls” of South Africa’s rural and small-town sub-regions, but disparate with a relatively high and diverse level of development.

Citi Group

Citi works tirelessly to provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial services and products. They strive to create the best outcomes for their clients and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple, creative and responsible.

Their mission is to serve as a trusted partner to their clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. Their core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of their clients. They have 200 years of experience helping their clients meet the world’s toughest challenges and embrace its greatest opportunities.

They strive to earn and maintain the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards. They ask their colleagues to ensure that their decisions pass three tests: they are in their clients’ interests, create economic value, and are always systemically responsible. When they do these things well, they make a positive financial and social impact in the communities they serve and show what a global bank can do.

City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality

Vision

The Smart, Creative and Developmental City.

Mission

Ekurhuleni provides sustainable and people-centred developmental services that are affordable, appropriate and of a high quality. We are focused on social, environmental and economic regeneration of our city and communities, as guided by the principles of Batho Pele and through the commitment of a motivated and dedicated team.

Values

  • Performance excellence

Through excellent teamwork, we strive to continuously improve our skills, processes and systems. Our service will be responsive, professional and of a high quality.

  • Integrity

Displaying honesty, respect, dignity and caring in our work and discouraging all forms of discrimination. Taking ownership of all we say and do towards everyone around us.

  • Transparency

Ensuring that all stakeholders have access to relevant information through a consultative approach that ensure accountability to each other and to the community.

  • Community centeredness

Based on the principles embodies in Batho Pele, we grow respect through involving communities and ensuring development. The people we serve and represent, come first.

  • Co-operative governance

As a sphere of government, we will initiate, evaluate and implement legislative and regulative measures to be accountable and transparent to all spheres of government and stakeholders, through, amongst others, promoting and constructively participating in international, regional and provincial programmes.

Clicks Group

Clicks Group is a retail-led healthcare group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop, Claire’s and Musica, the group has over 853 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 528 in-store pharmacies, while United Pharmaceutical Distributors (UPD) is South Africa’s leading full-range national pharmaceutical wholesaler.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is the  eighth largest Coca-Cola bottling partner worldwide and the biggest on the African continent. They serve 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa including South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Namibia, Mayotte, Comoros, Botswana and Zambia.

They boast a diverse pan-African footprint with more than 30 bottling plants serving over 600,000 outlets across the continent. CCBA employs more than 16,000 people and enjoys the number one market position in all of its 12 territories.

CCBA is pursuing an ambitious growth strategy that is aligned with The Coca-Cola Company’s 2020 Vision and will be supported through investment in manufacturing, sales, distribution and marketing. They aim to be the leading Coca-Cola bottler in Africa, delivering profitable and sustained growth through increased availability and access to Coca-Cola beverages across Southern and East Africa.

Coega Development Corporation

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is a State Owned Company (SOC) mandated to develop and operate the 9 003 hectare industrial land of the Coega Special Economic Zone (Coega SEZ). Coega is situated in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality.

Core Group

Core Group represents some of the world’s premier professional and consumer technology brands in Sub-Saharan Africa. If you would like to join us and become a reseller, please contact us if you believe your company qualifies after consultation of the following information.

We offer people the most exciting information, communication and entertainment technology for work and play, and service them through our network of resellers and our own retail outlets.

For these reasons, we strategically align ourselves with global companies that are the drivers of innovation in their industry, sometimes creating entire new categories.

At the core of our business is the Apple brand. We are the sole distributors for Apple in Sub-Saharan Africa. In support of Apple, our accessories brands offer products that enhance this technological eco-system.

Department of Communications

The new DoC came into being after a proclamation transferred powers and functions to new Ministers as announced on 25 May 2014 by Former President Jacob Zuma.

Vision:
Vibrant and sustainable communication services for an informed citizenry and a positive image of South Africa

Mission:
Create an enabling environment for the provision of inclusive communication services to all South Africans in a manner that promotes socio-economic development and investment through broadcasting, new media, print media and other new technologies, and brand the country locally and internationally.

Department of Government Communication and Information System

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS):

  • provides professional services
  • sets and influences adherence to standards for an effective government communication system
  • drives coherent government messaging
  • proactively communicates with the public about government policies, plans programmes and achievements.

Vision
To be the pulse of communication excellence in government.

Mission
To deliver effective strategic government communication; set and influence adherence to standards and coherence of message and proactively communicate with the public about government policies, plans, programmes and achievements.

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) was officially launched in May 1998. It was established in terms of Section 7 (subsection 2 and 3) of the Public Service Act, 1994 as amended.

Department of Justice and Correctional services

The Department of Justice and Correctional Services is one of the government departments, under the office of Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv. Michael Masutha. The main objective of the department is to contribute towards maintaining and protecting a just, peaceful and safe society, by:

  • enforcing court-imposed sentences
  • detaining prisoners in safe custody
  • promoting the social responsibility and human development of all prisoners and those subject to community corrections.

The department also provides administration and financial support to the court system and the judiciary, oversees the National Prosecuting Authority, provides legal advice and representation to organs of the state, facilitates law reform and is responsible for the country’s correctional services.

Department of Rural development and land reform

The Department of Rural development and Land reform is one of the departments of the South African government. The purpose of the department is to perform these duties, topographic mapping, cadastral surveying, deeds registration, and land reform. The department is under the leadership of the Minister of Rural development and Land reform, Mr Gugile Nkwinti.

Discovery

Discovery is a shared value insurance company whose purpose and ambition are achieved through a pioneering business model that incentivises people to be healthier, and enhances and protects their lives.

Their shared value insurance model delivers better health and value for clients, superior actuarial dynamics for the insurer, and a healthier society.

Their unique approach has underpinned their success globally, with substantial new business growth and an impressive increase in normalised operating profit and headline earnings.

Dow Chemical Company

Dow first established operations in South Africa in 1959. Our growing presence in Africa demonstrates the company’s commitment to deliver industry leadership, technical innovation and expertise – with a focus on sustainability to help transform the region into a key player in the global chemicals industry.

Our head office in Johannesburg acts as the hub for Dow’s commercial activities in Southern Africa. Every day, our breakthrough technologies are helping to address regional challenges in water treatment, coatings and construction, agrosciences, food packaging solutions and more.

We combine science, understanding,  and creativity to re-imagine what is vital to human progress. With thousands of patents and awards, Dow is a global innovation and sustainability leader. With thousands of patents and awards, Dow is a global innovation and sustainability leader.

 

Entelect

Entelect, with head office in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, is South Africas leading software engineering and solutions company. The company was founded in 2001 by Dr Charles Pritchard and is now the home of a significant grouping of the most highly qualified software engineering professionals in South Africa, with a stable and loyal client base. A simple business philosophy of “hiring the best”, coupled with pragmatic management, re-investment and an unwavering focus on quality allows Entelect to continue grow at a rapid rate without the need for external capital injection.

Eskom

Eskom is the largest electricity public utility in Africa and the largest out of all the South Africa’s state owned enterprises. In 1986, the company changed its name by combining the acronyms in its two previous names, ESCOM and EVKOM, into Eskom which we know as up to this day.

There are numerous notable power stations that are operated by Eskom. These power stations include Kendal Power Station and Koeberg nuclear power station in the Western Cape Province which is the only nuclear power plant in Africa. Approximately, 95% of the electricity used in South Africa in generated by Eskom as well as approximately 45% of that used in Africa. The company’s Generation, Transmission and Distribution divisions all work together in generating, transmitting and distributing electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors.

First Group (Club Leisure Group)

First Group has been delivering superior customer experiences across its properties, including hotels, golf villas, all ​suite properties, resorts, apartments and chalets since 2004.

First Group is a private company serving customers throughout South Africa, the United Kingdom and Europe, and employs over 2,500 highly trained personnel, linked worldwide by sophisticated networks.

As Managing Agents for over 60 resorts internationally, First Group offers a wide variety of accommodation and conferencing options for both business and leisure travellers. First Group is committed to delivering a complete holiday experience to all customers, regardless of demographic, personal preference or interest.

First National Bank

FNB is the oldest bank in South Africa, and can be traced back to the Eastern Province Bank formed in Grahamstown in 1838. Today, FNB trades as a division of FirstRand Bank Limited. When looking at FNB’s history, two things in particular stand out. The first is a story of survival – different circumstances in South Africa have posed many great challenges in our history, all of which FNB has successfully met. This track record provides a strong foundation for our future challenges. The second is a story of people – our history has always been firmly influenced by the needs of the people we serve.

The Acacia tree in our brand logo is a suitable representation of our history. Our roots run deep in South Africa, and we have grown thanks to our commitment to serving the needs of our clients and communities.

A landmark development in FNB’s history took place in 1998 when the financial services interests of Rand Merchant Bank Holdings and Anglo American were merged to form FirstRand Limited. In the process, FNB was delisted from the JSE on 22 May 1998 to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of FirstRand, which was listed on the JSE on 25 May 1998. On 30 June 1999, the banking interests of FirstRand formally merged into a single entity to form FirstRand Bank. FNB, WesBank and RMB now trade as divisions of FirstRand Bank.

G4S

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, and the largest provider of integrated security solutions in South Africa.

Offering far more than commodity products and services designed for security, G4S harnesses the power of technology to offer customers end-to-end security and cash solutions.

In South Africa, we are one of the largest private sector employers, providing employment to 15,000 screened, security vetted and highly trained personnel countrywide.

We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. We use our global expertise and our local knowledge in the assessment and management of security and safety risks for buildings, infrastructure, materials, valuables, people and society. We develop long-term strategic partnerships with customers in key sectors where we can help them to deliver their own business objectives through either increasing their revenues, reducing costs, managing risks, protecting critical assets or improving their service delivery to the customers they serve. We do this by understanding the environments in which our customers operate, the pressures they face and the things that matter to them most.

Hyundai

We believe that the future of our organisation lies in the hearts and capabilities of individual members, and will help them develop their potential by creating a corporate culture that respects and nurtures talent.

Hyundai Motor South Africa is always in search of new professional talents, who want to revolutionise the automotive branch of the country through “new ideas and new possibilities”.

We have continued the path of success by upholding and practicing the spirit and values handed down from the company’s founders.

Laingsburg Municipality

Laingsburg is a friendly, modern Karoo town, only 280 km from Cape Town. It was almost entirely destroyed by a huge flood in 1981. The town lies in a geologically fascinating area, steeped in history and tradition. It’s a worthwhile and hospitable stop on the busy N1 highway through the Great Karoo.

Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank) is a specialist agricultural bank established in 1912. The Bank’s objective is to serve South Africa’s commercial and emerging farmers by bringing specially designed financial services within their reach. These services enable farmers to finance land, equipment, improve assets and obtain production credit. Land Bank’s vision is to be a world-class agricultural development bank that stimulates growth, drives solid performance, and spurs innovation. The vision is realized through the quest to work with all stakeholders in building an adaptive and competitive agricultural sector that drives environmental, social, economic growth and development, thus contributing to food security.

Mediclinic

Mediclinic is an international private healthcare services group that operates in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates. It was established in South Africa in 1983. The group focuses on providing acute-care, specialist-orientated, multi-disciplinary healthcare services and related service offerings.

The company comprises 76 hospitals and 29 clinics with about 63% of the hospitals and 4-days clinics operating in South Africa and three hospitals operating in Namibia by the Mediclinic Southern Africa. Mediclinic also has a primary listing on the Main Market of the LE in the United Kingdom, with secondary listings on the JSE in South Africa and the NSX in Namibia.  The company’s registered office is in London, United Kingdom, and the group management office takes place in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Mintek

Mintek is South Africa’s national mineral research organisation and is one of the world’s leading technology organisations specialising in mineral processing, extractive metallurgy and related areas. Mintek works closely with industry and other R&D institutions and provides service testwork, process development and optimisation, consulting and innovative products to clients worldwide. Mintek is a state owned science council which reports to the Minister of Mineral Resources.

Mintek’s mandate is to serve the national interest through research, development and technology transfer, to promote mineral technology and to foster the establishment and expansion of industries in the field of minerals and products derived therefrom.

The technical programmes at Mintek are aimed at generating high economic returns for the national and regional economies while social programmes focus on skills development and educational initiatives. An important target is the nurturing of self-sustaining local economies in areas of South Africa where smaller minerals extraction and beneficiation enterprises have the capability to generate broad-based employment and wealth. The Mintek corporate structure is headed by a Board, which includes a Chairperson and Mintek’s CEO, together with an additional six to nine other members. The Chairperson is appointed by the Minister of Mineral Resources.

Multichoice Group

We’re proud to say that we use the power of entertainment to enrich lives. We achieve this goal through showcasing compelling local and international stories, which bring people together around a shared passion.

As Africa’s leading entertainment company, we create and secure the rights to phenomenal content from all over the world. This gets delivered through our Direct To Home (DTH), Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and online video entertainment services.

Our entertainment platforms – DStv, GOtv, Showmax and DStv Now – are a hub for approximately 14 million people across 50 countries. Through Irdeto, we‘re a world leader in digital platform security for video entertainment, video games, connected transport and IoT connected industries.

Thanks to our phenomenal products and services, we’re able to create thousands of jobs and invest heavily in Africa’s film and TV industry, as well as contribute to the economies of the countries where we operate. Unlike other entertainment providers, we’re rooted in the countries where our customers live. Every story we tell and every decision we make has our customers at its heart.

Nedbank Group

Nedbank Group is one of South Africa’s four largest banks, with Nedbank Limited as the principal banking subsidiary.

It offers the following solutions through its frontline clusters, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, Nedbank Retail and Business Banking, Nedbank Wealth and the Rest of Africa:

  • A wide range of wholesale and retail banking services.
  • A growing insurance, asset management and wealth management offering.

Nedbank Group’s primary market is South Africa, however, they are continuing to expand into the rest of Africa. They have a presence in six countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and East Africa region where they own subsidiaries and banks in Namibia, Swaziland, Malawi, Mozambique, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, as well as representative offices in Angola and Kenya.

Nedbank’s history traces back to the early 19th century with the establishment of the Cape of Good Hope Bank in 1831. Following successive branding and structural changes, from The Nederlandsche Bank voor Zuid-Africa to the Netherlands Bank of South Africa (NBSA), to Nedcor Group in the 1980s, Nedbank Group was formed in 2003. Today they have strategic alliances across the globe, and are proud of their reputation as one of the most transformed banks in South Africa.

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is one of the eight metropolitan municipalities in South Africa. It was formed in 2001 and it’s consists of Port Elizabeth, Despatch,Uitenhage and the surrounding rural areas. The metro has an estimated of 1,050,930 population. Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is in the Eastern cape province of South Africa.

Netcare

Netcare (Network Healthcare Holdings Limited) is the largest private hospital provider in South Africa and the United Kingdom. Established in 1996, this company was listed on the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Change) Limited the same year and was initially expanded into the United Kingdom in 2001.

Netcare hospitals are at the forefront of providing private healthcare in South Africa, thanks to a longstanding and well established partnership with specialists. We continue to invest in expanding our hospitals to meet the growing need for quality healthcare services and in equipping our facilities with the latest available technology.

Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator

The office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator is a statutory body established in terms of section 30B of the Pension Funds Act, 24 of 1956. Section 30B entrusts the responsibility of carrying out the mandate on the Pension Funds Adjudicator and the Deputy Adjudicator/s. The Adjudicator and/or the deputy Adjudicators are appointed by the minister of Finance in consultation with the Financial Services Board.

Mission
The mission of the OPFA is to resolve complaints in terms of the ACT in order to uphold the integrity of the pension fund industry and to protect the interests of pension fund members.

Vision
The Pension Funds Adjudicator is a specialist tribunal that aspires to be a respected institution that makes binding and final determinations in pension fund complaints submitted to it in terms of the ACT.

Old Mutual Group

The Group was established in Cape Town in 1845 as South Africa’s first mutual life insurance company, offering financial security in uncertain times.

Their purpose is to help our customers thrive by enabling them to achieve their lifetime financial goals, while investing their funds in ways that will create a positive future for them, their families, their communities and broader society.

In this way, they significantly contribute to improving the lives of our customers and their communities while ensuring a sustainable future for our business.

They provide financial solutions to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, corporates and institutions across several market segments and geographies in South Africa, the Rest of Africa and certain other emerging markets.

Osborn

Osborn Engineered Products is a leading name in global mining and quarry markets, providing a full range of engineering products, including crushers, feeders and screens and further specialises in crushing and screening plants. Osborn is a member of the Astec Industries Inc. group of companies – a leading American manufacturer of plant and equipment for aggregate processing and asphalt road building.

Osborn also deals with the full manufacturing process from concept and installation through to commissioning. Osborn has a solid reputation globally, with machines operating in the harshest of conditions. Osborn is devoted to meeting the needs and demands of its customers. These are our key company values for customer satisfaction.

Osborn has experienced impressive growth in the past five years and the company believes customer satisfaction is a primary driver of this growth. Engaging with Osborn is the start of a value driven partnership.

Osborn is a member of the United States based industrial group, Astec Industries. This valuable connection delivers exceptional benefits to Osborn customers as it augments our resources with the Astec Group’s extensive technologies, equipment, research and development, enabling international knowledge sharing and the transfer of skills.

P&G

Since 1837, we’ve built a rich heritage of positively impacting consumers’ lives with brands that make each day a little better.

Making your day better—in small but meaningful ways. We see big potential in life’s little moments. Brushing teeth. Washing hair. Showering. Shaving. Caring for the baby. Cleaning the house. Doing the dishes, and the laundry. We make the products that help make these moments a little easier.

Palabora Mining Company

Palabora has been in operation since it was incorporated in 1956 and is South Africa’s only producer of refined copper. During the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, the company’s open-pit copper mine and associated processing plants produced over 2,7 million tons of copper. Palabora is listed in the JSE. Producing about 60,000 tonnes of refined copper per year, the company supplies most of South Africa’s copper needs and exports the balance.

The company owes its origin to the unique formation known as the Palabora Igneous Complex. Nowhere else is copper known to occur in carbonitites as is the case at Palabora, and a host of other minerals such as phosphates, vermiculite, phlogopite, magnetite, nickel, gold, silver, platinum and palladium also occur.

Palabora operates a large block cave copper mine and smelter complex employing approximately 2200 people. The refinery produces continuous cast rod for the domestic market and cathodes for export. Useful byproduct metals and minerals include zirconium chemicals, magnetite and nickel sulphate as well as small quantities of gold, silver and platinum. Palabora has developed a US$410 million underground mine with a production capacity of 30,000 tonnes of ore per day.

Palabora also owns a nearby vermiculite deposit which is mined and processed for sale worldwide. Vermiculite is a versatile industrial mineral with hundreds of uses.

Pick n Pay Stores Limited

Pick n Pay is the quintessential family store focused on the customer. Since 1967 when consumer champion Raymond Ackerman purchased the first few stores, the Ackerman family’s vision has grown and expanded to now encompass stores in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, Mauritius, Swaziland and Lesotho. Additionally Pick n Pay owns a 49% share of a Zimbabwean supermarket business, TM Supermarkets. Our offer to customers focuses on groceries, clothing and general merchandise, but also includes additional value-added services to cater for our customers’ expectations and evolving needs. To ensure a convenient and accessible shopping experience the Group operates across multiple store formats, both franchised and owned.

For the past 5 years the Group’s core focus has been to strengthen its strong South African retail businesses under the Pick n Pay and Boxer brands, while adopting a systematic approach to expanding into adjacent areas, including geographical growth through the African continent.

As a major retailer in Africa, the Group strives to address socio-economic challenges through the supply of high-quality, affordable food for all customers, while providing significant employment and economic opportunities across its value chain.

PSG Group

PSG is a leading independent financial services group, with an extensive national footprint and a Namibian presence. In operation since 1998, we offer a value-orientated approach to our clients’ financial needs, from asset and wealth management to insurance.

PSG has over 250 offices throughout South Africa, with a presence in Namibia and Botswana. Our business consists of three operating divisions: PSG Wealth, PSG Asset Management and PSG Insure. Each applies its own dedicated focus to our clients’ financial wellbeing.

Rand Water

Rand Water is the largest bulk water utility in Africa and is one of the largest in the world, providing bulk  potable water to more than 11 million people in Gauteng, parts of Mpumalanga, the Free State and North West – an area that stretches over 18 000 km2.

Rand Water draws water from its catchments (mentioned below) and purifies it for human consumption. The water is then supplied / sold to Municipalities, mines and industries.

The municipalities, e.g. Johannesburg Water, in turn supply the water, at a cost, to the consumers or individual households.

One of Rand Water’s strategic objectives is to expand Bulk Sanitation services to municipalities.

The blue green drop strategy by the Department of Water and Environmental Affairs will force municipalities to comply to DWEA`s effluent standards. This therefore means that Rand Water should be ready to take up the effluent challenges faced by municipalities

RCL Foods

RCL Foods is a leading African food producer in South Africa with a market capitalization of R16 billion, employing 20 479 people in operations across South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, and Zambia. They manufacture a wide range of branded and private label food products which they distribute through their own route to market supply chain specialist, Vector Logistics.

In line with their passion to provide more food to more people, more often, they have recently acquired a number of businesses with strong brands which have enabled them to diversify their offering and significantly enhance their reach. This has resulted in an expanded product range which extends from basic essentials to top-end added-value products

RisCura

RisCura is a global, investment advisory and financial analytics firm that provides investment decision support in developed and emerging markets.

RisCura is built on a unique philosophy. One supported by rigorous business values that help us support investors in smarter decision-making. And smarter decisions naturally translate into better-managed, top performing investments, from which real people can benefit every day.

From the beginning, RisCura set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only nurtured innovation and performance, but also brought a human duty of care to every facet of its operation. This ethos has since evolved into Southern Africa’s most celebrated complement of investment advisory, investment analytics, private equity, transition management and fund management to institutional investors. It’s an approach that continues to be celebrated across the world, with its foundations firmly rooted in our values.

 

Sandvik Group

Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We hold world-leading positions in selected areas – tools and tooling systems for metal cutting; equipment and tools, service and technical solutions for the mining and construction industries; products in advanced stainless steels and special alloys as well as products for industrial heating. In 2018, the Group had approximately 42,000 employees and sales of 100 billion SEK in more than 150 countries within continuing operations

South African Airways

From Johannesburg, SAA’s hub, the national carrier of South Africa flies to over 35 destinations across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Australia and North and South America. From our first flight in February 1934 we have welcomed the world to South Africa by showing off the warm generous heart of the country.

We have become a global airline whose excellence – 14 Skytrax awards acknowledging us as the best African airline and Africa’s first 4 star airline – has been built a dedication to excellence and embracing innovation. Becoming the best airline in Africa does not happen overnight. We have more than 80 years of excellence and innovation to draw on.

South African Civil Aviation Authority

Vision:       
To be ranked among the top 10 civil aviation authorities globally by 2020
Mission: 
To regulate civil aviation safety and security in support of sustainable development of the aviation industry
Brand Promise:
Keeping you safe in the sky
Values:
  • Good is never good enough
  • Integrity and independence
  • Service Excellence
  • Teaming and partnering

South African National Space Agency

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) came into being in December 2010, but South Africa’s involvement with space research and activities started many decades earlier with helping early international space efforts in the second half of the 20th century, and observing the Earth’s magnetic field at stations around Southern Africa.

SANSA was created to promote the use of space and strengthen cooperation in space-related activities while fostering research in space science, advancing scientific engineering through developing human capital, and supporting industrial development in space technologies.

The research and work carried out at SANSA focuses on space science, engineering and technology that can promote development, build human capital and provide important national services. Much of this work involves monitoring the Earth and our surrounding environment, and using the collected data to ensure that navigation, communication technology and weather forecasting services function as intended.

SANSA’s Head Office in Pretoria oversees SANSA operations and management the Earth Observation programme (currently based in Hartebeesthoek); the Space Operations programme (formerly the Satellite Application Centre, located in Hartebeesthoek); and the Space Science programme (former Hermanus Magnetic Observatory, located in Hermanus); as well as a newly-established Space Engineering programme situated alongside the Head Office.

Spar Group

A culture of caring
We are a part of the community and community is like family. We strive to give you the highest quality produce, the freshest meats, and granny-approved baked goods, all at the right price, every day.

Corporate
Our 6 distribution centres, servicing over 850 stores, allow us to offer our communities exactly what they need at just the right price. From our fresh produce to our meat and baked goods, we constantly strive to source the best quality products at affordable prices. After all, you’re a part of our SPAR family and family deserve the best.

History
In the 1960’s with the emergence of grocery chains in South Africa, a group made up of 8 wholesalers were given exclusive rights to the SPAR name and brand in 1963, and serviced 500 small retailers. Over time and through many mergers and takeovers, today the SPAR Group Ltd operates 6 distribution centres and 1 Build it distribution centre, supplying goods and services to over 1 000 SPAR stores across Southern Africa.

Our Values & Culture
There’s something different about shopping at SPAR, that’s because we’ve created a culture of caring and community to ensure our customers have a consistently enjoyable shopping experience in a uniquely friendly and family orientated store. Nothing means more to us than our valued customers and we believe in going the extra mile to give them the best. From sourcing the finest products to providing willing and efficient staff who take a personal interest in our customers’ needs.

Standard Bank

Standard Bank is one of the top 5 biggest banks in South Africa. This financial service provider   is the largest African banking group by assets providing banking and related financial services. Standard Bank’s business includes personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking and wealth management. It has operations in 20 countries in the African continent and has a partnership with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). Standard Bank Group is listed on the JSE Limited with share code SBK and the Namibian Stock Exchange with share code SNB.

The Foschini Group

TFG is proud to offer a comprehensive portfolio of 18 retail brands that cover clothing, footwear, jewellery, sportswear, mobile phones and technology products and home stores. We strive to be leaders in the fashion and lifestyle sectors of the retail industry in Africa. Our diverse brands allow us to push the boundaries of the retail industry in new and innovative ways – helping us to achieve our goal. We have over 2 000 stores across Africa, all of which boast our excellent in-store experience. Now we also have an online presence allowing the convenience of delivery to your door anywhere in South Africa.

The Shoprite group of companies.

The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa’s largest food retailer, operates thousands of stores across 15 countries, has more than 146 000 employees, and a network of distribution centres across the continent. The company’s head quarters are in the Western cape province of South Africa.

Shoprite Holdings Ltd comprises the following entities: the Shoprite Checkers supermarket group, which consists of Shoprite supermarkets; Checkers supermarkets; Checkers Hypers; Usave stores; Furniture outlets (including OK Furniture,House & Home); MediRite pharmacies and LiquorShops. It has a ticketing business, Computicket, which operates from counters within Group stores and various free-standing outlets.

Toyota

Since our establishment here in 1961, Toyota has become as much a part of South African culture as the vibrant South Africans that drive our vehicles. With this in mind we’ve shaped Toyota’s culture around positive contribution to the country we love. It’s how we strive to lead the way.

Vision
Toyota will lead the way to the future of mobility, enriching lives around the world with the safest and most responsible ways of moving people. Through our commitment to quality, constant innovation and respect for the planet, we aim to exceed expectations and be rewarded with a smile. We will meet our challenging goals by engaging the talent and passion of people, who believe there is always a better way.

Mission
Toyota South Africa is dedicated and committed to:

  • Supplying the range of vehicles, parts, accessories and services to meet the requirements of the South African and export markets that it services
  • Ensuring that products are of outstanding quality, value for money and instil pride of ownership

Transnet

Transnet is the largest and most crucial part of the freight logistics chain that delivers goods to each and every South African.

As the custodian of ports, rail and pipelines, Transnet’s objective is to ensure a globally competitive freight system that enables sustained growth and diversification of the country’s economy.

Transnet is currently transitioning from its Market Demand Strategy, characterised by accelerated capital investment, towards the Transnet 4.0 Strategy, which is focused on repositioning Transnet, and the country’s freight system, for competitiveness within the fast changing, technology- driven context of the 4th industrial revolution. The strategy’s main growth thrusts includes; geographic expansion, product and service innovation and diversification and expansion of the scope of Transnet’s manufacturing business. The key objectives of Transnet’s effort is directed towards increasing the connectivity, density and capacity of the integrated port, rail and pipeline network.

UBS

UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. We are present in all major financial centers and have offices in over 50 countries.

In South Africa, we are a Financial Services Provider offering corporate finance, equities sales and trading and equities research services.