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R1.6bn Reconstruction Project Brings Maydon Wharf Up To Date

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Transnet National Ports Authority is reconstructing the quay walls at Maydon Wharf – the largest break bulk and dry bulk handling precinct in the Port of Durban covering 120 ha of port land – to ensure safe operations, meet the needs of larger vessels calling at the port and enable …

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Master Cooking Classes with Andrew Draper – November


Master Cooking Classes by Andrew Draper, prepared and presented in his home. Thank you all so much for the wonderful support. It has been a huge amount of fun, and we have shared great laughs and good times together, loads of new friendships forged, some of us even learnt to …

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It’s a Spooktacular at uShaka Marine This Weekend!


Name: Halloween at uShaka Marine World Date: Saturday, October 31st and Sunday, November 1st Time:  4pm- Trick or Treat through Village Walk and scary aquarium tour and then at 5pm – Halloween Dolphin Show Price: R130 pp Bookings: Computicket outlets or at the uShaka Marine World ticketing office Description: Families are invited to come down to uShaka Marine World …

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Hazelmere Dam water levels continue to drop

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Arising from the crisis currently being experienced at the Hazelmere Dam where dam levels have dropped to 29 percent, it has become necessary for eThekwini Municipality to impose strict water restrictions in several areas across Durban including, Waterloo, Verulam, La Mercy, and uThongathi. Ashan Nandlal, the City’s Senior Manager for …

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2015 Durban Business Fair ends on a high note


The week-long Durban Business Fair (DBF) programme, which empowered a number of entrepreneurs while exposing over 550 local businesses to an international audience, ended yesterday, 18 October 2015. The event, which started on Tuesday, 13 October 2015, was a phenomenal success. The DBF Exhibition held at the Durban Exhibition Centre …

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Gateway Gives Back

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Gateway Theatre of Shopping decided to launch a campaign aimed at addressing the needs of the underprivileged communities bordering the centre’s catchment area, aptly named “Gateway Gives Back”. The campaign launched on Nelson Mandela Day – 18 July, and ran until end September 2015. Nelson Mandela International Day was launched …

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TNPA makes headway dredging Durban Berths

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Port of Durban Harbour Master, Captain Alex Miya, has reinstated a number of berths in the port back to their original permissible draughts. This follows Transnet National Ports Authority’s ongoing efforts to address shallow spots exacerbated by the size of megaships now calling at the port. Durban Port Manager, Moshe …

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City forges partnership with Transnet to grow the economy

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EThekwini Mayor Cllr James Nxumalo, Deputy Mayor Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala along with members of the Executive Committee and other City officials today, 7 October 2015, met with Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) officials to discuss possible partnerships between the City and the parastatal. Recognising the role the Durban Port plays …

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