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Call made for intervention to sustain Gauteng’s key industrial heartland

As one travels about 60 km south of Johannesburg through Vereeniging and Vanderbijlpark, a general state of decay is visible in the once thriving industrial heartland known as the Vaal Triangle.

Manufacturing Circle chairperson André de Ruyter tells Engineering News that SEZ (special economic zone) policies can be implemented in the Vaal Triangle on a practical level, and quickly too, owing to the SEZ  Act and an already existing policy document that only requires its adaptation to the Vaal Triangle area.

Read the full article written by Dylan Slater posted on