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The stable manufacturing base includes: clothing, textiles, metal products and wood products. Ugu has the only marble delta within the KwaZulu-Natal province, mined for cement and calcium carbonate. NPC CIMPOR KwaZulu-Natal’s premier cement manufacturing company has developed a large operation in the Oribi Gorge region.


Investment opportunities exist in the following sectors:

  • Business Processing Outsourcing – Call Centres due to the fact that the labour force has abundant skills and speaks diverse languages,
  • ICT / Broadband roll-out as an enabler for growth and development,
  • Biofuel and alternative energies,
  • Warehousing,
  • The Park Rynie-Umzinto Industrial Areas provide a strategic link for any business that is within the     value chain of companies that are based in the South Durban-Isipingo Industrial Basin,
  • Office Accommodation – in the service centres of Harding and Port Shepstone,
  • Middle Income Housing Development for the coastal area,
  • Creative Industries – crafts, visual arts and performing arts,
  • Furniture, clothing and textile industries offers a wide range of prospects within the value chain.