Mpumalanga Business 2021-22

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CONTENTS Mpumalanga Business 2021/22 Edition

Introduction Foreword 7 Mpumalanga’s unique guide to business and investment.

Special features A regional overview of Mpumalanga


What are the implications of changing from coal?


Mining and timber are attracting large investments as provincial planners aim for diversification. A future beyond coal is now being contemplated by the country’s prime producer of the mineral.

The so-called “just transition” in energy is going to require creative thinking.

Economic sectors Agriculture and agro-processing


Barberton has a new and unusual blueberry farm.

Mining 32 The revival of Matla coal mine will cost R3.3-billion.

Forestry and paper


Oil and gas


PB Bison will spend R560-million at its Mkhondo plant. Permits to explore for natural gas have been awarded. MPUMALANGA BUSINESS 2021/22