black empowerment

Promotion of Secondary Industrial Development & Clustering in Mpumalanga: stainless steel and chemicals clusters

“Altman et al. assess the potential for the development of a stainless steel cluster in the Middleburg/ Witbank area and a general petrochemicals cluster in Secunda. They identify concrete opportunities that would provide a platform for the development of small and medium enterprises that will generate employment opportunities. They reveal opportunities for cluster development in…


Employment through procurement

In a concentrated economy, procurement by large companies and government can be an important way of stimulating small business entry and expansion.  A programme of work was established at the HSRC to identify and promote approaches to leveraging Private Preferential Procurement for Employment and Value Creation. The project involved developing and disseminating a knowledge base…