PORTS & MARINE
ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING
Security & Information Technology
The South African Government views the country’s ports and terminals as key engines for economic growth. South Africa is situated on one of the busiest international sea routes‚ critical to international maritime transportation‚ and its geographical location presents a huge opportunity for investing in a diversified maritime market.
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) which is one of five operating divisions of SOE Transnet is responsible for the safe, effective and economically efficient functioning of the national ports system, encompassing eight commercial seaports. Blue Crane Holdings is a supplier of products and services to the ports and marine industry.
South Africa has the best rail infrastructure in Africa. However, rail (freight and passenger) and port capacity shortages remain a severe constraint in domestic and regional trade, even in the currently constrained business environment.
Blue Crane Holdings is a supplier of products and services to the rail infrastructure industry.
The metals and engineering sector is set to grow for the third consecutive year in 2019, despite the past year having been generally challenging for both the global and domestic economies.
Food and beverages is the largest component of South Africa’s manufacturing industry, closely followed by the Petroleum and chemicals products component, and a distant third place goes to Basic Iron and Steel. These three industries alone makes up almost 70% of the total manufacturing industry of South Africa.
Blue Crane Holdings is a supplier of products and services to the engineering & manufacturing industry.
The automotive industry’s contribution to South Africa’s GDP in 2019 stood at 6.4% (4.0% manufacturing and 2.4% retail).
As the largest manufacturing sector in the country’s economy, as much as 27.6% of value-add within the domestic manufacturing output was derived from vehicle and automotive component manufacturing activity, positioning the industry and its broader value chain as a key player within South Africa’s industrialization landscape.
South Africa’s global vehicle production ranking is 22nd with a 6.9% vehicle production market share. Blue Crane Holdings is a supplier of products and services to the automotive industry.
The construction industry, a significant contributor to employment and growth in South Africa. Houses, apartments, factories, offices, schools, roads, and bridges are only some of the products of the construction industry.
This industry’s activities include the building of new structures, including site preparation, as well as additions and modifications to existing ones. Blue Crane Holdings is a supplier of products and services to the automotive industry.