Atlantis firm to add 100 jobs after red tape intervention | Western Cape Government



Atlantis firm to add 100 jobs after red tape intervention

28 November 2017

An Atlantis firm is set to add 100 jobs to the local community, due to an intervention by the Western Cape’s Red Tape Reduction Unit.

On Thursday (30 November 2017) Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will visit Phoenix Marine to discuss the company’s progress since the unit’s intervention last year.

Minister Winde’s visit forms part of a province-wide Red Tape Reduction Awareness update which will include visits over the next week. Organisations will detail their red tape issues, and the progress they have made since these matters were resolved.

The Red Tape team will also share practical advice to assist in resolving the most common red tape problems.

The programme includes:

1. Phoenix Marine

Date: Thursday, 30 November

Time: 8am

Address: 25 John van Niekerk Street, Atlantis

2. Drakenstein Municipality (Kindly note that Minister Winde will not be attending this visit, due to the tabling of the Adjustment Budget)

The Unit assisted in the development of an online portal where residents can submit building plans, significantly improving the process.

Date: Thursday, 30 November

Time: 11:30am

Address: Drakenstein Municipality,  Berg River Boulevard, Paarl

3. Franschhoek Wine Trams (RSVP is essential)

The unit resolved an issue with the company’s operating permit, which was disrupting its service.

Date: Thursday, 7 December

Time: 1:45pm

Address: Meeting point is Groot Drakenstein Station

Media Enquiries: 

Bronwynne Jooste

Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

Responsible for Tourism, Economic Development and Agriculture

Western Cape Government

142 Long Street, Cape Town

Tel: 021 483 3550

Cell: 060 970 4301


Twitter: bronwynnejooste