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  • PDIC has 91 manufacturing units in operation
    Sat, 05 Sep 2020 14:59

    PDIC has 91 manufacturing units in operation

    Catumbela - With 1,040 jobs provided, the Catumbela Industrial Development Pole (PDIC) currently has 91 plants in operation, in various branches of activity, ANGOP learnt Friday.

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  • Sat, 05 Sep 2020 12:45

    Bank Yetu to finance small producers in Benguela

    Catumbela - At least 15 small projects, with priority for the processing industry, salt production, agriculture and livestock in Benguela province, are in the race to get finance from Banco Yetu, the bank’s manager in Lobito city, Ivo da Silva, said on Friday.

  • Fri, 21 Aug 2020 13:26

    Calombolo saltworks expect to produce 150,000 tons

    Benguela - The Calombolo saltworks, located in the Chamume area, in the municipality of Baía Farta, expect to reach a production of 150,000 tons of raw salt this year, compared to 120,000 in 2019, said its owner, Adérito Areias.

  • Mon, 17 Aug 2020 11:08

    Seized mackerel fish dispute awaits ministerial decision

    Benguela - The authorities are still to announce what they are going to do with the 1,200 tonnes of mackerel fish seized last July on two Ukrainian vessels, in the centre-west city of Lobito, informed last Sunday the provincial director of the agriculture and fisheries department in Benguela Province, José Gomes.

  • Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:52

    Catumbela's industrial hub gets new plastic container factory

    Benguela - The Benguela-based Catumbela Industrial Development hub has since july a new factory of water and fuel plastic containers, its human resources director, Sérgio Rodrigues, told ANGOP on Thursday.

  • Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:58

    Benguela: Olutorsky ship starts unloading catch

    Lobito: Ukrainian-owned Olutorsky ship began Tuesday unloading the catch in Lobito, coastal Benguela province, after four-day stand-off between the owner and the local authorities.

  • Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:58

    Finance Ministry debt payment relieves companies

    Benguela - The private business sector in Benguela is currently experiencing relief due to the payment by the Ministry of Finance of 31.6 billion kwanzas from the total 48 billion kwanzas of the debt validated, contracted between 2013 and 2017, Angop leant on Wednesday from a government source.

  • Fri, 08 May 2020 14:24

    Benguela hotels chain records 60 percent drop in revenues

    Benguela - The hotels chain in southern Benguela province has recorded 60 percent loss in revenues due to the covid-19 pandemic, the head of the Association of Hoteliers and Similar, Jorge Gabriel, told ANGOP Friday.

  • Thu, 07 May 2020 12:32

    Covid-19: Country plans to increase salt production

    Benguela - Angola will increase salt production, this year, from 109,000 to 120,000 tonnes, despite the covid-19 pandemic that plagues the world, the president of the Producers Association (Aprosal), Tottas Garrido, has disclosed.