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Milestones

 

16 April 2003 - Incorporation of Lindon Corporation by founding partners Linda and Don Govender

2003 - Start of facilitation of the R950m Tata Steel ferrochrome smelter in Richards Bay

2003 - Launch of www.sabusinessonline.com, Lindon’s first online business directory

2004 - Lindon Corporation commences its consulting business at the Umbogintwini Industrial Complex

2004 - Appointed by Umbogintwini Operations Services (now Acacia Property), a subsidiary of listed AECI Pty Ltd, as Strategic Location Marketing Consultant

2004 - Launch of Linprop, Lindon’s Real Estate Agency

2004 - Opportunity Assessment and Packaging of Tourism Infrastructure Projects in KZN (Tourism KZN)

2005 - Assessment of the timber board resources in KZN (EDTEA)

2005 - Development of Concept Opportunity for Quail (game bird) Production in KZN (EDTEA)

2005 - Undertake Due Diligence and investor targeting of the mothballed David Whiteheads Textile firm for the purposes of attracting a replacement investor (EDTEA)

2005 - Development of an Investment Promotion Strategy for Tongaat Town Council (EDTEA)

Appointment of Joanna – Research Officer

2006 - Development of a Feasibility Study for Quail Production in KZN (EDTEA)

2006 - Development of an Investment Promotion Strategy for Ugu District Municipality (Urban Econ)

2006  - Open an e-Access facility at Ushaka Marine World offering internet and office support services

2006 - Appointment of Krish – Business Development Executive

2006 - Assessment of the Agricultural Resources in the Ilembe DM for the purposes of supplying and Agri Hub (Ilembe DM)

2006 - Acquisition of 10% shareholding in Eston Abattoir, a BEE red meat abattoir

2006 - Import and Distribution of Qurika skin care products

2006 - Launch of www.nextstopsa.com Lindon’s 2010 World Cup venture at the FIFATM  2006 Germany World Cup.

2007 - Acquisition of 50% shareholding in Flat Mountain Investments (Pty) Ltd, a diversified investment company

2007 - Acquisition of 10% shareholding in TQA Africa, a joint venture with Tata Projects Limited, to undertake third party inspections for Eskom’s new capital expansion programme

2007 - Development of Community Tourism Best Practices and Business Model (Tourism KZN)

2007 - Development of an Investment Promotion Strategy for Sisonke (now Harry Gwala)  DM(EDTEA)

2007 - Undertake Feasibility Study on the red meat value chain in Amajuba DM (EDTEA)

2008 - Assessment of Biomass Resource in KZN for the purposes of energy generation (D1 Oils)

2008 - Development of Feasibility Study and Business Plan for the DCO Matiwane Tunnel Farms in Willowton, Pietermaritzburg (EDTEA)

2008 - Development of the EDTEA Projects Database and GIS Map (EDTEA)

2008 - Assessment of the Renewable Energy Resources in KZN (EDTEA)

2008 - Feasibility Study for an Industry Cluster for the Renewable Energy Sector (EDTEA)

2008 - Development of a Roadmap for KZN Software Engineering (KZN ICTE Cluster)

2008 - Attends the commissioning of the R950million of Tata Steel KZN ferro-chrome smelter in Richards Bay

2009 - Got FIFATM   approval to market and carry their logo on the New Stop SA website.

2008 - Lindon Corporation receives International Award for "Energy Newcomer of the Year 2008" from the Southern African Association for Energy Efficiency  

2008 - Development of a roadmap for the KZN Advanced Software Programming Skills (KZN ICTE Cluster)

2009 - Assessment of the KZN Knowledge Economy and Strategy (EDTEA)

2009 - Feasibility Study on a 7MW Hydro-electric Power Plant in Durban (outer west) (eThekwini Metro)

2009 - Management of the KZN ICTE Cluster Programme (KZN ICTE Cluster)

2009 - Opening of Associate Offices at G P Joubert & Partners, Houghton, Johannesburg

2009 - Development of a Business Model for the mass roll-out of Solar Water Heaters in South Africa. Potential Project funding R2 billion (ESKOM)

2009 - Assessment of the Renewable Energy Resource in Gauteng (Gauteng Economic Development Agency (GEDA))

2009 - Development of the Gauteng Renewable Energy Investment Strategy (GEDA)

2009 - Lindon acquires 33.3% shareholding in KZN Farm Estates, to operate a vegetable and game farm in Ixopo, Harry Gwala District

2009 - Assessment of Renewable Energy Resources in Malawi (UNIDO)

2009 - Feasibility Study of a 5MW Hydro-electric Power Plant in Mulanje, Malawi (UNIDO)

2009 - Feasibility Study of a Light Industrial Park in uMlazi (Durban south) (EDTEA)

2010 - Feasibility Study of Tourism Infrastructure Development at Inanda Dam (Tourism KZN)

2010 - Feasibility Study of Mobile Wood chipping of Forest Residue for the purposes of job creation and energy generation in KZN (EDTEA)

2010 - Implementation of the DCOM Matiwane Tomato Tunnel Farms (EDTEA)

2010 - Development of the Market Strategy for the Durban Fresh Produce Market (eThekwini Metro)

2010 - Implementation of the Gauteng Renewable Energy Investment Strategy (GEDA)

2010 - Management of the Project Infrastructure Fund for the DCOM Matiwane Tunnel Farms (EDTEA)

2011 - Development of the Investment Promotion Policy for Trade & Investment KZN

2011 - Development of Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy Policy for the Ethekwini Municipality (eThekwini Metro)

2011 - Development of Business Plan for the eDumbe Community Forest (IDC)

2011 - Development of a feasibility study for a Chemical Industrial Park in KZN (EDTEA)

2011 - Development of a value proposition for KZN's Renewable Energy Opportunities (Trade & Investment KZN)

2011 - Development of Human Resources Manual for the Ezinnqoleni Essential Oils Project (SEDA)

2011 - Appointment of Nombuso – Office Assistant

2012 - Business Plana and securing of R14m loan and equity fund for Dawn Valley Farms (National Empowerment Fund)

2012 - Transaction Advisor for the Pongolopoort Dam Tourism PPP (DWA)

2012 - Assessment of the use of Social Media by Trade & Investment KZN (Trade & Investment KZN)

2012 - Feasibility Study on the Msinga Gorge Tourism product (Tourism KZN)

2012 - Feasibility Study on the Mpenjati Nature Reserve tourism product (Trade & Investment KZN)

2012 - Due Diligence of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects (REEEP)

2012 - Development of the Ethekwini Tavern Policy (eThekwini Metro)

2012 - Business Plan for the Gengeshe Inkanyezi Yamahobe Community Forest (IDC)

2012 - Development of the Ethekwini Innovation Strategy (eThekwini Metro)

2012 - Project Management of the KZN Perishable Goods Hub (Feasibility & Business Planning Stages (EDTEA)

2013 - Due Diligence, Feasibility Studies and Packaging of Tourism Infrastructure Projects in Gauteng (Gauteng Tourism)

2013 - Appointment of Mandisa – Business Development Research Officer

2013 - Appointment of Pumla – Business Development and Research Officer

2013 - Due, Diligence and Project Selection Manual (Gauteng Tourism)

2013 - Turnaround Strategy for the GaRankuwa Hotel School, Tshwane Metro (Gauteng Tourism)

2014   February-  Lindon relocates to its new offices at 614 Andrew Zondo Road, Athlone Park, Amanzimtoti

2014 - Appointment of Neven – Business Development and Research Manager

2014 - Appointment of Linda Mbambo – Maintenance officer.

2014 - Turnaround Strategy for Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (Gauteng Tourism)

2014 - Development of the KZN Exporters' Database (Trade and Investment KZN)

2014 - Development of a Feasibility Study for E-waste Processing Centres in 5 districts (EDTEA)

2014 - Appointment of Monde – Research Officer

2014 - Appointment of Ntokozo – Research Officer

2014 - Lindon’s Chief Director, together with EDTEA, launches the Perishables Processing Hub at the KZN Industrial Hubs Investment Forum, Durban, South Africa (www.kznforum.com)

2015 - Feasibility Study of a West Rand Bird Route (Gauteng Tourism)

2015 - Appointment of Wandile – Research Officer

2015 - Undertake a survey of businesses to determine the quality of the Investment Climate in Durban (eThekwini Metro)

2015 - Appointment of Sinakho – Research Officer

2015 - Development of Investment Promotion and Facilitation Strategies for three District Municipalities (Harry Gwala, Umkhanyakude and Zululand) (EDTEA)

2015 - Marketing and Outreach Plan for Richards Bay IDZ (Richards Bay IDZ)

2015 - Feasibility Study for the Victoria Lake Tourism Product (Gauteng Tourism)

2015 - Feasibility Study for the Sam Gross Boat Yard Tourism Product (Gauteng Tourism)

2015 – Lindon launches, The Garage, a technology and business incubator in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban.

2015 - Appointment of Clarissa - Junior Research Officer

2015 - Development of Marketing and Outreach Plan for the Richards Bay IDZ (RB IDZ)

2015 - The Garage hosts its first incubatee, Amon Ra Travel Agency

2015 - Feasibility Study on the KZN Halaal Hub (TIKZN)
 
2016 - Appointment of Elizabeth – Research Intern 
 
2016 - Ugu Maritime Strategy (EDTEA)
 
2016 - Feasibility Study on the KZN Catfish Industry (EDTEA) 

2016 - Lindon Consulting is a winner at the 2016 Prestigious KZN uMyezane BBBEE Awards

2016 - Lindon Consulting Corporation celebrates 13 years in business

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 
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