Sector & Value Chain Analysis


July 24, 2019

This review of the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) shipbuilding and repair lease terms and conditions was conducted for the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence Industries Association of South Africa (AMD). The aim of the study was to present well considered recommendations for lease terms and conditions to grow the shipbuilding and repair industry in South Africa. 



July 24, 2019

Lumec were appointed to undertake an assessment of the impact that the Bridge City Shopping Centre has had on informal trade within the surrounding areas of KwaMashu since its inception.



May 30, 2019

Lumec was part of a team appointed by eThekwini Municipality to develop an industrial revitalisation strategy and implementation plan.  The aim of the study was to develop strategies for three pilot industrial areas, namely, Jacobs, Prospecton and New Germany. 



November 15, 20170

LUMEC was appointed to conduct the Economic and Human Settlements chapters of the KZN State of the Environment Report (2017). The purpose of the report is to describe the pressures on the environment as a result of the economy and current human settlement patterns in KZN. The impact of each pressure was assessed and recommendations were provided.



November 15, 20170

LUMEC was appointed to gather in-depth data and knowledge on audience trends of the South African and KwaZulu-Natal film industry consumer in order to provide recommendations to the KZNFC towards growing film audiences in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. This research was thereafter translated into an 6 minute animated video with key research findings.



November 15, 20170

LUMEC provided economic development inputs into the Functional Area Plan (FAP) for the Greater Waterfall Corridor in eThekwini, which included an analysis of the demographics, local economic activity and property market.