The town of Estcourt has become the home of some of the well-established industries in the country, namely, Eskort Bacon Factory, Nestle, Masonite, Narrowtex, Clover, Bunjy Toys, Glamosa Glass.These progressive manufacturing industries serve both the South African market as well as being significant exporters in the industry.
In Pisces' worshipful gaze, Aries feels brilliant and boundless, and his insecurities melt away.This is important for the sensitive Ram, whose "wounded soldier" archetype is healed by the Pisces nurse.In this relationship, Aries is free to follow his natural hunting instincts; Pisces prepares a banquet from his conquests.Estcourt may be said to bear, at least in its origins, some comparison with the ancient city of Rome, for it began at a fort or drift where a modest inn and Trading Store was set up by the first inhabitant Clem Heeley, in 1847.It grew back into the shadows of its “Seven Hills”, situated in the midlands of the area previously known as Natal, it prospered on the trade between north and south and grew to be a flourishing “half way house” for the travelers, soldiers and statesmen going to their destiny long the inland main road.It can be stated that town was never named either Bushmans River Post or Bushmans River Drift, but simply, Bushmans River.
Estcourt is also the start of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Battlefields Route and played an important role During the South African war of 1899.
The latest population estimation as of 2008 is 68314 persons are residing in Umtshezi municipality.
The population of nearby Wembezi is approxiametly 25 000.
Beyond the usual infrastructure like water, electricity, roads and sewerage, Estcourt has engineering works, which are able to undertake all types of general engineering on a large scale.
The saving to a potential industry is considerable in that the need to establish their own machine shop is avoided.
The dam is unique in that it’s the first of its kind actually constructed in the world.