Engineering News | Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Tue, 26 Sep 2017 07:42:11 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Fedusa calls for return of railway police http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fedusa-calls-for-return-of-railway-police-2017-09-25 African News Agency RAILWAY POLICE Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:46:00 +0200 465754 1506358270 1506357960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680269_resized_metrorail210221014duane.jpg 511 287 Cosatu lays charges against Metrorail with Cape Town police http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cosatu-lays-charges-against-metrorail-with-cape-town-police-2017-09-22 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0200 465644 1506062741 1506060600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Legal framework offers model for enhancing transboundary infrastructure investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continent-wide-model-law-to-enhance-transboundary-infrastructure-investment-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464473 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677517_resized_railinfrastructureprasagreenviewstationduane1022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The Model Law may aid in additional efficiency, transparency and accountability with regard to public and private sector engagement in transboundary infrastructure 511 287 Broken lifts and stairs for commuters with wheelchairs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broken-lifts-and-stairs-for-commuters-with-wheelchairs-2017-09-21 News24Wire RAIL Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:08:00 +0200 465571 1505997363 1505995680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 10 injured as train, diesel truck collide near Stellenbosch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/10-injured-as-train-diesel-truck-collide-near-stellenbosch-2017-09-20 News24Wire RAIL Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:18:00 +0200 465335 1505888395 1505888280 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Railway safety body and Engineering Council sign MoU http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/railway-safety-body-and-engineering-council-sign-mou-2017-09-15 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:14:00 +0200 464911 1505481408 1505481240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678603_resized_gautrainmodderfontein707091022duane.jpg 511 287 Equipment manufacturer inaugurates new facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-manufacturer-inaugurates-new-facility-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463804 1505199167 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676183_resized_capitalequipmentcaterpillarfacility0920171022.jpg SHEER ADVANTAGE The 60 000 m2 facility allows for the ability to work more efficiently while increasing capacity to provide unmatched parts availability for customers across Africa 511 287 Partnership to supply world-class chain slings in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-to-supply-world-class-chain-slings-in-south-africa-2017-09-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Rail Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463160 1505199164 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674701_resized_wireropeslingchainweldedchainbloomberg311784742140820171022.jpg FACILITY REVAMPED Scaw Metals Group has expanded its chain-manufacturing factory 511 287 Welding company aims to bridge skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-company-aims-to-bridge-skills-gap-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Rail Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462837 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674062_resized_onlinephakamilebuthelezi2017federalsteelco1022.jpg PHAKAMILE BUTHELEZI The Federal Steel Company has invested in initiatives to monitor and facilitate the proper training of young artisans 511 287 Task team set up to address lack of adherence to local-content regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/task-team-set-up-to-address-lack-of-adherence-to-local-content-regulations-2017-09-12 Terence Creamer LOCALISATION Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:03:00 +0200 464488 1505225471 1505224980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677546_resized_robdavies110220816duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Transnet says retrenchment reports are misleading and inaccurate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-says-retrenchment-reports-are-misleading-and-inaccurate-2017-09-11 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:50:00 +0200 464365 1505458533 1505141400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677293_resized_transnetfreightrailsishensaldanharailwayline4110221013duane.jpeg 511 287 Public transport efficiency seen as key to scaling up user base http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-on-public-transport-networks-and-infrastructure-critical-to-enhanced-commuting-2017-09-08 Dylan Slater Infrastructure – 3 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463076 1504594095 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA’s export strategy aims to boost capacity for value-added goods, services trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-export-strategy-aims-to-assist-reach-6-export-growth-target-by-2030-2017-08-28 David Oliveira EXPORT STRATEGY Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462843 1504597088 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676001_resized_trading.jpg 511 287 TFR sets new monthly record for coal railed to RBCT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfr-sets-new-monthly-record-for-coal-railed-to-rbct-2017-09-07 Creamer Media Reporter RAIL Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:28:00 +0200 464010 1504780337 1504776480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Companies urged to join the digital revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-urged-to-join-the-digital-revolution-2017-09-06 Kim Cloete TECHNOLOGY Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:40:00 +0200 463934 1504705854 1504705200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Don’t leave people behind as the pace of technology speeds up, urges Gama http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dont-leave-people-behind-as-the-pace-of-technology-speeds-up-urges-gama-2017-09-06 Kim Cloete RAIL Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:49:00 +0200 463926 1504709663 1504702140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676445_resized_heavyhaulimage131022.jpg 511 287 China Railway shares its experience in operating heavy haul trains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-railway-shares-its-experience-in-operating-heavy-haul-trains-2017-09-05 Kim Cloete RAIL Tue, 05 Sep 2017 12:15:00 +0200 463756 1504608666 1504606500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Heavy haul rail industry urged to improve efficiencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-haul-rail-industry-urged-to-improve-efficiencies-2017-09-05 Kim Cloete RAIL Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:12:00 +0200 463747 1504609211 1504602720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676059_resized_ironoreexportstransnetfreightrailsishensaldanha1022duane.jpg 511 287 Revolutionary industrial changes set to shift the heavy haul industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/revolutionary-industrial-changes-set-to-shift-the-heavy-haul-industry-2017-09-04 Kim Cloete RAIL Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:08:00 +0200 463668 1504534896 1504534080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Swifambo welcomes granting of leave to appeal on contract with PRASA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swifambo-welcomes-granting-of-leave-to-appeal-on-contract-with-prasa-2017-09-04 Creamer Media Reporter RAIL Mon, 04 Sep 2017 11:13:00 +0200 463627 1504517165 1504516380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Alstom appoints MD for Southern Africa cluster http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alstom-appoints-md-for-southernafricacluster-2017-09-01 Creamer Media Reporter RAIL Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:50:00 +0200 463468 1504252726 1504252200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675466_resized_xavierboisgontier1022.jpg Xavier Boisgontier 511 287 New Transnet, DBSA finance scheme set up to support African rail exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-transnet-dbsa-finance-scheme-set-up-to-support-african-rail-exports-2017-08-28 Terence Creamer EQUIPMENT FINANCING Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:30:00 +0200 462889 1503923484 1503916200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674171_resized_thamsanqajiyane205161022duane.jpeg Transnet chief officer in advanced manufacturing Thamsanqa Jiyane 511 287 No quick fix for Cape Town’s trains, commuters told http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-quick-fix-for-cape-towns-trains-commuters-told-2017-08-25 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 25 Aug 2017 08:24:00 +0200 462727 1503642387 1503642240 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Infrastructure key to unlocking trade and value chains across SADC region http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integration-impetus-2017-08-16 Anine Kilian INDUSTRIALISATION Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461772 1503394057 1503612000 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672878_resized_integration.jpg 511 287 No change in Gautrain ownership – Vadi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/no-change-in-gautrain-ownership-vadi-2017-08-23 African News Agency PUBLIC TRANSPORT Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:11:00 +0200 462479 1503492798 1503490260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 M&R buys further 17% stake in Bombela Concession Company for R405m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-buys-further-17-stake-in-bombela-concession-company-for-r405m-2017-08-22 Creamer Media Reporter MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:36:00 +0200 462316 1503395620 1503394560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672914_resized_gautrainmodderfontein707091022duane.jpg 511 287 Infrastructure initiative garners support from nine African presidents http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-initiative-garners-support-from-nine-african-presidents-2017-08-21 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:09:00 +0200 462221 1503328391 1503324540 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672670_resized_infrastructure1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Ten injured after Metrorail train derails near Bellville station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-injured-after-metrorail-train-derails-near-bellville-station-2017-08-18 African News Agency RAIL Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:04:00 +0200 462072 1503048232 1503047040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Rail Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 SADC in need of localised development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-is-critical-to-drive-sadc-region-industrialisation-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Rail Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460553 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668621_resized_nigelgwynneevanssadcindustrialisationweekinfrastructure20171022.jpg NIGEL GWYNNE-EVANS State-owned entities have a critical role to play in attractive private sector investment for infrastructure projects 511 287 Coal India building new railway links to efficiently evacuate production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coal-india-building-new-railway-links-to-efficiently-evacuate-production-2017-08-17 Ajoy K Das COAL Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:07:00 +0200 461916 1502975338 1502960820 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Parliamentary State capture probe hits first hurdle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliamentary-state-capture-probe-hits-first-hurdle-2017-08-16 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:19:00 +0200 461823 1502887364 1502885940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671673_resized_parliamentgovtza1022.jpg 511 287 Tshwane roads, railway lines blocked and cars pelted in taxi protest http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tshwane-roads-railway-lines-blocked-and-cars-pelted-in-taxi-protest-2017-08-16 News24Wire PROTEST Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:37:00 +0200 461720 1502869643 1502861820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671424_resized_pretoria110221014duane.jpg 511 287 Fund invests into African rail operator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-development-fund-invests-in-rail-operator-to-unlock-continental-rail-projects-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach RAILWAYS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460070 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667502_resized_railsheltamharithhomescreenrotating0720171022.jpg RAIL POTENTIAL Sheltam will soon officially launch initiatives aimed at adding significant capacity to the company’s ambition of being a significant rail operator on the continent of Africa 511 287 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Rail Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Forum to address rail maintenance and rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-address-rail-maintenance-and-rehabilitation-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Rail Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New association aims to support emerging truck operators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emerging-truck-operators-find-support-with-establishment-of-new-association-2017-08-04 Ilan Solomons TRANSPORT Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459352 1501573053 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665885_resized_maryphadi21072017duane1022.jpg MARY PHADI Tasa aims to mitigate the plight and ‘exploitation’ of emerging cargo carriers who are at the mercy of larger players in the sector 511 287