Engineering News | Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:33:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gautrain expansion decision ‘not imminent’, warns MEC Vadi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-expansion-decision-not-imminent-warns-mec-vadi-2018-10-22 Irma Venter RAIL Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:11:00 +0200 502389 1540203204 1540203060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761512_resized_gautrain110220314duane.jpg 511 287 Transnet removes Gama as CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/siyabonga-gama-fired-as-transnet-ceo-2018-10-22-1 Reuters STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:11:00 +0200 502337 1540201621 1540188660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761435_resized_siyabongagama110220717duane.jpg Siyabonga Gama 511 287 Electronification prompts data-based services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electronification-of-mobile-hydraulics-prompts-data-based-services-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500770 1539671137 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758314_resized_internetofthings10181022.jpg INTERNET OF THINGS An Internet of Things solution manages the transfer, processing and visualisation of measured data for PredictDrivetrain and NextGenSpec 511 287 Luxembourg Protocol can reshape African rail industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luxembourg-protocol-can-reshape-african-rail-industry-2018-10-19 Natasha Odendaal RAIL Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500494 1539678550 1539900000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 More trains subject to manual authorisation due to signalling defects, MPs told http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-trains-subject-to-manual-authorisation-due-to-signalling-defects-mps-told-2018-10-17 African News Agency RAIL Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:09:00 +0200 502048 1539778229 1539778140 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opportunities-abound-for-italian-entrepreneurs-wanting-to-expand-into-africa-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Rail Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499762 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rail to form backbone of South African transport, mobility by 2050 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-to-form-backbone-of-south-african-transport-mobility-by-2050-2018-10-11 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:25:00 +0200 501609 1539268321 1539267900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet tests world’s longest manganese production train http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-tests-worlds-longest-manganese-production-train-soon-to-operationalise-2018-10-11 Marleny Arnoldi FREIGHT/MANGANESE Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:17:00 +0200 501606 1539330041 1539267420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Losses due to arson attacks on Metrorail trains closing in on R700m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/losses-due-to-arson-attacks-on-metrorail-trains-closing-in-on-r700m-2018-10-09 African News Agency RAIL Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:03:00 +0200 501260 1539079490 1539079380 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nzimande urges Prasa, rail regulator to resolve trains safety impasse out of court http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nzimande-urges-prasa-rail-regulator-to-resolve-trains-safety-impasse-out-of-court-2018-10-08 African News Agency Rail Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:41:00 +0200 501008 1538992037 1538988060 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758811_resized_bladenzimande2051020181022.jpg Transport Minister Blade Nzimande 511 287 Balking miners jeopardise $2.8bn Mozambican coal rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/balking-miners-jeopardise-28bn-mozambican-coal-rail-2018-10-05 Bloomberg RAIL Fri, 05 Oct 2018 16:23:00 +0200 500950 1538749587 1538749380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Nzimande wants urgent report on Kempton Park train crash http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-train-collision-injures-320-people-2018-10-05 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:16:00 +0200 500862 1538733044 1538723760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Aveng to sell rail business to Mathupha Capital for R133m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-to-sell-rail-business-to-mathupha-capital-for-r133m-2018-10-03 Terence Creamer CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:15:00 +0200 500571 1538569713 1538568900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758022_resized_transnetfreightrail610221013duane.jpg 511 287 Transnet lining up to be a global player by 2020, Gama tells delegates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-lining-up-to-be-a-global-player-by-2020-gama-tells-delegates-2018-10-02 African News Agency LOGISTICS Tue, 02 Oct 2018 16:01:00 +0200 500385 1538488938 1538488860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nzimande slams DA for state of emergency call over trains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nzimande-slams-da-for-state-of-emergency-call-over-trains-2018-10-02 News24Wire RAIL Tue, 02 Oct 2018 09:03:00 +0200 500272 1538463863 1538463780 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Transnet head Gama given notice of termination, board confirms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-head-gama-given-notice-of-termination-board-confirms-2018-09-28 News24Wire STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Fri, 28 Sep 2018 08:08:00 +0200 499962 1538115619 1538114880 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Cable theft puts brakes on Pretoria-Joburg Metrorail trains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cable-theft-puts-brakes-on-pretoria-joburg-metrorail-trains-2018-09-19 African News Agency RAIL Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:03:00 +0200 499111 1537341026 1537340580 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 ELB, Elwatini partner to provide rail solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/elb-elwatini-partner-to-provide-rail-solutions-2018-09-18 Tasneem Bulbulia TRANSPORT Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:24:00 +0200 499022 1537259220 1537259040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 World’s first hydrogen fuel cell train enters commercial service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-first-hydrogen-fuel-cell-train-enters-commercial-service-2018-09-17 Simone Liedtke RAIL Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:13:00 +0200 498981 1537193848 1537193580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754755_resized_railcoradiailint2018alstomhydrogentrain1022.jpg 511 287 Bombardier Transportation’s electric train makes its public debut http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bombardier-transportations-electric-train-makes-its-public-debut-2018-09-14 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 14 Sep 2018 11:34:00 +0200 498778 1536918868 1536917640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754390_resized_bombardiersbatterypoweredtalent3emu220181022.jpg 511 287 First Xeno 1 laser installation complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-xeno-1-laser-installation-complete-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496859 1536650742 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749837_resized_xeno1cabtechnology09181022.jpg XENO 1 LASER SYSTEM The Xeno 1 is a desktop system that meets all the requirements for a cyber-physical system 511 287 PRASA commits to paying R16m for special Rail Enforcement Unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prasa-commits-to-paying-r16m-for-special-rail-enforcement-unit-2018-09-13 News24Wire RAIL Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:59:00 +0200 498587 1536822210 1536821940 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 South Africa's iron-ore railway to be shut down for annual maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-iron-ore-railway-to-be-shut-down-for-annual-maintenance-2018-09-12 Reuters RAIL Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:00:00 +0200 498505 1536747154 1536746400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Traxtion, Railway Material Resources form JV to distribute rail parts into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/traxtion-railway-material-resources-form-jv-to-distribute-rail-parts-into-africa-2018-09-12 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:46:00 +0200 498498 1537172282 1536745560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet board suspends two senior executives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-board-suspends-two-senior-executives-2018-09-07 African News Agency SUSPENSIONS Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:29:00 +0200 498033 1536303104 1536301740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transport committee says rail safety regulator should prioritise signalling challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-committee-says-rail-safety-regulator-should-prioritise-signalling-challenges-2018-09-05 African News Agency RAIL Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:03:00 +0200 497832 1536155569 1536152580 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 African rail industry urged to adopt concepts of Fourth Industrial Revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-rail-industry-urged-to-adopt-concepts-of-fourth-industrial-revolution-2018-09-04 Nadine James RAIL Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:17:00 +0200 497701 1536072395 1536070620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 More than 100 commuters injured in Joburg train collision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/around-100-people-injured-in-joburg-train-crash-2018-09-04 African News Agency RAIL Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:24:00 +0200 497619 1536064809 1536063840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Public Protector to probe Metrorail in Western Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-protector-to-probe-metrorail-in-western-cape-2018-09-03 African News Agency RAIL Mon, 03 Sep 2018 09:49:00 +0200 497477 1535961033 1535960940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Grindrod reports strong recovery in interim earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindrod-reports-strong-recovery-in-interim-earnings-2018-08-31 Marleny Arnoldi LOGISTICS Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:12:00 +0200 497411 1535719804 1535717520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Spotlight on CTC and potential legal inconsistencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spotlight-on-ctc-and-potential-legal-inconsistencies-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496064 1537185970 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747975_resized_legalsystem08181022.jpg COMPLIANCY CHECK An aviation working group is evaluating whether South Africa implements and complies with the rights and remedies provided for in the Cape Town Convention 511 287 Untu warns against PRASA’s continued safety noncompliance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untu-warns-against-prasas-continued-safety-noncompliance-2018-08-28 Marleny Arnoldi PASSENGER RAIL Tue, 28 Aug 2018 16:09:00 +0200 497028 1535466457 1535465340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet results eclipsed by irregular expenditure, qualified audit and State capture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-results-eclipsed-by-irregular-expenditure-qualified-audit-and-state-capture-2018-08-20 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:25:00 +0200 496172 1534775132 1534771500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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