Engineering News | Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rail Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:30:42 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gibela delivers its first South African made train to PRASA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-delivers-its-first-south-african-made-train-to-prasa-2018-12-07 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:23:00 +0200 506943 1544192603 1544178180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771177_resized_gibelagroup1022.jpg The first South African-built X’trapolis Mega commuter train on its way to the Wolmerton depot 511 287 South Africa’s 'dysfunctional' rail system root of many transport problems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-dysfunctional-rail-system-root-of-many-transport-problems-2018-12-07 Irma Venter ROAD AND RAIL Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:23:00 +0200 506918 1544193872 1544170980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771116_resized_metrorail2p10605661022.jpg 511 287 Transnet to modify operating model, corporate structure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-modify-operating-model-corporate-structure-2018-12-03 Marleny Arnoldi FREIGHT Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:19:00 +0200 506371 1543839777 1543839540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769929_resized_taumorwe206131022duane.jpg Transnet acting group CE Tau Morwe 511 287 Swifambo loses SCA bid to retain R3.5bn 'tall trains' PRASA tender http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swifambo-loses-sca-bid-to-retain-r35bn-tall-trains-prasa-tender-2018-11-30 News24Wire RAIL Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:05:00 +0200 506264 1543580205 1543579500 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Afreximbank ropes in Russian companies to invest in railway projects in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afreximbank-ropes-in-russian-companies-to-invest-in-railway-projects-in-africa-2018-11-30 African News Agency RAIL Fri, 30 Nov 2018 12:47:00 +0200 506256 1543574937 1543574820 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Saldanha iron-ore rail line to remain shut until Dec 9 after truck accident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-expects-two-week-halt-of-rail-activity-along-saldanha-iron-ore-line-2018-11-30 Creamer Media Reporter RAIL Fri, 30 Nov 2018 11:59:00 +0200 506246 1543583533 1543571940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Durban train delays in the spotlight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-train-delays-in-the-spotlight-2018-11-28 News24Wire RAIL Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:40:00 +0200 505912 1543387750 1543387200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 African countries urged to sign Luxembourg Protocol at Zimbabwe PIDA meeting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-urged-to-sign-luxembourg-protocol-at-zimbabwe-pida-meeting-2018-11-27-1 African News Agency INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:33:00 +0200 505836 1543311986 1543311180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Guinea bauxite miner to build new railway in $3bn deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/guinea-bauxite-miner-to-build-new-railway-in-3bn-deal-2018-11-27 Bloomberg INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:31:00 +0200 505786 1543300569 1543300260 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 R1bn Dunnottar facility boosts Nigel economy, youth employment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r1bn-dunnottar-facility-boosts-nigel-economy-youth-employment-2018-11-22 Creamer Media Reporter Rail Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:56:00 +0200 505472 1542889389 1542887760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768051_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76816_2018-11-23_rer514-dunnotar_hd-web.mp4191333701R1bn Dunnottar facility boosts Nigel economy, youth employment R1bn Dunnottar facility boosts Nigel economy, youth employment Audit outcomes of State-owned entities continue to regress http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/audit-outcomes-of-state-owned-entities-continue-to-regress-2018-11-22 Kim Cloete GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:05:00 +0200 505429 1542878142 1542877500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gibela to hand over SA-built train before year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-testing-on-track-for-gibela-to-deliver-first-train-by-end-of-2018-2018-11-19 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:42:00 +0200 505146 1542695147 1542638520 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767247_resized_gibeladunnotarfactoryopening1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Repair, maintenance vital for infrastructure life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/repair-maintenance-vital-for-infrastructure-lifespan-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503347 1542362502 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763547_resized_n14bridgeabe11181022.jpg BRIDGE RESORATION a.b.e. Construction Chemicals is involved in the restoration of bridges on the N17 and N14 511 287 Project to have major economic impact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motherwell-project-to-have-major-economic-impact-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Rail Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503333 1542362577 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763518_resized_prasatrainenroutetowolmertona659912421022.jpg MOTHERWELL PASSENGER RAIL CORRIDOR The construction of the railway line and associated infrastructure is scheduled to start in 2022/23 511 287 GE pulls out of Nigeria rail concession, hands over to Transnet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-pulls-out-of-nigeria-rail-concession-hands-over-to-transnet-2018-11-15 Bloomberg RAIL Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:48:00 +0200 504898 1542289799 1542289680 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Johannesburg Park Station platforms to be closed for a month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-park-station-platforms-to-be-closed-for-a-month-2018-11-13 African News Agency RAIL Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:34:00 +0200 504604 1542116395 1542116040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nothing sinister about the new fleet of vehicles, PRASA spokesperson says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nothing-sinister-about-the-new-fleet-of-vehicles-prasa-spokesperson-says-2018-11-07 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Wed, 07 Nov 2018 14:11:00 +0200 504065 1541592782 1541592660 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Morwe signals strategy shift as he prioritises restoration of trust amid ‘turbulance’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/morwe-signals-strategy-shift-as-he-prioritises-restoration-of-trust-amid-turbulance-2018-11-07 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:30:00 +0200 504051 1541600678 1541586600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764921_resized_transetlogodylanslater08181022.jpg 511 287 Road sweeper showcased at Wastecon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-sweeper-showcased-at-wastecon-2018-11-02 Halima Frost Rail Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502072 1540884147 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761306_resized_indcleaningsumani1118.jpg CLEAN SWEEP The MACRO M60 road sweeper took center stage at the Shumani stand 511 383 Russian rail group aims to develop newly acquired Boksburg factory into global narrow-gauge hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/russian-rail-group-aims-to-develop-newly-acquired-boksburg-factory-into-global-narrow-gauge-hub-2018-10-31 Terence Creamer RAIL ENGINEERING Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:10:00 +0200 503389 1540995438 1540995000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763626_resized_sambhembemartinvaujourjeromeboyet1022.jpg Mjisa Investments director Sam Bhembe, TMH International CEO Martin Vaujour and TMH Africa CEO Jerome Boyet 511 287 Transnet suspends former supply chain officer for misconduct http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-suspends-former-supply-chain-officer-for-misconduct-2018-10-31 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:51:00 +0200 503338 1540979574 1540975860 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Rail Enforcement Unit launched in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-enforcement-unit-launched-in-cape-town-2018-10-29 African News Agency RAIL Mon, 29 Oct 2018 11:34:00 +0200 503076 1540805819 1540805640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762944_resized_metrorail210221014duane.jpg 511 287 Rail industry plagued by theft, vandalism http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-industry-plagued-by-theft-vandalism-2018-10-26 Simone Liedtke RAIL Fri, 26 Oct 2018 16:54:00 +0200 503023 1540793040 1540565640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa inaugurates R1bn train manufacturing facility, training centre in Nigel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-2018-10-25 Nadine James RAIL Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:59:00 +0200 502892 1540541466 1540475940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762630_resized_gibeladunnotarfactoryopening1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Announcement on preferred bidder for Gautrain rolling stock expected by year-end http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/announcement-on-preferred-bidder-for-gautrain-rolling-stock-expected-by-year-end-2018-10-25 Irma Venter RAIL Thu, 25 Oct 2018 08:27:00 +0200 502744 1540452845 1540448820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762282_resized_gautrainduane.jpg 511 287 Intermodal transport systems vital for growth in South Africa, SADC region http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intermodal-transport-systems-vital-for-growth-in-south-africa-sadc-region-2018-10-23 Tasneem Bulbulia TRANSPORT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0200 502590 1540384079 1540303200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761966_resized_drismailvadi21022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76474_2018-10-23_saitaly_vadi_hdweb.mp451199237Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi outlines the need for intermodal transport systems in South Africa and the rest of the Southern African Development Community region. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76476_2018-10-23_saitaly_minister.mp436650706Transport Minister Blade Nzimande talks about the opportunities for investing in South Africa's transport infrastructure. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi outlines the need for intermodal transport systems in South Africa and the rest of the Southern African Development Community region. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Transport Minister Blade Nzimande talks about the opportunities for investing in South Africa's transport infrastructure. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. 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 1543587673 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