Engineering News | Roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/roads Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:51:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Infrastructure development key to accelerating growth, Gama avers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrialisation-infrastructure-development-to-accelerate-economic-growth-gama-2017-06-23 Mia Breytenbach INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454783 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655176_resized_transnetceosiyabongagama0620171022.jpg SIYABONGA GAMA We need to make sure that Africa’s share of global trade continues to grow 511 287 Chapman’s Peak drive closed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chapmans-peak-drive-closed-2017-06-19 Anine Kilian ROADS Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:07:00 +0200 455908 1497882611 1497881220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Minister of transport slams taxi protest http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minister-of-transport-slams-taxi-protest-2017-06-15 African News Agency PUBLIC TRANSPORT Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:24:00 +0200 455610 1497518757 1497518640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Africa’s rail development key to growth in intra-Africa trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-rail-development-key-to-growth-in-intra-africa-trade-2017-06-14 Natasha Odendaal RAIL Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:08:00 +0200 455502 1497446341 1497445680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sanral sets Outa straight on toll collection claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-sets-outa-straight-on-toll-collection-claims-2017-06-12 Natasha Odendaal ROADS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:49:00 +0200 455210 1497276140 1497275340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sanral receives fraction of Gauteng tolls income – Outa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-receives-fraction-of-gauteng-tolls-income-outa-2017-06-12 Natasha Odendaal ROADS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:05:00 +0200 455127 1497261092 1497258300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655958_resized_gfipsanraletolln12wtrafficaroads305121022duane.jpg 511 287 AARTO staff embark on strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aarto-staff-embark-on-strike-2017-06-12 African News Agency ROADS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:39:00 +0200 455100 1497263377 1497256740 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Wild Coast highway megabridge projects expected to start this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-2017-06-09 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453734 1496672631 1496959200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Heavy-haul industry urged to embrace supply-chain approach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-haul-industry-should-encompass-entire-supply-chain-executive-2017-06-02 Mia Breytenbach RAIL Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453110 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651049_resized_transnetfreightrail121013duane21022.jpg INDUSTRY OVERHAUL Tansformation of the heavy haul industry is key in countries, such as South Africa, where a minority of the country’s rail-friendly freight is transported by rail 511 287 Sandton Central works to reduce traffic jams http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandton-central-works-to-reduce-traffic-jams-2017-05-30 African News Agency ROADS Tue, 30 May 2017 14:28:00 +0200 453867 1496148444 1496147280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Long-serving Sanral engineering exec looks back as he prepares to step down http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-2017-05-16 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452467 1495523579 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 N4 leg of toll plaza upgrade under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n4-leg-of-toll-plaza-upgrade-under-way-2017-05-10 Nadine James Roads Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451935 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647962_resized_bakwenaplatinumcorridorconcessionairepumulaniplaza21016duane1022.jpg PUMULANI PLAZA The project also comprised of improvements at the Zambesi, Pumulani, Stormvoël and Doornpoort plazas, which were completed on schedule in December 511 287 Planned infrastructure development presents milling opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/planned-infrastructure-development-presents-milling-opportunities-2017-05-26 Nadine James Roads Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451930 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647974_resized_wirtgenmillingequipment0317victormoolman1022.jpg DRIVING PROFIT The core niche business of renting out milling machines will remain profitable for at least another decade 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68925_2017-03-16_roadmilling_-_lio-hd_web.mp427603508Road Milling and Sweeping GM Lesley Kafka discusses the company’s business objectives and relationship with equipment supplier Wirtgen. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Road Milling and Sweeping GM Lesley Kafka discusses the company’s business objectives and relationship with equipment supplier Wirtgen. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. JRA spends R14.4m on bridge joints http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-spends-r144m-on-bridge-joints-2017-05-25 Megan van Wyngaardt INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 25 May 2017 15:24:00 +0200 453485 1495720276 1495718640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651901_resized_m1construction04171022cm.jpg 511 287 MEC Vadi frustrated with slow pace of BRT, aerotropolis developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mec-vadi-frustrated-with-slow-pace-of-brt-aerotropolis-developments-2017-05-25 Irma Venter INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:00 +0200 453359 1495699836 1495699680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651565_resized_ismailvadi305131022duane.jpg Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Maswanganyi vows bold State intervention to drive transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maswanganyi-vows-bold-state-intervention-to-drive-transformation-2017-05-24 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 24 May 2017 08:58:00 +0200 453184 1495618620 1495609080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Megabridge construction on N2 highway project to start later this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/megabridge-construction-on-n2-highway-project-to-start-later-this-year-2017-05-19 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 19 May 2017 09:56:00 +0200 452830 1495185329 1495180560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650375_resized_sanraln2msikabaselectedoption1022.jpg The proposed Msikaba bridge 511 287 Sanral investigating road funding models other than e-tolling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toll-roads-2017-05-19 Irma Venter TOLL ROADS Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451824 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Online bidding platform aims to ‘disrupt’ truck transport industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-2017-05-12 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451028 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Outa launches another civil challenge against e-tolls, Sanral http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-launches-another-civil-challenge-against-e-tolls-sanral-2017-05-11 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Thu, 11 May 2017 10:29:00 +0200 451997 1494493069 1494491340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648120_resized_gfipsanraletolln12wtrafficaroads405121022duane.jpg 511 287 Water shortages sound a warning to city planners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-shortages-sound-a-warning-to-city-planners-2017-05-08 Kim Cloete WATER Mon, 08 May 2017 16:58:00 +0200 451638 1494255779 1494255480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sanral’s chief engineer on retirement, career highlights and tolling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanrals-chief-engineer-on-retirement-career-highlights-and-tolling-2017-05-05 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 05 May 2017 11:18:00 +0200 451433 1493977818 1493975880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646828_resized_sanralkoossmit20171022.jpg Koos Smit 511 287 African countries must create conducive environment to attract more infrastructure investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-must-create-conducive-environment-to-attract-more-infrastructure-investment-2017-05-04 Shirley le Guern INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 04 May 2017 12:56:00 +0200 451280 1493899657 1493895360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Johannesburg to restore dignity to residents through job creation – Mashaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-to-restore-dignity-to-residents-through-job-creation-mashaba-2017-05-03 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 03 May 2017 16:02:00 +0200 451144 1493822286 1493820120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646227_resized_joburg1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 AfDB approves $253m for Uganda–Kenya connecting road upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-approves-253-million-for-uganda-kenya-connecting-road-upgrades-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION/ROADS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449521 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642179_resized_roadconstructioncapsa1022bloomberg.jpg SPEEDY ACCESS Upgrading of the road will reduce the travel time from Kapchorwa to Suam, in Uganda, from 4 hrs to 1.5 hrs and from Suam to Kitale, in Kenya, from 1.5 hrs to 45 min 511 287 Construction of M1 Oxford, Federation bridges to enter final phase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-m1-oxford-federation-bridges-to-enter-final-phase-2017-04-24 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:33:00 +0200 450416 1493044631 1493044380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644335_resized_m1construction04171022cm.jpg 511 287 E-toll compliance low, can distance-based charging be a solution? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-toll-compliance-low-can-distance-based-charging-be-a-solution-2017-04-21 Irma Venter TOLL ROADS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:54:00 +0200 450267 1492779395 1492779240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643898_resized_gfipsanraletolletagbuilding05121022duane.jpg 511 287 Easter road death toll increases by 51% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/easter-road-death-toll-increases-by-51-2017-04-21 News24Wire ROAD SAFETY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:42:00 +0200 450228 1492780222 1492764120 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 N2 roadworks 75% complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-roadworks-75-complete-2017-04-10 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 10 Apr 2017 11:47:00 +0200 449159 1491836761 1491817620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet calls for private sector support in funding South Africa’s logistics infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-calls-for-private-sector-support-in-funding-south-africas-logistics-infrastructure-2017-04-04 Shirley le Guern LOGISTICS Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:48:00 +0200 448580 1491313971 1491313680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sugar industry reduces haulage costs by R38m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-reduces-haulage-costs-by-r38-million-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Roads Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446401 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 City launches R88m project to fix potholes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-launches-r88m-project-to-fix-potholes-2017-03-28 African News Agency ROADS Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0200 447763 1490703954 1490703780 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Mobility Vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/public-transport-2017-03-24-1 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446332 1490001842 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sanral freeway incident management project clinches intellegent transport award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-2017-03-24 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446326 1489746578 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Rehabilitation school proposed for road traffic offenders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rehabilitation-school-proposed-for-road-traffic-offenders-2017-03-23 News24Wire ROADS Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:31:00 +0200 447332 1490272400 1490272260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City of Cape Town to try flexi-time, work from home, to reduce gridlock http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-to-try-flexi-time-work-from-home-to-reduce-gridlock-2017-03-22 News24Wire ROADS Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:44:00 +0200 447181 1490186788 1490186640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 JRA to upgrade Roodepoort intersection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-to-upgrade-roodepoort-intersection-2017-03-20 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:59:00 +0200 446995 1490348787 1490003940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0