Engineering News | Roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/roads Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:43:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Nigerian finance minister says country needs to tap its non-oil revenues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-finance-minister-says-country-needs-to-tap-its-non-oil-revenues-2017-04-21 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:44:00 +0200 450203 1492761188 1492757040 1495317600 Reuters 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 DBSA secures $100m AFD loan facility to support continental activity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-secures-100m-afd-loan-facility-to-support-continental-activity-2017-03-17 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:29:00 +0200 446884 1489762459 1489760940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DBSA backs key highway project in Kenya http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-highway-2017-03-17 John Muchira ROADS – 2 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445571 1489743713 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Export orders continue to flow for home-grown mobile load simulator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/export-of-equipment-attests-to-exceptional-local-engineering-2017-03-10 Dylan Slater Testing Equipment Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444820 1490799180 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630209_resized_mlsloadingatdurbanharbourcopy1022.jpg EN ROUTE The MLS is driven under its own power onto a roll-on, roll-off ship before departing for China 511 287 Sanral initiates training scheme for small firms ahead of N2 Wild Coast construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roads-2017-03-17 Irma Venter ROADS – 1 Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445445 1489473861 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 R158m road construction project part of Gauteng development programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r158m-road-construction-project-part-of-gauteng-development-programme-2017-03-16 African News Agency ROADS Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:27:00 +0200 446745 1489743461 1489674420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Basil Read maintains steady turnover in FY16 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basil-read-maintains-steady-turnover-in-fy16-2017-03-10 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:32:00 +0200 446097 1489156514 1489138320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633201_resized_nevillenicolau702101022duane.jpg Basil Read CEO Neville Nicolau 511 287 'We are being intimidated' – Uber driver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metered-taxi-drivers-protest-against-uber-block-access-to-or-tambo-international-airport-2017-03-10 News24Wire TRANSPORT Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:30:00 +0200 446039 1489142849 1489127400 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Forging market for automotive application to be valued at $56-billion by 2022 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-market-for-automotive-application-to-be-valued-at-56-billion-by-2022-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Roads Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444095 1488878182 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628689_resized_steloycastingsfoundry31015duane1022.jpg INCREASED DRIVE Increasing cars sales are expected to drive the European automotive and automotive components market within the forecast period 511 287 Tracker sees big data investments adding fleet-management value http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-data-horizon-beckons-tracker-2017-03-10 Schalk Burger BIG DATA Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444687 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Pursuit of better performance sees Gauteng split R44bn MTEF infrastructure spend http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pursuit-of-better-performance-sees-gauteng-split-r44bn-mtef-infrastructure-spend-2017-03-07 Natasha Odendaal GAUTENG BUDGET Tue, 07 Mar 2017 11:49:00 +0200 445578 1488974576 1488880140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631815_resized_barbaracreecymecfinancedylanslater1022.jpg Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy 511 287 Sanral takes big step towards economic transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-takes-big-step-towards-economic-transformation-2017-03-06 News24Wire ROADS Mon, 06 Mar 2017 11:56:00 +0200 445406 1488794315 1488794160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 KPMG at forefront of PRASA rail infrastructure upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kpmg-at-forefront-of-prasa-rail-infrastructure-upgrades-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Roads Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443396 1488204607 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627040_resized_railinfrastructureprasa390714022017duane1022.jpg PRASA PROJECT The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is replacing the entire metro rail fleet of South Africa through the provision of 3 600 new train car units 511 287 Gauteng MEC Vadi launches R87m road upgrade project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-mec-vadi-launches-r87m-road-upgrade-project-2017-03-02 African News Agency ROADS Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:39:00 +0200 445049 1488462694 1488458340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Cape Town mulls bicycle plant, giveaway project to learners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-mulls-bicycle-plant-giveaway-project-to-learners-2017-02-28 Irma Venter NONMOTORISED TRANSPORT Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:33:00 +0200 444646 1488274551 1488274380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629806_resized_bicyclepath1022.jpg 511 287 Toll freeways, build more Gautrain links and reinvent PRASA, says economist http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toll-freeways-build-more-gautrain-links-and-reinvent-prasa-says-economist-2017-02-27 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:28:00 +0200 444394 1488177323 1488176880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629303_resized_andrewmarsay311121022duane.jpg Andrew Marsay 511 287 AMSA unveils interim steel rail hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-unveils-interim-steel-rail-hub-2017-02-24 Natasha Odendaal RAIL Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:57:00 +0200 444375 1487947661 1487944620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629255_resized_arcelormittalsadistributioncentreisando310220217duane1.jpg 511 287 Sanral CEO looks to regain South Africa’s trust despite ongoing e-toll tussle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rebuilding-bridges-2017-02-24 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442840 1487666644 1487887200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627764_resized_building.jpg 511 287 JRA tackles bridge rehabilitation after severe floods http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-tackles-bridge-rehabilitation-after-severe-floods-2017-02-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:14:00 +0200 444009 1487847822 1487834040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Treasury says investor confidence in Sanral improves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-says-investor-confidence-in-sanral-improves-2017-02-22 Natasha Odendaal 2017 BUDGET Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:05:00 +0200 443914 1487832882 1487765100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628203_resized_nationalroad1022duane.jpg 511 287 Further disruptions to Johannesburg traffic as another M1 lane closes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/further-disruptions-to-johannesburg-traffic-as-another-m1-lane-closes-2017-02-14 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:44:00 +0200 442986 1487084596 1487079840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625843_resized_truckandtrailerroadtrafficduane1022.jpg 511 287 Sanral, City of Cape Town to co-operate after tolls judgment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-city-of-cape-town-and-sanral-on-sunday-affirmed-their-willingness-to-work-together-after-the-roads-agency-lost-a-court-appeal-over-tolls-for-the-n1-and-n2-highways-the-city-is-willing-to-partner-with-sanral-and-provide-some-of-the-funding-for-the-nece News24Wire ROADS Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:42:00 +0200 442785 1486969855 1486968120 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 New era for automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Roads Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441101 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000621219_resized_driverlessvehicledeloitte012017jpg1022.jpeg TECHNOLOGY TAKE OVER Driverless vehicles will soon become a reality with extensive research and testing underway globally 511 287 Gauteng aims to introduce greener freight logistics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-aims-to-introduce-greener-freight-logistics-2017-02-09 Megan van Wyngaardt TRANSPORT Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:19:00 +0200 442569 1486653097 1486646340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000624818_resized_n3tcn3tollconcessiontruckroadtraffictradetransporteconomic2510220815duane.jpg 511 287