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Jan 25, 2013
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The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) welcomed a ruling by the High Court in Pretoria on Friday granting it leave to appeal against a previous judgment made by the court. "[It is]... the alliance's sincere belief that their case to halt e-tolls has strong...
Jan 22, 2013
The High Court in Pretoria will hear an application to appeal against e-tolling on Friday, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said. "Outa remains committed to this case, which largely seeks to protect citizen's constitutional rights, along with...
Jan 18, 2013
Professional consulting engineering company SMEC South Africa (formerly Vela VKE) is playing a major role in the development of public transport in the Rustenburg area, in the North-West Province.
Jan 09, 2013
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance has filed its appeal against e-tolls in the Pretoria High Court, the organisation said on Wednesday. Outa chairman Musa Strachan said the application for leave to appeal was filed in court on Tuesday.
Jan 08, 2013
The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) will appeal a court ruling that thwarted its bid to have e-tolls in Gauteng scrapped, it said on Monday evening. "We will be appealing the e-toll judgment," chairperson Wayne Duvenage said.
Dec 18, 2012
JSE-listed construction company Basil Read has been awarded a contract to build a 22 km road to Swakop Uranium’s new R12-billion Husab mine project in Namibia. The construction of the R193-million road is expected to be completed in February 2014. Eleven metres...
Dec 14, 2012
The Malawi government is inviting expressions of interest from consulting firms that are keen to provide supervision services for the construction of the Jenda–Edingeni–Euthini road, in the north of the country.
Dec 13, 2012
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Gauteng road users have been urged to not buy e-tags after the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday dismissed an application to scrap e-tolls. "Don't register! Don't buy e-tags!" the Congress of South African Trade Unions said in a statement.
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Nov 30, 2012
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has opened an N2 bypass for vehicles travelling between Grahamstown and Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, following extensive damage to the highway during heavy rains in October. A portion of the road...
Nov 30, 2012
The Gautrain system operator, Bombela, has introduced three new bus routes this month, while several existing routes have also been optimised by adding a number of new stops. Bombela says “these enhancements” are the result of customer feedback. It adds that the...
Nov 28, 2012
Gauteng motorists will only know later what the fate of the Gauteng e-tolling system will be, after the High Court in Pretoria reserved judgment on the matter on Wednesday. "I don't have to say this, but judgment is reserved," Judge Louis Vorster said.
Nov 27, 2012
The public outcry against the tolling of Gauteng's highways was related to the tariffs, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Tuesday. "I think we should make it clear that the public outcry is not because of tolls but the tariffs," Vincent Maleka, senior council for...
Nov 27, 2012
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The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has granted a R1.4-billion loan to a joint venture (JV) focusing on road rehabilitation and tolling initiatives in Zimbabwe. Infralink, a 70:30 JV between the Zimbabwe National Road Administration and South Africa-based...
Nov 26, 2012
The e-tolling of Gauteng's highways must be set aside because insufficient public consultation has taken place, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Monday. Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) lawyer Mike Maritz said the implementation of the tolls was unlawful.
Nov 23, 2012
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The e-tolling bill has not been withdrawn in Parliament, the department of transport said on Thursday. Department spokesperson Tiyani Rikhotso said the portfolio committee had held its public hearings and was due to bring the matter before Parliament.
Nov 23, 2012
The City of Johannesburg is finalising the tourism-bus concept to enable tourists and residents to go sightseeing in the city on the hop-on-hop-off double-decker buses.
Nov 22, 2012
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South Africa’s new Administrative Adjudication of Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) will not work if it is not well managed and applied in a consistent, transparent manner, says Intelligent Transport Society of South Africa CEO Dr Paul Vorster. In its essence, AARTO is “a...
Nov 20, 2012
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The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has appealed to government to take notice of opposition to the e-tolling of Gauteng freeways. In a presentation to the National Assembly's transport committee on Tuesday, the trade union federation also called for...
 
 
 
 
Nov 16, 2012
While August 16 will probably forever be remembered as the day the South African Police Service opened fire on striking mineworkers at the Marikana platinum mine, killing 34 people, the week also delivered another noteworthy, much more positive event. National...
Nov 16, 2012
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Public meetings on Gauteng's e-tolls indicated the public was against the system, the Opposition To Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Thursday. "Despite efforts by the department of transport to focus on discussing the proposed tariffs and exemptions at meetings,...
Nov 16, 2012
The 7 km, Phase 1A leg of the Tshwane bus rapid transit (BRT) system, running from the innercity to Hatfield, is on track to open in April 2014, says City of Tshwane strategic executive director transport Lungile Madlala.
Nov 16, 2012
While August 16 will probably forever be remembered as the day the South African Police Service opened fire on striking mine workers at the Marikana platinum mine, killing 34 people, the week also delivered another noteworthy, much more positive event.
Nov 13, 2012
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South Africa’s most populous province will require better planning coordination, as well as greater integration across transport modes if it is to avoid future “gridlock”, Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi warned on Tuesday. The recently released Census...
Nov 12, 2012
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Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) on Monday said it supported the user-pays principle proposed for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), provided that there was at least one alternative to tolling available that met a basic minimum level of service...
Nov 07, 2012
E-tags bought for Gauteng freeways will soon be valid at toll plazas across the country, the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) said on Wednesday. "We want to use this technology at the very toll system that we... [presently] have. There is a roll-out...
Nov 02, 2012
Logistics company Dachser South Africa believes that, when government sets out to upgrade the roads, it should look at those that will improve business opportunities and, in turn, attract investment.
Nov 02, 2012
As bitumen shortages continue to impact on the road construction industry, construction company Basil Read believes the use of concrete is a viable alternative construction material that offers long-term benefits.
Nov 02, 2012
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Refined petroleum company Engen launched new unleaded and diesel fuels that contain new additive technologies for the local long-haul and short-haul markets, said Engen Commercial Business Manager John Kennedy in October.
 
 
 
 
Nov 02, 2012
New pedestrian bridges and walkways on the N3 at Westville viaduct and Tshelimnyama township, in KwaZulu-Natal, have been constructed to meet the needs of a large number of pedestrians walking along and crossing roads in the area.
Nov 02, 2012
As climate change continues to affect the environment, there is a constant need to mitigate the impact of unexpected natural disasters such as rockfalls that damage infrastructure.
Nov 02, 2012
South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) CEO Nazir Alli emphasised the importance of citizens, State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and government having a shared vision about the future of infrastructure development in the country at the Council for Scientific...
Nov 02, 2012
If African countries are to reach the levels of economic growth needed to reduce poverty in a sustainable manner, increased levels of public and private investment must take place in strategic productive sectors, states technical specialist firm Arup.
Oct 30, 2012
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The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) plans to adjust the e-toll tariffs for Gauteng’s upgraded highways in March each year, in line with the consumer price index, the Government Gazette has confirmed. This was the procedure followed for all other...
Oct 26, 2012
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Oct 26, 2012
Logistics companies that deal with the challenges of transporting hazardous chemicals on Southern Africa’s roads were provided with the latest road-safety tools and information at the Chemical & Allied Industries’ Association’s (CAIA) Responsible Care transport...
Oct 25, 2012
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Cabinet has approved the gazetting of the terms and conditions – including updated tariffs – that will apply to users of the toll road network in Gauteng. This comes after the interMinisterial committee on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) briefed...
Oct 23, 2012
The 7 km, Phase 1A leg of the Tshwane bus rapid transit (BRT) system, running from the innercity to Hatfield, is on track to open in April 2014, says City of Tshwane strategic executive director transport Lungile Madlala. Phase 1B, from Hatfield to Menlyn, and Phase...
Oct 19, 2012
South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) CEO Nazir Alli has appealed to “all South Africans” to respect the decision by the country’s highest court to allow for tolling to continue on Gauteng’s freeways.
 
 
 
 
Oct 15, 2012
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The details of the electronic toll collection contract (ETC) should not be kept confidential, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Monday. "It shouldn't be confidential. It is taxpayers' money that is being used to pay the tolls, so the taxpayer...
Oct 11, 2012
An announcement on the roll-out of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) will be made very soon, says acting Minister for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Richard Baloyi. Addressing reporters during a post-Cabinet briefing on Thursday, Baloyi said an...
Oct 05, 2012
A meeting between the inter-ministerial committee on e-tolling and Cosatu, chaired by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, will again convene next week. "The meeting [on Friday] agreed that more time was needed for both parties to consider the proposals on the table,"...
Oct 05, 2012
A pioneering collaboration between the State-owned Coega Development Corporation (CDC) and the Eastern Cape Department of Roads and Public Works (DRPW) is bolstering support for the development of small, medium and micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) in the roads...
Oct 05, 2012
The sustained investment made to map population centres and main trade roads in Africa has resulted in a competitive advantage for navigation product supplier TomTom and location-based services technology company mapIT, as the detailed maps enable more effective...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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