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Sep 22, 2014
Mozambican, Swazi and South African dignitaries at the official inauguration of the Maputo Corridor JOC
The Mozambican port and rail authorities plan to invest around $3-billion in the coming few years to raise yearly throughput at the Maputo port to between 40-million and 50-million tons by 2020 and to migrate additional cargo from road to rail. Speaking at the...
Sep 19, 2014
The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) welcomed the Ports Regulator of South Africa’s decision to switch to a multiyear tariff methodology, TNPA CFO Mohammed Abdul said on Friday, stating that a lack of certainty in prior years had negatively affected TNPA’s...
Sep 19, 2014
The Coega FAW plant
FAW South Africa (FAW SA), a subsidiary of China’s FAW Group, has established a joint venture with the Pamodzi Group, focusing on truck sales in South Africa and other countries in sub-Equatorial Africa. The new company, Pamodzi-FAW, is 51% held by Pamodzi and 49%...
Sep 19, 2014
The new Mazda3
Japanese car maker Mazda is investing R150-million in the domestic market as the brand separates from Ford in South Africa. As from October 1, Mazda will no longer be distributed through Ford, but through Mazda Southern Africa (MSA).
Sep 19, 2014
Defence industrial cooperation between South Africa and Brazil was highlighted at the recent III Brazil Defence Industrial Base Show (III Mostra BID-Brasil, as it is known in Portuguese), held in Brazil’s capital city, Brasília. The Brazilian Ministry of Defence (MD)...
Sep 19, 2014
With October being acknowledged as national transport month, Government Communication and Information System acting CEO Phumla Williams points out that road accidents are estimated to cost the South African economy R306-billion a year, which could be avoided if...
Sep 19, 2014
The recently rebranded Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa (AHZA, previously Eurocopter Southern Africa Limited or ESAL) is, in parallel with the rebranding, undergoing a transformation to improve its service to its customers. The rebranding process follows the...
Sep 19, 2014
South African private-sector defence group Paramount recently announced a series of major initiatives to strengthen its position in the local aerospace, defence and maritime sectors. Group Executive Chairman Ivor Ichikowitz told a media briefing that the enterprise...
Sep 18, 2014
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Sep 17, 2014
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Premier David Makhura
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) requested a meeting with Gauteng premier David Makhura on e-tolling before he set up a review panel, it said on Wednesday. "Perceptions that we were not prepared to enter into dialogue are therefore...
Sep 17, 2014
Leading South African aerospace company Aerosud Holdings announced on Wednesday that it had formed a strategic alliance with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). As a consequence, the IDC has taken a 26% shareholding in Aerosud Holdings. Aerosud Holdings has...
Sep 16, 2014
Construction on the bus rapid transport stations for Phase 1A of the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) project was likely to start before the end of the year, with the construction tenders currently being adjudicated, RRT said on Tuesday. Phase 1A of this four-phase...
Sep 16, 2014
As from April 2017, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) aims to only support the completely knockdown production (CKD) of trucks in South Africa, and no longer semi-knockdown (SKD) assembly, says DTI automotive chief director Mkhululi Mlota. “It is not yet...
Sep 16, 2014
A view of the DAe plant in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg
South African aerospace companies Aerosud and Denel Aerostructures (DAe) signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with European major airliner company Airbus at the DAe plant at OR Tambo International Airport, in Kempton Park, on Tuesday. The MoU creates...
Sep 16, 2014
Mali has signed a string of agreements with China totalling about $11-billion, most of it intended to finance two major railway projects linking the land-locked country to the coast, Mali's presidency said. Mali gave few details on the terms of the 34 agreements but...
Sep 16, 2014
HASA's new Benoni plant
Hyundai Automotive South Africa (HASA) is evaluating the viability of introducing the heavy-duty Hyundai Xcient truck range into South Africa, says HASA commercial vehicles director Wade Griffin. The market study should be completed towards the end of the year, he...
Sep 16, 2014
Government’s proposed Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle Automotive Investment Scheme (MHCV-AIS) is unlikely to have any real impact on Isuzu Trucks South Africa’s automotive assembly business, as the monetary benefits of the incentive would be too insignificant to...
Sep 15, 2014
Dave Rennie
Freight and logistics service provider Grindrod reported on Monday that director Dave Rennie had passed away. “It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of our dear colleague and friend Captain Dave Rennie on September 12,” the company said in a statement.
Sep 15, 2014
China has extended 26-billion CFA francs ($51-million) in funding to Mali, the West African country said on Friday, as it negotiates a programme with the International Monetary Fund. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita reached the agreement, which includes a gift of...
 
 
 
 
Sep 15, 2014
Tanzania signed a $565-million deal on Friday with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam, part of plans to boost the east African nation's role as a regional trade hub. Tanzania wants to lift capacity to 28-million...
Sep 15, 2014
Egypt said on Sunday it expected to receive around $425-million in funding from the Islamic Development Bank to develop an oil refinery in Assiut and an airport in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. The first agreement is for $198-million earmarked for the...
Sep 12, 2014
The board of UD Trucks Southern Africa (UDTSA) has announced the resignation of MD Jacques Carelse.   Long-time UD employee, corporate planning and marketing GM, Rory Schulz, has been appointed as acting MD while the process started to appoint a new MD. The Japanese...
Sep 12, 2014
The South African new truck market is too small to justify increasing local content on vehicles assembled locally, says Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) president and CEO Dr Johan van Zyl. Van Zyl is also president of the National Association of Automobile...
Sep 12, 2014
EDUCATION DRIVER Transnet Engineering is passionate about the learning and development of youth and is continuously investing in its technical skills pipeline
State-owned freight and logistics group Transnet Engineering (TE) says its membership and association with nonprofit technical organisation the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), has ensured that all TE’s welding inspectors have been correctly trained and...
Sep 12, 2014
Any user-pays project where less than half the users pay, is a failure, says Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) chairperson Wayne Duvenage. Outa is opposed to electronic tolling on Gauteng’s highways, as implemented last year.
Sep 12, 2014
The JSE-listed Imperial group breached the R100-billion revenue mark for the first time in the past financial year, ended June 30. Revenue was up 12% on the previous financial year, to R103.6-billion, with operating profit up 2%, to R6.2-billion.
Sep 11, 2014
Richard Anamoo and Tau Morwe
South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has signed another agreement with an African harbour authority as part of its strategy to support regional-integration efforts. Its latest memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed with the Ghana Ports...
Sep 10, 2014
The Innovation Group insurance managing executive Jonathan Holden
The introduction of telematics into the automotive industry would change the motor insurance landscape over coming years, with consumers expecting solutions tailored to their individual driving behaviour, business process services and software solutions provider The...
Sep 10, 2014
East Africa's Rift Valley Railways, operator of the only rail line linking Kenya's Indian Ocean coast with Uganda, said on Wednesday it had funding of 2.2-billion Kenyan shillings ($24.80-million) to buy 20 locomotives to be delivered by next April. Rift Valley...
 
 
 
 
Sep 09, 2014
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The Opposition To Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) group said on Tuesday it was confused by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters' stance on the e-tolls review. The Star newspaper reported that during a radio interview on Monday, Peters said there would be no review of the...
Sep 09, 2014
JSE-listed domestic airline operator Comair on Tuesday reported headline earnings per share (HEPS) of 57.8c for the financial year ended June 30, up 20.6% on the HEPS of 47.9c recorded the year before. Revenue grew 17% to R6.28-billion, compared with R5.38-billion in...
Sep 09, 2014
Southern African transporter Barloworld Transport on Tuesday announced that it had acquired 80% of specialist transport company Kumkani Heavy Haulage, enabling it to provide an unparalleled service offering in the abnormal transport and project cargo sector. Kumkani...
Sep 05, 2014
New Polo Vivo
Four years after the introduction of the locally built Volkswagen Polo Vivo to the market in 2010, Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) on Friday launched a new-look Polo Vivo.  Distribution of the new Polo Vivos to the various VW dealerships around the country had already...
Sep 05, 2014
Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi this week officially opened the newly built Randfontein-Tarlton road in the West Rand. The 7.9 km road, which was constructed at a cost of R50-million, comprised a two-lane, single carriageway between Randfontein and the...
Sep 05, 2014
Industrial products importer JSE-listed Hudaco has inked a deal to acquire automotive components distributor Partquip for R550-million, complementing the group’s existing automotive after-market businesses, which distribute clutches, seals and automotive bearings....
Sep 05, 2014
Worldwide, aviation safely transports more than three billion people a year. It is, as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) points out, the safest form of transport there is. Everywhere, aviation has become a key factor in economic growth. Africa is no...
Sep 05, 2014
Aerosud’s flagship company Aerosud Aviation has come a long way since 2000, when the company’s diversification into commercial aviation as a manufacturer and supplier of parts and accessories to Boeing and Airbus started in earnest. The company succeeded in winning...
Sep 05, 2014
Aerosud, South Africa’s leading aeromechanical parts manufacturer, has restructured its operations as part of a strategy aimed at ensuring continued strong growth. The restructure, put into effect in June, is directed at strategically positioning and financially...
Sep 05, 2014
Aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace and an African airline and existing Bombardier customer, signed a letter of intent in July to acquire five CSeries airliners. Based on list pricing, the order for five CSeries aircraft is valued at about $365-million.
 
 
 
 
Sep 05, 2014
Government’s Automotive and Production Development Programme (APDP) has succeeded in mitigating some effects of the labour action seen in the local automotive industry over the last 12 months, says Metair MD Theo Loock. The APDP incentivises volume component and...
Sep 05, 2014
DRIVING DEMAND South African diesel vehicle sales have shown positive growth over the past few years
An increasing local demand for diesel vehicles is pushing further development of diesel fuels to become more environment-friendly while increasing engine power, reports petroleum industry company BP.
Sep 05, 2014
Light-aircraft manufacturer The Airplane Factory delivered its two- hundredth airplane in June, having started production of its light and light sport aircraft in August 2010, says Airplane Factory co-founder and director James Pitman. The business, located at the...
Sep 05, 2014
LUBRICATION OIL AVAILABLE Modern gearboxes put enormous pressure on the lubricant
Petroleum products refining company Engen announced in July that it launched its Gengear XEP-series industrial gearbox oils for high-performance under pressure applications to the local market.
Sep 05, 2014
Geotech Aviation is a division of Geotech Airborne, an airborne geophysical survey company, which provides full service in helicopter and fixed-wing geophysics. It offers high-end technical services in the fields of active and passive electromagnetism,...
 
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