Engineering News | Transport & Logistics Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/transport Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:55:04 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Imperial to have answer on unbundling ‘by this time next year’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-to-have-answer-on-unbundling-by-this-time-next-year-2017-08-22 Irma Venter LOGISTICS & AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:46:00 +0200 462358 1503410781 1503405960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672984_resized_marklamberti410220214duane.jpg Mark Lamberti 511 287 M&R buys further 17% stake in Bombela Concession Company for R405m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-buys-further-17-stake-in-bombela-concession-company-for-r405m-2017-08-22 Creamer Media Reporter MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 22 Aug 2017 11:36:00 +0200 462316 1503395620 1503394560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672914_resized_gautrainmodderfontein707091022duane.jpg 511 287 Infrastructure initiative garners support from nine African presidents http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-initiative-garners-support-from-nine-african-presidents-2017-08-21 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:09:00 +0200 462221 1503328391 1503324540 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672670_resized_infrastructure1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Latest technology promises to solve drone/manned aircraft interaction problem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-technology-promises-to-solve-dronemanned-aircraft-interaction-problem-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell AVIATION Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:58:00 +0200 462096 1503062204 1503057480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672379_resized_drones1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Ten injured after Metrorail train derails near Bellville station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-injured-after-metrorail-train-derails-near-bellville-station-2017-08-18 African News Agency RAIL Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:04:00 +0200 462072 1503048232 1503047040 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Advanced wear technology stands to set new benchmark http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-wear-technology-stands-to-set-a-new-industry-benchmark-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460397 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668181_resized_wonderstoneglztuffinlethead720171022.jpg ENHANCED PROTECTION Zirconia-enhanced alumina offers superior mechanical strength, abrasion resistance and fracture toughness in wear linings protecting components such as inlet heads 511 287 Attention to detail crucial for conveyor belts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attention-to-detail-crucial-for-optimal-conveyor-performance-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460387 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668146_resized_conveyortrainingmartinengineering1022.jpg SAFETY FIRST It is imperative that a risk assessment be performed prior to working on conveyors and that all operators are educated on the learning points identified 511 287 Company supplies piping for water treatment expansion project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-piping-for-water-treatment-expansion-project-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460529 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668540_resized_plastitechusuthuexpansionprojectinfrastructureservices20171022.jpg MEGA SUPPLY Plasti-Tech supplied R1.8-million worth of piping and fabricated fittings for the Usuthu water purification plant expansion project 511 287 Comprehensive service support adds value to forklifts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comprehensive-service-support-adds-value-to-forklifts-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460396 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668268_resized_smithpowerequipmentkiporforklift0820171022.jpg FIT FOR PURPOSE Kipor forklifts were supplied to Icon Bricks with additional filtration systems to protect the engines from fine dust particles 511 287 Education and training imperative for modern supply chain management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-and-training-imperative-for-modern-supply-chain-management-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460404 1503411157 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668200_resized_honeywellautomationorionconsoleexhibitionatautomationworld201704171022.jpg FUTURE-FOCUSED Companies are increasingly upgrading their manufacturing facilities to streamline operations and remove constraints through automation 511 287 Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 Materials handling still a key focus for businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-handling-still-a-key-focus-for-businesses-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460401 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668186_resized_interrollconveyor0720171022.jpg ADDING VALUE Businesses are investing in upgrading existing materials handling equipment and eliminating problem areas to maximise efficiency 511 287 Modern materials handling systems support operational improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-materials-handling-systems-support-operational-improvements-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460402 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668196_resized_normanmalekaseweurodrive0820171022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Technologies like SEW-EURODRIVE’s MOVITRANS are paving the way to the fully integrated and automated future of materials handling 511 287 Project aids community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-aids-community-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460517 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668627_resized_royalhaskoningdhvcornubiainterchangeinfrastructure20171022.jpg PILING UP Royal HaskoningDHV construction project manager Drew Wilson says the biggest challenge has been piling and the foundation of the structure 511 287 SADC in need of localised development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-is-critical-to-drive-sadc-region-industrialisation-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460553 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668621_resized_nigelgwynneevanssadcindustrialisationweekinfrastructure20171022.jpg NIGEL GWYNNE-EVANS State-owned entities have a critical role to play in attractive private sector investment for infrastructure projects 511 287 Still much uncertainty as LPG stakeholders grapple with market inquiry findings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/still-much-uncertainty-as-lpg-stakeholders-grapple-with-market-inquiry-findings-2017-08-18 Mia Breytenbach GAS Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460901 1502785130 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671095_resized_foot.jpg 511 287 Telematics fleet management solutions guarantee increased profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-fleet-management-solutions-guarantee-increased-profitability-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460386 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668271_resized_mixtelematicsscreeninterface0820171022.jpg INFORMATION AT A GLANCE The MiX Journey Management tool presents all information relating to cargo’s journey in a clear and efficient manner to facilitate quicker decision-making 511 287 RAL, Northam partner to upgrade road in Waterberg district http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ral-northam-partner-to-upgrade-road-in-waterberg-district-2017-08-17 Anine Kilian INFRASTRUCUTRE Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:53:00 +0200 462003 1503055128 1502981580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coal India building new railway links to efficiently evacuate production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coal-india-building-new-railway-links-to-efficiently-evacuate-production-2017-08-17 Ajoy K Das COAL Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:07:00 +0200 461916 1502975338 1502960820 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Parliamentary State capture probe hits first hurdle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliamentary-state-capture-probe-hits-first-hurdle-2017-08-16 African News Agency STATE CAPTURE Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:19:00 +0200 461823 1502887364 1502885940 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671673_resized_parliamentgovtza1022.jpg 511 287 Tshwane roads, railway lines blocked and cars pelted in taxi protest http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tshwane-roads-railway-lines-blocked-and-cars-pelted-in-taxi-protest-2017-08-16 News24Wire PROTEST Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:37:00 +0200 461720 1502869643 1502861820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671424_resized_pretoria110221014duane.jpg 511 287 Grindrod expects to narrow interim losses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindrod-expects-to-narrow-interim-losses-2017-08-15 Creamer Media Reporter LOGISTICS Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:37:00 +0200 461649 1502790873 1502789820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 KAP advances acquisition strategy; reports good FY17 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-advances-acquisition-strategy-reports-good-fy17-results-2017-08-14 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:47:00 +0200 461536 1503055183 1502722020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Comair expects up to 104% rise in FY headline earnings a share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comair-expects-up-to-104-rise-in-fy-headline-earnings-a-share-2017-08-14 Creamer Media Reporter AVIATION Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:41:00 +0200 461527 1502722057 1502718060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Vadi lifts suspension on Soweto taxi routes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vadi-lifts-suspension-on-soweto-taxi-routes-2017-08-14 News24Wire PUBLIC TRANSPORT Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:47:00 +0200 461487 1502707646 1502704020 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 JRA seeks new MD as Phillips resigns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-seeks-new-md-as-phillips-resigns-2017-08-14 Creamer Media Reporter MANAGEMENT CHANGES Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:02:00 +0200 461402 1502695546 1502694120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sea Harvest invests in new trawler http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sea-harvest-invests-in-new-trawler-2017-08-11 Creamer Media Reporter FOOD & BEVERAGE Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:32:00 +0200 461331 1502447584 1502447520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eskom postpones planned R21 road closure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-postpones-planned-r21-road-closure-2017-08-11 Natasha Odendaal ELECTRICITY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:28:00 +0200 461295 1502440292 1502440080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BMG to distribute Eaton’s conveyor solutions across sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-partners-with-bmg-to-extend-product-range-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach MATERIALS HANDLING Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460054 1502445018 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667459_resized_eatonbmgripswitch0720171022.jpg TERMS OF AGREEMENT BMG will distribute Eaton’s conveyor safety switches with all corresponding accessories to provide complete conveyor solutions 511 287 Company providing a package for complete heat containment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-providing-a-package-for-complete-heat-containment-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Transport Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459807 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666873_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersbloomberg3155805281110720171022.jpg DRAWING THE LINE A common problem is where companies put too thick or too thin a lining into their furnaces, which Saubatech aims to circumvent 511 287 Fund invests into African rail operator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-development-fund-invests-in-rail-operator-to-unlock-continental-rail-projects-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach RAILWAYS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460070 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667502_resized_railsheltamharithhomescreenrotating0720171022.jpg RAIL POTENTIAL Sheltam will soon officially launch initiatives aimed at adding significant capacity to the company’s ambition of being a significant rail operator on the continent of Africa 511 287 SA air traffic company focuses on safety and the environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-air-traffic-company-focuses-on-safety-and-the-environment-2017-08-04 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460014 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 TITAN vacuum furnace purchased to support aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/titan-vacuum-furnace-purchased-to-support-aerospace-industry-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Transport Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459794 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667301_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersaerospacebloomberg3147243601210720171022.jpg PURSUING INDUSTRIES Diamond Heat Treat will use the TITAN vacuum furnace to pursue the aerospace industry 511 287 City of Johannesburg embarks on manhole cover replacement project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-embarks-on-manhole-cover-replacement-project-2017-08-10 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:30:00 +0200 461198 1502373069 1502371800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670196_resized_jramanholereplacementaug201711022.jpg 511 287 N3 reopened after bridge collapse, rubble cleared overnight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n3-reopened-after-bridge-collapse-rubble-cleared-overnight-2017-08-10 African News Agency ROADS Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:46:00 +0200 461082 1502357536 1502347560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Transnet to recapitalise Zimbabwe rail firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-recapitalise-zimbabwe-rail-firm-2017-08-10 Reuters RAIL Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:40:00 +0200 461080 1502347333 1502347200 1504994400 Reuters 0 0 Maersk family foundation launches Africa infrastructure fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maersk-family-foundation-launches-africa-infrastructure-fund-2017-08-10 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:32:00 +0200 461078 1502352378 1502346720 1504994400 Reuters 0 0