Engineering News | Transport & Logistics Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/transport Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:59:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Restructured Imperial continues disposal spree http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/restructured-imperial-continues-disposal-spree-2017-02-21 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY & LOGISTICS Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:01:00 +0200 443780 1487686187 1487685660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627956_resized_marklamberti309161022duane.jpg Mark Lamberti 511 287 Pretoria train crash injured now number over 200 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pretoria-train-crash-injured-now-number-over-200-2017-02-21 News24Wire RAIL Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:48:00 +0200 443655 1487663358 1487663280 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Germany, South Africa discuss the prospect of fuel cell buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-south-africa-discuss-the-prospect-of-fuel-cell-buses-2017-02-20 Kim Cloete FUEL CELLS Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:03:00 +0200 443617 1487603967 1487602980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ten firms express interest in Kenya road building partnership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-firms-express-interest-in-kenya-road-building-partnership-2017-02-20 Reuters ROADS Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:20:00 +0200 443564 1487593270 1487593200 1489960800 Reuters 0 0 New Draft White Paper suggests standard gauge network for freight rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-draft-white-paper-suggests-standard-gauge-network-for-freight-rail-2017-02-17 Irma Venter RAIL Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:51:00 +0200 443440 1487328124 1487325060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627146_resized_transnetfreightrailtfrrichardsbay710221213duane.jpg 511 287 A380 airliner restored to the Johannesburg route by Emirates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a380-airliner-restored-to-the-johannesburg-route-by-emirates-2017-02-17 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442056 1487060619 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Acquisitions help bolster logistics group in ‘difficult’ market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-2017-02-17 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442266 1487060620 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 African and global airlines enjoyed strong passenger growth last year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-and-global-airlines-enjoyed-strong-passenger-growth-last-year-2017-02-17 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442142 1487060619 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Armscor announces preferred bidders for new Navy ship projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/armscor-announces-preferred-bidders-for-new-navy-ship-projects-2017-02-16 Keith Campbell DEFENCE Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:23:00 +0200 443364 1487256650 1487254980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626936_resized_spa4207top1022.jpg A Damen Stan Patrol 4207 IPV of the Mexican Navy. It is not known what IPV design the company has offered South Africa. This picture merely gives an idea of what Damen can offer 511 287 Fireblade Aviation rejects security claims about its base at OR Tambo International Airport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fireblade-aviation-rejects-security-claims-about-its-base-at-or-tambo-international-airport-2017-02-16 Keith Campbell AVIATION Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:33:00 +0200 443264 1487242729 1487241180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626641_resized_nickyoppenheimer02171022duane.jpg Nicky Oppenheimer 511 287 Court rules in favour of Comair in SAA case http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-rules-in-favour-of-comair-in-saa-case-2017-02-15 News24Wire AVIATION Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:01:00 +0200 443140 1487167521 1487167260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Gibela starts recruiting staff for Dunnottar manufacturing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-starts-recruiting-staff-for-dunnottar-manufacturing-facility-2017-02-15 Megan van Wyngaardt RAIL Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:42:00 +0200 443129 1487171071 1487166120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626290_resized_gibeladunnottar1022.jpg 511 287 Comair to bid for Air Botswana – CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comair-to-bid-for-air-botswana-ceo-2017-02-15 Reuters AVIATION Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:50:00 +0200 443114 1487163181 1487163000 1489528800 Reuters 0 0 Imperial buys stake in Kenyan pharmaceutical distributor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-buys-stake-in-kenyan-pharmaceutical-distributor-2017-02-15 Reuters LOGISTICS Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:25:00 +0200 443107 1487161615 1487161500 1489528800 Reuters 0 0 Comair posts solid H1 results despite low occupancy levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comair-posts-solid-h1-results-despite-low-occupancy-levels-2017-02-14 Anine Kilian AVIATION Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:53:00 +0200 442989 1487085534 1487080380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 Airports company reports good increases in passenger numbers in 2016 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airports-company-reports-good-increases-in-passenger-numbers-in-2016-last-year-2017-02-14 Keith Campbell AVIATION Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:17:00 +0200 442981 1487079307 1487078220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gautrain expansion project could see local spend of up to R79bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-expansion-project-could-see-local-spend-of-up-to-r79bn-2017-02-14 Irma Venter RAIL Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:30:00 +0200 442962 1487141779 1487068200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625800_resized_jackvandermerwe10513duaneonlinenew.jpeg GMA CEO Jack van der Merwe 511 287 South Africa to strengthen bilateral trade in shipbuilding with France http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-strengthen-bilateral-trade-in-ship-building-with-france-2017-02-14 African News Agency TRADE Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:08:00 +0200 442941 1487065872 1487063280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Botswana tries again to privatise national airline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/botswana-tries-again-to-privatise-national-airline-2017-02-13 Reuters AVIATION Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:42:00 +0200 442886 1486996998 1486996920 1489356000 Reuters 0 0 TNPA launches newest tug, the Ukhozi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-launches-newest-tug-the-ukhozi-2017-02-13 Shirley le Guern PORTS & SHIPPING Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:37:00 +0200 442883 1486996822 1486996620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625615_resized_transnetukhosituglaunch0217shirleyleguern1022.jpg TNPA's newest tug, the Ukhozi 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 Airport upgrade project sees over a million LTI-free hours achieved http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airport-upgrade-project-sees-over-a-million-lti-free-hours-achieved-2017-02-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Transport Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440872 1486723181 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620508_resized_aecom2healthsafety012017jpg1022.jpg MEANINGFUL ACHIEVEMENT The achievement of over a million lost-time injury free hours by AECOM allowed the team to fulfil its goal of ‘no injuries under my watch’ 511 287 New era for automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-for-automotive-industry-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Transport 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 S Africa to keep pace with automotive technology advances http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-to-keep-pace-with-automotive-technology-advancements-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Transport Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440806 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620415_resized_ctrack0120171022.jpg BETTER FLEET MANAGEMENT Ctrack’s range of on-board devices and mobile software can help fleet managers to prevent road accidents in South Africa 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 SAA cancels flights to Nigeria airport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-cancels-flights-to-nigeria-2017-02-08 African News Agency AVIATION Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:39:00 +0200 442400 1486561879 1486557540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Outa calls on Ministers to establish commission of inquiry into ‘excessive’ GFIP costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-calls-on-ministers-to-establish-commission-of-inquiry-into-excessive-gfip-costs-2017-02-06 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:19:00 +0200 442065 1486458706 1486387140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000623735_resized_wayneduvenageouta02171022duane.jpg Outa chairperson Wayne Duvenage 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/66869_2017-02-06_outa_-_hd_web.mp425578108Outa chairperson Wayne Duvenage says the organisation still believes the first phase of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project was overpriced. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Outa chairperson Wayne Duvenage says the organisation still believes the first phase of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project was overpriced. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Airbus A400M may have won $2bn Indonesian order – reports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-a400m-said-by-local-media-to-win-indonesian-order-2017-02-03 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440698 1485846024 1486072800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Construction of N2 Business Estate under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-the-n2-business-estate-under-way-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440307 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619103_resized_materialshandlingroadhighwayroadreuters1022.jpg N2 The business estate will be built along the N2 to allow for easy access 511 287 Group of companies receives recognised certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-of-companies-receives-recognised-certification-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440312 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619143_resized_materialshandlinghydrogenfuelcellforkliftimpalarefineries50316duane1022.jpg FORKLIFT Goscor Lift Truck has received new ISO certification for its forklifts 511 287 Importance of gas in global energy arena set to increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importance-of-gas-in-global-energy-arena-set-to-increase-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440074 1486117439 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000618557_resized_requierwait012017kpmg1022jpg.jpeg REQUIER WAIT Gas power plants can be more flexible than coal power plants, allowing for the support of intermittent renewable-energy sources 511 287 Industry needs to adapt to digital technology to improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-needs-to-adapt-to-digital-technology-to-improve-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440415 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619232_resized_materialshandlingantennameerkatantennacumulus1022.jpg IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY Improved communication technology will enable mines and engineering companies to communicate more efficiently 511 287 JV to be completed by end of Q1 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jv-to-be-completed-by-end-of-q1-2017-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440317 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619153_resized_materialshandlinghysterh50ftbarloworldprovided1022.jpeg HYSTER FORKLIFT Forklifts from Hyster will continue to be supplied from Barloworld 511 287 New crane tailored for smaller companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-crane-tailored-for-smaller-companies-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440313 1486115025 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New equipment available from local supplier exclusively http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-equipment-available-from-local-supplier-exclusively-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440309 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619128_resized_materialshandlingmecliftml3018rcprovided1022.jpg EASY LIFTING The variable reach trucks are capable of easily lifting large rolls of materials 511 287 Organisations need to have zero tolerance approach to alcohol abuse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-need-to-have-zero-tolerance-approach-to-alcohol-abuse-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440306 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619090_resized_materialshandlingalcohol1115duane1022.jpg RESPONSIBLE USE Companies need to ensure that employees do not abuse alcohol 511 287