Engineering News | Transport & Logistics Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/transport Thu, 25 May 2017 18:12:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Competition Commission approves Denel buy of local aero-engine company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-approves-denel-buy-of-local-aero-engine-company-2017-05-25 Keith Campbell Aerospace and Defence Thu, 25 May 2017 15:33:00 +0200 453489 1495720518 1495719180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 JRA spends R14.4m on bridge joints http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-spends-r144m-on-bridge-joints-2017-05-25 Megan van Wyngaardt INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 25 May 2017 15:24:00 +0200 453485 1495720276 1495718640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651901_resized_m1construction04171022cm.jpg 511 287 MEC Vadi frustrated with slow pace of BRT, aerotropolis developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mec-vadi-frustrated-with-slow-pace-of-brt-aerotropolis-developments-2017-05-25 Irma Venter INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 25 May 2017 10:08:00 +0200 453359 1495699836 1495699680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651565_resized_ismailvadi305131022duane.jpg Dr Ismail Vadi 511 287 Djibouti opens new port as part of $7bn/y free-trade zone plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/djibouti-opens-new-port-as-part-of-7bny-free-trade-zone-plan-2017-05-25 Reuters PORTS & SHIPPING Thu, 25 May 2017 08:12:00 +0200 453306 1495693211 1495692720 1498341600 Reuters 0 0 Maswanganyi vows bold State intervention to drive transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maswanganyi-vows-bold-state-intervention-to-drive-transformation-2017-05-24 News24Wire TRANSPORT Wed, 24 May 2017 08:58:00 +0200 453184 1495618620 1495609080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Megabridge construction on N2 highway project to start later this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/megabridge-construction-on-n2-highway-project-to-start-later-this-year-2017-05-19 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 19 May 2017 09:56:00 +0200 452830 1495185329 1495180560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650375_resized_sanraln2msikabaselectedoption1022.jpg The proposed Msikaba bridge 511 287 China’s first home-grown commercial jetliner makes maiden flight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-first-domestically-designed-modern-commercial-jetliner-makes-its-maiden-flight-2017-05-19 Keith Campbell Aerospace Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451760 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gautrain aiming to augment bus fleet with smaller vehicles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gautrain-2017-05-19 Irma Venter PASSENGER RAIL – 2 Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451827 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sanral investigating road funding models other than e-tolling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toll-roads-2017-05-19 Irma Venter TOLL ROADS Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451824 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa remains largest FDI hub in Africa, report shows http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-remains-largest-fdi-hub-in-africa-report-2017-05-19 Mia Breytenbach INVESTMENT Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451758 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647481_resized_johannesburgcity20207duane1022.jpg LEADING DESTINATION South Africa had an 6.9% increase in foreign direct investment projects in 2016, according to financial services advisory firm EY’s latest ‘Africa Attractiveness’ report 511 287 World record set after large oil rig lifted and shipped in one piece http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-record-set-after-large-oil-rig-lifted-and-shipped-in-one-piece-2017-05-19 Dylan Slater Marine Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451741 1494853175 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647436_resized_brentdeltarigatableseatonport0520171022.jpeg BRENT DELTA The large and ageing oil rig arrives at the Able Seaton Port to be recycled 511 287 ‘Circular runways’ punted as way to add capacity to future airports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/never-ending-runway-could-solve-future-airport-capacity-demand-2017-05-12 Dylan Slater Airports Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450544 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644661_resized_theendlessrunwaycompactairportlayoutcopy.jpg CIRCULAR CONCEPT An endless runway would enable aircraft to always take off and land safely by avoiding risky crosswinds as routing can be changed dynamically according to current weather conditions 511 287 New Southern African commercial aviation activity report shows sharp fall in first quarter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-southern-african-commercial-aviation-activity-report-shows-sharp-fall-in-first-quarter-2017-05-18 Keith Campbell AVIATION Thu, 18 May 2017 14:51:00 +0200 452746 1495114519 1495111860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650080_resized_execujetsupervan9001022.jpg A Cessna Super Caravan 900 of ExecuJet illustrates the lower end of the commercial aviation spectrum 511 287 Zuma could be called in to get SAA money back from abroad – Deputy Finance Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zuma-could-be-called-in-to-get-saa-money-back-from-abroad-deputy-finance-minister-2017-05-18 African News Agency AVIATION Thu, 18 May 2017 08:16:00 +0200 452657 1495090421 1495088160 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649786_resized_saabiofuel207161022duane.jpg 511 287 Cartrack shows strong subscriber growth, battles weak rand, African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cartrack-shows-strong-subscriber-growth-battles-weak-rand-african-market-2017-05-17 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 17 May 2017 15:37:00 +0200 452628 1495029270 1495028220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649749_resized_zakcalisto641022.jpg Zak Calisto 511 287 France’s ID Logistics aims to double its SA business by 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/frances-id-logistics-aims-to-double-its-sa-business-by-2020-2017-05-26 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Tue, 16 May 2017 14:00:00 +0200 452480 1494943311 1494936000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Eastern Cape sets sights on becoming Africa’s leading fuel bunkering centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eastern-cape-aims-to-be-biggest-bunkering-centre-on-african-continent-2017-05-12 Mia Breytenbach MARITIME SERVICES Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450900 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645543_resized_portelizabethcoastsea10816duane1022.jpg TARGETING OPPORTUNITIES The Eastern Cape province is targeting liquid fuels, bunkering services and biofuels, gas-to-power generation and a commercial and industrial gas industry 511 287 Mitigating poorly laid concrete floors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-poorly-laid-concrete-floors-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Transport Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450838 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645428_resized_cementconcreteflooringbloomberg2520724261120420171022.jpg UNDER THE SURFACE Poorly laid concrete floors are problematic for flooring installers, who have to remedy this before laying floor coverings 511 287 Mombasa-to-Nairobi rail line set for commissioning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-rail-2017-05-02 John Muchira RAILWAYS Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450908 1494582297 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Nampo Harvest Day allows company to build relationships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nampo-harvest-day-allows-company-to-build-relationships-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450648 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-audit-service-to-support-concrete-product-manufacturers-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Transport Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450439 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644406_resized_cementconcreteafrisamcentreofproductexcellence0420171022.jpg CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence offers customers an additional Efficiency Audit service 511 287 New research facility enhances offerings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-enhances-offerings-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Transport Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450368 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644235_resized_cementconcretechrysogroupnormanseymore0420171022.jpg NORMAN SEYMORE New Chryso products are the continual evolution of improvements on existing products 511 287 Online bidding platform aims to ‘disrupt’ truck transport industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-2017-05-12 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451028 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Revamped stand to encourage positive customer experience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/revamped-stand-to-encourage-positive-customer-experience-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Transport Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450643 1494248644 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644889_resized_nampoaugustgeneralservicingwelder80707duane1022.jpg TIG WELDER Customers will be able to use some of the welding equipment from Afrox at the show 511 287 SAA wins another air freight award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-wins-another-air-freight-award-2017-05-11 Keith Campbell AVIATION Thu, 11 May 2017 15:45:00 +0200 452081 1494514313 1494510300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648376_resized_saacargogreatstock31022.jpg Cargo is loaded into the belly hold of an SAA airliner at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport 511 287 Outa launches another civil challenge against e-tolls, Sanral http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outa-launches-another-civil-challenge-against-e-tolls-sanral-2017-05-11 Megan van Wyngaardt ROADS Thu, 11 May 2017 10:29:00 +0200 451997 1494493069 1494491340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648120_resized_gfipsanraletolln12wtrafficaroads405121022duane.jpg 511 287 Sansa formalises support for Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sansa-formalises-support-for-africa-2017-05-11 Creamer Media Reporter AVIATION Thu, 11 May 2017 08:49:00 +0200 451966 1494507101 1494485340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648302_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68914_2017-05-12_rer438.mp479433744Sansa formalises support for Africa Sansa formalises support for Africa Kenya Airways near completing capital restructuring – chairperson http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-airways-near-completing-capital-restructuring-chairperson-2017-05-10 Reuters AVIATION Wed, 10 May 2017 16:10:00 +0200 451939 1494425584 1494425400 1497045600 Reuters 0 0 SAA makes CFO appointment permanent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saa-makes-cfo-appointment-permanent-2017-05-10 Megan van Wyngaardt BOARD CHANGES Wed, 10 May 2017 15:34:00 +0200 451925 1494423829 1494423240 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647917_resized_a320airbussaa1022.jpg 511 287 First trains built by Gibela enter commercial service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-trains-built-by-gibela-enter-commercial-service-2017-05-09 Anine Kilian RAIL Tue, 09 May 2017 16:01:00 +0200 451790 1494342598 1494338460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647594_resized_prasa05171022duane.jpg 511 287 SAA will get cash injection this year, says Treasury DG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/state-airline-to-get-cash-injection-this-year-treasury-official-2017-05-09 African News Agency AVIATION Tue, 09 May 2017 14:01:00 +0200 451757 1494341305 1494331260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Water shortages sound a warning to city planners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-shortages-sound-a-warning-to-city-planners-2017-05-08 Kim Cloete WATER Mon, 08 May 2017 16:58:00 +0200 451638 1494255779 1494255480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 World Bank approves $200m to improve Zambia's rural roads http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-approves-200m-to-improve-zambias-rural-roads-2017-05-08 Reuters ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 08 May 2017 11:05:00 +0200 451559 1494234426 1494234300 1496872800 Reuters 0 0 China’s first domestically-designed commercial airliner makes its maiden flight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-first-domestically-designed-airliner-makes-its-maiden-flight-2017-05-05 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 05 May 2017 15:43:00 +0200 451486 1493993877 1493991780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646955_resized_c9191022.jpg The first Comac C919 airliner 511 287 Sanral’s chief engineer on retirement, career highlights and tolling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanrals-chief-engineer-on-retirement-career-highlights-and-tolling-2017-05-05 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 05 May 2017 11:18:00 +0200 451433 1493977818 1493975880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646828_resized_sanralkoossmit20171022.jpg Koos Smit 511 287 Air cargo traffic sees a strong start to the year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-cargo-traffic-sees-a-strong-start-to-the-year-2017-05-05 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450219 1493196473 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Asset management company launches new logistics facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asset-management-company-launches-latest-warehousing-and-logistics-facility-2017-05-05 David Oliveira Logistics Facility Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450086 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0