R/€ = 15.05
R/$ = 10.85
Au 1348.14 $/oz
Pt 1463.50 $/oz
Nov 29, 2013
An arbitration tribunal has ordered the Bombela Concession Company to undertake immediate remedial work on the Gautrain tunnel section between Johannesburg Park Station and Emergency Shaft 2 to halt the inflow of water into the tunnel.
Oct 25, 2013
The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is mulling the acquisition of 40 new Gautrain rail cars, says GMA CEO Jack van der Merwe. “We will have to make a decision before the end of the year.”
Oct 25, 2013
The Gautrain Management Agency has proposed the development of seven new rapid rail routes along identified high-mobility corridors in Gauteng.
Oct 04, 2013
The Gautrain Management Agency is mulling the acquisition of 40 new Gautrain rail cars.
Oct 01, 2013
The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) was mulling the acquisition of 40 new Gautrain rail cars, said GMA CEO Jack van der Merwe on Tuesday. “We will have to make a decision before the end of the year.”
Sep 06, 2013
The delay and disruption claim the Bombela consortium filed against the Gauteng government in August last year will only be resolved by 2016.
Aug 23, 2013
The Riyadh Public Transport Project entails the development of six new subway lines.
Aug 09, 2013
The world’s commercial aeroplane fleet – airliners and freighter aircraft – is predicted to grow by more than 180% between now and 2032. This is the forecast of the UK civil aviation advisory and research service Ascend. It expects 35 450 new jet and turboprop...
Jul 12, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
May 24, 2013
The South African Air Force (SAAF) will acquire one or more new “VVIP” aircraft during the current financial year. This was announced by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in her departmental Budget Vote speech on Thursday. “In...
Feb 01, 2013
The arbitration case between Bombela and the Gautrain Management Agency is likely to take at least another two years.
Dec 07, 2012
The Gibela Rail Transportation has been awarded a R51-billion contract to supply 3 600 passenger trains to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa.
Dec 05, 2012
The State-owned Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has confirmed that the Gibela Rail Transportation – a consortium comprising French multinational Alstom and local engineering company Actom – has been awarded the much-anticipated R51-billion contract...
Nov 09, 2012
Nigel-based locomotives manufacturer Union Carriage & Wagon (UCW), a Murray & Roberts- (M&R-) owned company, has started manufacturing 32 15 E locomotives for Transnet Freight Rail's (TFR's) iron-ore line between Sishen and Saldanha.
Oct 26, 2012
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) CEO Lucky Montana is positive the first train in Metrorail’s R123-billion fleet renewal programme can be delivered by 2014 or 2015. “It’s an ambitious programme, yes,” he admits. Prasa owns the Metrorail commuter...
Oct 24, 2012
Bombardier Transportation has successfully delivered the 600th MOVIA metro car to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
Oct 22, 2012
BOMBARDIER ZEFIRO 380 very high speed (VHS) train named as a top product design in transportation Independent specialist jury’s recognition marks third award for the world’s most economical and eco-friendly VHS train
Oct 12, 2012
Prasa CEO Lucky Montana is optimistic that the first train in Metrorail’s R123-billion fleet-renewal programme can be delivered by 2014 or 2015.
Oct 05, 2012
Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) CEO Lucky Montana is positive the first train in Metrorail’s R123-billion fleet renewal programme can be delivered by 2014 or 2015. “It’s an ambitious programme, yes,” he admits.
Oct 03, 2012
The South African aerospace industry is poised for significant growth in the wake of the recent African Aerospace and Defence exhibition in Tshwane and the recommendations on the strategic role of Denel contained in the Draft Defence Review 2012
Sep 25, 2012
The SKF Group has received the Sustainable Supplier Award from Bombardier Transportation for integrating CSR in business principles and in management standards
Sep 18, 2012
Bombardier Aerospace will be a key business aviation participant at the 2012 edition of Africa Aerospace and Defence at South Africa’s Waterkloof Air Force Base in Centurion
Sep 14, 2012
The delay and disruption claim the Bombela consortium has filed against the Gauteng government regarding the Gautrain project is unlikely to be “settled in the short term”.
Jul 02, 2012
Rail technology group Bombardier Transportation has restructured its South African subsidiary company, which is now owned 26% by local employee and business trusts. Bombardier Transportation South Africa (BTSA) chairperson Alan Flint said on Monday that the local...
May 18, 2012
The Gauteng Management Agency has said that the issue of excessive water ingress in the tunnel between Park station and Rosebank station on the Gautrain system “remains unresolved”.
May 07, 2012
For the second consecutive year, Ethiopian Airlines has won the 2011 Annual Airline Reliability Performance Award from the Bombardier Aerospace.
Apr 26, 2012
Gautrain operator Bombela has started demonstration running of trains to Park station, in downtown Johannesburg.
Apr 20, 2012
The Gautrain Management Agency is hopeful the remaining leg of the Gautrain route will open “some time in May”.
Apr 06, 2012
Three of the world’s biggest commercial aircraft manufacturers recently announced that they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop easily applicable and affordable aviation biofuels. The companies are Airbus of Europe, Boeing of the US...
Jan 20, 2012
The Gautrain Management Agency has indicated that the remaining leg of the Gautrain route, is, as a best-case scenario, expected to open in March or early April.
Nov 04, 2011
The Gautrain link between Rosebank and Park Station will open in January 2012.
Oct 28, 2011
The Gautrain Management Agency will appeal a decision by the National Consumer Commission that the rail operation is contravening the Consumer Protection Act.
Oct 21, 2011
The Gautrain Management Agency and the Bombela operating company are in talks around alleviating the congestion experienced on Gautrain rapid rail link trains.
Sep 30, 2011
The Gauteng Management Agency has proposed construction work at the Gautrain station at OR Tambo International Airport, which will allow it to offload passengers from 4.5 coaches.
Sep 23, 2011
Aluminium products developer Constellium plans to inaugurate two new foundries in Issoire and Voreppe, in France, during the last quarter of this year to increase production of its Airware technology, which comprises a range of complementary, high-performance and...
Sep 23, 2011
The Bombela consortium has submitted its statement of case with regard to the delay and disruption the consortium experienced in construction work.
Aug 26, 2011
The Gauteng Management Agency has described the disruption to the Gautrain service, owing to copper cable theft, as disappointing.
Aug 19, 2011
Global manufacturer of diesel engines Cummins is making a significant contribution to engineering skills development, besides other corporate responsibility initiatives.
Aug 05, 2011
Chinese rail suppliers, who helped build the world’s largest bullet-train network in less than a decade, may struggle to sell equipment overseas after two locomotives collided, killing at least 39 people. Trainmakers CSR Corporation and China CNR Corporation,...