R/€ = 16.31
R/$ = 14.22
Au 1292.99 $/oz
Pt 1079.50 $/oz
Apr 22, 2016
The St Helena Airport has completed a successful five-day audit run.
Apr 20, 2016
The Association of Welding Distributors announced the winners of their ‘Welding World Awards’ on Wednesday 13th April, at a gala dinner, held at the Hilton Metropole Birmingham, where Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® shared a table with some of the their UK...
Apr 15, 2016
The Bombardier Challenger 300 aircraft that made the inaugural flight to St Helena Airport (HLE), in the south Atlantic Ocean, returned to its Lanseria, Johannesburg, base on Friday, following a successful five-day audit run, global business aviation organisation...
Mar 25, 2016
The project involves the construction of the world's largest subway.
Mar 04, 2016
The project involves the provision of signalling systems for a 56-km-long suburban line.
Mar 01, 2016
Bombardier Transportation has contracted power and automation technology group ABB to supply traction transformers and associated products for 240 freight locomotives, assisting in the formation of the backbone of South Africa’s electric rail fleet. The $50-million...
Feb 05, 2016
Custom made mobile air-handling systems designer, developer and manufacturer Booyco Engineering is currently working on the manufacturing of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems that will be delivered to train manufacturer Bombardier...
Nov 27, 2015
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Nov 20, 2015
The project involves the acquisition of 1 064 locomotives for Transnet Freight Rail's General Freight Business unit by 2018.
Nov 06, 2015
Having received its manufacturing technology EN13261 certification in July, Germiston-based railway axle manufacturer Swasap is now able to supply to any European railway operator, and has since secured a significant order from French train company Bombardier – one...
Oct 29, 2015
Canada’s official trade finance agency, Export Development Canada (EDC), has formally established permanent offices in Johannesburg, from where it aims to facilitate $10-billion-worth of business between sub-Saharan African and Canadian companies over the coming five...
Aug 21, 2015
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has welcomed the turnaround strategy of State-owned regional carrier South African Express (SAX). This was reported in a media statement issued by the Committee, following a briefing it received from the airline...
Aug 05, 2015
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has welcomed the turnaround strategy of State-owned regional carrier South African Express (SAX). This was reported in a media statement issued on Wednesday and which followed a briefing of the Committee by the...
Jul 31, 2015
A request for proposals will be released in September for the procurement of 12 additional train sets for the Gautrain rapid-rail operation.
Jul 27, 2015
Investment intent by international investor and national memorandum of understanding paving the way for Coega Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Cluster THE Eastern Cape’s aerospace industry in Nelson Mandela Bay is taking off thanks to several new developments....
Jul 17, 2015
A request for proposals (RFP) will be released in September for the procurement of 12 additional train sets for the Gautrain rapid-rail operation, which is currently facing peak-period capacity constraints. The aim is to have the first new trains – which would be...
Jul 17, 2015
The legal process involving the delay and disruption claim, which the Bombela consortium filed against the Gauteng provincial government, is progressing.
Jun 23, 2015
Freight logistics group Transnet has secured a R2.8-billion loan from Germany’s KfW Development Bank to fund part of its 1064 locomotives acquisition programme. Transnet would use the proceeds to fund the acquisition of 240 electric locomotives to be built in...
Apr 10, 2015
State-owned rail utility the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (PRASA’s) rail expansion and renewal project is prompting much-needed large-scale orders for the casting industry, which is encouraging Bronkhorstspruit-based specialist foundry Steloy Castings to...
Mar 20, 2015
Privately owned air carrier CemAir has opened a twice-daily flight from OR Tambo International Airport, in Gauteng, to Bloemfontein, in the Free State, to meet demands of business travellers, says CemAir CEO Miles van der Molen. The company already runs a daily route...
Jan 16, 2015
On October 19, 2004, the world’s first exclusively biofuel powered production aircraft received its certification, allowing it to be flown operationally. That aircraft was (and is) the Neiva (now Embraer) EMB-202A Ipanema crop duster. This is the most recent version...
Jan 16, 2015
No specific method, timeline or costs have been finalised yet to remedy the water ingress, excessive to contractual specifications, into the Gautrain tunnel.
Jan 16, 2015
On October 19, 2004, the world’s first exclusively biofuels powered production aircraft received its certification, allowing it to be flown operationally. That aircraft was (and is) the Neiva (now Embraer) EMB-202A Ipanema crop-duster. This is the most recent version...
Nov 07, 2014
The project involves the supply of 12 new metro sets for the Paris metro network.
Oct 15, 2014
ExecuJet Aviation Group is expanding heavy maintenance support at the company’s Cape Town International Airport MRO facility to include Bombardier Dash 8 Q100, Q400 as well as the CRJ100 and CRJ200 aircraft. ExecuJet has also received South African Civil Aviation...
Aug 06, 2014
The recently awarded contracts within the rail industry, will in the next five to ten years place tremendous pressure on the skills requirements within this sector in South Africa. Whilst much is being done to promote maths and science as well as technology, during...
Jul 01, 2014
Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is today participating in the Africa Rail exhibition in Johannesburg. The event will offer a showcase for the company’s latest offerings and increasing experience in the rail market across Africa. Bombardier provides...
Jun 11, 2014
ExecuJet Aviation Group and Rolls-Royce have signed engine service agreements authorising ExecuJet Service Centres in China, Malaysia, South Africa, Nigeria and Australia to perform engine line maintenance, removals and installations on Rolls-Royce BR710 engines....
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...
Aug 09, 2013
The Department of Public Enterprises is seeking to develop closer relations between the country's three State-owned aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organisations, Denel Aviation, SAA Technical (SAAT) and South African Express (SA Express) Technical....