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AECOM continues to build on its track record in the rail industry

28th September 2018 Integrated infrastructure development company AECOM plays a key role in identifying the need for railway projects, conceptualising these, assessing the feasibility, undertaking the planning, designing the services and infrastructure, assisting with the procurement, and then managing the... 

Bridgestone South Africa’s manufacturing plant showcases rubber innovation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th July 2018 Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone South Africa on Wednesday hosted a media tour of its 186 027 m2 manufacturing facility in Brits, North West, to showcase how its technology has evolved from the 1950s to date. Bridgestone manufactures passenger radial, light truck radial, truck and bus radial, and... 

TMH invests R500m into South African rail manufacturing facility

By: Simone Liedtke     13th June 2018 As part of its international growth strategy, Russian rolling stock manufacturer Transmashholding (TMH) on Wednesday launched its R500-million investment in a South African manufacturing facility through its newly acquired subsidiary, TMH Africa. TMH Africa, which is 70% owned by TMH and 30%... 

PSA, Romano merge to create largest corporate signage company in sub-Saharan Africa

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th April 2018 Corporate signage manufacturer Premier Sayina Africa (PSA) and signage and solar solutions company Romano Signs have merged to create PSA Romano – the largest corporate signage company in sub-Saharan Africa.  

LG to increase manufacturing output this year 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th January 2015 Electronics company LG South Africa expects to increase its manufacturing output to 320 000 units this year at its only manufacturing facility in South Africa. Sashnee Moodley has the story. 

Rail infrastructure development plan secures local content

By: David Oliveira     11th April 2014 The proposed R300-billion investment programme by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) is set to not only streamline South Africa's railway capabilities but also potentially create business opportunities and job sustainability for sufficiently prepared local private-sector industry component... 

PSV to expand capacity, diversify operations with new facility 

By: Sashnee Moodley     14th March 2014 Diversified industrial engineering group PSV’s subsidiary African Cryogenics is gearing up to increase its operating capacity through an investment into a 7 000 m2 manufacturing facility, which is under construction and expected to be completed at the end of this month. 

Boksburg factory’s recapitalisation lauded as symbol of SA’s reindustrialisation

By: Sashnee Moodley     13th December 2013 Johannesburg-based locomotive solutions provider DCD Rolling Stock officially launched Phase 1 of its R240-million recapitalisation programme at its Boksburg manufacturing facility, last month. 

Steel specialist moves to 22 000 m2 premises 

By: Natalie Greve     6th April 2012 Steel plate processing and fabrication specialists VR Laser Services has recently moved to a new 22 000 m2 manufacturing facility, in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, effectively doubling its factory size and enabling it to meet increased international demand. 


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