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Dec 11, 2014
A stretch of the N3 highway between Durban and Johannesburg will be upgraded, starting in the middle of 2015, in a contract valued at around R400-million, says South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) Eastern Region design and construction manager Ravi...
Dec 08, 2014
Besides tenders for cruise terminals at the Cape Town and Durban harbours, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) plans to release a series of request for proposals (RFPs) in the coming months for terminal prospects at a number of the country’s commercial ports. As...
Dec 05, 2014
AfriSam is cementing its presence in the key province of KwaZulu-Natal with the commissioning of new readymix plants at Pietermaritzburg and Umlaas Road. “The plants were commissioned in late 2013 and were in response to increased demand in the...
Oct 02, 2014
Transnet National Ports Authority on Thursday announced the appointment of Transnet Port Terminals head of strategy Moshe Motlohi as the new Durban port manager. Motlohi, who had previously held various positions in the ports sector, would succeed current Durban...
Aug 15, 2014
The MobileControl application for Android operating systems and the Container Transport Solution were launched at logistics software provider Dovetail’s Multi-Tech launch at the Bryanston Country Club, in Sandton, in June. Dovetail sales director Ralf Rolle says the...
Aug 13, 2014
Although the Port of Durban operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, there are critical problems with access. There are times when the port and the roads and yards are deserted. At other times, the traffic is backed up so that drivers have to wait for hours,...
Jul 30, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has issued, for public comment, the application for the designation of an industrial development zone (IDZ) at Tshiame, in Harrismith, in the Free State, as well as the granting of an operator’s permit for an IDZ. The...
Jul 25, 2014
The project is expected to be completed in April 2015.
Jul 09, 2014
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May 16, 2014
Electrical equipment supplier Zest WEG Group has delivered 18 auxiliary transformers to State-owned power utility Eskom’s new 4 800 MW Kusile coal-fired power station, in Mpumalanga, and is ready to deliver 12 more auxiliary transformers that are currently stored at...
May 09, 2014
Ship repair company Elgin Brown & Hamer South Africa (EBH SA), a division of heavy engineering group DCD Marine, says it is well positioned to service Southern Africa’s burgeoning offshore oil and gas sector and the increasing number of large cargo vessels that...
May 09, 2014
Facilities management company Servest has expanded its footprint in Africa with the introduction of two new fast offshore supply vessels in Mozambique and the opening of a new branch in Walvis Bay, Namibia, last month, Servest Marine divisional MD Julian Hurrie tells...
Apr 18, 2014
Machine moving and abnormal load specialist company Lovemore Bros successfully transported two cumbersome container straddle carriers from the Port of Durban to the city’s former major airport, Durban International Airport on February 11 and 12.
Sep 20, 2013
Transnet is moving ahead with the second phase of its plan to reconstruct and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf.
Sep 13, 2013
The second phase of the new multiproduct pipeline will miss its December 2013 completion date.
Sep 10, 2013
State-owned freight logistics group Transnet is moving ahead with the second phase of its plan to reconstruct and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf, at the Port of Durban. Maydon Wharf, which is the largest break-bulk and dry-bulk handling precinct in the Transnet ports...
Aug 23, 2013
On October 30, 2009, the South African Revenue Service (Sars) released the Draft Customs Control Bill and the Draft Customs Duty Bill for public comment, with the deadline for submissions being February 26, 2010. According to a Sars media release at the time, the...
Aug 02, 2013
Transnet has awarded a project management consultancy services contract to oversee the commissioning of the new multiproduct pipeline.
Jul 19, 2013
The Port of Durban is already under pressure to develop new capacity to meet container handling and storage demand, State-owned logistics group Transnet’s Durban dig-out port programme director Marc Descoins tells Engineering News.
Jul 12, 2013
Prefeasibility work that will deliver the final spatial design and plan for Durban’s R100-billion-plus dig-out port has begun.
Jul 05, 2013
Prefeasibility work that will deliver the final spatial design and plan for Durban’s R100-billion-plus dig-out port began this week; however, this is just the start of an extremely “rigorous” process before the first phase is delivered in early 2020, Durban dig-out...
Jul 05, 2013
Government’s Strategic Infrastructure Project (Sip) 2 would be key to unlocking economic development and providing much needed capacity along key freight corridors in South Africa, provided that the diverse range of public and private sector stakeholders planned and...
Jun 10, 2013
Transnet SOC Ltd today shipped to Mozambique locomotives and passenger coaches manufactured at the company’s heavy engineering and manufacturing unit, Transnet Engineering as the company’s strategy to expand into the rest of Africa gathers momentum
Apr 26, 2013
To drive economic growth and competitiveness in Africa, there was an urgent need for the continent’s airport operators and governments to collaborate, Airports Company South Africa acting MD Bongani Maseko has said. “The benefit we have, is that all spheres of...
Apr 26, 2013
It is not commercially feasible to launch a State-owned shipping company, owing to recent managerial challenges experienced by other State-owned enterprises (SOEs), says advisory firm Frontier Advisory CEO Dr Martyn Davies.
Mar 27, 2013
A marine cable connecting Brazil, Russia, India and China with 21 countries in Africa, valued at an estimated $800 000 to $1.5-billion, is a viable project that would position the Brics countries strategically from a connectivity point of view, telecommunications...
Mar 05, 2013
Opencast mining contractor and construction materials supplier Buildmax has, through its subsidiary Diesel Power Congo, been awarded a $25.8-million openpit quarrying and mining contract at the Mayoko iron-ore project, in the Republic of Congo. The project, which is...
Feb 08, 2013
The Zimbabwe government is negotiating with a South African company for a 'build, operate, transfer (BOT)' agreement in terms of which the company will rehabilitate the country’s 3 077-km-long railway network at a cost of about $340-million.
Feb 01, 2013
Industrial gases and welding group Afrox will undertake its biggest project yet in South Africa when it invests R500-million to relocate its Durban operations to a new centralised business campus, to be developed at agroprocessing company Tongaat Hulett’s new...
Dec 07, 2012
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba and Transnet have expressed confidence that the coastal terminal, located at Island View, will be commissioned on time and within budget.
Nov 23, 2012
Afrox will invest R500-million to relocate its Durban operations to a new centralised business campus to be developed at Tongaat Huletts’ new Cornubia Industrial and Business Estate, near Umhlanga and the King Shaka International Airport
Nov 23, 2012
Industrial gases and welding group Afrox has announced a R750-million investment in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape, as part of its R1.5-billion growth strategy in South Africa. The JSE-listed company would spend R500-million on relocating its Durban operations...
Oct 31, 2012
The Ports of Durban and Richards Bay operated by Transnet Port Terminals has been awarded top honours by the authoritative publication Professional Management Review in this year’s 2012 PMR.africa rankings
Jul 20, 2012
The Port of Ngqura handled cargo from the biggest container ship to call at a South African port when the MSC Sola arrived on Sunday, July 8, after debuting at the Port of Durban earlier that week on its maiden voyage to the country.
Jul 09, 2012
The Port of Ngqura will handle cargo from the biggest container ship to call at a South African port when the MSC Sola arrives on Sunday, 8 July after debuting at the Port of Durban earlier in the week on its maiden voyage to the country
May 25, 2012
South African port operator Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) report that it intends to increase its footprint in the enormous growth market represented by Africa, by forming partnerships with other African ports and promoting the country as a regional hub for the rest...
May 02, 2012
South African port operator Transnet Port Terminals intends maximising on the enormous growth market represented by Africa.
Apr 27, 2012
South African construction group Stefanutti Stocks aims to position its marine construction division to win a big chunk of State-owned Transnet’s overall R300-billion infrastructure spend over the next seven years.
Apr 27, 2012
New infrastructure developments at the Port of Durban, which form part of freight transport group Transnet’s R300-billion, seven-year capital expenditure programme, will have a big impact on all shipping lines calling at the port, says global shipping company Maersk...