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Topic - Port Of Durban
Apr 18, 2014
TEAMWORK The 65 t container straddle carriers were loaded onto low-bed trailers using two mobile cranes
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
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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 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...
Apr 05, 2012
Transnet Port Terminals has ensured that the temporary shutdown of Pier 2 at the Durban container terminal will cause minimal disruptions.
Mar 22, 2012
BEKA’s high-quality industrial lighting products, inclusive of the comprehensive Ex classified luminaires, met the quality assurance criteria and specific lighting requirements specified by the client for this type of industrial application.
Feb 24, 2012
The Transnet National Ports Authority plans to spend R21.3-billion on expanding and upgrading the infrastructure of Durban harbour, over the next seven years.
Feb 24, 2012
International consulting and research firm Frost & Sullivan reports that about $27.5-billion is currently being invested to develop ten transport corridors on the African sub-continent.
Feb 17, 2012
Concrete admixture specialist Chryso South Africa has supplied products for use in the concrete mix of the foundation anchors of fuel storage tanks, as well as the slabs surrounding the tanks at State-owned Transnet’s new multiproduct pipeline (NMPP).
Jan 20, 2012
The Port of Ngqura Container Terminal has taken delivery of two new Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes, bringing the number of cranes at the port to eight.
Jan 20, 2012
Transnet is currently expanding capacity at its ports, railways and pipelines.
Jan 13, 2012
Transnet has concluded a ‘follow-on’ agreement with General Electric for a further 43 diesel-electric locomotives.
Jan 12, 2012
Products supplied by Chryso South Africa are playing important roles in the concrete mix for the foundation anchors of fuel storage tanks, as well as the slabs surrounding the tanks on Transnet’s New Multi-product Pipeline (NMPP) project.
Dec 15, 2011
Transnet is reportedly considering plans to double its current R110.6-billion capital expenditure programme.
Dec 02, 2011
The international container shipping industry will take a beating in the upcoming financial year as a result of low freight rates, increased shipping capacity and unpredictable trade volumes, predicts South African freight shipping firm Ocean Africa CEO Andrew Thomas.
Dec 02, 2011
Inadequate maintenance of existing ship-repair infrastructure and unresolved port expansion plans at the Port of Durban could result in insufficient capacity for local ship repair companies to service future demand, asserts ship repair and marine engineering company...
Oct 26, 2011
Transnet SOC Ltd today announced an impressive set of financial results for the six months to 30 September 2011 as ongoing efficiency and productivity improvement and capital expenditure boost growth in volumes.
Oct 14, 2011
Ekurhuleni executive mayor Mondli Gungubele’s aerotropolis plans seem to be taking flight with the start of a six-month process to develop a strategic roadmap for the Ekurhuleni Aerotropolis project, which will give rise to what he asserts will be Africa’s first...
Oct 14, 2011
Oct 07, 2011
Transnet is currently expanding capacity at its ports, railways and pipelines.
Aug 26, 2011
International process control specialist Krohne’s R50-million contract to design and supply meter provers for State-owned freight logistics group Transnet’s new multiproduct pipeline (NMPP) from Durban to Johannesburg is expected to reach completion in August.
May 17, 2011
South Africa’s State-owned harbour landlord Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Rufus Lekala as the country’s first black Chief Harbour Master – the appointment is effective from June 1, 2011. Lekala, 41, succeeds Captain Mike Brophy, who...
Feb 11, 2011
The Civils Division of civil engineering and construction group Basil Read has, for the first time on any project, achieved a three-million lost time injury- (LTI-) free hours safety record.
Feb 04, 2011
South African downstream petrochemicals products marketer and affiliate of Petronas, Engen, has taken delivery of its first consignment of high-grade Group 3 base oils, marketed under the Etro brand name, from parent company Petronas, in Malaysia.
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