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Apr 04, 2014
MEGALITRE RESERVOIR Steyn City Properties has constructed a new R35-million water reservoir on the north-eastern segment of the development, which will store up to 30 Mℓ of water
The mixed-used lifestyle estate, Steyn City, located along the Jukskei river, in Johannesburg, has invested significantly in infrastructure, some of which will serve the surrounding areas and the estate, which will launch next year.
Mar 26, 2014
Reflecting its commitment to continuous improvement, Imperial Cargo, member company of Imperial Logistics, recently attained ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 accreditation, as well as RTMS (Road Traffic Management System) accreditation for its Cape Town and Port Elizabeth...
Feb 21, 2014
There is no direct correlation between capital expenditure on roads and the amount set aside for maintenance and rehabilitation, says South African Local Government Association Roads and Transport planning specialist Sibulele Dyodo. This results in some roads being...
Feb 05, 2014
Underdeveloped infrastructure and infrastructure spending deficit remains a major obstacle to growth for Africa and this could not be truer than for the mining sector plagued by insufficient pit-to-port infrastructure. “Africa has a history of underdevelopment of...
Dec 13, 2013
THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT The ITS components are being designed to include a host of features
The first phase of the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) system will be operational by 2015/16, following a R3.5-billion investment for the construction of Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the integrated public transport system.
Nov 28, 2013
As ties between South Africa and Kuwait strengthen, an opportunity had emerged for South African companies to participate in Kuwait’s infrastructure projects, South African Ambassador to Kuwait Delarey van Tonder said on Thursday. During a Department of Trade and...
Nov 15, 2013
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has seen 69% sales growth in South Africa over the three-year period to the end of 2012, and 53% growth in the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, says JLR South Africa and sub-Sahara Africa MD Kevin Flynn. “We have seen tremendous growth.”
Nov 08, 2013
ON TRACK FOR TOMORROW The revitalisation of rail will ensure economic growth for South Africa
During the next 25 to 30 years, the number of containers moved between Durban and Gauteng will be almost ten times what the figure currently is, says head of the government’s steering committee for the country’s Gauteng-based  aerotropolis project, Jack van der...
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Oct 04, 2013
Following over four years of engagement between Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and Imperial Logistics, the freight and logistics firms on Friday finally put pen to paper, ratifying a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will divert freight that is currently...
Oct 04, 2013
Transnet Freight Rail (TFR, a division of Transnet SOC Limited) and Imperial Logistics (a division of Imperial Group Limited) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at exploring multimodal collaboration opportunities within the logistics and transport...
Sep 20, 2013
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) is awaiting President Jacob Zuma’s signature on the Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Bill, before it can start the roll-out of electronic, or e-tolling on Gauteng’s highways, says Sanral CEO...
Sep 05, 2013
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) was awaiting President Jacob Zuma’s signature on the Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Bill, before it could start the roll-out of electronic, or e-tolling on Gauteng’s highways, said Sanral CEO...
Jul 01, 2013
Jun 14, 2013
Traditionally, African countries sought skills from South Africa for infrastructure development, but a gradual shift to employing Chinese services is evident, as the Asian country is establishing multinational trade agreements with African countries and, therefore,...
Jun 14, 2013
The Department of Transport (DoT) has a budget of R42.3-billion for the 2013/14 financial year, of which R18.85-billion would be transferred to provinces and municipalities for road maintenance, Transport Minister Ben Martins said as he delivered his Budget Vote in...
May 28, 2013
The Department of Transport (DoT) has a budget of R42.3-billion for the 2013/14 financial year, of which R18.85-billion would be transferred to provinces and municipalities for road maintenance, Transport Minister Ben Martins said on Tuesday as he delivered his...
Apr 11, 2013
The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has dismissed allegations that it will implement the same Open Road Tolling system in Cape Town as it has in Gauteng. Sanral has labelled the allegations as “grossly misleading”.
Feb 25, 2013
 
 
 
 
Nov 26, 2012
IMPERIAL Logistics group company Tanker Services has been accredited as the only ICMI accredited transporter in southern Africa
Nov 16, 2012
While August 16 will probably forever be remembered as the day the South African Police Service opened fire on striking mineworkers at the Marikana platinum mine, killing 34 people, the week also delivered another noteworthy, much more positive event. National...
Nov 16, 2012
While August 16 will probably forever be remembered as the day the South African Police Service opened fire on striking mine workers at the Marikana platinum mine, killing 34 people, the week also delivered another noteworthy, much more positive event.
Nov 09, 2012
South Africa needs to improve its railway infrastructure to reduce the pressure on the country's road system, which is often congested because of trucks being used to transport the majority of the country's freight, says locomotive manufacturer and refurbishment...
Nov 08, 2012
Several prestigious achievements mark the close of what has been an outstanding year for IMPERIAL Cargo, a member of the IMPERIAL Logistics group
Nov 02, 2012
South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) CEO Nazir Alli emphasised the importance of citizens, State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and government having a shared vision about the future of infrastructure development in the country at the Council for Scientific...
Oct 19, 2012
South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) CEO Nazir Alli has appealed to “all South Africans” to respect the decision by the country’s highest court to allow for tolling to continue on Gauteng’s freeways.
Sep 21, 2012
An industrial township, which is currently under construction and set to make 100 ha of industrial land available to the market, while offering sustainable operating solutions, aims to take full advantage of an evolving secondary industrial node in Chloorkop,...
Aug 03, 2012
One of the largest infrastructure developments in Gauteng, Waterfall City, has been supplied with 1 900 t of precast concrete stormwater pipes by precast concrete specialist Rocla to drain the area.
Jul 20, 2012
The best possible solutions needed to be explored for the implementation of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP), Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said in Johannesburg on Friday. "There should be no overburdening of poor people with added cost," Motlanthe...
 
 
 
 
Jul 20, 2012
The project entails the design and construction of a 6.4 km highway.
Jul 20, 2012
There are many reasons the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) is against the tolling of Gauteng’s freeways, says chairperson Wayne Duvenage, one of these being what the alliance believes has been a lack of consultation on the project.
Jul 02, 2012
There are many reasons the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) is against the tolling of Gauteng’s freeways, says chairperson Wayne Duvenage, one of these being what the alliance believes has been a lack of consultation on the project. “If you get 28...
Jun 29, 2012
Road and rail infrastructure improvement projects by entities such as the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), State-owned logistics group Transnet and the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) are highly advantageous for the future of the...
Jun 21, 2012
Cabinet will consider proposed alternatives to e-tolling, government and the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Thursday. They two camps said in a joint statement they would continue to consult on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP).
Apr 23, 2012
The National Treasury has applied to intervene in the Gauteng e-toll case to be heard by the High Court in Pretoria this week. "There would be serious negative implications for future financing of roads and investment in public transport, were Sanral to be...
Apr 17, 2012
Business organisations on Tuesday called on the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) to delay the implementation of the e-toll system on Gauteng's upgraded highways until uncertainty, particularly around the proposed toll fees, was cleared up. South...
Mar 23, 2012
President Jacob Zuma has quashed any hopes that the planned Gauteng e-tolling system will be dropped by government.
Mar 21, 2012
The Western Australian Chamber of Minerals and Energy (CME) on Wednesday expressed dismay over rumours that the federal government might make further cuts to the diesel tax rebate, just a day after the much-contested mineral resources rent tax was passed through...
Mar 16, 2012
President Jacob Zuma on Friday quashed any hopes that the planned Gauteng e-tolling system will be dropped by government. "The Gauteng economy cannot afford any impediment to the traffic flow, since such an impediment will stifle economic growth that leads to job...
 
 
 
 
Mar 02, 2012
For the South African steel construction industry to be competitive in Africa – where the world’s next major economic growth spurt will occur - and especially the sub-Saharan Africa region, some important changes will have to be made, says Southern African...
Feb 10, 2012
The local civil construction industry is in for another tough year. Even though there is anecdotal evidence that the current downward cycle has bottomed, expectations are that the market may continue its decline in 2012, albeit at a slower pace than has been the case...
Feb 10, 2012
The local civil construction industry is in for another tough year. Even though there is anecdotal evidence that the current downward cycle has bottomed, expectations are that the market may continue its decline in 2012, albeit at a slower pace than has been the case...
Nov 04, 2011
The Department of Transport has called for still wider consultation before motorists are charged for using the roads.
Oct 31, 2011
Sasol’s enterprise development vehicle, Sasol ChemCity, together with the executive mayor of the Metsimaholo municipality and other key role-players, today launched phase one of their Eco Industrial Park in Sasolburg.
 
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