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Harbour and Offshore Services

Tender out for Coega customs-management system

By: Martin Czernowalow     18th October 2002 A request for expression of interest has been made for the development of a customs management strategy and systems for the Coega industrial development zone (IDZ). 

Container tampering cut at the City Deep terminal

18th October 2002 One of South Africa’s largest distributors and manufacturers of security seals, Aluvin Securiseal, is supplying the City Deep Inland Terminal of Spoornet with more than 100 000 once-off security seals a year for all its Spoornet containers. 

Motorcycle industry revs up auto show

17th October 2002 The motorcycle industry will be represented at Auto Africa Expo 2002 for the first time ever – following an agreement with the Association of Motorcycle Importers and Distributors (AMID). 

Recommended route to be announced this month

By: Irma Venter     10th October 2002 The recommended route alignment of the Gautrain, the proposed speedtrain between the Johannesburg International Airport, Pretoria and Johannesburg, is to be announced by the publication of a draft environmental impact assessment (EIA) on October 21. 

SAA finalises acquisition of Air Tanzania

7th October 2002 South African Airways (SAA) has finalised its R200-million bid to acquire a 49% stake in Air Tanzania, emerging as a winner in the closely contested bid. 

New coach terminus plan for Pretoria

30th September 2002 Pretoria’s main luxury coach terminus will be relocating to new premises on the Pretoria Station precinct, it was announced last week. 

SAA sole bidder for Air Tanzania – official

23rd September 2002 South African Airways is the sole bidder for a 49% stake in Air Tanzania being sold by the government, a Tanzanian official said last week. 

Siyabonga Gama, National Ports Authority

20th September 2002 Full name: Siyabonga Gama Position: Chief executive of National Ports Authority, since 2000 Main activity of the company: Landlord and regulator of South Africa’s ports Date and place of birth: May 19, 1967 (place not disclosed) Education: Matriculated from Salesian High School, Manzini,... 

Rope access taking off in SA

By: candice haase     20th September 2002 An industry that appears to be expanding in South Africa is the rope access industry. 

Gauteng’s truck-restriction pilot begins

By: Martin Czernowalow     16th September 2002 From today, all heavy vehicles (5 tons and over) travelling on the R59 freeway will have to observe certain restrictions, as part of a pilot project to reduce traffic congestion launched by the MEC for Public Transport, Roads and Works in Gauteng, Khabisi Mosunkutu. 

Transformation challenges industry

30th August 2002 On South Africa’s transport routes the sight of road hauliers has become synonymous with economic success. The more trucks on the road, the more South Africa is assured that the economy is on the move. 

Gauteng's rapid-rail link will need integrated transport feeder services

By: vanessa vasques     30th August 2002 Public transport is becoming more important with congested highways and traffic jams becoming the norm for frustrated South Africans. 

Carbon-fibre bicycle launched in S Africa

By: Joanne Delaurentis     30th August 2002 Malaysian aeronautical and automotive company EPM launched its EPX carbon performance bicycle brand into the South African market at the Ride Cycle Show in Johannesburg this month. 

Gautrain enviro study ready for public comment

30th August 2002 A series of public meetings will be held in Midrand, Sandton, Rosebank, Kempton Park, Pretoria and Centurion, during September, to present the findings of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) undertaken for the proposed Gautrain rapid rail link. 

R3,4bn Coega project sets sail

By: Keith Campbell     19th August 2002 Coega, Kuga, Coecha, Cougha, Kowsha, iNgqurha, or Ngqura – all variants of the same word which, in the Khoekhoe language, means 'groundwater', the Khoekhoe being the earliest known inhabitants of the districts adjacent to the river whose estuary has become the site of the South African... 

R3,4-billion Coega project gets under way at last

By: Keith Campbell     16th August 2002 Coega, Kuga, Coecha, Cougha, Kowsha, iNgqurha, or Ngqura – all variants of the same word which, in the Khoekhoe language, means 'ground water', the Khoekhoe being the earliest known inhabitants of the districts adjacent to the river whose estuary has become the site of the South African... 

Gas pipeline haulage contract awarded

16th August 2002 Earlier this month it was announced that transportation firm Cargo Africa Overborder (CAOB), a division of Cargo Africa and part of Imperial Logistics and Transport, has won the line haul contract for the transport of specialised, coated steel pipes for use in the construction of the Sasol... 

Cape emerging a world custom-yacht hub

16th August 2002 Richard Acheson and Jan Rossa, two of Cape Town’s best known boat builders have teamed up to construct large, hi-tech, one-off custom yachts. 

Omar calls for Africa's rail development

13th August 2002 Transport minister Dullah Omar has called on African railway owners and operators to co-operate in the promotion of development on the African continent. 

Coega construction village tenders under evaluation

9th August 2002 Some 520 dwelling units will be built for the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) to house construction workers engaged on the development of the new port project. 

Transnet's developmental role highlighted at last

9th August 2002 Striking a balance between profitability on the one hand and development objectives on the other has long been a struggle for State-owned transport utility Transnet. 

New traffic offence agency studied

By: Zonika Botha     9th August 2002 In a drive to lift some of the burden from South Africa’s magistrates courts, the Department of Transport is investigating the possibility of establishing a dedicated national agency to deal with outstanding traffic offence payments. 

SA awards R2,2bn port tender

8th August 2002 South Africa has awarded contracts worth R2,2-billion to three local and international consortiums for the construction of a new port on the country's east coast. 

SA's new port seen as African gateway

7th August 2002 Some 2 000 years ago traders battled the high seas to barter their wares at one of the world's greatest port cities. 

R150-million cash injection is set to boost tyre quality

By: candice haase     2nd August 2002 The injection of R150-million into the tyre-production facilities at Bridgestone Firestone South Africa’s (BFSA) plants in Port Elizabeth and Brits will facilitate the improvement of the quality of the company’s product. 

Green transport solutions for Africa on show at Joburg summit

2nd August 2002 The Gauteng Economic Development Agency (Geda) and Greening the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) have joined forces to showcase vehicle emmission-reduction technologies at the summit later this month. 

Traffic offence agency studied

By: Zonika Botha     2nd August 2002 In a drive to lift some of the burden from South Africa’s magistrates courts, the Department of Transport is investigating the possibility of establishing a dedicated national agency to deal with outstanding traffic offence payments. 

Container line upgrades W Africa services

26th July 2002 STRONG growth in trade from Asia to West Africa, has prompted P&O Nedlloyd to upgrade its West Africa services. 

R45bn transport renewal project gets going

By: Terence Creamer     26th July 2002 The long-awaited period of infrastructure renewal and extension at State-owned transport and logistics company, Transnet, is beginning to take shape with the announcement of R45,8-billion-worth of capital expenditure to run from this year until beyond 2006. 

Transport group's earnings rise

26th July 2002 South Africa's Transnet yesterday reported a 30% surge in operating profit in the year to March 2002, despite a slump in major markets, and said it expected the trend to continue over the next four years. 

New Congo oil transport firm launched

24th July 2002 Three Western oil firms and the government of Congo Republic have formed a new company to transport oil products to the capital of the Central African country, officials have said. 

Compressors hired to refurbish barge

19th July 2002 A six-week multiple hire of more than 30 Rand-Air compressors to marine contractors at Sturrock Dry Dock, Cape Town, has been completed. 

Freight firm bags R45m steel contract

By: candice haase     19th July 2002 As a part of East Rand-based freight company Cargo Carriers’ strategic focus on the steel industry, the company tendered for and was awarded the contract for the transport of Columbus Stainless Steel’s products destined for export to Durban. 

Preparing to redraft South Africa's successful auto strategy

By: Irma Venter     19th July 2002 The Motor Industry Development Programme (MIDP) should have come to an end this year, according to the original blueprint of the scheme, but has again received an extension, adding to the earlier one allowing the programme to run until 2007. 

Enviro study starts for Jhb-Pta superhighway

10th July 2002 The environmental-impact assessment (EIA) study for the proposed Johannesburg Pretoria toll-road corridor network is currently under way. 

Joburg station upgrade puts safety first

By: Joanne Delaurentis     5th July 2002 Passenger flow, baggage handling, communication systems and access control, at the site where a stampede claimed seven lives in March last year, will be upgraded as part of a R27-million project to improve the facilities of the Shosholoza Meyl long-distance passenger liner at Johannesburg’s... 

Funds found for $58m road project

By: Marcel Chimwala     5th July 2002 MALAWI – Malawi has identified all funding for a $58-million project involving the construction of a 93-km road from the Northern district of Karonga to the district of Chitipa, on the boarder with Tanzania and Zambia. 

Payment system deadlock in taxi recap

By: Irma Venter     5th July 2002 The last hurdle in South Africa’s much delayed taxi recapitalisation programme appears to be the electronic management system (EMS), or smart-card payment system. 

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