Engineering News | Roads https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/roads Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:49:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Sanral announces R1.2bn three-year Cradock and Middelburg road construction projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-announces-r12bn-three-year-cradock-and-middelburg-road-construction-projects-2021-04-08 Schalk Burger ROADS Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:22:00 +0200 581186 1617895772 1617895320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vaccination success key to igniting SA’s infrastructure roll-out https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vaccination-success-key-to-igniting-sas-infrastructure-roll-out-2021-04-02 Darren Parker CONSULTING ENGINEERS Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579906 1617191761 1617314400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931638_resized_recovery.jpg 511 287 Backed-up infrastructure pipeline a concern https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backed-up-infrastructure-pipeline-a-concern-2021-04-02 Darren Parker Roads Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579385 1617199120 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929642_resized_consultingengineersenn2concorinfrastructure2017construction1022.jpg GETTING OVER IT Over the past few months, there has been an uptick in the number of tenders put out by State-owned entities, particularly in the transportation sector 511 287 Construction starts on Rivonia road Rea Vaya BRT station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-starts-on-rivonia-road-rea-vaya-brt-station-2021-03-30 Donna Slater ROADS Tue, 30 Mar 2021 16:09:00 +0200 580552 1617113930 1617113340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932145_resized_reaveya1022.jpg 511 287 Sanral reports progress on routine road maintenance projects in Gauteng https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-reports-progress-on-routine-road-maintenance-projects-in-gauteng-2021-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia ROADS Tue, 30 Mar 2021 11:47:00 +0200 580524 1617098796 1617097620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigeria Minister pushes timeous project completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigeria-minister-pushes-timeous-project-completion-2021-03-10 Halima Frost Roads Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578768 1615447367 1616709600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928241_resized_harbourinfrastructurelekkiquay03211022.jpg MINISTERIAL MOTIVATION The Minister of Transportation in Nigeria has pushed promoters for the on-time completion of the Lekki Deep Sea Port 511 287 New straddle carriers now available in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-straddle-carriers-now-available-in-africa-2021-03-26 Halima Frost Roads Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578778 1616663684 1616709600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928273_resized_harbourinfrastructurebltworldmobicon03211022.jpg UPLIFTING The mini straddle carriers are capable of lifting containers two high for efficient stacking 511 287 Gauteng launches its R23bn infrastructure project book, Transport Infrastructure House https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-launches-its-r23bn-infrastructure-project-book-transport-infrastructure-house-2021-03-18 Simone Liedtke INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 18 Mar 2021 15:53:00 +0200 579651 1616076668 1616075580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000930189_resized_mecjacobmamabolo1022.jpg MEC Jacob Mamabolo 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/84891_tih_launch_final_(002).pdf1612805Click here to view a copy of the TIH's presentation. The document contains information on the department's upcoming project pipeline. Click here to view a copy of the TIH's presentation. The document contains information on the department's upcoming project pipeline. De Lille unveils three bridges built as part of Strategic Integrated Project programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-lilleunveils-three-bridges-built-as-part-of-strategic-integrated-project-programme-2021-03-11 Yvonne Silaule INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 11 Mar 2021 15:15:00 +0200 578979 1615470567 1615468500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 JRA working to improve asphalt plant's performance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-working-to-improve-asphalt-plants-performance-2021-03-05 Creamer Media Reporter ROADS Fri, 05 Mar 2021 16:44:00 +0200 578480 1614956987 1614955440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gauteng govt calls for scrapping of e-tolls https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-govt-calls-for-scrapping-of-e-tolls-2021-03-04 News24Wire Roads Thu, 04 Mar 2021 08:11:00 +0200 578201 1614851239 1614838260 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926970_resized_gfipsanraletolln12wtrafficaroads405121022duane.jpg 511 287 DRC, as a keystone in AfCFTA, can link regional value chains https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drc-as-a-keystone-in-afcfta-can-link-regional-value-chains-2021-03-03 Schalk Burger TRADE Wed, 03 Mar 2021 11:14:00 +0200 578110 1614859757 1614762840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926812_resized_manufacturingericbruggemansaceecceo0520191022.jpg Saceec CEO Eric Bruggeman 511 287 Cabinet approves new National Transport Policy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-approves-new-national-transport-policy-2021-02-26 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 26 Feb 2021 15:01:00 +0200 577820 1614344559 1614344460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 JRA welcomes arrest of suspects as efforts to curb road infrastructure theft continue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-welcomes-arrest-of-suspects-as-efforts-to-curb-road-infrastructure-theft-continue-2021-02-25 Marleny Arnoldi ROADS Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:41:00 +0200 577605 1614242539 1614242460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Government commits to improving infrastructure spending https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-commits-to-improving-infrastructure-spending-2021-02-24 Tasneem Bulbulia BUDGET 2021 Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:11:00 +0200 577522 1614236183 1614172260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 National road toll tariffs to increase March 1 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-road-toll-tariffs-to-increase-march-1-2021-02-22 Donna Slater ROADS Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:55:00 +0200 577278 1614002611 1614002100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sanral to invest R500m in Buffalo City road project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-to-invest-r500m-inbuffalo-city-road-project-2021-02-12 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 19 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 575651 1613454710 1613685600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Transnet pilots reefer trains to ease road congestion in Cape town https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-pilots-reefer-trains-to-ease-road-congestion-in-cape-town-2021-02-08 Marleny Arnoldi RAIL Mon, 08 Feb 2021 15:44:00 +0200 576023 1612792549 1612791840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AfriSam notes readiness to bring more capacity on stream for roadworks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrisam-notes-readiness-to-bring-more-capacity-on-stream-for-roadworks-2021-02-05 Tasneem Bulbulia CONSTRUCTION; ROADS Fri, 05 Feb 2021 15:37:00 +0200 575918 1612533469 1612532220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000922234_resized_afrisamroadpic010220211022.jpg Avi Bhoora 511 287 Sanral to invest R500m in Buffalo City road project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-to-invest-r500m-inbuffalo-city-road-project-2021-02-01 Irma Venter ROADS Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:48:00 +0200 575343 1612169404 1612169280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000921042_resized_road1022.jpg 511 287 Company facilitates workshops, audits for road compliance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-facilitates-workshops-audits-for-road-compliance-2021-01-06 Cameron Mackay Roads Fri, 22 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0200 573177 1611038327 1611266400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000916686_resized_jcauditorsrtmsaudits1022.jpg VITAL FIRST INSPECTIONS JC Auditors were able to conduct on site truck inspections with the onset of Covid-19 Level 3 restrictions last year 511 287 Association pleads with Free State transport department for road repairs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-pleads-with-free-state-transport-department-for-road-repairs-2021-01-15 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:34:00 +0200 574039 1610718847 1610717640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transport dept partners with Distell on road safety campaign https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-dept-partners-with-distell-on-a-road-safety-campaign-2020-12-14 Yvonne Silaule ROAD SAFETY Mon, 14 Dec 2020 12:03:00 +0200 572720 1607941598 1607940180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gauteng clearing drivers licence renewal backlog, says Mamabolo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-clearing-drivers-licence-renewal-backlog-says-mamabolo-2020-12-08 African News Agency TRANSPORT Tue, 08 Dec 2020 11:10:00 +0200 572261 1607421395 1607418600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sanral shares details on Eastern Cape road upgrades https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanral-shares-details-on-eastern-cape-road-upgrades-2020-12-04 Donna Slater ROADS Fri, 04 Dec 2020 15:26:00 +0200 572091 1607112378 1607088360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rail link planned for small-scale cane growers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-link-planned-for-small-scale-cane-growers-2020-12-04 Darren Parker Roads Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570420 1606911980 1607032800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000910858_resized_sugarentongaathulettcanetruck1022.jpg LOWERED HAULAGE COSTS The project will result in a 50% reduction in transportation costs for growers 511 287 UP opens new engineering research facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/up-opens-new-engineering-research-facility-2020-12-02 Schalk Burger INFRASTRUCTURE/SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:48:00 +0200 571765 1606903322 1606898880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913504_resized_upengineering4point0facilityexterior12201022.jpg 511 287 Ctrack Freight Transport Index growth slows https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ctrack-freight-transport-index-growth-slows-2020-12-01 Irma Venter LOGISTICS & FREIGHT Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:33:00 +0200 571707 1606829713 1606829580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000913406_resized_portsprobetransnetdurban092016bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Buses, trains shunned in favour of cars and taxis, Gauteng travel survey reveals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buses-trains-shunned-in-favour-of-cars-taxis-gauteng-travel-survey-reveals-2020-11-27 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570355 1606204267 1606428000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR and asphalt industry construct test road using local fillers, recycled tyres https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-and-asphalt-industry-construct-test-road-using-local-fillers-recycled-tyres-2020-11-27 Irma Venter ROADS – 1 Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570354 1606204267 1606428000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 RFA pleads for govt intervention amid 'war' on trucks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rfa-pleads-for-govt-intervention-amid-war-on-trucks-2020-11-24 Marleny Arnoldi ROADS Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:12:00 +0200 570891 1606211782 1606209120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Covid-19 will not affect current capex, but future projects dependent on recovery, says Trac https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-will-not-affect-current-capex-but-future-projects-are-dependent-on-recovery-says-trac-2020-11-20 Irma Venter ROADS Fri, 20 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569721 1605594195 1605823200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Supreme Court of Appeals rules in favour of Sanral https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supreme-court-of-appeals-rules-in-favour-of-sanral-2020-11-18 Tasneem Bulbulia ROADS Wed, 18 Nov 2020 16:06:00 +0200 570453 1605709552 1605708360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Logistics index shows ‘strong growth’ in third quarter, following decline in prior three months https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ctrack-freight-transport-index-sees-logistics-sector-making-a-comeback-2020-11-04 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 13 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569139 1604992660 1605218400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Road development integral to post-pandemic recovery, speakers say  https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-development-integral-for-post-pandemic-recovery-speakers-say-2020-11-12 Tasneem Bulbulia ROADS Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:35:00 +0200 569910 1605247197 1605191700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 R292m road construction to unlock economic opportunities for KZN rural community https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r292m-road-construction-to-unlock-economic-opportunities-for-kzn-rural-community-2020-11-09 Yvonne Silaule ROADS/CONSTRUCTION Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:42:00 +0200 569474 1604916150 1604914920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa urged to take the lead in adopting TIR system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-take-the-lead-in-adopting-tir-system-says-iru-2020-11-06 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568519 1604390087 1604613600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0