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Steam boilers for rent
3rd August 2023

A steam boiler is described as a water-containing vessel that transfers heat from a fuel source into steam. It can be used in many industries for a range of applications including steam cleaning,... 

Road Freight SME Summit 2023 paves the way for Small and Medium Enterprises to accelerate their growth in the transport industry
1st August 2023

Grow Supplier ZA, a leading advocate for the road freight industry, is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Road Freight SME Summit and Awards. The event is set to take place during... 

BLSA’s Mavuso sees some improvement on the national logistics front
31st July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) CEO Busi Mavuso says the concerted effort that business, government and many within State-owned freight utility Transnet have made to fix the outlook of... 

RuraTech makes STEM skills more accessible to SA schools
31st July 2023

With the development of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills top of South Africa’s education agenda, preparing the youth for a 4IR-focused world of work comes down to... 

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Tyre manufacturer to boost local production with investment
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A proposed new investment drive by tyre manufacturer and distributor Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) – a division of Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) – will enable SRSA to undertake a series of... 


The new range of Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers has capacity ranges from 3 m³/min to 40 m³/min at 7 bar and is now available
Supplier releases new dryers
28th July 2023

Compressed air equipment supplier Artic Driers International’s Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers are well suited to industrial processes including automotive manufacturing.... 

DTIC aims to improve awareness on AfCFTA through outreach programme
25th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has embarked on provincial outreach and awareness workshops in collaboration with provincial governments, wherein it hopes to have engaged... 

Transnet Port Terminal Durban container
Durban port partnership: ANC KZN bats for 'long overdue', 'mixed economy' deal, labour not buying it
20th July 2023 By: News24Wire

There's been mixed reaction to Transnet Port Terminals' 25-year joint venture with Philippines-headquartered company International Container Terminal Services Inc for the development and upgrade of... 

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TNPA seeks bids for Port of Richards Bay container concession
19th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is seeking bidders for a 25-year container handling facility concession in the Bayvue Precinct at the Port of Richards Bay, in KwaZulu-Natal. The request... 

The Durban Container Terminal
Transnet names ICTSI as new partner for flagship Durban Container Terminal
17th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned Transnet has selected International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI), of the Philippines, as the preferred bidder for the 25-year joint venture with Transnet Port... 

Artificial intelligence is improving supply chains, but human skills are still critical, experts agree
Artificial intelligence is improving supply chains, but human skills are still critical, experts agree
14th July 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used successfully in a range of practical applications in the supply chain. These include demand forecasting, risk, inventory and quality management, and... 

Strike that snarled Canada’s ports to end after deal is reached
14th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

A 13-day strike that disrupted shipments at Canada’s western ports is set to end after the dockworkers’ union and a group of employers agreed on a tentative deal. The International Longshore &... 

Transnet container terminals remain optimistic of strong citrus season finish
13th July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Average year-on-year comparisons of citrus handling volumes show a 9.2% volume increase in the Eastern Cape region and, despite heavy rains across the country, the Eastern Cape Container Terminals... 

The Iroko 3D printer
14Trees launches Iroko 3D printer for construction made in Africa
13th July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

14Trees, a joint venture (JV) between construction materials company Holcim and UK governmental development finance institution British International Investment (BII), has launched its new... 

Nutrien CEO Ken Seitz
Nutrien cuts guidance, curtails potash mine as port strike drags on
11th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Nutrien is curtailing production at a Saskatchewan potash mine because of a dockworkers’ strike in Vancouver, the main hub through which it exports the crop input. The Canadian miner said the... 

Isanti Glass chairperson Shakes Mtiwaza; Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Fikile Majola; Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi; SAB CEO Richard Rivett-Carnac and others celebrate the partnership between SAB and Isanti Glass
SAB, Isanti Glass celebrate transformation, empowerment strides
11th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

Alcoholic beverage maker South African Breweries (SAB) and South Africa’s first majority black-owned glass container manufacturer Isanti Glass marked three years of partnership at a commemorative... 

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TPT, TFR partner with Maersk on Eastern Cape road-to-rail initiative
4th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

State-owned entities Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) and Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) have collaborated with shipping company Maersk to implement a road-to-rail initiative at the Eastern Cape... 

The Port of Ngqura
TNPA publishes Port Development Framework Plans outlining R13bn of investments
4th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has published Port Development Framework Plans that stipulates how R13-billion will be invested in South Africa’s commercial seaports over the next five... 

New notification system reduces stack occupancy at Durban container terminal
29th June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Port management agency Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) said the stack occupancy at the Durban Container Terminal Pier 2 has been reduced from 75% to 55% over the past eight months owing to the new... 

Nyanza CEO Donovan Chimhandamba.
Capital cost of South Africa’s titanium beneficiation project expected to peak at R14bn
28th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African ilmenite used to manufacture titanium dioxide pigment in KwaZulu-Natal is on the way to receiving a major value boost. This because heavy mineral sands production sells at around... 

Trend is toward larger power plant solutions, says Zest WEG
20th June 2023

Whether companies need power to survive loadshedding or to raise their production output, the trend is for these power generating systems to get bigger. According to Bernard Mitton, Business... 

Greens Creek mine is the biggest silver mine in the US
Hecla fined for hazardous waste management at silver mine in Alaska
15th June 2023 By: Reuters

Hecla Mining was fined $143 124 for violating hazardous waste management and disposal requirements under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Us Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)... 

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A Guide to Tank Cleaning Automation
15th June 2023

Automating the cleaning of tanks, totes, vats, vessels or any other type of container offers many benefits. Typically, the top reason to automate is to improve cleaning thoroughness. However, the... 

Presidency Project Management Office head Rudi Dicks
South African government’s Vulindlela reforms will not be minor, assures Presidency official
12th June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The South African government’s Operation Vulindlela (“opening up”) is intended to result in major reforms to key sectors of the economy, Presidency Project Management Office head Rudi Dicks assured... 

Fundamental economic reforms gathering pace, Ramaphosa says
12th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The latest report from Operation Vulindlela, a joint project of the Presidency, the National Treasury and other key government departments, outlines progress in implementing far-reaching,... 

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South Africa's transport network holding economic growth back
12th June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

South Africa’s transport modalities – all of them – are currently unable to support greater economic growth in the country. So warned South African Association of Freight Forwarders CEO Juanita... 

Atlas Copco distributor, Brutes Air, delivers reliable standby power solution to new mine customer with QAC 1100 TwinPower™
9th June 2023

The flexibility, reliability and efficiency of the Atlas Copco QAC 1100 TwinPower™, which is essentially two QAC generators housed side-by-side in a 20-foot container, prompted the customer to... 

The new tug jetty at the Port of Durban
New tug jetty at Durban port to increase efficiencies
7th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has completed the construction of a new tug jetty at the Port of Durban to enable a quicker turnaround time for larger vessels that require additional... 

Risk reduction, agility and responsiveness in the spotlight as supply chain managers from around the world in Cape Town
6th June 2023

Supply chain practitioners from across Africa and around the world will meet in Cape Town this week for the annual SAPICS Conference, Africa’s premier education, knowledge sharing and networking... 

Risk reduction, agility and responsiveness in the spotlight as supply chain managers from around the world meet in Cape Town
5th June 2023

Supply chain practitioners from across Africa and around the world will meet in Cape Town this week for the annual SAPICS Conference, Africa’s premier education, knowledge sharing and networking... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
Construction phase of Menar’s new R600m colliery project is in full swing
26th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The construction phase of the new Gugulethu Colliery is in full swing. “We’ve started working on the box cut with the anticipation that first coal will be extracted sometime around July/August this... 

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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Phase II of the long-awaited LHWP has broken ground. 

Power Up with Peace of Mind
24th May 2023

From the smallest component through to building a Freedom Won (“FW”) containerised solution - with each step of the way, safety is paramount. FW, an original equipment manufacturer, is compliant... 

DPWI progresses special projects, renewable energy procurement
24th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Sihle Zikalala has tabled in Parliament an R8.7-billion budget for his department for the 2023/24 financial year, which will focus on reforms, decisive... 

A Transnet Freight Rail locomotive
Theft disrupts rail line serving Durban port
24th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

The rail line running from Africa’s biggest container port to South Africa’s richest province ran at 25% of its capacity over the past week because of theft, vandalism and rail damage. The 688 km... 

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Citrus growers call on DPE to urgently invest in rail for future growth
22nd May 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Industry organisation the Citrus Growers' Association of Southern Africa (CGA) has called on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to announce a turnaround to fix the current freight rail... 

Social enterprise aims to equip 100 young people with water technology skills this year
19th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Social enterprise Kusini Water is accelerating its Water Champions programme to train unemployed youth and unlock economic opportunities in communities, as it works to provide water access across... 

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Considerations, opportunities for South Africa as global container capacity increases
15th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Despite some recent volatility, the container industry is getting much closer to a new equilibrium, with high-frequency metrics showing a significant degree of stabilisation, logistics company... 

Identifying safeguards for BES systems
Identifying safeguards for BES systems
11th May 2023

To curb climate change, power utilities have to adapt swiftly to clean technology alternatives across the electricity supply value chain. Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are one such... 

Durban Container Terminals
Durban Container Terminal reports improvements in key metrics
10th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

State-owned Transnet Port Terminals has said the introduction of the adjusted free import storage rule seven months ago at the Durban Container Terminal has resulted in significant improvements in... 

Kusini to equip communities with water skills, unlock economic opportunities
5th May 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Social enterprise Kusini Water is accelerating its Water Champions programme to train unemployed youth and unlock economic opportunities in communities, as it works to provide water access across... 

An emerald and metallic green electric truck manufactured by Volvo has been delivered to Morocco as a continent first
New electric trucks destined for S Africa
5th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

On the back of delivering the first ever heavy electric truck to the African continent last month, global manufacturer Volvo says it will deliver its first FM electric truck tractor to a client in... 

WEC Projects Supplies New Sewage Treatment Plants for Ghana Developments
28th April 2023

WEC Projects, a local EPC contractor working in the water and wastewater treatment sector, has completed the design, engineering and supply of new sewage treatment plants for three different... 

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