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Grindrod appoints new FD

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd July 2020 JSE-listed logistics group Grindrod has announced the appointment of Fathima Ally as group FD, effective September 1. She succeeds Xolani Mbambo, who is moving into an operations position.  

Grindrod notes impact of lockdown on its businesses

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     26th June 2020 JSE-listed Grindrod’s trading in the first quarter of this year was strong through most of its businesses, the company said in a pre-close business update on June 26. It noted, however, that Covid-19-related lockdowns in Southern African countries impacted significantly on the ability of many of... 

Grindrod breaks ground at R105m AutoPort project 

By: Irma Venter     17th January 2020 Freight logistics group Grindrod has started construction on a new, R105-million AutoPort, just off the N3 in Camperdown, KwaZulu-Natal. The 270 000 m2 property is located between Pinetown and Pietermaritzburg. 

R7bn Limpopo coal mine a step closer as ResGen, Transnet ink ten-year logistics deal 

By: Terence Creamer     21st November 2019 State-owned freight logistics group Transnet signed a ten-year take-or-pay coal transport agreement with Resource Generation (ResGen) subsidiary Ledjadja Coal on Thursday, improving prospects for the development of a new R7-billion greenfield coalmine in the Limpopo province. Under the contract,... 

TNPA supports World Maritime Day 2019

27th September 2019 South Africa’s ports under the custodianship of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) rolled out an array of activities to mark World Maritime Day on Thursday, 26 September. Created by the United Nations (UN), via the International Maritime Organization (IMO), World Maritime Day celebrates the... 

Ngqura liquid bulk terminal project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     21st June 2019 The Transnet National Ports Authority and Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo have said that they are on track with developments at the Port of Ngqura. 

Port of Ngqura liquid bulk tank farm commissioning on track

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th June 2019 Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Oil Tanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings say they are on track with developments at the Port of Ngqura, in Nelson Mandela Bay, with the commissioning of the new liquid bulk tank farm planned towards the end of 2020. TNPA says environmental search and... 

Ngqura liquid bulk terminal project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     31st May 2019 Civil construction is expected to start in July this year. 

New Port of Ngqura liquid bulk facility to serve South African and African markets 

By: Schalk Burger     24th May 2019 A new liquid bulk handling facility at the deep-water Port of Ngqura, in the Eastern Cape, will be built to assist with the predicted future growth of petroleum product consumption in Africa. The terminal – for which civil construction is scheduled to start in July – will serve as a strategic... 

James Holley

24th May 2019 This week we profile James Holley, CEO of Traxtion, a rail transport logistics company 

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