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July riots temporarily halt sugar production

By: Nadine Ramdass     3rd December 2021 KwaZulu-Natal is a primary location for South Africa’s sugar production and the riots in July resulted in sugar production coming to a halt. Although sugar producer Tongaat Hulett Sugar South Africa was one of many businesses affected by the riots, Tongaat Hulett Sugar South Africa MD Dave... 

WA and Port of Rotterdam weigh hydrogen links

By: Esmarie Iannucci     30th November 2021 The Western Australian government has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Europe’s largest sea port, the Port of Rotterdam, to collaborate on renewable hydrogen. The two parties will work together to investigate the renewable hydrogen export supply chain between Western Australia and... 

Rail operator eyes South African, African leasing expansion with renewed locomotive fleet

By: Donna Slater     29th November 2021 Freight logistics company Grindrod, through its 43% shareholding in Pretoria-based freight company Railco Africa, is looking to expand its locomotives leasing and rail operations business in South Africa and the rest of Africa. This comes after it achieved success in Sierra Leone, having brought... 

South African ports to welcome 20 cruise ships this season

By: Schalk Burger     24th November 2021 The port cities of Cape Town, Mossel Bay, Gqeberha, Durban and Richards Bay are scheduled to receive 20 passenger vessels during the cruise season, from November to the end of May, State-owned Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said on November 24. The first cruise vessel will dock in Cape... 

British Columbia miners warn of some disruption following heavy rains

By: Simone Liedtke     19th November 2021 Transportation routes to dual-listed miner New Gold’s New Afton mine, in British Columbia, have been affected by the recent heavy rains, flooding and mudslides. However, the flooding, has up until this point, had no material impact on New Afton's infrastructure and operations. 

Astron Energy rebrands its identity, Caltex stations

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     17th November 2021 Astron Energy has revealed its new brand identity and provided insight into what its network of Caltex service stations will look like when over 850 retail sites are rebranded to Astron Energy. Astron Energy has unveiled a new logo and corporate colours, as well as the design of its forecourts. 

Rain and flooding disrupt Teck logistics

By: Mariaan Webb     17th November 2021 Canadian miner Teck Resources said on Tuesday that its logistics chain between west coast terminals and BC operations had been temporarily disrupted, owing to heavy rain, flooding and mudslides. Teck stated that it had implemented measures to mitigate the effect of the disruption, diverting some... 

Hexing HXE 115 KP electricity prepaid meter

16th November 2021 The Hexing HXE115-KP are single-phase, domestic electricity prepaid meters, designed for reliability, accuracy, and ease of use.  It is an ideal unit for rental properties, whether it is an existing or new installation in domestic homes, cottages, townhouse units, complexes, flats or shops.... 

Grindrod Intermodal and Ocean Africa Container Lines to merge with Maersk

By: Donna Slater     15th November 2021 JSE-listed freight logistics group Grindrod has agreed to merge the South African container logistics businesses of Grindrod Intermodal (GIM) and Ocean Africa Container Lines (OACL) with AP Moller Maersk’s (Maersk) inland container terminals. Grindrod’s intermodal facilities are located... 

Saldanha iron-ore terminal's air emissions licence renewed for five years

By: Schalk Burger     10th November 2021 The West Coast district municipality, in the Western Cape, has issued a five-year air emissions licence to the Saldanha Iron Ore Terminal. The terminal handled more than 54-million tonnes of iron-ore in the financial year ended March 31. It is Africa's largest iron-ore export terminal, with a... 

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