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South Africa's Transnet engineers to go to China for locomotives testing

The South Africa state rail company Transnet said their engineers will go to China next month to verify locomotives they bought, before commissioning...

27 Jan 2017

Multimodal West Africa '17 to improve Nigeria's transport and logistics business

In March 2017, Nigeria's transport and logistics experts will gather for Multimodal West Africa 2017. Industry stakeholders believe that the exhibition will adequately reposition the transport and logistics sector...

26 Jan 2017

'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection

A US startup pursuing Elon Musk's vision for near-supersonic rail transport announced an agreement on a feasibility study for a "hyperloop" system connecting two European cities...

19 Jan 2017

Kenya receives locomotives for China-funded railway

Kenya has received six locomotives from China, which will run on a China-funded standard gauge railway (SGR) due to start trial operation in June...

By Isaac Khisa 16 Jan 2017

All Dutch trains now run on wind energy

The European country has reached its goal a little earlier than planned...

By Lindsay Samson 13 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics

For businesses and consumers alike, here are the three hottest trends to watch in 2017...

By Harry van Huyssteen 10 Jan 2017

Crowdfunded train service takes on German rail giant

With a single 1970s train in orange livery and a little crowdfunding help, a plucky Berlin startup is challenging the might of Germany's state rail operator...

15 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Logistics & Transport

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors...

12 Dec 2016

ICS to launch new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa 2017

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers will launch its new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa which is expected to host thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry...

8 Dec 2016

Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

Transnet, the custodian of South Africa's rail, ports and pipeline networks, has partnered with GE Transportation...

17 Nov 2016

Sandstone Estates wins gold at ROCCI/FNB Business Awards

Eastern Free-State commercial farming enterprise, Sandstone Estates, received the 2016 Business of the Year Gold Winner Award for Tourism at the annual ROCCI/FNB Business Awards...

14 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

Transnet acts on Madonsela report queries

Transnet CE Siyabonga Gama said that the company had resolved to terminate its relationship with Trillian and Regiments Capital, both named in the public protector's State of Capture report...

By Karl Gernetzky 8 Nov 2016

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