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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Transnet applies for electricity licence

State logistics group Transnet has applied for a licence to generate electricity and plans to regenerate 38MW by 2017‚ mostly using the technology of its new locomotives. No licence is required for regeneration.

By Razina Munshi 16 Apr 2014 05:18

Upgrades keep Metrorail on track

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi claims Metrorail is well on its way to becoming the preferred public transport operator in high-volume corridors of the province.

15 Apr 2014 08:40

Brimstone takes stake in Grindrod BEE deal

Investment company Brimstone is taking a majority stake in a black economic empowerment (BEE) consortium that will acquire between 8% and 8.5% in ship‚ rail and port operator Grindrod.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 10 Apr 2014 05:54

Ansys gets R188m Transnet deal for locomotive dashboard displays

Ansys‚ an AltX-listed engineering company‚ has been awarded a R188m Transnet contract for the supply of an integrated dashboard display system for locomotives.

By Mark Allix 2 Apr 2014 08:11

Grindrod to raise R4bn for project funding

Industrial freight‚ logistics and shipping group Grindrod's board of directors has approved an equity capital raising process that would lead to the total issue of Grindrod shares worth up to R4bn‚ with net cash proceeds of up to R3bn going to Grindrod‚ to fund projects‚ the company said last week.

31 Mar 2014 07:46

Grindrod moots 'much cheaper' trains

Grindrod's diesel-electric locomotive‚ which the company said was the cheapest in the world‚ could pit the logistics group as a competitor against state rail utility Transnet and global rolling stock manufacturers such as General Electric and Electro-Motive Diesel.

By Razina Munshi 28 Mar 2014 11:25

China wins lion's share of Transnet's train tender

China's two largest rolling-stock manufacturers are the biggest winners of a R50bn deal to manufacturer more than 1,000 locomotives for Transnet‚ confirming South Africa's preference for doing business with members of the Brics alliance.

By Razina Munshi and Mark Allix 20 Mar 2014 06:08

Grindrod makes progress with its logistics supply chains

Grindrod continued to make "meaningful progress" last year in improving and expanding its integrated logistics supply chains along key commodity corridors.

By Mark Allix 3 Mar 2014 06:50

Overview of Gordhan's budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has announced a large expenditure plan that will be anchored around the National Development Plan (NDP).

27 Feb 2014 07:53

Midnight trains laid on for Gauteng revellers

People on the highveld will be able to party this weekend and still be able to catch the Gautrain home after midnight.

25 Feb 2014 09:18

Grindrod, Northwest Rail to develop copper railway in Zambia

Grindrod‚ a JSE-listed freight and logistics service provider‚ through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius‚ will work with Zambia's Northwest Rail Company to build‚ operate and maintain a new 590km Cape gauge railway from Chingola in the Zambian copperbelt to the Angolan border.

By Mark Allix 5 Feb 2014 07:37

Fight is on to expand Richards Bay port

Battle lines are being drawn over who will install additional coal export capacity at the Richards Bay port‚ with the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) and challenger RBTGrindrod both looking to bring in Transnet as a partner.

By Brendan Ryan 3 Feb 2014 12:03

Transnet urged to work with Richards Bay port

The president of the Chamber of Mines‚ Mike Teke‚ has renewed his appeal to Transnet to collaborate with the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) on further expansion to cater for junior black coal miners wanting access to export markets.

By Brendan Ryan 23 Jan 2014 08:47

Grindrod, Pembani form new rail-leasing company

Freight and logistics company Grindrod's subsidiary‚ Grindrod Freight Services (GFS)‚ has teamed up with the Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Fund (PRIF) to form a leasing joint venture.

21 Jan 2014 09:21

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