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Nigeria flags off new standard gauge train service

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari flagged off commercial train services on the country's first ever standard gauge rail track linking the capital Abuja with...

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Transnet expansion boosts coal line capacity fivefold

The completion of the first-phase expansion of the coal line between Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal has resulted in a fivefold increase in coal capacity...

By Andiswa Maqutu 18 Jul 2016

Prasa identifies improper contracts worth R1.5bn

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) has identified more than 40 companies with contracts totalling R1.5bn that it says were awarded improperly...

By Andiswa Maqutu 7 Jul 2016

N$958 million dual carriageways for the coast

Two frequently used roads between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund - the B2 highway and the MR44 behind the dunes - will soon undergo a massive transformation...

By Eveline De Klerk 6 Jul 2016

General freight helps grow Transnet revenue

Transnet's strategy to raise revenue by shifting more rail-friendly goods off the road into its wagons is yielding positive results...

By Fifi Peters 28 Jun 2016

Innovative technologies adds new dimension to transport

The importance of improved technology to ensure that modern and reliable transport through the continent's corridors is fully and sustainably operational continues to grow...

27 Jun 2016

Prasa files lawsuit to recoup money spent on locomotives

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa), which runs the MetroRail and Shosholoza Meyl services, has filed a lawsuit to recoup the money it has paid so far for 70 new locomotives meant to replace its part of its ageing fleet, the Mail & Guardian reported on Friday, 17 June 2016...

By Ernest Mabuza 17 Jun 2016

Increased demand for industrial real estate due to rise in imported goods

With the South African trade deficit increasing from R4.2bn in 2005 to over R70bn in just ten years, imports are playing a greater role in the economy...

10 Jun 2016

SA bulk exports fall 6.1% y/y in May to 13.6-million tons

SA's bulk export volumes fell 6.1% year on year (y/y) in May to 13.6-million tons (Mt) after rising 6.2% y/y in April to the second-highest monthly total of 16.2-million tons...

By Helmo Preuss 8 Jun 2016

Barloworld Logistics' supplychainforesight 2016 highlights need for future-readiness

Barloworld Logistics reviewed the journey of change and adaptation South African businesses have undertaken over the past year...

7 Jun 2016

Outrage over Metrorail annual fare increase

Public Transport Voice picketed outside the offices of PRASA. The organisation says it rejects a price hike while services by Metrorail have gone from bad to worse...

By Thembela Ntongana 7 Jun 2016

Botswana probes huge SA train deal

Botswana authorities are investigating a R250-million contract involving Transnet amid claims that South Africa sold that country old trains that it presented as new...

By Thanduxolo Jika 6 Jun 2016

Gibela plans to get local suppliers

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium, which has a R51bn contract to supply 600 trains to Prasa, is looking for local machinery and equipment suppliers...

By Andiswa Maqutu 3 Jun 2016

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