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E-tolls boycott hurts Gautrain's operations
E-tolls boycott hurts Gautrain's operations

More than R40bn has been spent but Gauteng transport chiefs are now coming to the realisation that the province's two flagship projects - the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project and Gautrain - are not having the desired effect

17 Sep 2014 11:02

Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist
Capespan buys stake in clearing specialist

Zeder-controlled fruit farming and marketing company Capespan has bulked up its logistics arm by snapping up a 75% stake in forwarding and clearing specialist Aspen International, it was announced at the weekend.

By Marc Hasenfuss 15 Sep 2014 15:02

Innovation Group releases report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond
Innovation Group releases report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond

The Innovation Group has released The Future Now report on fleet management in 2015 and beyond, which points to a future for fleet management that...

11 Sep 2014 10:34

Gauteng residents able to speak out over e-tolls
Gauteng residents able to speak out over e-tolls

Gauteng residents will today, 11 September, get a chance to air their views on how e-tolls affect them, during representations to the Gauteng Advisory Panel on the socio-economic impact of e-tolls.

11 Sep 2014 08:54

Tolls take toll on car dealerships
Tolls take toll on car dealerships

Car dealerships in Gauteng have been forced to fork out up to R200m more to administer the costs of the province's new e-tolling system.

10 Sep 2014 12:22

Earnings at Eqstra Holdings drop 26.3% to 76.7c
Earnings at Eqstra Holdings drop 26.3% to 76.7c

Full-year headline earnings per share (HEPS) at diversified industrial logistics group Eqstra Holdings were down 26.3% to 76.7c for the year to June‚ although revenue was up by 9.8% to R9.9bn.

3 Sep 2014 11:15

Outa seeks answers to road costs
Outa seeks answers to road costs

The Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) has called for a commission of inquiry to determine how the cost of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project tripled to R20bn in six years.

3 Sep 2014 10:47

fastjet launches Tanzania-Uganda route
fastjet launches Tanzania-Uganda route

fastjet, the low-cost pan-African airline, has announced that it will be launching flights between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Entebbe, Uganda.

1 Sep 2014 08:53

Tolls will keep SA's roads servicable says Cesa
Tolls will keep SA's roads servicable says Cesa

Engineers have urged Gauteng motorists to pay e-tolls or face the danger of road infrastructure going the way of Eskom - deteriorating to the point that billions of rands are needed to rebuild it.

By Philani Nombembe 29 Aug 2014 09:07

Gauteng's e-tolls consultation gets underway
Gauteng's e-tolls consultation gets underway

The Gauteng Advisory Panel on the Socio-economic Impact of E-tolls will kick off its month-long consultation process on Wednesday (27 August), starting with organised labour representatives.

27 Aug 2014 08:32

Cape Town says Sanral is misleading the public
Cape Town says Sanral is misleading the public

The City of Cape Town has accused the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) of "peddling fallacies" about the proposed tolling of the N1-N2 Winelands highway, deepening their public spat.

26 Aug 2014 10:50

SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair
SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair

A delegation of South African companies is in Maputo, Mozambique, showcasing their products and services at the 50th Jubilee of the Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade fair.

26 Aug 2014 08:22

Cape Town transport goes green
Cape Town transport goes green

PRETORIA: The City of Cape Town has taken public transport to the next level with the launch of its first green transport facility.

26 Aug 2014 07:19

Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads
Sanral rejects Cape Town's bid to halt toll roads

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) believes its jurisdiction over the proclaimed national road network trumps the Cape Town city council's wish that the Winelands toll road project on the N1 and N2 be halted.

By Linda Ensor 21 Aug 2014 10:07

Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems
Minister, provincial, municipal leaders told to fix infrastructure problems

President Jacob Zuma has told Ministers, Premiers and Mayors, who are part of the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission (PICC), that they must jointly develop a problem-solving culture and fix infrastructure problems facing South Africa.

21 Aug 2014 07:15

Metair's results bolstered by Mutlu Akü deal
Metair's results bolstered by Mutlu Akü deal

Metair‚ a manufacturer and distributor of mainly automotive products‚ saw its Mutlu Akü vehicle and industrial battery company in Turkey significantly bolster group revenue for the six months to June.

By Mark Allix 20 Aug 2014 10:48

Redisa recycling plants operating in Eastern Cape
Redisa recycling plants operating in Eastern Cape

Two of the four tyre recycling depots planned for the Eastern Cape this year are already operating under the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of SA (Redisa).

20 Aug 2014 10:27

Government needs innovation for service delivery
Government needs innovation for service delivery

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane says the public sector must challenge itself to be creative and embrace innovation as a new way of doing government business more smartly and delivering its services.

20 Aug 2014 07:22

Super Group 'delivers' its own set of excellent results
Super Group 'delivers' its own set of excellent results

Super Group‚ an industrial transportation operator‚ says it delivered "an excellent set of results" for the year to June‚ with earnings growth resulting from its integrated logistics plan.

By Mark Allix 19 Aug 2014 10:07

Tyre-recycling businesses protect environment
Tyre-recycling businesses protect environment

A five-year initiative to create a sustainable industry to recycle millions of scrapped tyres every year, is making progress and attracting international interest.

By David Furlonger 18 Aug 2014 11:22

New scholar transport policy on the cards
New scholar transport policy on the cards

CAPE TOWN: Transport Minister Dipuo Peters says her department is in the process of finalising a new policy on scholar transport aimed at improving road safety for vulnerable pupils.

13 Aug 2014 08:35

Billions to be spent on railway commuter network
Billions to be spent on railway commuter network

The Department of Transport will, over the next three years, invest billions of rands in the country's transport infrastructure in a bid to reduce road deaths.

13 Aug 2014 07:57

Sanral to spend R5.3bn on Port Elizabeth, East London road
Sanral to spend R5.3bn on Port Elizabeth, East London road

The South African SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) has confirmed that it has completed the conceptual designs for the multi-billion-rand expansion of the R72 coastal road between East London and Port Elizabeth.

12 Aug 2014 05:47

TransAfrica transport conference will benefit African countries
TransAfrica transport conference will benefit African countries

TransAfrica 2014, a transport conference which is expected to be attended by delegates from various African countries, was officially launched on 6 August in Sandton, Johannesburg.

10 Aug 2014 15:18

Traditional approach to transport planning hampers industry
Traditional approach to transport planning hampers industry

Transport efficiency is being hampered because it is largely still planned in a traditional, sequential process. This is the contention of Imperial Logistics chief business development officer, Cobus Rossouw.

10 Aug 2014 14:28

Publication of government's latest 'five-year plan'
Publication of government's latest 'five-year plan'

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, has released government's framework for implementing the National Development Plan (NDP) over the next five years.

8 Aug 2014 06:33

Some of Sanral's tolling 'secrets'
Some of Sanral's tolling 'secrets'

Blacked-out documents relating to Sanral's tolling plans for the N1 and N2 highways in the Western Cape - that have kept secret for years - were released on Tuesday (5 August) by the Cape Town High Court

6 Aug 2014 11:39

Car sales decline cushioned by seasonal buying
Car sales decline cushioned by seasonal buying

Strong seasonal buying by car-rental companies helped minimise the drop in new-car sales in July.

By David Furlonger 5 Aug 2014 12:20

General Electric pledges R20bn for Africa by 2018
General Electric pledges R20bn for Africa by 2018

General Electric (GE) says it will invest $2bn in facility development‚ skills training and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018.

5 Aug 2014 12:07

Right2Know wins case for Sanral tariff disclosure
Right2Know wins case for Sanral tariff disclosure

The Right2Know Campaign has claimed "partial victory" in the legal wrangle between the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) and the City of Cape Town.

By Bekezela Phakathi 5 Aug 2014 11:34

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