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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

SANRAL's secrecy: R2K comes out fighting
SANRAL's secrecy: R2K comes out fighting

R2K Western Cape has rejected SANRAL's refusal to allow even limited transparency in the matter of proposed e-tolls in the Western Cape.

5 Aug 2014 06:59

Traffic toll another toll on e-toll roads
Traffic toll another toll on e-toll roads

Cape Town may well be the most congested city in South Africa but you are most likely to be caught in a traffic jam on the Ben Schoeman motorway between Johannesburg and Pretoria.

By Paddy Hartdegen 31 Jul 2014 12:39

Sanral asks court to keep Cape N1 tolls secret
Sanral asks court to keep Cape N1 tolls secret

The South African National Roads Agency Ltd (Sanral) will ask the Western Cape High Court next week to grant it a secrecy application, which will allow it keep details of the proposed tolling of the N1 and N2 highways confidential.

By Carol Paton 30 Jul 2014 11:15

Ambulances need to comply with new regulations
Ambulances need to comply with new regulations

Private ambulance operators will have to comply with a host of new requirements if new regulations become law as the private ambulance operators are unregulated and lack industry standards.

29 Jul 2014 11:27

Bus contract halted after company liquidated
Bus contract halted after company liquidated

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has been thrown a lifeline and could soon be out of a controversial multimillion-rand bus technology contract with Lumen Technologies, after the Cape Town-based company was liquidated.

25 Jul 2014 07:59

Zuma responds to debate on Presidency's budget
Zuma responds to debate on Presidency's budget

President Jacob Zuma said the gains that await developing countries through the BRICS New Development Bank will far outweigh the cost of establishing the bank.

25 Jul 2014 06:59

Cyber-attacks caused e-toll billing problems claims Peters
Cyber-attacks caused e-toll billing problems claims Peters

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has accused "some media houses" and other unknown people of conducting deliberate cyber-attacks on the website of the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) which is responsible for the hugely unpopular electronic tolls in Gauteng.

By Linda Ensor 24 Jul 2014 09:50

Peak-hour Gautrain pressure on transport systems
Peak-hour Gautrain pressure on transport systems

Gautrain and bus patronage levels have shown consistent growth since their inception.

By Errol Braithwaite 22 Jul 2014 11:30

More time to pay but e-toll resistance remains high
More time to pay but e-toll resistance remains high

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters announced a further extension of the e-toll payment period for Gauteng motorists.

By Linda Ensor 17 Jul 2014 10:50

Integrated real-time information - an enabler of enhanced public transport service delivery
Integrated real-time information - an enabler of enhanced public transport service delivery

One of the government's biggest challenges with regards to ensuring public transport service delivery is a lack of integrated, real-time information. This comes as a result of an environment with many different service providers, both publicly and privately owned.

By Santosh Komal 17 Jul 2014 07:06

Minibus taxi industry should be professionally managed
Minibus taxi industry should be professionally managed

Since the taxi industry in South Africa carry at least 60% of daily public transport passengers, the Department of Transport has announced two pillars necessary in the public transport strategy.

11 Jul 2014 13:51

New Vehicle Pricing Index reveals unexpected decline in used car inflation
New Vehicle Pricing Index reveals unexpected decline in used car inflation

The latest TransUnion Vehicle Pricing Index has revealed the ongoing stagnation of used vehicle prices as new car price inflation roars ahead. This is indicative of the current tenuous state of the South African automotive industry.

9 Jul 2014 09:49

Reduced transport costs for NCP after outsourcing
Reduced transport costs for NCP after outsourcing

NCP Alcohol has outsourced its supply chain management and road transport requirements to Imperial Logistics. Reduced transport costs and a boost to the business' bottom line are among the benefits being reaped by the fermentation alcohol producer as a result of this partnership, said Imperial Logistics' chief business development officer, Cobus Rossouw.

8 Jul 2014 09:02

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