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Peak-hour Gautrain pressure on transport systems

Gautrain and bus patronage levels have shown consistent growth since their inception. The average weekday train usage stands at about 55,000 passengers a day and bus usage is at about 22,000 passengers a day.

By Errol Braithwaite 22 Jul 2014 11:30

Serco designs trailer to optimise load capacity

Serco has designed a new trailer to accommodate rails and beams to enable the loading of a second row of pallets to a refrigerated trailer, giving a 60 pallet load capacity.

22 Jul 2014 06:56

Maritime boost as development plan starts

South African President Jacob Zuma promised to help ramp up investment in the country's maritime industries as part of an ambitious plan to boost economic growth and cut unemployment.

21 Jul 2014 11:39

Emirates announces fourth daily flight to Joburg

Emirates has announced that it will introduce a fourth daily flight between Dubai and Johannesburg from 26 October 2014. This will bring the number of daily flights to South Africa to seven.

18 Jul 2014 10:07

Build programme powers full steam ahead

PRETORIA: Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says the next 12 months will be a milestone in the country's massive build programme.

18 Jul 2014 07:26

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

Velden Pike Nichols joins Bowman Gilfillan's Durban office

One of Durban's leading maritime law firms, Velden Pike Nichols, will be joining the maritime, transport and logistics practice at pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman Gilfillan, with effect from 1 August this year.

17 Jul 2014 09:49

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

Sasfin wants to invest in small businesses

Sasfin Private Equity plans to invest in small- and medium-sized enterprises, to the tune of R50m a year on businesses with an enterprise value of between R50m and R350m.

By Phakamisa Ndzamela 16 Jul 2014 12:35

Paper records preferred to electronic ones claims survey

Despite new technologies enabling electronic storage of information, 90% of local businesses are still storing documents in paper format, according to a study released by JSE-listed storage management company Metrofile.

By Thabiso Mochiko 16 Jul 2014 12:19

Mango named Best Low Cost Airline in Africa

Mango was named the Best Low Cost Airline in Africa at the World Airline Awards presented by Skytrax and hosted at the world renowned Farnborough Air Show.

16 Jul 2014 10:45