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Nersa urged to check validity of Transnet hike bid

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) must ensure that Transnet's application for a tariff increase on its petroleum pipelines is indeed required for pipeline infrastructure and is not meant to cross-subsidise its rail projects. This is according to transport economist Andrew Marsay.

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SANDF to showcase PE as the people centric port

From Saturday 13 to Tuesday 16 February 2016, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will give Nelson Mandela Bay residents the chance to get up close and personal with some of South Africa's most prestigious naval ships.

The Rolls-Royce Wraith at Bidvest Panalpina Logistics’ warehouse.
BPL plays host to one of a kind Rolls-Royce

The one of kind, inspired by fashion Rolls-Royce Wraith arrived at Bidvest Panalpina Logistics' warehouse earlier this month.

Atterbury ready with Gosforth Park development
Atterbury ready with Gosforth Park development

Property investor and developer, Atterbury, will develop a R850 million industrial and business park in Gosforth Park, Germiston, in Ekurhuleni. The ready-to-develop park is to provide 103,000sqm of modern business space for blue-chip light industrial users requiring big box logistics warehouses as well as showrooms and offices.

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Maersk profit plunges amid weak trade, low oil prices

COPENHAGEN: Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk on Wednesday reported an 82-percent drop in annual profit as its shipping unit was hit by lower freight rates and its oil business suffered from lower oil prices.

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AA slams Sanral's e-toll move

The Automobile Association (AA) said that it is disappointed that the SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) has decided to go the legal route before resolving their e-toll billing problems. In an attempt to force Gauteng road users to pay their fees on the controversial tolling system, Sanral appointed a debt-collection agency to manage this process for them, the AA said.

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Daimler opens new Regional Centre for Commercial Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA), along with its brand divisions Daimler Trucks & Buses and Mercedes-Benz Vans, has opened a new Regional Centre Southern Africa (RCSA) in Pretoria.

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Saldanha Bay IDZ creating opportunities

40,000 jobs stand to be created due to the development of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone and more than 21,000 of these jobs will be created in the Western Cape by 2021. This was revealed in a presentation to the Standing Committee on Economic Opportunities, Tourism and Agriculture in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament.

Adv Johan Jonck of Arrive Alive at the Ctrack stand during last year’s annual TruckX Expo held at the Sandton Convention Centre.
Ctrack, Arrive Alive continues road safety partnership

Global vehicle tracking and fleet management solution company, Ctrack, will continue its partnership with Arrive Alive, making 2016 the thirteenth consecutive year the two companies will be working together on promoting road safety.

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Kumba in rail talks amid cut in expenses

Kumba Iron Ore, which aims to be debt-free by year end, has started talks with Transnet about take-or-pay provisions in a rail contract for sending ore to Saldanha port as it nearly halves production from its flagship Sishen mine to slash costs.

The new Warehouse-in-a-Box in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, measures 4,095 m² and is pharmaceutical compliant.
Warehouse-in-a-Box to enhance pharmaceutical distribution network

Resolve, an Imperial Logistics group company, through its division Resolve Capacity, completed its latest Warehouse-in-a-Box in Abidjan, the capital of Côte d'Ivoire.

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New app set to take the hassle out of parking

KaChing, the new cashless, ticketless, user-friendly parking app may take the hassle out of parking using license plate recognition (LPR) technology. KaChing, which officially launches today, uses LPR technology to open the boom when users arrive at and leave a parking lot, and automatically deducts the parking fee from their credit cards or pre-paid accounts.

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NAMC, DAFF releases TradeProbe

The TradeProbe is a joint initiative by the NAMC and the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF). This issue of TradeProbe covers the following topics: