SANRAL hosts tender training workshops
SANRAL hosts tender training workshops

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is hosting tender training workshops to help SMMEs create sustainable enterprises. The workshops are part of SANRAL Southern Region's community development and Routine Road Maintenance Projects, and is offered as part of SANRAL's Small Contractor Development, Training and Community Participation in SANRAL contracts.

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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 191: Ready to get your team moving with Uber for Business?
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 191: Ready to get your team moving with Uber for Business?

On Thursday, 29 September 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) chatted to Busi Sizani, Uber for Business program manager for sub-Saharan Africa.

22 hours ago

How Uber plans to disrupt SA's delivery industry
How Uber plans to disrupt SA's delivery industry

Food delivery app UberEATS launched on Wednesday and the company behind the ride-sharing app is confident the service will disrupt the food industry, and possibly other sectors as well.

1 day ago

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Morocco signs deal for major Boeing hub

Tangier, Morocco: Morocco signed an agreement with Boeing on Tuesday to build a new hub for the US aerospace giant that officials hope will create thousands of skilled jobs.

1 day ago

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#InnovationMonth: Technology's crucial role in developing economic transport hubs

Through technology, public transport systems has the potential to become more than just a way for people to get from the proverbial 'A to B'. With innovations like high-speed connectivity, sensors, big data, geolocation and mobile services, transit routes can become the connective tissue that creates stronger communities and flourishing local economic development.

By Harry van Huyssteen 1 day ago

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New road to boost trade with Kenya

Trade between Uganda and Kenya is projected to increase as the construction of a new and shorter route from Mbale to the Lwakaka border post in eastern Uganda kicks off.

By Jonathan Kamoga 2 days ago

2016 Sustainability Summit: Ctrack on intelligent telematics for sustainable fleet management
2016 Sustainability Summit: Ctrack on intelligent telematics for sustainable fleet management

Ctrack will discuss how telematics can help fleet operators maximise their sustainability efforts in an increasingly competitive economic, political and ecological environment, at the 2016 Sustainability Summit.

2 days ago

Marine law starts to get attention it desperately needs
Marine law starts to get attention it desperately needs

Africa's only research chair in the law of the sea will compare and harmonise legislation on the continent's marine environment, which will have far-reaching implications for the exploitation of resources, the management of pollution and maritime security.

By Nicky Willemse 3 days ago

Clicks and Pargo partners for online shopping delivery solution
Clicks and Pargo partners for online shopping delivery solution

Pargo and Clicks Retailers have announced a partnership that will enable online shoppers to collect and return purchases in Clicks stores countrywide, whether they shopped at Spree, BidorBuy or OneDayOnly. Through the partnership, Pargo will grow its network of pick-up points to over 1,000 stores.

3 days ago

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Motorcycles set to become main mode of transport in Africa

The explosion of motorcycles in Africa is projected to escalate to new levels as two-wheelers become the main means of transport for the majority of the continent's population. A new report by US-based consultancy firm TechSci Research shows that motorcycle manufacturers and assemblers are seeking to increase their presence on the continent, where the business is projected to more than double from $4 billion to $9 billion over the next five years.

By Njiraini Muchira 3 days ago

Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers
Ctrack and Highway Heroes campaign to address common misconceptions about truck drivers

With the second annual Highway Heroes driver campaign currently underway, Ctrack wishes to stress the importance of how this initiative can help change common misconceptions motorists may have about truck drivers' behaviour on our roads.

Issued by Regent 26 Sep 2016

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Hyperloop pushes dream of low-cost futuristic transport

Berlin, Germany: Is it a plane, is it a train? No, say supporters of Hyperloop, a futuristic mode of transport floated by Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk that promises high-tech, high-speed and cheap travel over long distances. It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but developers insist their dream of passengers seated in pods shooting through a tube above the ground will become a reality by 2020 -- and change travel as we know it.

26 Sep 2016

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Dogfight over Karoo

A plan by the government to increase the radio exclusion zone around the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope in the Northern Cape has the aviation industry up in arms.

26 Sep 2016