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Third-party access to rail network will boost SA economy

Opening up the Transnet rail network to third party rail operators as indicated by President Ramaphosa as part of his economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan will boost SA's economy significantly through job creation...

5 Jan 2021

KZN Premier appeals for calm in trucking industry

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has appealed for calm and a peaceful resolution to all the concerns facing truck drivers and the road freight industry as a whole.

24 Nov 2020

Call for Prasa board to improve performance

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has called on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa board to double efforts to ensure trains get back on the rail...

18 Nov 2020

Concerns over Prasa's irregular expenditure

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has noted the improvement in the audit of the entire transport portfolio, but remains concerned with the audit received by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

11 Nov 2020

New security plan to curb theft, vandalism of rail infrastructure

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says a recently unveiled multifaceted security plan, anchored on insourcing capacity, will make an invaluable contribution to the fight against theft and vandalism of rail infrastructure...

4 Nov 2020

Traxtion commits to R1.5bn rail investment as part of SA's economic recovery plan

Traxtion plans to invest a further R14-17bn in locomotives and wagons over the next five years as part of a carefully scaled rolling procurement programme...

29 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Strategy to protect rail infrastructure bolstered

Government has developed an integrated plan, incorporating all law enforcement and prosecution authorities, to police and secure the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's rail infrastructure.

17 Sep 2020

Transnet Freight Rail introduces new business model to improve operational efficiency

"Some of our customers want to feel we are closer to their needs, and better able to respond on the ground. We must be responsive to that."

24 Jul 2020

Prasa appoints acting group chief procurement officer

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has appointed Willie Mathebula the acting group chief procurement officer with immediate effect...

8 Jul 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

Africa is the land of logistics opportunity

Start-ups are booming, and the ever-resourceful and forward-looking African people are constantly finding new and technological solutions to overcome their numerous challenges...

By Tobias Maier 31 Mar 2020

For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirus

Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions...

By Yale Z Wong 30 Mar 2020

CoCT continues to disconnect Prasa services

The disconnections should not affect the operation of the trains and thus commuters...

11 Mar 2020

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