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Former Transnet board member denied bail in Free State corruption case

The National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA) Investigating Directorate has welcomed the bail denial of former Transnet Board member and Gupta family associate, Iqbal Sharma...

9 Jun 2021

Gibela to add coding and robotics to school-level education programme

Coding and robotics will be added to train manufacturer Gibela's school-level maths and science teaching and learning programme in the 2022 financial year...

31 May 2021

Prasa infrastructure vandalism receives attention

Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa chief executive officer, Zolani Matthews has committed to addressing vandalism and the general state of neglect and maintenance at the agency through various interventions.

25 May 2021

Government working tirelessly to address passenger rail disruptions

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says the department is working tirelessly to return to service passenger rail operations.

21 May 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows positive growth for multiple sectors

Compared to March last year, road freight, air freight and pipelines have shown improvement...

11 May 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectors

The month of February was the 18th consecutive month in which the Ctrack Freight Transport Index showed a decline. Like January, the February year-on-year decline was marginal, although greater than that of January...

12 Apr 2021

Government looks to rail sector to grow economy

The South African government's proposed policy interventions, to allow third-party access to South Africa's rail infrastructure, will provide an opportunity not only for the growth of the freight transportation sector but also for the growth, transformation and industrialisation of the economy...

6 Apr 2021

It's time SA had a serious talk about rail

Rail has long been the backbone of the South African logistics and transport value chain and will become even more critical in a post-Covid-19 environment...

By Mesela Nhlapo 15 Mar 2021

Transnet, SIU launch application to set aside irregular contracts

Transnet and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) have launched an application at the High Court to review and set aside four contracts concluded by the parastatal in 2014...

10 Mar 2021

Gibela-Rail Manufacturing Plant boosts Gauteng economy

Since its launch in 2018, the activities of the Gibela-Rail Manufacturing Plant have added R8.1bn into the economy of Ekurhuleni and the Gauteng City Region's Gross Domestic Product...

4 Mar 2021

Rail sector ready to boost economy - African Rail Industry Association

The unemployment rate is imposing 'significant' pressure on taxpayers and the country's budget, but the rail sector is ready to contribute to reducing these numbers...

26 Feb 2021

R45m victory for Prasa

In a decision that vindicates Martha Ngoye, an arbitrator has ordered SA Fence and Gate to pay back the money...

By James Stent 12 Feb 2021

Apply for Gibela bursary for engineering

Train-maker, Gibela is offering 210 bursaries to eligible candidates this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields...

5 Feb 2021

SA rail boom could signify big win for all industry stakeholders

Opening up third-party access to South Africa's rail infrastructure would fundamentally change the way freight moves in the country - this would not only grow the size of the rail market for all players but ultimately benefit a range of industries and the entire economy...

2 Feb 2021

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