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    Cape Town doubles for a lawless 1870s San Francisco in the kick-ass martial arts action series Warrior, which now has two seasons available to binge on Showmax. Issued by Showmax
  • Online retail in SA soars to R30bn, comprising 2.8% of total retail
    A new report reveals that total growth for online retail in South Africa rose to 66% in 2020, exceeding the 25% growth predicted three years ago, and bringing the total of online retail in South Africa to R30,2bn.
  • The evolution of Gagasi FM and Heart FM
    And you thought 2020 was one heck of a year! 2021 brings winds of change as Gagasi FM and Heart FM will be launching their own media solutions company under holding company MRC Media effective from 1 July 2021. The stations will utilise Mediamark as its sales house until 30 June 2021. Issued by Mediamark
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Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows positive growth for multiple sectors

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

3 days ago

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

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




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