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Durban Port aims to reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa
Durban Port aims to reclaim its place as the best-performing port in AfricaArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says through both operational improvements and structural reforms, the Durban Port will reclaim its place as the best-performing port in Africa...

20 Apr 2021

E&T - A year in review
E&T - A year in reviewArticle

2020 was a year full of growth and opportunities for E&T Minerals. It was a learning curve for our organisation as we optimised our operations, administration, corporate structure, processes and compliance...

Issued by E&T Minerals 25 Feb 2021

Sappi announces financial results for fourth quarter and full year
Sappi announces financial results for fourth quarter and full yearArticle

Sappi recently announced its financial results for fourth quarter and full year...

Issued by Sappi 6 Nov 2020

Roger Baxter, CEO, SA Minerals Council
Issues facing mining and impeding economic potentialArticle

Energy security and cost, logistical port and rail bottlenecks, regulatory uncertainty, modernisation, social tensions with communities and organised labour, and crime, including illegal mining are some of the key issues...

18 Sep 2020

Minister talks on Africa's transport sector's full integration
Minister talks on Africa's transport sector's full integrationArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has emphasised the importance of establishing a regional regulatory authority to enforce agreed harmonised standards...

16 Oct 2019

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African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum tackles Transport 4.0Article

The eighth annual African Ports and Rail Evolution Forum is currently underway at the Durban International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, exploring issues affecting the transport sector, and the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

14 Oct 2019

Gwede Mantashe, mineral resources and energy minister
R850m set aside for beneficiation initiativesArticle

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says R850m has been set aside to support beneficiation initiatives by science councils that will forge a developmental growth path and transform the economy...

11 Jul 2019

Building Africa's future on renewable energy
Building Africa's future on renewable energyArticle

There is no doubt that renewable energy is the future for Africa. Already, several countries on the continent have taken the lead in promoting investment in renewable energy...

21 Jun 2018

#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Integrated transport systems key to successfully operating in AfricaArticle

With a growing logistics network between SADC countries, it's important to keep mind of...

Cari Van Wyk 25 May 2016

Transport and Rail sector legislation under reviewArticle

The current legislation governing the transport and rail sector is under review with a proposed Single Transport Economic Regulation (STER) Bill...

Claire Barclay and Sean Jamieson 20 Oct 2015

CEOs reveal their strategies on dealing with challenges
CEOs reveal their strategies on dealing with challengesArticle

At the recent i3 Summit in Sandton, Patrice Rassou, head of Equities at Sanlam Investments, led a panel discussion with the CEOs of three successful multi-national corporates on how they deal with the challenges in their respective industries...

3 Sep 2015

State blamed for slow beneficiation of minerals
State blamed for slow beneficiation of mineralsArticle

Business lays the blame for a lack of industrialisation squarely on government, saying SA's manufacturing is at a tipping point because of government's inability to reduce input costs and its reluctance to stand up to trade unions.

8 Sep 2014

Grindrod, a boost for Africa
Grindrod, a boost for AfricaArticle

Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has been a big spender on infrastructure for some time. Growing its network of port and rail operations allows the group to diversify away from international shipping, a notoriously cyclical business.

19 May 2014

Grindrod to raise R4bn for project funding
Grindrod to raise R4bn for project fundingArticle

Industrial freight‚ logistics and shipping group Grindrod's board of directors has approved an equity capital raising process that would lead to the total issue of Grindrod shares worth up to R4bn‚ with net cash proceeds of up to R3bn going to Grindrod‚ to fund projects‚ the company said last week.

31 Mar 2014

SA freight businesses step in right direction
SA freight businesses step in right directionArticle

As the government continues to significantly invest in moving freight from road to rail, strategy and collaboration, as well as infrastructure development, will ensure a seamless transition and cause minimal disruption to the ailing trucking industry in South Africa.

30 Oct 2013

Minister to announce BEE details of Prasa contractArticle

On Thursday, 1 August 2013, the minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, is expected to make an announcement on the details of the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) component of the R51 billion Gibela rail consortium, Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) chief executive Lucky Montana said on 30 July.

31 Jul 2013

Gautrain threats absurd says Vadi
Gautrain threats absurd says VadiArticle

Threats by commuters to burn down the Gautrain are "absurd", Gauteng transport and roads MEC Ismail Vadi said on Monday (18 March).

20 Mar 2013

Port workers strike deadline looms
Port workers strike deadline loomsArticle

Workers at railways and ports will know by Friday whether they can join an ongoing strike by truck drivers, the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) said.

9 Oct 2012

Port workers strike deadline loomsArticle

Workers at railways and ports will know by Friday whether they can join an ongoing strike by truck drivers, the SA Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) said.

8 Oct 2012

Regulations, poor governance limit Africa investmentsArticle

Africa's lack of investment in transport infrastructure could be attributed to "poor governance and regulation" and weak institutional capacity claims Mervin Chetty, general manager for Africa planning and monitoring for the state-owned port and rail company Transnet.

16 Jul 2012

R33 billion to boost port operationsArticle

PRETORIA: The South African port operator, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), has committed a capital expenditure of R33 billion over the next seven years to encourage economic growth and efficiencies in its port terminal management.

7 May 2012

R33 billion to boost port operationsArticle

The South African port operator, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), has committed a capital expenditure of R33 billion over the next seven years to encourage economic growth and efficiencies in its port terminal management.

3 May 2012

Car manufacturers highlight obstacles in industryArticle

The South African automotive industry faces a number of tough challenges if it is to meet the government's stated objective of more than doubling output to 1,2 million vehicles per annum by 2020. This became evident from a number of presentations made at the CAR Conference, which took place last week at the Johannesburg International Motor Show at Nasrec.

20 Oct 2011

Telecom sale tests Zimbabwe's privatisation plansArticle

HARARE: The sale of Zimbabwe's state-owned mobile phone operator NetOne, a first key test for the new government's massive privatisation plan, is generating huge interest, the company's CEO told AFP.

28 Apr 2009

Survey highlights growth and development of regional logisticsArticle

Putting the spotlight on domestic logistics and transportation in relation to international trade, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Imperial Logistics released the fourth State of Logistics Survey yesterday, Wednesday 23 July 2008. The CSIR reports positive logistics growth for the Southern African region and highlights the challenges faced in order to increase global competitiveness.

24 Jul 2008

Kagiso, MSG in joint outdoor dealArticle

JSE-listed media group Kagiso Media announced yesterday, Wednesday, 16 May 2007, that it has partnered with MSG Afrika Media to establish an outdoor company, Kagiso Outdoor. The new venture is 65% owned by Kagiso Media and 35% by MSG Afrika Media.

17 May 2007

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