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Kieran Whyte, partner and head of the energy, mining and infrastructure practice, Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg,
South Africa's green hydrogen potentialArticle

South Africa's Hydrogen Society Roadmap explains how the country's resources, including reliable sources of renewable energy, and its ample supply of platinum group metals (PGM), can be effectively harnessed to produce green hydrogen...

Kieran Whyte 23 Apr 2021

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them
You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for themArticle

You can't avoid accidents, but you can be prepared for them...

Jason Mellow 22 Apr 2021

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

It's time SA had a serious talk about rail
It's time SA had a serious talk about railArticle

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...

Mesela Nhlapo 15 Mar 2021

Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholders
Why Aarto's enforcement spells good news for vehicle insurance policyholdersArticle

With South Africa suffering, on average, over 13,000 deaths a year from motor accidents it is very clear that something needs to be done. Better enforcement should lead to fewer accidents and road deaths...

4 Mar 2021

Ports of entry ready for travellers returning to SA
Ports of entry ready for travellers returning to SAArticle

Government has outlined plans for operations at the ports of entry until 14 January that have been approved by the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure.

4 Jan 2021

Transport, freight bodies call on government to heed lessons from Beitbridge chaos
Transport, freight bodies call on government to heed lessons from Beitbridge chaosArticle

The Federation of Eastern and Southern African Road Transport Associations (FESARTA) and the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) have called on government for a public-private partnership (PPP) to prevent future disasters similar to the chaos...

31 Dec 2020

RFA operational conference to tackle trucker operational challenges
RFA operational conference to tackle trucker operational challengesArticle

The half-day conference takes place on Thursday, 3 December 2020 at Emperors Palace on the East Rand, Gauteng...

16 Nov 2020

Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expert
Get to grips with AARTO with an online course from expertArticle

Alta Swanepoel has developed an online training course to assist company representatives and individuals understand the impact of the AARTO legislation...

Issued by LexisNexis 11 Nov 2020

5 steps to reducing transport risk
5 steps to reducing transport riskArticle

Risk management is the foundation for a healthy transport sector...

Jason Mellow 20 Oct 2020

Initiative launched to support to women-owned enterprises in the transport sector
Initiative launched to support to women-owned enterprises in the transport sectorArticle

A unique project focused on providing technical business support to women-owned enterprises in the transport sector in South Africa has been launched...

20 Oct 2020

Climate change is in your hands - top 10 things you can do to make a difference
Climate change is in your hands - top 10 things you can do to make a differenceArticle

Here are the top 10 things you can do to mitigate climate change...

Fiona Wakelin, Issued by Topco Media 8 Oct 2020

There aren't enough batteries to electrify all cars - focus on trucks and buses instead
There aren't enough batteries to electrify all cars - focus on trucks and buses insteadArticle

Electric vehicles can have a positive impact on the climate and air pollution levels, but governments should rethink how they electrify the transportation network...

Cameron Roberts 31 Jul 2020

Marcia Mayaba elected as national vice chairperson of NADA
Marcia Mayaba elected as national vice chairperson of NADAArticle

Marcia Mayaba has been elected as the National Automobile Dealers' Association's (NADA) new vice-chairperson effective immediately...

29 Jul 2020

Transnet Freight Rail introduces new business model to improve operational efficiency
Transnet Freight Rail introduces new business model to improve operational efficiencyArticle

"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."

22 Jul 2020

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi receives Great Road Builder Award
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi receives Great Road Builder AwardArticle

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has been named this year's winner of the Babacar Ndiaye Great Road Builder Award...

15 Jul 2020

Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution
Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solutionArticle

South Africa's well positioned to adopt electric vehicles but this isn't a solution in itself because the vehicles would still depend on electricity generated from carbon-emitting coal power stations...

MJ (Thinus) Booysen and Mark Apperley 10 Jul 2020

Time for freight industry to hit the road and lower its carbon emissions, carbon tax
Time for freight industry to hit the road and lower its carbon emissions, carbon taxArticle

The nationwide lockdown in South Africa and its associated road travel bans have shown that massive reductions in emissions are possible, which can be continued post-lockdown if the industry...

Eckart Zollner 18 May 2020

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Harvest outlook impressive and raises hope agriculture sector reboundArticle

At 15.22 million tonnes, the maize harvest will be the third-largest on record having been raised by 2.8% from the previous month and 35% year-on-year...

Paul Makube 4 May 2020

Massive fuel drop helps offset cost pressures for the agriculture sector
Massive fuel drop helps offset cost pressures for the agriculture sectorArticle

The South African agriculture sector, as well as consumer, can breathe a sigh of relief following the announcement of a massive fuel price decrease...

Paul Makube 1 Apr 2020

Travellers urged to check Covid-19 health notices
Travellers urged to check Covid-19 health noticesArticle

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has advised South African citizens who are travelling to be aware of the health risks.

18 Mar 2020

Mbalula details transport interventions amid Covid-19
Mbalula details transport interventions amid Covid-19Article

The various transport sectors are expected to embark on campaigns targeted at limiting Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in South Africa, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

17 Mar 2020

Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for comment
Cabinet approves Public Procurement Bill for commentArticle

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Public Procurement Bill for public comment - setting in motion legislation for procurement strategies that support government's socio-economic objectives...

18 Feb 2020

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Department calls for compliant wood-packagingArticle

As the globe observes the International Year of Plant Health 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has urged those who trade in agricultural and non-agricultural products involving wood-packaging material to comply with the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures...

5 Feb 2020

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Carbon emissions in road freight can decrease by 46%Article

One way to reduce carbon emissions is to put in place a road freight decarbonisation framework that's specifically developed for our local context, says business analyst, Dr Lee-Anne Terblanche...

23 Jan 2020

Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woes
Self-driving cars will not fix our transportation woesArticle

The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems...

6 Jan 2020

ACSA appoints Nompumelelo Mpofu as new CEO
ACSA appoints Nompumelelo Mpofu as new CEOArticle

Airports Company South Africa has appointed Nompumelelo (Mpumi) Mpofu as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 February 2020...

19 Dec 2019

Prasa placed under administration
Prasa placed under administrationArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has dissolved the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) interim board and placed the entity under administration with immediate effect...

10 Dec 2019

Remove car lanes, restrict vehicles and improve transit to reduce traffic congestion
Remove car lanes, restrict vehicles and improve transit to reduce traffic congestionArticle

Traffic congestion causes more problems than just being stuck in traffic. There are real effects on the health, quality of life and wallets of taxpayers...

Fanny Tremblay-Racicot 5 Dec 2019

Establishing a green economy for the taxi industry makes good business sense
Establishing a green economy for the taxi industry makes good business senseArticle

The Green Transport Strategy released late last year is a promising document that, if implemented correctly, can transform the South African transport system into a functioning, sustainable and reliable network that South Africans can be proud of...

Vincent Raseroka 29 Aug 2019

Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoid
Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoidArticle

Considering the tough economic environment, it has never been more important for small businesses in the logistics sector to keep their supply chains healthy and eliminate costly mistakes...

26 Aug 2019

WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project completes 12th black rhino move
WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project completes 12th black rhino moveArticle

Now in its 16th year, the WWF-SA Black Rhino Range Expansion Project (BRREP) has just completed its 12th successful black rhino move, including translocating its 200th rhino...

6 Aug 2019

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane
The future of freight is moving into the digital fast laneArticle

South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs...

15 Apr 2019

AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the President
AARTO Bill ready to be signed by the PresidentArticle

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (AARTO) Amendment Bill has been passed by Parliament and is now ready to be signed into law by the President...

9 Apr 2019

What's keeping logistics CEO's awake at night?
What's keeping logistics CEO's awake at night?Article

Logistics businesses in South Africa continue to show resilience despite the prevailing economic headwinds...

3 Apr 2019

Finding rails solutions that are fit for purpose
Finding rails solutions that are fit for purposeArticle

Africa's conditions are perfectly suited to rail transport solutions - vast distances, interspersed with rich mineral deposits and dense population centres...

Andre van der Walt 19 Mar 2019

The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!
The taxi industry - don't destroy it, save it!Article

The taxi industry has been the backbone of South Africa's transport industry for generations...

Vincent Raseroka 8 Mar 2019

Future thinking translates into energy efficiency
Future thinking translates into energy efficiencyArticle

Electric cars, lightbulbs communicating, fuel-efficient heavy-duty vehicles all have moved from drawing board to market...

30 Jan 2019

Heightened risk will characterise 2019
Heightened risk will characterise 2019Article

One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation...

16 Jan 2019

A campaign poster for Nigeria's incumbent president and candidate Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, pictured in Lagos, on January 4. Credit: AFP/Pius Utomi Ekpei. Source: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
In Nigeria, three journalists injured by gunfire while covering political rallyArticle

A shooting at a political rally in Nigeria injured three journalists - 15 people were arrested in connection with the incident. The investigation was ongoing...

14 Jan 2019

iDredge makes alluvial diamond mining easier
iDredge makes alluvial diamond mining easierArticle

New technology, the iDredge, has produced a whopping 14,1 carats from 1,200kg of alluvial/gravel deposits in the Kasai River of the DRC in the first test run...

12 Nov 2018

Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTO
Transport legislation author urges transport companies to prepare for AARTOArticle

October is Transport Month - a fitting time to prepare for updates to legislation that will impact the lives of all drivers and transport company owners and operators...

Issued by LexisNexis 23 Oct 2018

APO Group selected as official newswire of Web Summit 2018
APO Group selected as official newswire of Web Summit 2018Article

An exclusive agreement means APO Group will provide enhanced press visibility of the event which is the largest of its kind in the world...

Issued by APO Group 12 Oct 2018

Still time to enter IRU Media Prize
Still time to enter IRU Media PrizeArticle

The world road transport organisation, IRU, has launched its media prize, recognising significant contributions from the media to the transport sector debate...

20 Sep 2018

Why linking rural and urban areas matters for development: a Ghana case study
Why linking rural and urban areas matters for development: a Ghana case studyArticle

There's rapid urbanisation happening across Africa. But the rural population hasn't stopped growing...

Seth Asare Okyere, Anastasia Amoako-Arhen, Matthew 10 Sep 2018

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