Court denies Radebe's appeal over removal from Transnet board

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has welcomed the high court's decision to dismiss Seth Radebe's application challenging his removal from office...

19 Sep 2018

Africa develops it's Transport 4.0 Strategy

Africa's growing populations create an increasing demand for transport infrastructure...

18 Sep 2018

Investors notice Africa's transport and logistics opportunities

Improved trade and transport linkages between African countries could open up new markets for businesses...

21 Aug 2018

The digital transformation of Africa's rail system

The poor condition of rail infrastructure in many African countries is undermining the potential of rail systems to contribute to economic development...

By Gilbert Saggia 14 Aug 2018

City of Cape Town to recruit 100 rail enforcement officers

The City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee has approved the appointment of 100 law enforcement officers who will serve in the dedicated Rail Enforcement Unit...

2 Aug 2018

National award for shared heritage railways project

The University of Pretoria's Department of Architecture and Enterprises University of Pretoria's research project, NZASM Footsteps along the Tracks, 1887-1899, has been honoured by SA's highest award for architecture...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 27 Jul 2018

Manganese line to be shut down for maintenance

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) will shut down its manganese line as part of its annual large-scale maintenance...

27 Jul 2018

When the going gets tough, the tough get railing

Earlier this year, it was widely reported that Zambia had passed a statutory ruling which instructed firms (affecting mostly mining), to transport at least 30% of its heavy and bulk freight volumes by rail...

By Benji Coetzee 4 Jul 2018

Growing cities face challenges of keeping the masses moving up, down and across

Cities worldwide face the problems and possibilities of "volume": the stacking and moving of people and things within booming central business districts. We see this especially around mass public transport hubs...

By Andrea Connor and Donald McNeill 8 Jun 2018

Prasa appoints new group CEO

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has appointed Sibusiso Sithole as its new group CEO for a period of 12 months effective from 1 June 2018...

5 Jun 2018

National Railways of Zimbabwe emerges from the doldrums

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) - a critical state enterprise which is part of the economy's locomotive - is slowly but surely emerging from the doldrums it has been firmly stuck in for years as its $400 million recapitalisation programme bears fruit...

4 Jun 2018

Kenyan president receives 2018 African Road Builders award

Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, has been recognised with the 2018 African Road Builders (ARB) award...

21 May 2018

How Industry 4.0 can address logistics challenges, opportunities

Supply chain executives from several diverse industries recently gathered at the 7th Annual Eurasian Supply Chain Congress to listen to a broad range of topics, all with a common theme...

9 May 2018

Consortium signs agreement with Nigeria for railway concession

A General Electric (GE) led consortium has signed an interim phase agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession...

3 May 2018

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