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Roundup 2013

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Creamer Media’s Resources Watch highlights some major events that took place during the year.
12th December 2013
 
INVESTMENT

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This week: Transnet holds its R307.5-billion investment line despite the sluggish economy. Giyani lists on the JSE’s AltX, and moves to explore the Limpopo gold belt. And, a draft document for sustainable mining is agreed upon.
4th July 2013
 
TRANSPORT INVESTMENT

Transnet holds R307.5bn investment line despite sluggish economy Video Available

Brian Molefe with Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has made only marginal adjustments to its R307.5-billion Market Demand Strategy (MDS), despite South Africa’s slower-than-expected economic recovery, a modest growth outlook and softening volumes. It...
27th June 2013
 
SKILLS

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Resources Watch This week: Capex culling is a ‘last resort’ as Transnet reviews the impact of a soft economy on its R300-billion plan. South Africa moves to procure 7 761 MW of baseload IPP power by 2025. And, the oft-cited South African mining skills dearth...
8th November 2012
 
FREIGHT LOGISTICS

Capex culling a ‘last resort’ as Transnet reviews impact of soft economy on R300bn plan Video Available

Transnet CEO Brian Molefe State-owned freight logistics group Transnet is reviewing ways to de-risk its R300-billion market demand strategy (MDS) in light of the weaker-than-expected economic outlook, which could negatively affect commodity and container volumes. South...
31st October 2012
 
Mining Services

Routing and scheduling software increases coal-railing efficiencies

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet's subsidiary, Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), has contracted routing and scheduling software solutions provider Opsi Systems to roll out its custom-developed PLATO.Rail dynamic scheduling system software,...
28th September 2012
 
LOCOMOTIVES

Transnet issues tenders for the acquisition of 1 064 locomotives

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has issued two large tenders for the procurement of 1 064 locomotives for its general freight business (GFB) – the acquisition programmes, which will be implemented between 2013 and 2019, could...
16th July 2012
 
COAL

South Africa teams up with Swaziland in bid to relieve coal corridor pressure

From South Africa’s perspective, the plan to move ahead with a R16-billion to R17-billion greenfield railway line between Lothair, in South Africa, and Sidvokodvo, in Swaziland, is primarily an attempt to relieve pressure on the coal corridor to...
20th January 2012
 
RAIL & COAL

South Africa teams up with Swaziland in bid to relieve coal corridor pressure Video Available

From South Africa’s perspective, the plan to move ahead with a R16-billion to R17-billion greenfield railway line between Lothair, in South Africa, and Sidvokodvo, in Swaziland is primarily an attempt to relieve pressure on the coal corridor to...
20th January 2012
 
EDITORIAL INSIGHT

State-owned Transnet wants copper classified as ‘precious metal’, losing 1t daily to theft

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet wants copper to be classified as a ‘precious metal’ as it continues to lose about 1 km of copper cable daily to theft, the equivalent of a ton of copper. The utility says that ongoing theft had...
20th August 2010
 
 
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