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State-owned Freight Logistics

Tenova to supply bag filters to Richards Bay Port Terminal

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has awarded integrated solutions provider Tenova Mining & Minerals South Africa a contract for the supply of three reverse-pulse bagfilters. Two of the filters would be installed on multiproduct rail...
28th July 2014

Transnet revises seven-year capex plan to R312.2bn

State-owned freight logistics group Transnet has revised its seven-year rolling capital investment figure to R312.2-billion, from R307.5-billion, and reveals in its latest annual report that sustaining capital will comprise 51% of that total. The...
18th July 2014

Transnet poised for another record capex year, keeping tabs on weak-economy impact Video Available

Transnet CEO Brian Molefe State-owned freight logistics group Transnet, which invested a record R31.8-billion last year, is planning to invest a further R33-billion in 2014/15 and says it has no intention, at this stage, of pulling back from its R307.5-billion Market...
30th June 2014

SADC needs to move on cross-border rail corridor projects – DG

The development of cross-border rail corridors linking Southern African Development Community (SADC) member States is the most effective way to unlock regional trade and create sustainable cooperation between countries in the region, Public...
27th May 2014
Roundup 2013

Resources Watch: Roundup 2013 Video Available

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

Resources Watch Video Available

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

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

Resources Watch Video Available

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

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

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

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
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