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Megan van Wyngaardt

Megan van Wyngaardt

Megan van Wyngaardt is Creamer Media Senior Contributing Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


New breathalyser immobiliser launched

24th July 2009 South African manufacturer of electronic vehicle-systems PFK Electronics has developed a product that immobilises a vehicle when a driver’s blood-alcohol or breath-alcohol content (BrAC) is above the legal limit. 

Transport parastatal needs to increase capacity

24th July 2009 State-owned Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) CE Tau Morwe said that Transnet needed to increase its port terminals and rail capacity, without removing freight business from, and thereby harming, the trucking industry 

Ongoing efforts oppose left-hand-drive vehicle legislation

24th July 2009 The South African Veteran and Vintage Association (Savva), the Retail Motor Industry Organisation of South Africa (RMI) and Motorsport South Africa (MSA) report that they are continuing in their efforts to deal with the Department of Transport’s (DoT’s) drive to discontinue the use of left-hand... 

Corporate social 
investment feels effects 
of recession

24th July 2009 Chrysler South Africa reports that the current economic climate, coupled with budget restraints has significantly affected its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts.  

Gauteng gears up for open-road toll system

26th June 2009 Commuters from other South African provinces will be able to register for a day pass for the open road tolling system (ORT) to be implemented as part of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP). 

Safety, health and environmental management imperative for freeway upgrades

26th June 2009 Consulting engineering, environmetal and project management group SSI reports that its transportation sector has placed placed an emphasis on environmetal management, health and safety precautions as some of the most important factors of implementing the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP). 

Fasteners company expands local footprint

19th June 2009 Stockist of stainless steel fasteners in the Western Cape Boltfast is planning to expand its footprint to other regions in South Africa.  

Local company seeks growth in SA’s infrastructure projects

19th June 2009 Specialist bolt, nut and tool supplier Bolt & Engineering Distributors (BED) group are currently supplying specialised fasteners for large infrastructure projects in South Africa such as the soccer stadiums that are being built for the FIFA World Cup in 2010. 

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