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Transport News

Business as usual as Mozal goes on-line

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Mozal 

Multibillion-rand rebirth plan for SA taxi industry

By: System Author     3rd December 1999 In October next year, the long-awaited recapitalisation of South Africa’s 126 000-strong taxi fleet is set to begin in earnest, but there is already a flurry of activity in preparation for the event. 

Mobile techno unit to plug into SA youth

By: System Author     3rd December 1999 The hopes and dreams for a renewed interest by South Africa’s youth in engineering are set to hit the road early next year in the form of the Tsebo Koloing Technology in Motion mobile unit. 

SA firm in ‘armour-plated’ global deal

By: System Author     26th November 1999 South African-based defence company Vickers OMC has become the design, development and manufacturing centre for wheeled armoured fighting vehicles for the Vickers group worldwide. 

A skip, a hop provides transport solution

By: System Author     26th November 1999 It’s always a risk starting one’s own business, but with risk comes returns, which has certainly proved the case with Wray Shaw, who has designed a new multipurpose vehicle. 

Dry-dock, Kwazulu-Natal

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Tenders invited for the construction of a dry dock 

Work starts on SA’s next big toll-road

By: System Author     26th November 1999 Initial construction work has already started on the R3,5-billion N3 toll-road project by the N3 Toll Concession company. 

With effort, old tyres can earn SA R300m/yr

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Recycled tyres could earn South Africa R300-million a year in exports if the South African Tyre Recycling Project starts rolling. 

Transport interchange, Western Cape

By: System Author     19th November 1999 Tenders are invited for the construction of a station transport interchange. 

Baggage-scanning systems, countrywide

By: System Author     12th November 1999 With the opening up of relations with the outside world and the subsequent increase in international air traffic, South Africa is becoming a major drug-trafficking route. 

Train condition-monitoring on track

By: System Author     12th November 1999 A multimillion-rand project to install an integrated train condition-monitoring system on Spoornet/ 

Railway and port upgrade, Mozambique

By: System Author     12th November 1999 The World Bank has approved a US$100-million loan for the restructuring of Mozambique’s railway and port network 

New soil stabiliser for SA roads

By: System Author     12th November 1999 A new soil stabiliser developed by Labat Binding Technologies in South Africa could offer a cost-effective solution for local government authorities in building roads. 

Cement firm details R200m Saldanha project

By: System Author     12th November 1999 The R200-million project to build, commission and integrate a materials-handling and slag-milling facility in Saldanha, Western Cape, by cement manufacturer PPC Cement, was completed last month. 

SA set to win R500m rail-wagon contract

By: System Author     5th November 1999 Transwerk seems likely to win a R500-million contract 

Cairo taxi-goers defy death on daily basis

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Tech Track 

First maritime show to sail in April 2000

By: System Author     29th October 1999 Early next year South Africa will host Maritime Africa 2000, the continent’s first maritime and port services exhibition. 

Local firm builds first airport bridge in glass

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 The first glass airport passenger-loading bridge ever to be made in South Africa is under construction. 

Spirotech

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Factory 

The engineering challenge of bus safety

By: System Author     15th October 1999 Tech Track 

Road construction, Malawi

By: System Author     15th October 1999 Tenders are invited for the backlog maintenance of 135 km of roads. 

New bus range sees the light in SA

By: System Author     8th October 1999 “A peep at the shape of public transport in the Cape Metropolitan Area of the future” 

Durban airport upgrade go-ahead

By: System Author     1st October 1999 The official go-ahead has been received for Durban International Airport to begin with its proposed upgrade to a world-class facility over the next 16 months. 

Resistance to toll corridor on the rise

By: System Author     1st October 1999 An independent study of the Maputo Development Corridor has sent out warning signals that high toll-road prices may have begun to have a negative impact on road freight flows along the corridor. 

Bridge collapse hearing resumes

By: System Author     17th September 1999 The second stage of the Department of Labour’s hearing into the collapse of the Injaka bridge near Bush Buck Ridge, Mpumalanga, was resumed at the end of August following a two-month recess. 

R250-million John Ross highway upgrade

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Tenders for the first contract of the R250-million upgrade of the John Ross highway could go out as early as November this year. 

Material gain in universal gasket

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Seals, Gaskets & Sealing Mechanisms 

Give us the go-ahead, say airport developers

By: System Author     10th September 1999 The financial backing for the proposed R3,2-billion Springs-Nigel International Airport (SNI) could become a reality within the next month but will definitely be in place by the end of the year. 

New terminal a source of pride for citizens – Mbeki

By: System Author     10th September 1999 The latest stage in Airports Company South Africa’s developments at Johannesburg International Airport came to a high-profile climax when President Thabo Mbeki opened the airport’s new Terminal 1. 

First step in global strategy for Italian airports firm

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Italian airports company Aeroporti di Roma, which holds a 20% strategic equity share in Airports Company South Africa, is determined to be a global player in the industry. 

New brake system pulls out stops on safety

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Truck, Trailer, Bus & Bakkie 

SA truck-leasing sector in ‘shocking’ state

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Truck, Trailer, Bus & Bakkie 

New truck-tractor to rev up competition

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie 

US distribution changes hands in SA

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie 

New medium commercial truck unveiled

By: System Author     3rd September 1999 Truck, Trailer, Bus and Bakkie 

SA technology to revamp tyre management

By: System Author     27th August 1999 A South African company has developed a revolutionary new tyre-pressure monitor for trucks. 

Automated answer to lifting, loading problems

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Materials-handling and logistics 

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