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Vietnam market opens to SA oranges

A NEW bilateral protocol has been established, opening the Vietnamese market to South African oranges, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development...

DCT Pier 2 PSP on track, a few hurdles to go – Sanqu

TRANSNET board chair, Andile Sangqu said on Friday 1 March, that the board has approved that Transnet proceeds to finalise the contract award to...

Coal on track: Transnet and private sector working together

AN OPERATION agreement between state-owned Transnet and Richards Bay Coal Terminal entered into in November 2023, is adding capacity to Transnet Freight Rail to...

Preferred bidder for bunker fuels at Richards Bay appointed

TRANSNET National Ports Authority has awarded FFS Tank Terminals with a 25-year concession to develop and operate a liquid bulk terminal specialising in bunker...

Durban, Moz port terminals break records

THE JSE-listed freight and logistics company Grindrod Limited has announced record-breaking volumes handled at its terminal operations. Grindrod’s multipurpose terminal in the Port of Durban...

Treasury’s R47bn guarantee could be ‘the start of a building block for a transformed sector’

THE South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) expects that more detail on government’s announcement of R47 billion support for Transnet will follow in...

Container terminals’ backlog costs business millions, and Transnet nothing

THE South African Association of Freight Forwarders estimates that the 96 vessels waiting at anchorage outside the country’s commercial ports, is costing R98 million...

SA logitech startup raises millions in seed funding

TRIPPLO, the Johannesburg-based innovative logistics software platform, has secured a US$1.8 million (R34 million) equity investment to close out its seed funding extension round....

R1.7bn plant upgrade to boost OE-quality tyres on SA roads

WITH one-in-five vehicles on South African roads fitted with locally produced Dunlop tyres, the tyre manufacturer is forging ahead with a multi-billion rand investment...

A chickenless festive season looms as prices soar

OPINION | SOUTH Africans should brace for a chickenless festive season this year as multiple industry issues come to a head, resulting in a...

Optimism despite a slow start to citrus exports

AT the end of June 2023, the volume of citrus handled at Durban Container Terminals was marginally lower than those of the same period...

AGOA expulsion could lead to rocketing chicken prices

SOUTH Africa’s chicken supply and its crucial import industry are already in a tenuous position as a result of the global bird flu outbreak....

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Slurry sucker system puts WWT back on track

DEVELOPED by local pump and dredging expert IPR, the SlurrySucker dredging system recently provided the ideal solution for getting the emergency water dams at...

Straddle carriers enhance container handling safety

AS the wellbeing of workers on site becomes increasingly critical in all sectors, industries that operate container handling equipment are taking a closer look...

Supplier partnership ensures construction contractor’s quality

TAKING an unconventional route into the construction sector, EB Construction’s Ben Wagner has built a solid contracting business that serves residential, commercial and industrial...

Crushing and screening customers supported

IN an environment where crushing and screening operations attach great importance to equipment uptime and productivity, an extensive footprint of 11 Sandvik entities in...