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Early auto industry recovery sees Durban Car Terminal break annual record

THE Durban Car Terminal has broken its annual record having handled a total of 531,755 fully built units over the 12-month period ended March...

Third-party rail access: it’s time for action

THE African Rail Association (ARIA) has urged President Ramaphosa to keep his promise of implementing third party access to private operators on South Africa’s...

New year, new priorities for Durban port decongestion team

TWO years into the establishment of the Port of Durban Decongestion Task Team, progress has been made to minimise congestion on Bayhead Road and...

Container handlers for the steel sector

COMPANIES specialising in the manufacture of steel for reinforced concrete, traditionally face three major challenges – the safe loading of steel, efficient dispatch of...

Engine maker doubles down on dealers in southern Africa

CUMMINS has increased its regional distribution network in southern Africa from six to 12 as part of an ongoing expansion of its dealer network...

KZN port operations limp ahead as Transnet probes fires

TWO of Transnet’s port terminals continue to operate, albeit at reduced capacity, as it investigates the causes of several devastating fires. At least three fires...

LED light towers make light work of gloomy job site

AT their best, light towers combine efficiency, performance and robust reliability with low operational costs, reduced noise levels and safety to provide optimum lighting...

Partnerships underpin industrial equipment supplier’s success

THE secret to the ongoing success of Shumani Industrial Equipment in the marketplace is the longstanding partnerships it enters into with key customers, according...

Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

How COVID has changed the container industry

By Kashief Schroeder WE rarely think of the journey our favourite items take before they reach us. That was until the ripples of the COVID...

Partnership punts pluses of zinc ship coatings

THE South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (SAIMENA) is collaborating with the International Zinc Association (IZA) to promote zinc thermal spraying...

Revealed: Richards Bay’s key role in SA’s natural gas strategy

RICHARDS Bay has been identified as one of three ports to support Transnet’s natural gas strategy, which seeks to provide storage and import facilities...

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N3 truck blockade: It’s ‘economic sabotage’, say ministers and business

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Factory of the Year competition returns as economy bounces back

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