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Challenges facing South Africa’s Transport and Logistics sectors

4th October 2022 Creamer Media, in partnership with the Railway Safety Regulator, will be hosting a webinar on the challenges facing South Africa’s Transport and Logistics sectors on Wednesday, 26 October at 14:00. 

Brazil Potash seals agreements with soyabean producer Amaggi

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th October 2022 Potash development company Brazil Potash has signed several agreements with Amaggi, one of the world’s biggest privately held soyabean producers, for the offtake, marketing and barge transportation of its production from the Phase 1 Autazes mine. The contracts are for 2.4-million tonnes a year... 

Aurizon wins funding for hydrogen plans

By: Esmarie Iannucci     30th September 2022 Freight operator Aurizon has been awarded A$5-million in funding from the Queensland government under the second round of the A$35-million Hydrogen Industry Development Fund (HIDF). Aurizon is proposing to put four hydrogen-fuelled prime movers on the road in Townsville and create more... 

Minergy posts first profits from Masama mine, expects profitable 2023 financial year 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     20th September 2022 Botswana-listed coal miner Minergy has reported “remarkable growth” in revenue from P193-million in the 2021 financial year, to P425-million in the 2022 financial year. The company achieved the one-million-tonne mark for ore extracted and processed at its Masama coal mine, which is located 60... 

TFR, police clamp down on ferrochrome thieves

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th September 2022 State-owned Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and the South African Police Services (SAPS) on September 8 undertook a joint operation in response to the spike in incidents of theft of ferrochrome being transported from mines in Mpumalanga to the coast for export. "TFR has recently witnessed a... 

DACHSER SA facilitating logistics for complex mining requirements  

By: Simone Liedtke     9th September 2022 Considering that the needs of mining companies are complex and unique, with operations often needing transportation to remote locations as well as the effective management of multi-modal projects, global logistics company DACHSER is able to facilitate the movement of very large machinery and... 

Fuller visibility

By: Terence Creamer     9th September 2022 The scale of South Africa’s energy transition challenge – and opportunity – is arguably not yet fully appreciated. Eskom itself estimates that at least R1.2-trillion in electricity investment will be required before 2035 simply to stabilise supply amid coal decommissioning. 

Rail infrastructure upgrade funding - time to put our Rand where our mouth is

9th September 2022 There’s a sensorily magical moment when you witness a fully locked-and-loaded freight train as it begins to deploy its until-then preserved potential energy, to slowly yet decisively haul a mind-blowing tonnage of goods containers double stacked on railway flatbed wagons. Something about the... 

TFR concludes repair work on North Corridor

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     8th September 2022 State-owned Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) says it concluded the repair work on its North Corridor in a record time of 15 hours on September 7. Earlier in the day, TFR issued a media statement saying it would take 18 hours to repair the damage it suffered owing to cable theft on the night of... 

Operations on TFR’s North Corridor disrupted for 18 hours by cable theft incidents

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th September 2022 Transnet Freight Rail’s (TFR) reports that its North Corridor was hit by two major incidents of cable theft late on the night of September 6, leading to the line’s closure for 18 hours. The corridor, which runs from Lephalale in Limpopo, through Gauteng and Mpumalanga, to Richards Bay in... 

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