Transnet Freight Rail

Type: Company
Name: Transnet Freight Rail
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Profits and revenue down at GE Transportation

April 18 --GE Transportation, which announced plans a year ago this month to eliminate 950 union jobs and 100 salaried positions in Erie , could be on the verge of calling a few workers back.But it would be a mistake to make too much of that news, a company ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy haul rail projects to benefit African Energy’s Botswana coal

African Energy Resources announced that two major rail projects which support coal exports from Botswana have achieved important milestones.Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) said that in 2015, the construction is set commence on the 105km heavy-haul coal rail ... [Published Energy Business Review - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Transnet applies for electricity licence

STATE logistics group Transnet has applied for a licence to generate electricity, and plans to regenerate 38MW by 2017, mostly using the technology of its new locomotives.Transnet, a member of the Energy Intensive Users Group, will need as much as 66% ... [Published BDlive - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

R1-bn investment towards Transnet manufactured locomotive

He added that the investment would assist in developing its engineering arm, Transnet Engineering (TE), into an original-equipment manufacturer (OEM).“TE has established a dedicated research and development unit dedicated to this goal, at the Council ... [Published Engineering News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

New rail line will pose challenges

TRANSNET Freight Rail’s (TFR) proposal for a new 570km rail network, which will directly link Davel in Mpumalanga with Richards Bay via Swaziland, is running full steam ahead.But the community will bear the brunt of the development’s impacts.With the ... [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Terminal tops imports record

A RECORD bulk of coal arrived at the (RBCT) last week, boosting the company’s operation efficiency after a challenging start to the year.Last week Wednesday, the world’s largest coal exporter welcomed a total of 318 847 tonnes of coal with a train handling ... [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Transnet Freight Rail for Locomotives in South Africa

BERLIN, GERMANY - Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today announced the value of the contract between its subsidiary Bombardier Transportation South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) for the delivery of 240 electric TRAXX ... [Published The African Business Journal - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

World’s Biggest Coal Terminal to Review 2015 Goal on Power Cut

7 minutes agohits: 1South Africa’s Richards Bay Coal Terminal is reviewing export targets for 2015 after a power cut in February forced it to reduce this year’s goal.Mr Nosipho Siwisa-Damasane, CEO of RBCT said that “RBCT trimmed its forecast for shipments ... [Published Logistics Guru - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Construction of Botswana coal rail link to start next year – Gama

Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) CEO Siya-bonga Gama has told Mining Weekly that construction of the coal rail link between Botswana and South Africa will start next year, enabling junior coal miners to access markets.The South African State-owned trans- port ... [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Resgen first production set for Dec 2015

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – With construction activities well under way and on track, production at Resource Generation’s (Resgen’s) Boikarabelo coal mine, in the Waterberg region, was expected to start in December 2015.Construction of the six-million-tonne-a-year ... [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 8 reports

Bombardier pegs value of South Africa electric train deal at US$1.2B

Order for for 240 TRAXX electric freight locomotives to be complete by end of 2017TopicsIndustriesBERLIN—A massive order in South Africa for 240 electric locomotives is worth about US$1.2-billion, according to contract winner Bombardier Inc.Announced ... [Published Canadian Plant - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Grain transport differential increased by 9,8%

By Annelie ColemanAn intervention by Grain SA meant that maize farmers saved R100 million on transport differential costs. This was according to Grain SA CEO Jannie de Villiers.The average increase in the differential as announced by the JSE is 9,8%. ... [Published Farmer's Weekly - Mar 26 2014]

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"We continue to face a very competitive environment globally," Stokes continued. "While volume for our locomotive business is beginning to meet current year expectations, mining is down substantially with virtually no improvement in market conditions."
African Energy Resources " ( ASX:AFR ) shares may trade firmer after signing an agreement that could see it supply 300MW of base load electrical power from the Sese Coal & Power project into ZESCO’s grid in southern Zambia. "
Gama said, "We are planning to develop the Richards Bay Coal Terminal to support the expected [volumes] from Botswana and the Waterberg coalfield in South Africa."
Gama stated that construction of the rail link would commence next year: "We are finalising feasibility studies [and we] will start constructing the rail link in 2015, immediately after the completion of feasibility studies" . The line will be designed to carry 40‐80 million tonnes per year...

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Profits and revenue down at GE Transportation [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 18 2014]
African Energy Resources signs power supply MOU... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Apr 17 2014]
Heavy haul rail projects to benefit African Ene... [Published Energy Business Review - Apr 16 2014]
African Energy signs power supply MOU with Zamb... [Published Proactive Investors Australia - Apr 16 2014]
Transnet applies for electricity licence [Published BDlive - Apr 15 2014]
African Energy Resources Guernsey : Multiple He... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 15 2014]
R1-bn investment towards Transnet manufactured ... [Published Engineering News - Apr 11 2014]
GRINDROD : Mining - JOINING UP TO INCRE ASE E X... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
New rail line will pose challenges [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 10 2014]
Terminal tops imports record [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 10 2014]
Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Tran... [Published The African Business Journal - Apr 10 2014]
Gama ‘not in the running for Eskom job’ [Published IOL - Apr 07 2014]
World’s Biggest Coal Terminal to Review 2015 Go... [Published Logistics Guru - Apr 06 2014]
Rail supplier news from VYCON, Miller Ingenuity... [Published Progressive Rail Roading - Apr 04 2014]
Bombardier to supply South African rail firm wi... [Published African Review - Apr 04 2014]
Construction of Botswana coal rail link to star... [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 04 2014]
World’s Biggest Coal Terminal to Review 2015 Go... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 03 2014]
Bombardier pegs value of South Africa electric ... [Published Canadian Plant - Apr 03 2014]
Resgen first production set for Dec 2015 [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 03 2014]
RSG: RESOURCE GENERATION LIMITED - Quarterly Re... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Apr 03 2014]
Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Tran... [Published moneyextra - Apr 02 2014]
Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Tran... [Published Noodls - Apr 02 2014]
Bombardier's share of S Africa rail contract am... [Published Reuters UK - Apr 02 2014]
Bombardier Confirms $1.2 Bln Contract With TFR ... [Published RTTNews.com - Apr 02 2014]
Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Tran... [Published PR inside - Apr 02 2014]
Bombardier : Confirms Value of Contract with Tr... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]
Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Tran... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
SA's coal industry: muddling along [Published Financial Mail - Apr 02 2014]
Exxaro has cause to rethink $20bn target [Published Mining MX - Apr 01 2014]
Ansys awarded R188m Transnet contract [Published BDlive - Apr 01 2014]
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