Transnet Freight Rail

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

ordered in a massive Rand 50bn ($US 4.76bn) deal earlier this year

TRANSNET celebrated its biggest-ever locomotive order on March 17, when it signed contracts worth Rand 50bn ($US 4.7bn) with four international suppliers for a total of 1064 locomotives for its Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) subsidiary.CSR Zhuzhou Electric ... [Published International Railway Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Transnet purchases used Australian locomotives

The locomotives - 20 2250-class GT22CU-3 and 14 GL26C-2 locomotives - were loaded in Brisbane this week for shipping to Durban, South Africa.The implications of the deal are that Transnet has a locomotive shortage and is looking for a quick fix.A Transnet ... [Published International Railway Journal - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

BREAKING NEWS912 hits in the last 7 days

A new Logistical Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Transnet Freight Rail and Imperial Logistics is set to drastically reduce costs of logistics for cargo owners, the companies exclusively told Cape Media journalist, Farai Diza, at a launch late ... [Published OpportunityOnline.co.za - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Senior judges to be allocated new houses first - Minister

The newly built houses for the country’s judges will be allocated based on seniority.This was revealed by Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Sibusiso Shongwe during the debate of the ministry’s first quarter performance report in parliame ... [Published Swazi Observer - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

TRANSPORT

Transnet’s recent contracts awarded to Chinese and American companies to build 1 064 diesel and electric locomotives is the largest single infrastructure investment ever by a South African corporate.In March this year, state company Transnet awarded contracts ... [Published OpportunityOnline.co.za - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Help wanted at GE

GROVE CITY AREA – General Electric Transportation’s area locomotive plants continue to chug along with the company announcing Tuesday it is hiring 50 machinists for its Grove City area operations.The machinists, who are being hired immediately, are needed ... [Published Sharon Herald - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

GE Transportation hiring 50 machinists for diesel

GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) - GE Transportation says it's hiring 50 machinists to for a diesel engine plant in western Pennsylvania. The company says the hires are being fueled by a $700 million deal announced in March to supply 233 locomotives to TransNet ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Transnet to earmark millions for revamping some branchlines

South Africa’s objective to put more freight back on railinstead of fragile roads is making some progress with state-owned logisticsutility Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) having announced it is to make between R200and R400 million a year available for the ... [Published TNT News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

How to manage private railway siding safety

Here is an introducdtion to the standards and checklists relevant to railway siding safety.Industrial locomotive and railway siding safety must be registered,licensed to the National Railway Safety Regulator (RSR) and conform to SANS 3000.Private sidings ... [Published SHEQ Africa - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Transnet inks MoU with landowners for Swazi rail link project RAIL

As rail transporters Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and Swaziland Railway take the Swaziland Rail Link project, which was expected to eliminate non-coal traffic on the export channel from the Mpumalanga coalfields to Richards Bay, into the feasibility front-end ... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Train crews want scarce skill allowance

Botswana Railways train crew members want to be paid scarce skill allowance because, as a union representative explains, they both provide a scarce skill and form part of the national essential services cadre.“It is not easy to find people who do what ... [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

TFR seeking R40bn outlay for rail line

– TRANSNET is hoping to raise R30bn to R40bn for a new heavy-haul rail line that will transport coal from South Africa’s Waterberg in Limpopo province in a public-private partnership (PPP) that Exxaro Resources said it would be willing to join.The transport ... [Published Mining MX - Aug 25 2014]

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"In the longer scheme of things TFR will supply some of these into Africa once the fleet renewal has reached a point where these are no longer required" the Transnet spokesman said
"This process is very clean and enables a seamless intermodal solution without adding cost to the supply chain, which fits in perfectly with what drives the LQ team – the concept of 'smart moves’" he said
"We are only trying to resolve it holistically now. We are moving away from the Stone Age to the Industrial Age. We have been doing a lot of patchwork on rogue locomotives, putting technicians with train drivers" on journeys to repair the aging machines, he said
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. "

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ordered in a massive Rand 50bn ($US 4.76bn) dea... [Published International Railway Journal - Sep 18 2014]
Transnet purchases used Australian locomotives [Published International Railway Journal - Sep 18 2014]
BR eyes partnerships for turnaround [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 18 2014]
BREAKING NEWS912 hits in the last 7 days [Published OpportunityOnline.co.za - Sep 17 2014]
Bid On Over 416 Items Of Plant Support & Facili... [Published GoIndustry Dovebid - Sep 15 2014]
Senior judges to be allocated new houses first ... [Published Swazi Observer - Sep 15 2014]
TRANSPORT [Published OpportunityOnline.co.za - Sep 12 2014]
Help wanted at GE [Published Sharon Herald - Sep 10 2014]
GE Transportation hiring 50 machinists for diesel [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 09 2014]
ARI: AFRICAN RAINBOW MINERALS LIMITED - Provisi... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Sep 04 2014]
Transnet to earmark millions for revamping some... [Published TNT News - Sep 03 2014]
How to manage private railway siding safety [Published SHEQ Africa - Aug 27 2014]
Transnet inks MoU with landowners for Swazi rai... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 26 2014]
Train crews want scarce skill allowance [Published Sunday Standard Botswana - Aug 25 2014]
TFR seeking R40bn outlay for rail line [Published Mining MX - Aug 25 2014]
Mines slow as Denel goes great guns [Published Times Live South Africa - Aug 22 2014]
Exxaro profit boosted by 43% higher coal exports [Published MiningReview.com - Aug 22 2014]
Exxaro to increase higher-margin coal exports [Published BDlive - Aug 22 2014]
Driven by passion for education [Published Zululand Observer - Aug 20 2014]
We chat to Olebogeng Seameco, Deputy Fire Chief... [Published WhosWho - Aug 19 2014]
Bid On Over 234 Items Of Construction, Mining, ... [Published GoIndustry Dovebid - Aug 18 2014]
Transnet to expand iron ore line [Published Daily News South Africa - Aug 18 2014]
Cash-strapped parastatals need to raise R300 bi... [Published City Press - Aug 17 2014]
Transnet to double iron-ore rail capacity in So... [Published Logistics Guru - Aug 17 2014]
New W Cape coal handling facility to move 10 00... [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 14 2014]
Transnet wants GE to have SA train plant [Published IOL - Aug 14 2014]
Expedite revival of railway transport [Published Times of Zambia - Jul 16 2014]
African Energy Resources signs power supply MOU... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Apr 17 2014]
Bombardier Confirms Value of Contract with Tran... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 02 2014]
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