Mop up operation under way following Durban factory fire

2015-03-26 20:55

A mop up operation in under way at the Port of Durban, following a fire at a cooking oil manufacturer.

Manganese production to triple by 2019 - Transnet CEO

2015-03-19 19:26

The chief executive of Transnet says that the company expected national manganese production to triple by 2019.

Transnet to roll out new locomotives in July

2015-03-03 08:34

Transnet will roll out new locomotives in July after General Electric completed their technical design, CEO Brian Molefe says.

Brown: Most parastatal CEOs didn't get bonuses

2015-01-04 20:15

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says most chief executives of key state-owned enterprises have not received performance bonuses.

Blow for Transnet in pensioner case - lawyer

2014-12-23 11:28

Transnet's application for leave to appeal a ruling allowing their pensioners to bring a class-action suit has been dismissed in the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Shifting processed foods from road to rail

2014-12-15 15:31

Processed foods are the commodity group with the highest freight carbon footprint on major road routes: the Gauteng-Cape Town and the Gauteng-Durban corridors.

Transnet, China seal deals

2014-12-05 07:43

President Jacob Zuma and his Chinese counterpart have signed an agreement regarding the manufacture of locomotives and the establishment of a training centre.

Transnet in R30bn maintenance backlog

2014-10-08 20:06

Transnet has an infrastructure maintenance backlog of R30bn, most of it on signalling systems and rail tracks, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Diesel ship hits bottom of pier in Durban

2014-10-03 10:04

A ship carrying diesel is being kept afloat at Durban harbour after it apparently hit the bottom of the North Pier, the Transnet National Ports Authority says.

SA bodies want to fund Zim infrastructure

2014-09-26 08:25

Zimbabwe has received proposals from the DBSA, IDC, PIC and Transnet for $14.7bn in funding for infrastructure projects.


Transnet completes 95 locomotives

2015-03-20 08:31

Transnet has completed assembling 95 electrical locomotives as part of its long-term fleet renewal programme, says President Jacob Zuma.

Brown opens upgraded E Cape container terminal

2015-03-10 13:18

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has officially opened two additional berths at the Ngqura container terminal in the Eastern Cape.

Nene mulls asset sales for parastatals

2015-02-25 16:54

Private investment in parastatals and selling off some of their assets are part of the state's plans to lessen their drain on its finances, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

R80bn suit 'spells grim outlook for Transnet'

2014-12-28 13:45

If Transnet elects to once again block a pensioners’ class action at the Constitutional Court, the Freedom Front Plus says it will seek an application for a punitive cost order.

Transnet pensioners in R80bn suit dying off

2014-12-18 07:55

Some 7 000 Transnet pensioners have died since the first steps were taken to launch a class action case against the state-owned transport company, it has emerged.

Tshabalala left off Transnet board

2014-12-11 13:19

The members of the Transnet and Eskom boards have been approved and the embattled SABC chair Ellen Tshabalala has been excluded from the new Transnet board.

Nene hints at privatisation

2014-10-22 14:09

Government believes state owned enterprises - like Eskom, Transnet and South African Airways - "should operate on the strength of their balance sheets".

Court rejects Transnet's pension appeal bid

2014-10-03 20:05

Transnet pensioners have won another round in court in their struggle to bring a class-action suit against the parastatal, the FF Plus says.

Transnet, BHP Billiton sign R24bn deal

2014-09-30 19:52

Transnet group executive Brian Molefe has signed a 10-year coal transporting contract with BHP Billiton.

Transnet opens Maputo joint centre

2014-09-23 20:00

Transnet and port and rail operators in Swaziland and Mozambique have unveiled the Maputo Corridor joint operating centre.

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