Brown demands review of safety procedures after horror rail crash

2016-08-19 19:45

Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has requested Transnet to continuously review its safety procedures at its depots and rail routes to prevent a recurrence of the horror train accident in Noupoort.

Numsa left empty handed at Transnet

2016-08-12 16:50

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has failed to get organisational rights at Transnet.

Transnet to shut down coal export line for maintenance

2016-06-29 13:46

Transnet will shut down its coal export line for 14 days of routine maintenance from July 11.

Transnet employee falls to death while working on Mpumalanga bridge

2016-06-22 15:42

Transnet has launched an investigation into the death of an employee who fell to his death while on duty on a bridge in Mpumalanga.

Transnet taking new strategy away from mines

2016-04-26 18:59

Transnet is working on a strategy to be less reliant on mines and diversify into oil and gas and fast-moving consumer goods, says CEO Siyabonga Gama.

Transnet working on a 'refreshed' operating model - CEO

2016-04-18 19:57

Transnet must seek new opportunities in areas such as fast-moving consumer-goods volumes to compensate for a slump in commodities, says boss Siyabonga Gama.

Jonas: SA must fight rogue threats to government

2016-03-20 09:35

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebesi Jonas, who said the Guptas offered him a ministerial role, has urged vigilance against rogue elements that threaten the state’s sanctity.

Many SOEs in distress, need monitoring - Brown

2015-12-01 21:30

Department of Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says many state-owned enterprises are in “distress” and need close monitoring.

Andrew Canter: State trying to screw billions from us, other ACSA co-owners

2015-11-13 15:00

Futuregrowth’s Andrew Canter says ACSA minority shareholders are being held as ‘economic hostages’ unable to sell their stake for ‘fair value’.

Human error behind most train accidents: Rail Safety Regulator

2015-10-16 21:41

Human error accounted for 71% of the rail accidents recorded in South Africa last year.


Transnet Port Terminals celebrates iron ore milestone

2016-08-19 18:15

Transnet Port Terminals marked a historic iron ore export milestone for its Saldanha operations.

Competition watchdog probes Transnet

2016-07-07 20:20

The Competition Commission says it is investigating Transnet for excessive pricing and giving preferential treatment to some consumers at its ports.

Transnet earnings, revenue edge up

2016-06-27 11:45

State-owned ports and rail operator Transnet says full-year earnings and revenue increased amid rising container and automotive volumes.

Downgrade threat drives SA companies from bond market

2016-05-31 08:33

As South Africa braces for a credit-rating downgrade, the nation’s companies are finding the bond market an unfriendly place.

Lynne Brown: SOEs must stay in government hands

2016-04-26 11:18

Government needs to retain ownership of state-owned companies to ensure growth and create jobs for generations to come, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Gama appointed Transnet boss

2016-04-13 14:52

Acting Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama has been appointed permanently to this role by cabinet, the Department of Public Enterprises has announced.

Boost for SA, Benin maritime project

2016-02-11 15:41

Transnet Port Terminals is extending its footprint beyond the borders of SA with a team that has taken occupation at the Port of Cotonou in Benin, West Africa.

Transnet agrees to R12bn of loans to fund expansion plan

2015-11-23 10:35

Ports and rail operator Transnet has agreed to sign R12bn of loans with five lenders, including Bank of China and Nedbank, to help fund its expansion plan.

Transnet defers spend amid commodity slump

2015-10-30 13:00

Transnet’s first-half profit has been boosted by a 6.4% increase in revenue of R32.2bn, but the commodity slump has forced it to slows it investment spend.

Rail pensioners to sleep outside Parliament over unpaid money

2015-10-14 19:06

About 200 angry people have vowed to start sleeping on the pavement outside Parliament in Cape Town until they are paid pensions they say they are owed from apartheid-era rail companies.

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