Coronavirus | Transnet suspends Blue Train

2020-03-19 17:40

In the statement, Transnet said the Blue Train service suspension takes effect immediately and will last until 30 April, after the operation team conducted a risk assessment earlier in the week.

Four suspects arrested for allegedly stealing diesel from Mpumalanga Transnet pipeline

2020-03-01 18:21

Four accused will appear in the Ogies Magistrate's Court this week after they were arrested for allegedly stealing diesel fuel from a Transnet pipeline.

Transnet outlines plans for better, cheaper coal to Eskom

2020-02-06 09:56

Transnet is working with Eskom to reduce the ailing power utility’s costs by increasing the supply of coal delivered by rail and improving the quality and reliability of the primary feedstock for its thermal plants.

Transnet spent R122m on sponsorships for New Age business briefings

2020-02-04 15:37

Transnet paid about R20m a year in sponsorship costs for about 20 business briefings, which were aired on the SABC.

New Transnet CEO ready to clean up procurement, says she won't hamper investigations against Brian Molefe

2020-02-02 15:28

Newly appointed Transnet CEO Portia Derby promises to clean up what she refers to as the "rot" at Transnet, she tells the Sunday Times.

Portia Derby is new Transnet CEO

2020-01-31 20:48

Portia Derby, ex-wife of Brian Molefe, former Eskom CEO and one time Transnet CEO. has been appointed as group CEO of Transnet.

'Transnet was just being robbed' – Zondo on New Age sponsorship

2020-01-24 21:25

The state capture commission heard that Transnet's sponsorship of an insert in Gupta-owned New Age newspaper, could not be justified.

There's no bad blood with Gordhan over CEO hunt, says Transnet

2020-01-22 13:34

The state-owned freight rail company has hit back at reports that conflict with Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan lies at the heart of a delay in appointing a permanent head.

WATCH | Transnet pipeline fire extinguished, firefighters still dousing secondary blaze

2019-12-31 16:52

Transnet says the fire was caused by attempted theft at the petroleum pipeline between Alrode and the Airport, resulting in a petrol spillage which also caught fire.

Alberton pipeline fire the result of attempted theft - Transnet

2019-12-31 12:25

Attempted theft has caused a pipeline fire in Alberton, Ekurhuleni, according to Transnet CEO Sibongiseni Khathi.


Coronavirus in SA: Eight people aboard vessels at Cape Town harbour test negative

2020-03-19 11:46

The results of tests conducted on eight people aboard two vessels at Cape Town harbour, who were suspected of having the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), are negative, according to the Transnet National Ports Authority.

Ramaphosa: Eskom and Transnet recovered R2.3bn lost through corruption

2020-02-20 16:23

So far state-owned enterprises Eskom and Transnet have recovered over R2.3bn that was lost through corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

Transnet must punch above its weight to grow Africa, says new CEO Portia Derby

2020-02-05 18:06

Newly appointed Transnet group CEO Portia Derby tells delegates at the Investing in African Mining Indaba that the state-owned rail freight company's mission is to yield economic benefits for SA and other African nations.

New CEO faces tough task to get Transnet on the right track

2020-02-04 05:00

Portia Derby has her work cut out for her.

Transnet introduces strict protocols at ports to curb spread of coronavirus

2020-02-01 10:36

Transnet has implemented additional protocols for all vessels entering SA ports in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the state-owned company said on Friday.

Transnet website is now an Indonesian gambling platform

2020-01-28 11:35

The domain for the National Ports Authority has been taken over

Former Eskom chair: Gigaba overruled appointment of white acting CEO in election year

2020-01-23 13:02

The former minister of public enterprises lambasted the power utility's board for requesting a white person act as CEO of Eskom when the ANC was facing the general election, according to ex-chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

Ex-Eskom, Transnet CFO Anoj Singh's disciplinary hearing to resume next week

2020-01-21 13:41

Singh, who has denied any wrongdoing, will again not be present at the hearings.

Transnet technicians prepare to drain Alberton fuel pipeline after fire

2019-12-31 14:24

Transnet technicians are preparing to drain a portion of the gas and petrol pipeline that caught fire in Alberton, Ekurhuleni, according to Ekurhuleni Disaster and Emergency Services Management spokesperson Eric Maloka.

Leaked e-mails show lavish life of Gupta-linked Eric Wood

2019-12-22 13:40

The personal wealth of Trillian Capital Partners CEO Eric Wood increased dramatically a few years after he met the Guptas and their business associate Salim Essa, according to leaked e-mails obtained by the Sunday Times.

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