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 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 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 paid about R20m a year in sponsorship costs for about 20 business briefings, which were aired on the SABC.
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, ex-wife of Brian Molefe, former Eskom CEO and one time Transnet CEO. has been appointed as group CEO of Transnet.
The state capture commission heard that Transnet's sponsorship of an insert in Gupta-owned New Age newspaper, could not be justified.
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.
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.
Attempted theft has caused a pipeline fire in Alberton, Ekurhuleni, according to Transnet CEO Sibongiseni Khathi.
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.
So far state-owned enterprises Eskom and Transnet have recovered over R2.3bn that was lost through corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
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.
Portia Derby has her work cut out for her.
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.
The domain for the National Ports Authority has been taken over
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.
Singh, who has denied any wrongdoing, will again not be present at the hearings.
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.
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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