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Racec Rail joins the #Africa #Rail exhibition!

Racec Rail joins the #Africa #Rail exhibition!

Written by on March 5, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Read more here. The company was established on 11 March 1964. Since then, Racec Rail has been involved in a number of major railway projects nationally and has recently expanded into Africa by being awarded a number of larger scale projects in Mozambique, Kenya and Sierra Leone. We are currently targeting various other rail projects […]

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#Africa #rail: free presentation download: ‘Central and Northern Transport Corridors’

#Africa #rail: free presentation download: ‘Central and Northern Transport Corridors’

Written by on March 5, 2012 in Infrastructure, Investment with 0 Comments

Click here to get the presentation.   ‘Central and Northern Transport Corridors,’ by Philip Wambugu, Director of Infrastructure, EAC.   Get the Africa Rail brochure here.

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Free presentation: Tazara expansion project Africa rail

Free presentation: Tazara expansion project Africa rail

Written by on March 5, 2012 in Infrastructure, Metro and Urban with 0 Comments

Get your free presentation here. ‘Tazara expansion project' by Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) presentation. Get your free presentation here.

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Africa Ports & Harbours Show brochure is now available

Africa Ports & Harbours Show brochure is now available

Written by on February 27, 2012 in Ports, Stations and Terminals with 0 Comments

Download the brochure here. Africa Ports & Harbours Show is the continent's leading industry event. It focuses on everything the ports sector needs to know to: Attract and retain end-users Develop more efficient operations Source new solutions  Visit the exhibition for free on 26 and 27 June 2012, at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South […]

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Get your Africa Rail brochure now

Get your Africa Rail brochure now

Written by on February 27, 2012 in Infrastructure, Signalling & Telecommunications with 0 Comments

Visit this link to get your Africa Rail brochure now. Africa Rail is the continent's leading rail event.  It is Africa's only railway conference and exhibition with attendees from all over Africa.  It is supported by government and industry alike. Download the brochure. Visit the expo for free on 26 and 27 June 2012, at […]

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Why BRICS are needed to build #Africa’s infrastructure – free download

Why BRICS are needed to build #Africa’s infrastructure – free download

Written by on February 7, 2012 in Infrastructure with 0 Comments

http://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/documents.aspx?e=4900&d=5673 "Why BRICS are needed to build Africa's infrastructure" Presented by: Ms. Raisibe Lepule Acting Deputy Director General, Department of Public Enterprises – presented at Africa Rail 2011. http://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/documents.aspx?e=4900&d=5673 Click on the link to get your free download. For more information on Africa Rail, click here.

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Free presentation: Malawi Experience: Present Freight #Rail & Future Growth

Free presentation: Malawi Experience: Present Freight #Rail & Future Growth

Written by on February 7, 2012 in Infrastructure, Investment, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

http://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/documents.aspx?e=4900&d=5672 “Case Study: Malawi Experience: Present Freight Rail & Future Growth.” By Hendry Chimwaza, B.Sc. ( Elec. Eng); M.Sc. (Eng); Dip. Man.; MIE ( Mw), Managing Director, Central East African Railways Company Limited. http://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/documents.aspx?e=4900&d=5672 Presented at Africa Rail 2011. Click on the link to get your free presentation. For more information on Africa Rail, click […]

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Lucky Montana, Group CEO, #Prasa, South Africa, to speak at #Africa #Rail 2012

Lucky Montana, Group CEO, #Prasa, South Africa, to speak at #Africa #Rail 2012

Written by on January 30, 2012 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Africa Rail is taking place in June. Find out more here.   Lucky Montana is the Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO) of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA), formerly the South African Rail Commuter Corporation (SARCC). Montana, a former Deputy Director-General responsible for Public Transport (bus, taxi and rail operations) in the […]

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Speaker at #Africa #Rail 2012: Mike Karakadzai, National #Railways of Zimbabwe

Speaker at #Africa #Rail 2012: Mike Karakadzai, National #Railways of Zimbabwe

Written by on January 30, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Find out more about Africa Rail here.   Air Commodore Mike Tichafa Karakadzai was appointed General Manager of the National Railways of Zimbabwe on 1 November 2005. Before his appointment, Air Commodore Karakadzai was Deputy Secretary for Policy and Procurement in the Ministry of Defence, a position he held since the year 2000.   He […]

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LH Marthinusen signs on as an exhibitor at #Africa #Rail 2012

LH Marthinusen signs on as an exhibitor at #Africa #Rail 2012

Written by on January 27, 2012 in Investment, Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Visit this link to find out more. LHM has developed one of the best-equipped and largest transformer and rotating electrical machine workshops of its kind in the world. The establishment of branches in most major industrial centre's in South Africa, as well as a number of vertical integration purchases of major suppliers firmly places LH […]

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Sunken dredger has been refloated in #Port of Ngqura

Sunken dredger has been refloated in #Port of Ngqura

Written by on January 24, 2012 in Ports, Stations and Terminals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Full article. The Chinese-owned and built dredger JIN HANG BO 53 (named by SAMSA as the JIN TAI) sank in the Port of Ngqura in the early hours of 1 January 2012. There was no loss of lives nor any injuries. The dredger sank in shallow waters next to the extensions to the container terminal, […]

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Transport #Africa Awards 2012 nominations open #rail #ports #aviation

Transport #Africa Awards 2012 nominations open #rail #ports #aviation

Written by on January 19, 2012 in Signalling & Telecommunications, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Transport Africa Awards 2012 Make your nomination now! Join us in recognising the achievements of Africa's transport executives who have greatly contributed to the development of the industry in Africa. Award categories: Transport Personality of the Year Africa's Transport Lifetime Achievement  Award Transport Technology Provider of the Year Best African Rail Operator or Concessionaire Best […]

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Free download: Kenya #Ports Authority overview

Free download: Kenya #Ports Authority overview

Written by on January 16, 2012 in Ports, Stations and Terminals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Free download: presentation on Kenya #Ports Authority overview. Presented by: Engineer: Abdullahi M. Samatar Technical Services Manager   Follow this link to get the presentation: http://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/documents.aspx?e=4901&d=4086 Find out more about Africa Ports & Harbours Show here.

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Download a free presentation from #Rail expert at Rift Valley Railways, Kenya

Download a free presentation from #Rail expert at Rift Valley Railways, Kenya

Written by on January 12, 2012 in Infrastructure, Investment, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

http://www.terrapinn.com/template/live/documents.aspx?e=4900&d=3656 This presentation is by: Dr Tobias Heinemann, Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer, Rift Valley Railways Limited, Kenya and is called, "Moving people – serving cargo." Find out more about Africa Rail taking place in June in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Safmarine launches shipping #app for #Android phones #ports

Safmarine launches shipping #app for #Android phones #ports

Written by on January 11, 2012 in Ports, Stations and Terminals with 0 Comments

Shipping line Safmarine has launched a new Android-based shipping application for mobile devices, giving its customers immediate access to shipping information. This allows clients to track sailing schedules, containers or consignments and receive news updates,and access the contact details for a number of Safmarine offices. It was said that this will further improve Safmarine's customers’ […]

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Malawi signs a $1bn deal with Vale for construction & rehabilitation of #rail line

Malawi signs a $1bn deal with Vale for construction & rehabilitation of #rail line

Written by on January 11, 2012 in Infrastructure, Investment with 0 Comments

Malawi has signed a $1bn deal with Brazil's Vale for the construction and rehabilitation of a rail line that will transport 18 million tonnes of coal from Mozambique, it was said on 11 January 2012. "Vale Logistics, a subsidiary of mining giant Vale, will build a new 138.5 km line from Chikhwawa in the south, […]

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Electro-Motive Diesel and Locomotive Company (Pty) Ltd – #Africa #Rail 2012 sponsor

Electro-Motive Diesel and Locomotive Company (Pty) Ltd – #Africa #Rail 2012 sponsor

Written by on January 9, 2012 in Uncategorized with 284 Comments

PLATINUM PARTNER. Electro-Motive Diesel is one of two U.S. OEMs designing, manufacturing, and selling diesel-electric locomotives for all commercial railroad applications. The Company has produced more than 72,500 engines and the largest installed base of diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. EMD also offers aftermarket replacement parts and value-added services for its locomotives.Visit www.emdiesels.com   Africa Rail is […]

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Arup – a sponsor at #Africa #Rail 2012. Read more about the company here.

Arup – a sponsor at #Africa #Rail 2012. Read more about the company here.

Written by on January 9, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

"Arup's near 60 year presence in South Africa has shaped the built environment as we know it. From the iconic Joburg skyline to the winding roads in Cape Town: Arup has been creating sustainable communities, designing settings where people want to be, spaces where people can afford to live – in short, cities that work." […]

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Read more about Bradken, a sponsor at #Africa #Rail 2012 in #Johannesburg

Read more about Bradken, a sponsor at #Africa #Rail 2012 in #Johannesburg

Written by on January 9, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Bradken is a leading global supplier of differentiated consumable and capital products to international markets, supplying products through five market focused divisions. Bradken's Rail division specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of freight rolling stock, with a focus on the iron ore, coal, bulk and intermodal market sectors. Read more here.   Africa Rail […]

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More about Wragge & Co – a sponsor at #Africa #Rail 2012

More about Wragge & Co – a sponsor at #Africa #Rail 2012

Written by on January 9, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Wragge & Co have worked as legal advisers across Africa on rail projects for over 10 years. We understand how Africa works and the issues that arise, be they political, financial or legal. Having advised on structuring, negotiating and delivering railway concessions, we know the potential risks, how they should be shared and the protection […]

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