Improved freight rail logistics performance needed

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“Improved port connectivity with rail networks and better logistics performance are strongly associated with trade expansion, export diversification, ability to attract foreign direct investments and economic growth.” This is according to The Port Management Association for Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) Secretary General, Nozipho Mdawe. 


Voith offers a wide range of services for rail vehicle operators

  • Full-service solutions for locomotives
  • Overhauling trucks saves time
  • Railcars ground down and repainted
  • Engineering competence: Vehicles technically modernized

The Voith Rail Service Center in Kiel has considerably expanded its range of services. In addition to classic maintenance and repair work, the Voith service technicians also perform bogie overhauls and fleet repainting tasks. Thanks to its comprehensive engineering experience, the Service Competence Center is also capable of performing a variety of modernization measures on vehicles.


Brimming with confidence

Cape Town based empowerment group Brimstone Investment Corporation has celebrated its 20th anniversary this year – marking the remarkable journey from a community-based initiative with start- up capital of just R3m to a JSE-listed counter with assets of over R7bn. What’s perhaps more impressive that from this humble beginning Brimstone now employs more than 3,500 employees in its subsidiaries and in excess of 24,000 in its associates and investments.

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