Transnet offers bursaries to engineering students

State-owned companies and major business have a responsibility to step forward, invest and create jobs, says Transnet. The parastatal is doing its bit to invest in education, and offers bursaries and internships to hundreds of students.

Transnet hub boost for small business

State company Transnet will invest over R2-billion in the newly launched Transnet enterprise development hub, which aims to expand opportunities for South Africa's smaller enterprises and new business entrants.

Transnet wins US loan for locomotives

South African state company Transnet has secured a further $108-million in financing from the US Export-Import Bank for its purchase of locomotives from US firm General Electric Transportation - adding up to a total loan of $230-million for the purchase of 100 GE locomotives.

Deals a-plenty at fifth Brics summit

The second day of the fifth Brics summit saw a number of co-operation agreements signed between the attending heads of state in fields ranging from nuclear medicine and military technology to rail transport and the much-anticipated Brics bank.
Building revenue with beneficiation

Motsepe to head BRICS Business Council

South African businessman Patrice Motsepe has been named chairman of the newly formed BRICS Business Council, a platform for strengthening ties between the business communities of the five BRICS member countries.

Transnet in Chinese rail funding pact

South African freight logistics company Transnet has signed a deal with the China Development Bank that is expected to yield a loan in the region of US$5-billion (R45-billion) to help finance the country's massive rail infrastructure upgrade programme.

South Africa, China strengthen ties

The signing of agreements in various fields would strengthen the already cordial ties between South Africa and China, President Jacob Zuma said during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Bringing design to South Africa’s streets

The Your Street Challenge recently took place in Cape Town, with the aim of bringing about positive social change in the city's suburbs, through design and innovation.
SA housing innovation on show in US

Impressive growth at South Africa’s Ngqura Port

South Africa's Port of Ngqura in the Eastern Cape is booming, with a more than 400% increase in vessel arrivals since it opened in October 2009.
New port to kick-start economy

Transnet, Eskom rated safer than US

Transnet and Eskom bonds are now more highly rated than United States government bonds, according to the latest ratings by Fitch and Moody's Investment Services.