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    Africa’s first high-speed train line fully operational

    The Al Boraq high-speed train line, which links the cities of Tangier and Casablanca, in Morocco, is fully operational. Railway infrastructure constructor Colas Rail, a subsidiary of construction  company the Colas Group, built a 182 km/s electrified double track between Tangier and Kenitra. “This new railway infrastructure allows for a maximum operational speed of 320 km/h and leads to a two-and-a-half-hour gain between Tangiers and Casablanca,” says Colas Rail Africa business development director Frédéric Priest.

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    Distributor extends food handling belting range

    New to engineering components supplier Bearing Man Group’s (BMG’s) range of belting certified for safe food handling, is the KleenEdge non-fray series. It is developed by conveyer belt solutions provider Ammeraal Beltech to “minimise the problems of belt-edge fray and associated contamination issues, ensuring absolute hygiene in food processing”, explains BMG light materials handling division business unit manager Ryan Forsyth.

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    Industry body welcomes infrastructure spend decision

    Industry body Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) welcomes the decision by government to allocate about R100-billon as seed funding for infrastructure development. “The organisation would like to appeal to government to use competent capacity at municipal level, by leveraging the partnerships offered by the industry to ensure that the money that has been allocated will translate into meaningful spend on infrastructure,” says Cesa CEO Chris Campbell.

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    State-owned regional airline fiercely attacked by think-tank

    The Free Market Foundation (FMF) think tank has launched a scathing attack on State-owned regional airline SA Express (SAX), accusing it of being “obscenely subsidised with money diverted from poverty relief and tax payers”. It also warned that the airline might “be using illegal predatory pricing” to undercut its competitor, private-sector, airlines.

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    S African materials handling industry yet to embrace automation

    Automation is still a relatively new concept for South Africa and has not been fully adopted by industries, especially the materials handling industry, says industrial equipment distributor Shumani Industrial Equipment director Victor Nemukula. “South Africa imports a lot of materials handling equipment from countries that are more developed, so there is a constant flow of new technology . . . into the country. Eventually, South Africa’s materials handling equipment will be automated and the rest of the value chain will adapt accordingly.”

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    2018 a record year for global air transport

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported that 2018 saw more passengers fly than ever before, record airline efficiency, record fuel efficiency and more city-pairs connected than previously. Additionally, the real cost of air transport last year was half of what it had cost 20 years ago. This information was contained in the “IATA World Air transport Statistics 2019” report.

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    Forklift equipment supplier invests R45m in STR fleet

    Forklift equipment supplier Criterion Equipment has embarked on a short-term rental (STR) fleet renewal programme for materials handling equipment manufacturer TCM – encompassing a R45-million investment in new forklifts. Criterion Equipment is the exclusive distributor of TCM forklift trucks in Southern Africa.

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    Specialist moves to diversify into agriculture, food & bev

    Gauteng-based material transfer specialist Weba Chute Systems is diversifying its client base, officially venturing into the agricultural, food and beverage and paper and pulp industries, says Weba MD Mark Baller. He explains that while Weba had often received and acted on inquiries from companies outside of it’s traditional client base – which comprises companies in the mining, power generation and steel industries – Weba’s focus had, for the most part, remained on heavy industries.

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    Cape Town airport to receive multibillion-rand boost over next five years

    The Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) is set to receive an estimated R7.5-billion capital investment over the next five years. By 2024, CTIA will boast a new, realigned runway, as well as revamped domestic and international terminals, says Airport…

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    Distributor sets new lift truck warranty standards

    In a ground-breaking development, materials handling supplier Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has rolled out an industry first, standard five-year warranty on its construction equipment supplier Doosan 7 Series range of lift trucks. The new offering is the longest ever warranty to be offered in the South African forklift industry. 

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