Transport Industry

Responsible partnerships

Vunani Fund Managers is helping the TSRF perform above the benchmark

A transformative approach to investment

The fund's investments assist in infrastructure development

Africa’s largest truck stop

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is designed to give truck drivers a well-earned rest, for the safety of all road users

Mission possible: Polluters can change

A new report shows that the world’s biggest emitters of carbon dioxide could stop — and cheaply too

The electrification of transport could transform our future

Electric vehicles can store off-peak energy and return it to the system when required

Truck stops promote driver safety and responsible investment

The Harrismith Highway Junction Truck Stop is creating vital skills and employment

High rate of compliance allows for rapid investment

Compliance with pension payments is high, despite high staff turnover

Retirement fund a reliable constant in members’ lives

Governance is good because the trustees worked in the industry, are fund members and undergo training during the year

Infrastructure due for overhaul

With the fortunes of a nation resting on its back, local transport infrastructure needs a serious cash injection and a major overhaul

EU firm on airline carbon tax

United States airlines are wrong to think that they can force the European Union to back down on plans to make carriers pay for emitting carbon.

BRT lauded as the solution

Despite all its teething problems, the system offers an ideal opportunity to shape the transport sector.

Paris goes green with Bluecar

Capital trials new electric car-sharing scheme -- and hopes to have 5 000 vehicles on the roads by 2013.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it