Posts tagged as transport

Digitalisation set to develop Africa, not disrupt

  Siemens recently conducted a study in order to determine a digitalisation benchmark across South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia; as well as in African transport, manufacturing and energy industries. Speaking at a media breakfast recently, Sabine Dall’Omo, the CEO of the company’s South African operation, said the four countries were selected as some of […]

Beyond one-million electric cars

  In 2015 the global threshold of 1-million electric cars on the road was exceeded, with the final figure reaching 1,26-million. This is a symbolic achievement highlighting significant efforts deployed jointly by a number of governments and industries over the past ten years. This the executive summary of the IEA’s Global EV outlook 2016 report.  […]

Australia’s first fully-automated rapid transit trains

  Alstom will deliver Sydney’s new generation of rapid transit trains as part of the North West Rail Link, Australia’s first fully-automated rail network and Australia’s largest public transport project. Under the operations contract for the North West Rail Link, awarded recently to the Northwest Rapid Transit consortium, The company will be responsible for the project management, […]

Is transport infrastructure serving population and urban growth?

  This study looks at whether or not transport infrastructure is serving population and urban growth in the Johannesburg region. It takes a multifaceted approach and includes spatial analysis, information derived from the Quality of Life (QoL) surveys by the Gauteng City Region Observatory (GCRO), as well as literature reviews. The population of Gauteng has […]

Results show a huge jump in revenue and orders

  ABB South Africa, a subsidiary of the global power and automation group, has reported a remarkable increase in revenue in its year-end results to December 2013 on 13 February 2014.   The company’s 2013 revenue jumped by 66% (compared to 6% for ABB globally) to R5,9-billion on increased demand for renewable energy, with 90% […]

SASGI 2013 venue, transport, access and accommodation

SA Surveying + Geomatics Indaba 2013 Conference and exhibition of surveying, geo-informatics, GIS, mapping, remote sensing and location-based business DATES: Mon, Tue & Wed, 22, 23 & 24 July 2013VENUE: Emperors Palace, Jones Road, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa. Back to SASGI 2013 homepage  . Venue, transport, access and accommodation Reservations for Permont Metcourt Suites (3-star): R825 per […]