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April 12, 2022

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Mgojo says collaborative efforts will enable Transnet to report higher volumes than initially …

Business Unity South Africa president Mxolisi Mgojo reports that the collaboration between organization and government to reverse the performance of Transnet might lead to the having a hard time State-owned freight logistics group moving substantially more volumes in the year to March than was assisted in earlier forecasts. In a rundown this week following the most recent meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa, his Cabinet and the senior business leaders who have signed up to support government in dealing with the triple crises in electrical energy, logistics and crime, Mgojo reported that there had actually been “impressive progress” in recent months.

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Mathe Group expands capacity to produce more rubber crumb for roads

The use of large amounts of recycled rubber crumb for the manufacture of road surfaces and related products is propelling South Africa towards a circular economy where waste products are used to address key infrastructure needs, Hammarsdale-based radial truck tyre recycler Mathe Group CEO Dr Mehran Zarrebini avers. Much of the production from Mathe Group’s factory, which recycles about 1 000 radial truck tyres daily to produce 45 t of rubber crumb, goes to bitumen product manufacturer Tosas, for the manufacture of rubber modified bitumen, a product that is being used by the South Africa National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) for upgrades to the N1, in Gauteng, and the N2/N3 leading from the port of Durban, Mathe Group points out.

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Gauteng reiterates exit of GFIP tolling by end March

The Gauteng provincial federal government (GPG) has actually approached banks to raise cash needed to honour its contractual obligations ahead of the March 31, 2024, target date to scrap the tolling of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP). Gauteng Finance MEC Jacob Mamabolo on Tuesday reiterated the province’s dedication to deal with the problem of e-tolls “once and for all”.

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Mathe Group expands capacity to produce more rubber crumbs for roads

The use of large quantities of recycled rubber crumb for the manufacture of road surfaces and associated items is propelling South Africa towards a circular economy where waste items are used to resolve key infrastructure needs, Hammarsdale-based radial truck tyre recycler Mathe Group CEO Dr Mehran Zarrebini avers. Much of the production from Mathe Group’s factory, which recycles about 1 000 radial truck tyres everyday to produce 45 t of rubber crumb, goes to bitumen item producer Tosas, for the manufacture of rubber modified bitumen, a product that is being used by the South Africa National Road Agency Limited (Sanral) for upgrades to the N1, in Gauteng, and the N2/N3 leading from the port of Durban, Mathe Group points out.

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PPP reforms could avert need for prescribed-assets policy to increase private infrastructure … National Treasury director-general Dr Duncan Pieterse responds to a question posed on prescribed assets by facilitator Alishia Seckam during a PSG Big Think Series event. Edited: Shadwyn Dickinson 1.3.2024

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Gauteng govt has yet to show how it will finance its portion of GFIP debt

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Lesufi confident e-tolls to end by March

Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi, in his State of the Province Address (SoPA) on February 19, stated the provincial government had met with the Finance and Transport Ministers on January 26, and that he remains positive Gauteng needs to be able to end e-tolls by March. According to Lesufi, the province and the Ministers discovered commonalities on Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) Phase 1 financial obligation, sunk capital investment (capex), the capex responsibilities of the province, the yearly upkeep costs for the GFIP Phase 1, the repurposing of e-toll gantries, the payment of the South African National Roads Agency’s GFIP financial obligation and the future funding of Phases 2 and 3 of the GFIP.

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