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RFA pleads for govt intervention amid 'war' on trucks :
Publication Date: 24 November 2020
The Road Freight Association (RFA) has expressed its dismay at government failing to act against attacks on truckers that started flaring up again earlier in November. Attacks on trucks first started becoming prevalent in March 2018, but, most recently, petrol bombs were thrown at five trucks travelling between Parys and Sasolburg on November 21.
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Covid-19 will not affect current capex, but future projects dependent on recovery, says Trac :
Publication Date: 20 November 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic will not affect the roll-out of the current R1.6-billion worth of capital projects along the N4, says Trans African Concessions (Trac) CEO Alex van Niekerk. Trac manages the N4 Toll Route between Tshwane, Gauteng, and the Maputo port, in Mozambique.
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Supreme Court of Appeals rules in favour of Sanral :
Publication Date: 18 November 2020
An appeal to prevent the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) from claiming guarantees from the joint venture (JV) that stopped work on the Mtentu bridge project in 2019 has been dismissed by the Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA). The judgment in the matter between the JV of  Aveng-Strabag (Africa) and Strabag International (ASJV) vs Sanral was handed down electronically by circulation to the parties' representatives on November 13.
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Logistics index shows '˜strong growth' in third quarter, following decline in prior three months :
Publication Date: 13 November 2020
The South African logistics sector has just recorded its strongest ever quarter of growth, according to the newest Ctrack Freight & Transport Index (CFTI). In June, at the end of the second quarter, the CFTI showed that the domestic logistics sector recorded a decline of 17.6% compared with the first quarter, while the third quarter showed 11.8% growth over the second quarter. 
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