2017 Partners

Platinum sponsor:


ARES Project Management
ARES Project Management LLC
Global project management leaders, ARES Project Management LLC offers enterprise project lifecycle management software solutions that support the planning, execution and completion of capital projects for reliable forecasts, cost control and performance measurement. The suite of software incorporates modules that are tailor made to manage every aspect of a project, including estimating, cost management, engineering, procurement, contracts, field management as well as integrated reporting.

For further information contact Scott Hyman, Vice President at shyman@Aresprism.com

Magazine: www.portsevolution.com/downloads/RA_6-2016_ARESprism.pdf

Gold sponsors:


Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent
We are ALE. Our mission is to make everything connect to create the customized technology experiences customers need. From your office, the cloud or in combination, we deliver networking and communications that work for your people, processes and customers.

A heritage of innovation and dedication to customer success has made ALE an essential provider of enterprise networking, communications and services to over 830,000 customers worldwide. With global reach and local focus, our 2200+ employees and 2900+ partners serve across more than 50 countries marketed under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand.

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is one of the leading Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) in Africa. At the core of our mandate, the DBSA seeks to play a pivotal role in delivering developmental infrastructure in South Africa and the rest of Africa. The strategy of the DBSA is to provide sustainable infrastructure project preparation, finance and implementation support in selected African markets to improve the quality of life of people, in support of economic growth and regional integration. Our work targets investments mainly in the energy, transport, water and communications sectors. We also provide support to sectors such as health, education and housing.

Silver sponsor:


Export Credit Insurance Corporation of SA (ECIC)
Export Credit Insurance Corporation of SA (ECIC)
The Export Credit Insurance Corporation SOC LTD (ECIC) is an official Export Credit Agency of the South African government. ECIC is a state-owned company and derives its mandate from the Department of Trade and Industry. The corporation was established in 2001 with a mandate of facilitating and encouraging South African export trade by underwriting bank loans and investments outside the country to enable South African contractors to win capital goods and services contracts in foreign markets. The corporation provides political and commercial risk insurance for medium to long-term export and investment transactions in foreign countries.

Pavilion sponsor:


RailRoad Association
RailRoad Association
It is our passion to unite the Industry and prepare it for upcoming projects in the entire continent.

And we understand perfectly that this exercise requires us to understand our capacity, our present state and where we want to go. Hence our approach for a competitive solution involves technical competency, cutting edge technology and innovative financing.

The RRA is therefore involved within a number of programmes to yield a positive impact and add value to all its members and the Industry at large. This is what creates a positive impact to the members of the Association and Industry as the RRA is not conflicted on the following issues.

  1. Industry Development: Partnerships with strategic departments of government and the relevant institutions of higher learning.
  2. Designation Policy Implementation: Aligning the Industry development to the set targets of the policy come up with proposition to close the gaps between the developments in the industry and the set objectives of the policy.
  3. State Procurement Forum: Make use of this forum to facilitate market access for the industry.
  4. Export Capacity enhancement: to position the SA Rail Industry in line with the planned projects in the African Continent.
  5. Presentations: Attend conferences, exhibitions and meetings to promote the benefits of investment and industrialization.
  6. The SA Rail Incorporated is one of the initiatives the Association is using to unlock opportunities in the export market.

Bronze partner:


Transnet Engineering
Transnet Engineering
Transnet Engineering (TE) has a rich and proud history of outstanding supply and service to South Africa’s railway networks that dates back more 150 years. Today, the organisation proudly continues in its role as a leading manufacturer of rail (stock) products and has also expanded its networks of satisfied customers well outside the borders of South Africa. As the Transnet SOC advanced manufacturing division, Transnet Engineering has dedicated its formidable human and capital resources to the research, design, manufacturing, remanufacturing and maintenance of its products, namely: locomotives, freight wagons and passenger coaches.

With over 11 000 employees, six main plants (factories) and 143 depots across South Africa, Transnet Engineering is strategically positioned to ensure maximum service opportunities for its customers. The six main plants are located in the following major cities: Bloemfotein, Cape Town (Salt River), Durban, Johannesburg (Germiston), Pretoria (Koedoepoort), and Uitenhage. Smaller depots are arranged as satellite operations around the main centres of excellence, thus bridging the gaps between the customers’ locations and the organisation, within Sothern Africa.

Networking partners:


Amsted Rail

Amsted Rail

  • Reelin has been servicing bearings and industrial requirements since 1986.
  • Reelin provides a high quality of service and products to the Industrial, Mining, Engineering and Rail industry, both to the original equipment and replacement markets.
  • We carry a full range of transmission products including belting, chain, sprockets, pulleys, couplings, industrial gearboxes, cir-clips, oil seals, o-rings and adhesives & lubricants. All goods supplied by Reelin are manufactured to the relative ISO, QS, SANS & AAR specifications.
  • Reelin management offers more than 170 years of combined industry experience.
  • In 2008 Reelin formed a Joint Venture with Amsted Rail, AmstedReelin, which operates a state of the art computerized facility to remanufacture used and assemble new Journal Bearings. An initiative that began with producing local content on bearings, AmstedReelin has now diversified its product offerings to Draft Gears and developed a Motion Control Bogie for the South African market.
  • Reelin and AmstedReelin staff have received international training in European & American factories.
  • Reelin ensures its clients of approved products, valuable industry experience and technical backup on goods supplied.
Bentley Systems
Bentley Systems
Bentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive software solutions for Advancing infrastructure. Founded in 1984, Bentley has over 3,000 colleagues worldwide, $600 million in annual revenues, and has invested more than $1 billion in R&D and acquisitions during the last ten years.

Bentley‘s solution for Rail and Transit is unique in addressing the entire rail asset lifecycle from concept to reality. Including OpenRail ConceptStation CONNECT Edition, enabling the rapid exploration of conceptual designs using real-world data and providing early cost analysis, the solution supports BIM processes like PAS 1192 which help streamline design and collaboration, to ensure effective project delivery, and enable informed decision making during operations and maintenance.

Proven and trusted by transportation professionals for more than three decades, Bentley software helps increase productivity, reduce costs and exposure to risk, and helps private and national owner operators, municipal governments and transportation agencies, plus leading engineering consultants and contractors around the world improve overall service, safety, and reliability.

Reelin bearings

Reelin bearings

  • Reelin has been servicing bearings and industrial requirements since 1986.
  • Reelin provides a high quality of service and products to the Industrial, Mining, Engineering and Rail industry, both to the original equipment and replacement markets.
  • We carry a full range of transmission products including belting, chain, sprockets, pulleys, couplings, industrial gearboxes, cir-clips, oil seals, o-rings and adhesives & lubricants. All goods supplied by Reelin are manufactured to the relative ISO, QS, SANS & AAR specifications.
  • Reelin management offers more than 170 years of combined industry experience.
  • In 2008 Reelin formed a Joint Venture with Amsted Rail, AmstedReelin, which operates a state of the art computerized facility to remanufacture used and assemble new Journal Bearings. An initiative that began with producing local content on bearings, AmstedReelin has now diversified its product offerings to Draft Gears and developed a Motion Control Bogie for the South African market.
  • Reelin and AmstedReelin staff have received international training in European & American factories.
  • Reelin ensures its clients of approved products, valuable industry experience and technical backup on goods supplied.

Exhibitors:


Alcatel-Lucent
Alcatel-Lucent
We are ALE. Our mission is to make everything connect to create the customized technology experiences customers need. From your office, the cloud or in combination, we deliver networking and communications that work for your people, processes and customers.

A heritage of innovation and dedication to customer success has made ALE an essential provider of enterprise networking, communications and services to over 830,000 customers worldwide. With global reach and local focus, our 2200+ employees and 2900+ partners serve across more than 50 countries marketed under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand.

All Blue Technologies
All Blue Technologies
iKusasa Rail in collaboration with All Blue Technologies, a 100% black owned company by Mr. Duke Mpila, is a newly established Joint Venture company with a shareholding as follows:

iKusasa Rail – 51% Lead Partner
All Blue – 49%

The company was created for the tendering and execution of “The replacement of 30kms of OHTE between Colenso and Ladysmith” for Client Transnet Capital Projects.

The scope of works covers the manufacture, supply and replacement of mast poles and supply, delivery, erection, wiring, commissioning, testing and handing over of the full OHTE Suite.

AzonRail (Pty) Ltd
AzonRail (Pty) Ltd
AzonRail (Pty) Ltd is a 100% African woman owned engineering business that has multiple capabilities that allow it to make a significant difference in the public and private sectors. Specialising in Manufacturing; Rail Engineering and maintenance; and Management consulting.

CRRC
CRRC
Connecting the World through Better Mobility

CRRC is the world’s largest supplier of rail transit equipment. We have long been committed to providing better comprehensive solutions for human mobility, ranging from rail-based passenger and freight traffic and its health management, to integrated urban rail solutions and operation services.

CRRC Dalian Co., Ltd founded in 1899, is a key large-scale enterprise , which can provide the whole solution of the railway equipment such as diesel locomotives, electric locomotives, medium and high speed diesel engines and urban transit vehicles in-series.

Gautrain
Gautrain
Profile coming soon…

iKusasa Rail
iKusasa Rail
iKusasa Rail in collaboration with All Blue Technologies, a 100% black owned company by Mr. Duke Mpila, is a newly established Joint Venture company with a shareholding as follows:

iKusasa Rail – 51% Lead Partner
All Blue – 49%

The company was created for the tendering and execution of “The replacement of 30kms of OHTE between Colenso and Ladysmith” for Client Transnet Capital Projects.

The scope of works covers the manufacture, supply and replacement of mast poles and supply, delivery, erection, wiring, commissioning, testing and handing over of the full OHTE Suite.

Kansai Plascon
Kansai Plascon
Kansai Plascon is the no. 1 Coatings Company in South Africa and part of the top 10 globally. Both Kansai and Plascon have proud history and heritage, with Plascon being in South Africa for over 125 years, with 8 manufacturing sites and 6 export sites across Africa.

Kansai Plascon has been a supplier of Rollingstock coatings to the Rail Industry for over 40 years, supplying solvent and waterborne systems made specifically for Railway Rollingstock and components.

Kansai Plascon has an extensive range of protective Coatings to service Port, Mining, Steel Fabricators and Petrochemical Industries.

Motseni Engineering Services
Motseni Engineering Services
Motseni Engineering Services specializes in repairs, maintenance, root cause analysis, research and development, capacity improvement, supplier product quality development and safety assessment on rolling stock.

We design, develop and optimize existing engineering products/methods with modern day, state-of-the-art technology for the rail industry, through the creation of jobs and wealth for our employees and communities that we operate in, Consistently delivering superior value and good quality services to our customers and stakeholders driven by our passion for railway and our commitment to our core values.

Motseni Engineering Services is a growing company in Network Engineering, Network Deployment and Network Maintenance services. We have been offering various telecommunication solutions to our customers (FTTx, RF & Microwaves, Fixed Line Network).

Motseni Engineering Services
NUNGU Rail
NUNGU Rail, a division of the NUNGU Group was established in 2003, is a preferred supplier to Transnet and PRASA as well to many of the prime movers in the rail industry in southern Africa. Our product portfolio includes all types of cable, power, control and of special interest to the rail industry, the 107 and 161mmsq contact wire. In addition, we also supply and support a range of rail maintenance equipment that includes track geometry and catenary measuring instruments as well track milling/grinding equipment.

RailRoad Association
RailRoad Association
It is our passion to unite the Industry and prepare it for upcoming projects in the entire continent.

And we understand perfectly that this exercise requires us to understand our capacity, our present state and where we want to go. Hence our approach for a competitive solution involves technical competency, cutting edge technology and innovative financing.

The RRA is therefore involved within a number of programmes to yield a positive impact and add value to all its members and the Industry at large. This is what creates a positive impact to the members of the Association and Industry as the RRA is not conflicted on the following issues.

  1. Industry Development: Partnerships with strategic departments of government and the relevant institutions of higher learning.
  2. Designation Policy Implementation: Aligning the Industry development to the set targets of the policy come up with proposition to close the gaps between the developments in the industry and the set objectives of the policy.
  3. State Procurement Forum: Make use of this forum to facilitate market access for the industry.
  4. Export Capacity enhancement: to position the SA Rail Industry in line with the planned projects in the African Continent.
  5. Presentations: Attend conferences, exhibitions and meetings to promote the benefits of investment and industrialization.
  6. The SA Rail Incorporated is one of the initiatives the Association is using to unlock opportunities in the export market.
Railways Africa
Railways Africa™
Railways Africa™ is the African continent’s authoritative trade, technical, business-to-business publication, and online news service covering all aspects of the rail sector, for the last 61 years. With the current investment and future potential investment being made in rail and rail infrastructure projects, Railways Africa brings both global and local consultants, manufacturers, suppliers and OEM’s to the fore.

Knorr -Bremse
Knorr -Bremse
Knorr Bremse is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of Pneumatic and Electro pneumatic Railway braking systems for Locomotives, freight wagons and passenger trains for more than 100 years.
Knorr Bremse also designs and sells other rail systems such as HVAC, passenger doors, platform screen doors, automatic train control systems to name a few.

Knorr Bremse has been in business in South Africa since 1969 and have representation in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Province.

Reelin bearings

Reelin bearings

  • Reelin has been servicing bearings and industrial requirements since 1986.
  • Reelin provides a high quality of service and products to the Industrial, Mining, Engineering and Rail industry, both to the original equipment and replacement markets.
  • We carry a full range of transmission products including belting, chain, sprockets, pulleys, couplings, industrial gearboxes, cir-clips, oil seals, o-rings and adhesives & lubricants. All goods supplied by Reelin are manufactured to the relative ISO, QS, SANS & AAR specifications.
  • Reelin management offers more than 170 years of combined industry experience.
  • In 2008 Reelin formed a Joint Venture with Amsted Rail, AmstedReelin, which operates a state of the art computerized facility to remanufacture used and assemble new Journal Bearings. An initiative that began with producing local content on bearings, AmstedReelin has now diversified its product offerings to Draft Gears and developed a Motion Control Bogie for the South African market.
  • Reelin and AmstedReelin staff have received international training in European & American factories.
  • Reelin ensures its clients of approved products, valuable industry experience and technical backup on goods supplied.
SAFLog
SAFLog
The SAFLog group of companies was established in 2001 with the formation of SAFreight Logistics Pty Ltd. The group is 100% black owned and its business is to provide rail operations, maintenance, logistics and other rail related solutions. SAFLog intends to play a significant role in improving efficiencies within the rail environment, thereby assisting in moving freight/cargo and passengers from road to rail.

Railways Africa
Santrack
Santrack offers comprehensive NDT and Engineering solutions within the rail, water, energy, infrastructure maintenance and construction industries throughout Southern Africa.

A Black Female owned company managed and supported by a dynamic team of experienced professionals.

Timken
Timken
The Timken Company engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, transmissions, gearboxes, chain and related products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services. The leading authority on tapered roller bearings, Timken today applies its deep knowledge of metallurgy, tribology and mechanical power transmission across a variety of bearings and related systems to improve reliability and efficiency of machinery and equipment all around the world. The company’s growing product and services portfolio features many strong industrial brands including Timken®, Fafnir®, Philadelphia Gear®, Carlisle®, Drives® and InterlubeTM. Known for its quality products and collaborative technical sales model, Timken posted $3.1 billion in sales in 2014. With 14,000 employees operating from 28 countries, Timken makes the world more productive and keeps industry in motion.

Transnet Engineering
Transnet Engineering
Transnet Engineering (TE) has a rich and proud history of outstanding supply and service to South Africa’s railway networks that dates back more 150 years. Today, the organisation proudly continues in its role as a leading manufacturer of rail (stock) products and has also expanded its networks of satisfied customers well outside the borders of South Africa. As the Transnet SOC advanced manufacturing division, Transnet Engineering has dedicated its formidable human and capital resources to the research, design, manufacturing, remanufacturing and maintenance of its products, namely: locomotives, freight wagons and passenger coaches.

With over 11 000 employees, six main plants (factories) and 143 depots across South Africa, Transnet Engineering is strategically positioned to ensure maximum service opportunities for its customers. The six main plants are located in the following major cities: Bloemfotein, Cape Town (Salt River), Durban, Johannesburg (Germiston), Pretoria (Koedoepoort), and Uitenhage. Smaller depots are arranged as satellite operations around the main centres of excellence, thus bridging the gaps between the customers’ locations and the organisation, within Sothern Africa.

Valotech228
Valotech228
VALOTECH228 (PTY) Ltd was established in 2011 with the emphasis and focus on the railway environment market. We pride ourselves in being a 100% black woman-owned business, managed by highly qualified professionals who are offering diverse services of Railway Signaling, Railway Track, Quality Management in Projects (ISO 10006), Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Solutions with specifc emphasis on a meaningful business transformation.

VALOTECH228 (PTY) Ltd has formed a strategic partnership with some local academic institutions to bring a meaningful value to the economy of South Africa through in-service training and skills transfer process. We are level 1 BBBEE and proud members of the South African RailRoad Association (RRA).

WCP Services
WCP Services
Profile coming…

Participating Rail Operators and Authorities:


 

Strategic partners:


Access Africa
Access Africa
Access Africa is an exclusive platform focused on providing essential information on the investment climate and opportunities in key economic sectors across Africa. Access Africa specializes in bridging the gap for governments, investors and industry players in Africa’s key economic growth sectors.

With a primary focus on infrastructure development, transportation, mining, and agriculture, Access Africa compiles in-depth reports utilizing country data and statistics, government inputs, expert opinions and interviews with public and private stakeholders.

Through a combination of print and online media and select events, Access Africa also provides a broad platform for players across the industry to get their message out and attract international investment attention to their unique projects and products.

With its extensive and high profile audience, database and clientele, Access Africa targets key decision makers through its specialized print publications and exclusive high-level forums.

At the core, Access Africa seeks to spread the word of growth, development and opportunities in Africa and is committed to serve and aid in the socio-economic rise of the continent.

Agri Council
Agri Council
The African Agri Council is a network of global executives, decision makers and key stakeholders in Africa’s agricultural industry. We connect executives with their peers, policy makers, investors & financiers and leading global service providers across Africa and around the world.

The Council is an exclusive platform for networking, matchmaking and deal-making in Africa. We focus on the business dynamics of agriculture; the pioneers, partnerships, investments, joint ventures and regulatory dynamics that determine the future direction of the industry and shape tomorrow’s sustainable food production and consumption landscape.

BIM Institute
BIM Institute
The BIM Institute’s mission is to support and help deliver the standards and requirements of the Building Information Management Strategy for Africa. The institute aims to promote the processes and standards required to strengthen Africa’s construction software industry for the future of any BIM implementations.

Durban Chamber of Commerce
Durban Chamber of Commerce
The Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry from its small beginnings in 1856 has grown to a substantial organisation, with a membership of approximately 3000 businesses. We continue to add value to our members through our robust interactions and partnerships with both the private and public sector in the way in which we lobby and engage legislation impacting businesses and the business environment and this has made us into one of the most recognised business Chambers in Africa.

Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today’s market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community.
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the official authorized representative of German industry and trade in Southern Africa. As a private, non-profit organization, our primary goal is to offer the best service for building bilateral business relationships between Southern Africa and Germany.

With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Maputo and Lusaka coming soon, our Chamber has been facilitating the establishment of business links between Southern Africa and Germany since 1952 by supplying information on the economic situation in both countries, bringing together potential trade partners, and offering a wide range of other services.

The Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry offers a multitude of services. Our field of expertise covers all aspects of trade and investment between Southern Africa and Germany, and we assist with trade information and market research, trade fairs and exhibitions, legal assistance, marketing support, publications, events, training and education, translating and interpreting, business delegations/travel arrangements and organising business partner searches and B2B platforms.

Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative (MCLI)
Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative (MCLI)
The Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative is a non-profit membership company which plays a pivotal role in promoting the Maputo Corridor as the first choice for the region’s stakeholders. MCLI’s successes are encapsulated in the key relationships built across the public and private sector which enable the organisation to engage at the highest level to address issues on the corridor and to continue to ensure interventions aimed at creating a cost effective and reliable transport corridor. Comprising Road, Rail, Border Post, Port and Terminals, the Maputo Corridor is a fine example of how a transport corridor has acted as a powerful catalyst for regional integration, economic cooperation and cross border trade and investment.

Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG)
Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG)
The Walvis Bay Corridor Group is a public-private partnership established to promote the utilisation of the Walvis Bay Corridors, which is a network of transport corridors principally comprising the Port of Walvis Bay, the Trans-Kalahari Corridor, the Trans-Caprivi Corridor, the Trans-Cunene Corridor, and the Trans-Oranje Corridor.

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group’s public-private partnership set-up allows it to pool resources and authorities of both transport regulators and transport operators, thus effectively serving as a facilitation centre and one-stop shop coordinating trade along the Walvis Bay Corridors and linking Namibia and its ports to the rest of the southern African region.

The ports and corridors in Namibia are strategically positioned to give the country a competitive positioning as a transport hub for all regional and international trade between Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, Europe, the Americas, and the rest of the world.

The new and well-maintained port and corridor infrastructure and the safe and efficient transport services provided by the transport industry, coupled with the reliable support of the regulatory authorities, give the Walvis Bay Corridor Group a competitive positioning in achieving its aim of becoming the leading trade route in southern Africa.

Association partners:


RailRoad Association
RailRoad Association
It is our passion to unite the Industry and prepare it for upcoming projects in the entire continent.

And we understand perfectly that this exercise requires us to understand our capacity, our present state and where we want to go. Hence our approach for a competitive solution involves technical competency, cutting edge technology and innovative financing.

The RRA is therefore involved within a number of programmes to yield a positive impact and add value to all its members and the Industry at large. This is what creates a positive impact to the members of the Association and Industry as the RRA is not conflicted on the following issues.

  1. Industry Development: Partnerships with strategic departments of government and the relevant institutions of higher learning.
  2. Designation Policy Implementation: Aligning the Industry development to the set targets of the policy come up with proposition to close the gaps between the developments in the industry and the set objectives of the policy.
  3. State Procurement Forum: Make use of this forum to facilitate market access for the industry.
  4. Export Capacity enhancement: to position the SA Rail Industry in line with the planned projects in the African Continent.
  5. Presentations: Attend conferences, exhibitions and meetings to promote the benefits of investment and industrialization.
  6. The SA Rail Incorporated is one of the initiatives the Association is using to unlock opportunities in the export market.

Media partners:


3S Media
3S Media
3S Media offers quality information to business communities through magazines and digital media (www.miningne.ws and www.infrastructurene.ws). 3SMedia trade and technical magazines include:

IMIESA Official magazine: Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA).
Water and Sanitation Africa Official magazine: Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA).
Inside Mining Focusing on mining and exploration in Africa and the rest of the world.

African Business Central (ABC)
African Business Central (ABC)
African Business Central (“ABC”) is a leading online media company showcasing curated and original news on African Business, primarily, and all things Africa, in general.

ABC’s rapidly-growing site attracts tens of thousands of visitors every month that read and watch news, analyses, and opinions of business, economic, political, and cultural events in and about Africa. ABC is making its mark around the world telling Africa’s success stories and highlighting the continent’s swift socio-economic ascent to a rapidly-growing global audience.

ABC’s core values are based on the notion that business, in general, and entrepreneurship, in particular, is the surest path to Africa’s socio-economic progress.

AfricaEngineer
AfricaEngineer
AfricaEngineer is read and enjoyed throughout Africa as the publication seeks to keep railways engineering managers and executives, contractors, subcontractors and government agencies informed in today’s fast-moving engineering industry.

Engineering manufacturers and services providers rely on AfricaEngineer to keep them abreast of the latest technology design trends and the most innovative and cost-efficient enabling technologies available.

AfriRail
AfriRail
AfriRail is read and enjoyed throughout Africa as the publication seeks to keep railway managers and executives, contractors, subcontractors and government agencies informed in today’s fast-moving engineering industry.

Rail manufacturers and services providers rely on AfriRail to keep them abreast of the latest technology design trends and the most innovative and cost-efficient enabling technologies available.

BtoBrail.com
BtoBrail.com
Part of the O&S MediaComAgency, Btobrail.com is an applied communication and operational marketing division. BtoBrail.comis an international company specialized in Web Marketing, Leads Generation, Business and Strategy Solutions for the Railway Industry and Public Transport worldwide.

The European leader in digital strategies. Creator of opportunities providing advanced contents, digital prints, and latest analysis on the industry. Based in Paris btobrail.com has a high impact on the worlds communication industry with its 30 partnerships. Optimize your image, promoting your business and increasing your international reach is the inner working of our organization.

We have established ourselves as an essential actor, playing a key role in today’s railway sector. Clever solutions for a better communication.

Contact us: marketing@btobrail.com

Black Business Quarterly (BBQ)
Black Business Quarterly (BBQ)
Black Business Quarterly (BBQ) has been championing its competition by being the longest standing and most successful black business publication in South Africa. Since its launch in 1999, BBQ has been the mouthpiece of South Africa’s business community through its projection of excellent editorial on happenings within the ever-evolving black business fraternity. Through its quality editorial BBQ speaks directly to the upper echelons of black business in South Africa, addressing matters affecting economic growth, black empowerment and co-operation throughout South Africa, the SADC regions and globally. The annual BBQ Awards have been BBQ’s flagship event where black business greats are formally honoured.

Call: 021 681 7000 / 7135

CBN
Cape Business News
Cape Business News, founded in 1980, is a specialist publication that provides business readers with comprehensive news on a monthly basis with extensive coverage of the Cape’s general business trends, events, statistics, new products, services and projects. It is primarily a promotional vehicle for companies which have the Cape Business community as a primary target market.

Cargo Connections
Cargo Connections
Based in the UK, Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 by Rachel Humphrey, almost 15 years after starting her first companyUniversal Freight Organisation (est. 2000) and then Project Cargo Network(est. 2010).

Cargo Connections is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified general cargo network offering a Restricted Representation policy, which means membership will be offered to a limited number of forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services in each country.

Concrete Trends
Concrete Trends
Concrete Trends provides a medium that portrays the very best in concrete, showing many examples of the creative use of this unique construction material. The journal aims to stimulate a more imaginative and innovative approach to its use in many applications. The focus is largely Southern African, although significant projects involving concrete in other parts of the world are also featured. Concrete Trends is a business-to-business journal which aims to present all material in a balanced and impartial manner and to offer readers exclusive articles and project reports. Because of its very specific focus – concrete – the journal does not publish subject features, but tries to include articles on all aspects of concrete in each issue. Coverage would thus regularly include:

  • Art and Architecture
  • Human settlements
  • Projects
  • Precast concrete
  • Products and services
  • Community
  • Industry news

Concrete Trends is published quarterly and its recipients include architects, consulting engineers, building and civil contractors, the cementitious industry.

Concrete Trends
Concrete.TV
Concrete.TV is Hypenica’s flagship video content delivery platform that offers a dynamic blend of broadcast style television and web TV. Staffed by a team of producers and video-journalists, the platform features series style programmes covering news, projects, people, countries and events. In addition, Concrete.TV features user contributed material, training and DIY content, product reference information and much more.

Construction Review
Construction Review
Construction Review is a leading African monthly construction journal for the construction industry.

For over 20-years the magazine has enjoyed the readership of architects, engineers, quantity surveyors project managers, interior designers, developers, building specialists, contractors, landscape architect and contractors, real estate agents and investors, property managers, suppliers to the construction industry, government departments and ministries: local authorities, land surveyors, financial institutions, telecommunication companies etc. The print edition is distributed in over ten Africa countries with the digital version sent monthly to over 200000 readers in our database.

Engineering News
Engineering News
Engineering News is a premier source of weekly real economy news on projects, products, policies, personalities and technoeconomic progress, covering a wide range of industries from agroprocessing to information technology. The news magazine, websites and newsletters provide a unique forum where readers can find news and comment critical to business success in an increasingly competitive knowledge-based global economy. A mobile version of Engineering News is available at m.engineeringnews.co.za and an Engineering News application is available in the iTunes store for users of the iPhone.

Esaja.com
Esaja.com
Esaja.com is a marketplace that’s connecting companies across the great continent of Africa to each other & beyond. We believe in a connected future, where trade flourishes from Cape to Cairo. As a result of this, we’re working to give every business with the will & zeal, access to relevant markets. The Africa of today is a continent pregnant with opportunity. Our mission is to democratize information so that any business, big or small, can have a seat at the table.

Freightbook
Freightbook
Freightbook aims to be a comprehensive online freight directory where companies can promote their services on a global scale, and use the latest Internet technology to network and communicate with each other.

Future Rail
Future Rail
Future Rail is the essential reading material for decision-makers in the rail industry, bringing you the latest news and analysis in an exciting, interactive format for iPad. Produced by a team of experienced editors and contributors, this monthly magazine brings together business insights, analysis of key issues affecting the industry and the latest technological developments.

All issues of Future Rail are free. Download the app or view online to browse the entire archive.

Global Africa Network
Global Africa Network
Global Africa Network Media (Pty) Ltd (GAN) is a publishing company based in Cape Town producing print and electronic business-to- business publications. GAN publishes a series of 10 annual print publications, profiling each of South Africa’s nine provinces as business and investment destinations, including a national title. These include Western Cape Business, Eastern Cape Business, KwaZulu-Natal Business, North West Business, Limpopo Business, Mpumalanga Business, Northern Cape Business, Gauteng Business and Free State Business. In 2011, GAN launched the South African Business journal (www.southafricanbusiness.co.za), an annual business and investment guide to the country, to complement the nine regional journals.

IMIESA
IMIESA
The official magazine of the Institute of Municipal Engineering of Southern Africa (IMESA)

IMIESA promotes the knowledge and practice of infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery in southern Africa.

The magazine contains valuable information for municipal engineers, consulting and civil engineers as well as civil engineering contractors, making it the most important source of business intelligence for the infrastructure market.

It also provides essential content for municipal managers and senior public officials involved in all facets of infrastructure development, facilitating better decisions.

The magazine offers readers various print and online platforms to access its unique content and is distributed throughout Africa.

Infrastructurene.ws
Infrastructurene.ws
Infrastructurene.ws is the digital hub for the infrastructure development, maintenance and service delivery sectors, including water and sanitation, waste and wastewater management and construction. If you’re a supplier to these sectors, this platform gives you reach into the highly targeted African market in an instant. Infrastructurene.ws is the digital home of IMIESA, ReSource and Water & Sanitation Africa and the infrastructure newsletters.

Logistics Update Africa
Logistics Update Africa
Logistics Update Africa (LUA), a bi monthly magazine dedicated to the transport and logistics industry of the African continent- the next business frontier. We are confident that LUA has been persistent since 2011 with its in-depth research & continuously playing an important role, showcasing the African continent’s trade potential to the world. Logistics Update Africa reaches to the top Air Cargo, Sea Cargo, Rail Transport and Road Transport Industry players. This will definitely serve as a useful tool for you to reach to the Transport & Logistics community and other service providers in Africa and around the world.

Matchdeck
Matchdeck
Matchdeck.com is a semantic search and matching engine for business. The platform finds new business leads and partners for companies by using data analytics and algorithms to match and connect a variety of businesses up and down the global supply chain.
How Matchdeck works

  1. Matchdeck asks what your business is looking to achieve
  2. Matchdeck collects data (or uses the data it already has gathered via data mining)
  3. Matchdeck matches you with other companies based on your business objective

.Find your ideal business by creating your free project on Matchdeck.

Mining Weekly
Mining Weekly
Mining Weekly is South Africa’s premier source of weekly news on mining developments in Africa’s most important industry. Mining Weekly provides in-depth coverage of mining projects and the personalities reshaping the mining industry. The publication is an essential source of information for those involved in the mining sector.

Project Cargo Network
Project Cargo Network
Project Cargo Network was established in August 2010 (Registered in the UK. Company No 7334156) to provide heavy lift and project cargo specialists access to a trusted, worldwide network of agents who could handle their specialist shipments, whilst working professionally and safely under a strict Code of Conduct.

Rail Analysis
Rail Analysis
Rail Analysis is a platform focused on the Railway Industry of India.

It provides the latest news and updates on Indian projects for International companies to connect with each other and collaborate for projects in India along with information and analysis on railway projects in India , projects , transactions and their latest update in India.

By using our platform , companies with an actual or potential interest of doing business in Indian Rail sector will be able to reach their business targets and goals with specific attention to the end user who can take the decision and / or influence the policy decision for roll out of various products / services within the system. You can also strengthen your chances of identifying your potential associates / partners for any JVs/SPVs for doing business in India.

For partnering and project possibilities, please email us at projects@railanalysis.com

Railway Africa
Railways Africa™
Railways Africa™ is the African continent’s authoritative trade, technical, business-to-business publication, and online news service covering all aspects of the rail sector, for the last 61 years. With the current investment and future potential investment being made in rail and rail infrastructure projects, Railways Africa brings both global and local consultants, manufacturers, suppliers and OEM’s to the fore.

Railway News
Railway-News
Railway-News is the leading Rail News and Information portal. Our purpose is to provide operators and manufacturers with the latest information globally on the sector and suppliers in the field. Our range of digital products includes:

The portal www.railway-news.com
The weekly railway-news newsletter
The quarterly magazine railway-news digital magazine

We have a dedicated team of writers, editors and social media experts to ensure the highest-possible quality of information with the maximum reach. Our front-of-house team meanwhile are committed to outstanding client support.

RailwayPro
RailwayPro
Railway Pro Communication Platform is the most effective communication tool of the railway business environment, tailored for the specific needs of railway professionals and investors in order to provide them with the latest business opportunities existing on the market.

SA Building Review
SA Building Review
SA Building Review is a national annual resource handbook with its central focus on the identity of building products and services within the built environment in South Africa. It allows the supplier and manufacturer the opportunity to be identified and exposed in a more detailed and comprehensive manner to the building, architectural and design industry. SA Building Review’s main focus is on advertorial, therefore giving it a more informative and personal approach to the targeted audiences.

“An advertorial is an advertisement that is written and presented in the style of an editorial or journalistic report” This allows the reader more insight and knowledge of the products and services offered. SA Building Review is ABC Certified.

South African Business Integrator
South African Business Integrator
South African Business Integrator is a national audited business to business publication with its focus on both the public and private sectors in southern Africa. The main focus of the publication is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sectors. The publication serves as an interaction medium between businesses. Its main objective is to inform, educate and advise key industry leaders on business objectives, strategic decisions, good management practice and governance, sound financial management practice and ultimately bridging the gap of transformation and transparency between the public and private sector.

South African Business Integrator
SA Mechanical Engineer
The monthly publication “SA Mechanical Engineering” is the official mouthpiece of the SA Institution of Mechanical Engineering and is also endorsed by 9 other bodies including SAPMA (SA Pump Manufacturers Association), SAVAMA (SA Valve and Actuators Associations), SACEEC (SA Capital Equipment Export Council), and the Consulting Engineers of SA. With the largest circulation of its kind, “SA Mechanical Engineering” is on-line in full for a year and an annual Buyers Guide lists the who’s who of mechanical engineering.

Together with sister publication “Bulk Handling Today”, this publication offers the most comprehensive coverage of mechanical engineering and its allied fields in southern Africa.

Call: Tel (011) 781-1401
Email: samecheng@promech.co.za

Specialist Freight Networks
Specialist Freight Networks (SFN)
Based in London, UK, Specialist Freight Networks (SFN) exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. SFN, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, is an International Group of Exclusive and non-Exclusive Specialist Freight Networks operating under one unifying umbrella. SFN links together 265+ elite independent small and medium sized Freight Forwarders in 125+ countries, whom are united in their quest to find global, trusted, specialist agents. Experts in their respective fields, SFN Members are able to handle the requirements of global importers and exporters, in an efficient and professional manner.

Supply Network Africa
Supply Network Africa
Supply Network is a newly established Supply Chain management publication. The publication was developed out of the need to provide a good quality publication to cover local and international content that is relevant, applicable and of interest to the greater Supply Chain Community. Supply Network will establish a platform for a Supply chain community that enables the sharing of exciting and interesting case studies, content and new industry developments and methodologies. Supply Network is endorsed by South Africa’s top quality companies.

To Build
To Build
To Build is an ABC certified business-to-business mainstream publication which is an effective medium to use for building your brand and communicating directly to your targeted audience. The handbook focuses on the latest developments and trends within the Built Environment as well as educating its readers through informative industry news. The editorial is distinctive in the way it conveys information on interior or exterior décor, architectural trends, the latest building technologies and projects throughout South Africa. To Build is an easy to use tool for the industry player and consumer when planning on building or renovating.

Transport Rail
Transport Rail
Transport Rail is dedicated in bringing you up to date news from inside the Rail industry. Our goal is to present the stories that matter to you the most. As well as all the news we also bring you rail related events, trade shows, training courses, recruitment and in depth features on suppliers and manufacturers to the rail industry. Transport Rail is written by the Industry for the Industry.

Contact us: info@transportrail.com

Universal Freight Organisation
Universal Freight Organisation
Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified association built on a foundation of mutual trust, shared knowledge, experience and resources to help each Member company grow their business by either referring one another or doing business directly with one another. UFO is a Founder Member of Elite Association of Logistic Networks (ELITE), the industry’s only recognized grouping of quality independent freight forwarder networks.

World Freight Network (WFN)
World Freight Network (WFN)
World Freight Network, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 285+ independent freight forwarders in 125 countries. Based in London, UK, WFN exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. WFN recruits strong, high calibre forwarders, dedicated to providing an excellent service. Upon joining WFN, forwarders are introduced to an international group of proficient, vetted partners all sharing one goal: to increase business volumes. WFN has achieved a truly global presence and its Members have the local expertise necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the world’s top importers and exporters.