Month: March 2018

Technological innovation found in construction equipment

Technological innovation found in construction equipment

No industry is being left in the dark in terms of technological innovation. Even the construction industry has technological advancements projected in their futures. Artificial intelligence integrated with the heavy equipment will change the way construction sites operate and construction projects are completed. More so than just machinery, even some […]

CILTSA Offers Announces Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics for 2018 / 2019

CILTSA Offers Announces Fully-funded Professional Training Programme for Women in Transport and Logistics for 2018 / 2019

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA) has secured funding from the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA) for the training of 20 employed women and is inviting employers to enrol learners for this historic learning opportunity. Successful learners will be awarded the International Certificate in Logistics […]

Police officers among suspects arrested supplying criminal syndicates with explosives commonly used to bomb ATMs’ and cash in transit vehicles

Police officers among suspects arrested supplying criminal syndicates with explosives commonly used to bomb ATMs’ and cash in transit vehicles

Free State: A sting operation by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigating Unit has led to the arrest of a six-member syndicate alleged to be involved in the selling of commercial explosives and illegal firearms on Tuesday, 06March 2018. The six suspects aged between 24 and 59, amongst them a […]

Six injured in collision involving 3 trucks on the N2 North bound just before the Nandi drive off-ramp.

Six injured in collision involving 3 trucks on the N2 North bound just before the Nandi drive off-ramp.

Kwa-Zulu Natal, at approximately 11H20 Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a serious collision on the N2 North bound just before the Nandi drive off-ramp. Paramedics arrived on scene to find Ethekwini Fire & Rescue, Metro Police, SAPS as well as various ambulance services in attendance. Reports from […]

Advantages of buying an articulated dump truck

Advantages of buying an articulated dump truck

Transporting loose materials to and from a construction or mining site can be time-consuming and difficult if you do not have the correct equipment to do the job. An articulated dump truck is arguably one of the most important pieces of equipment you will need for transporting such items, and […]

Dashboard camera captures bad driving by truck drivers and highlights the need for defensive driver training

Dashboard camera captures bad driving by truck drivers and highlights the need for defensive driver training

The Arrive Alive website received a video captured by dashboard camera of truck drivers failing to drive defensively. Even though the most obvious focus might be on a truck being overtaken illegally and unsafely across a barrier line, it also reveals some glaring unsafe driving techniques from inside this truck! […]

How to optimise your construction fleet

How to optimise your construction fleet

Construction business owners who own a fleet of vehicles need to understand the importance of the different fleet management and monitoring technologies to help improve transport operations. In order to ensure that your fleet works according to your budget, while performing effectively, business owners need to utilise wireless fleet management […]

Protests lead to truck damage in the Steelpoort area

Protests lead to truck damage in the Steelpoort area

On the 2nd of March the Traffic Police Services in Limpopo alerted road users to safety threats in the Steelpoort area: “Limpopo – Steelpoort: R37 are blocked please use alternative routes to Lydenburg. Avoid Burgersfort or Steelpoort. People are burning tyres and throwing stones.”