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South Africa’s manganese rich Kalahari Basin, in the country’s Northern Cape, reportedly holds about 80% of the world’s manganese ore..

These deposits have made SA a leading player in the supply of this key ingredient.. However, there are several bottlenecks for exports due to the limited rail capacity, a fact that has been highlighted several times by mining companies in this sector..

Transnet Freight Rail is keen to address these concerns and exploit its existing infrastructure and rolling stock combined with enhanced technology to meet demands from the sector.. See how..

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How to handle IMCO Class 1 cargo..

In my previous article Hazardous Cargo, we had a brief look into Class 1 cargoes.. Below is a guest post by Bentley Cook about how to handle IMCO Class 1 cargo and dispel the taboo surrounding this cargo.. Who is Bentley Cook..?? Bentley Cook is a veteran of 37 years in the shipping industry having worked for the likes of … Read more here..

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