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Rail constraints costing South African miners billions of rands in lost exports

Despite bulk mineral exports being State-owned Transnet’s single biggest client base, South Africa is unable to access the full benefits of minerals exports, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter told delegates attending the first day of the South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) 2022 conference on August 2. He said it had been a challenging last couple of years, with a deterioration in Transnet’s rail performance.

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