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See you in Johannesburg at Trans Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Transport, Infrastructure & Investment Showcase

Transportation infrastructure professionals and investors will be combining knowledge and forces in October 2015 at the Trans Africa Exhibition and Conference, THE meeting place for business, supplier and industry professionals.

The event unites all sectors of the transport industry during Transport Month to explore development and investment opportunities within the Sub-Saharan transport sector as a force to drive growth within the region.

New project opportunities, funding models, technologies, solutions, services and products will be on display and under discussion creating a powerhouse of knowledge and opportunity at one event.

Trans Africa is the most inclusive transport and transport infrastructure event in Sub-Saharan Africa covering the Road, Rail and Pipelines, Sea and Air transportation sectors with a programme of informative conference sessions co-located with a comprehensive exhibition.

Product Groups

The event provides a unique opportunity for visitors to attend a focused conference with a compact and impactful programme and then to visit 20,000m² of exhibits bringing the discussions at the Conference to life on the show floor. It is split into the following product sectors:

-     Government departments
-     Public Entities & State Owned Enterprises
-     Transport Authorities
-     Key Agencies responsible for transport
-     Planning and Infrastructure Commissions
-     Development Corporations
-     Trade Promotion Agencies
-     Industrial Development Zones
-     National Pavilions
-     Inter Modal Transport Systems
-     Inter Modal Equipment & Systems

FUNDING

-     Development Banks
-     Infrastructure Funds
-     Public Sector Funding Organisations
-     Private Sector Funding Organisations
-     Public & Private Sector Investment Partnerships

    ROAD

    Manufacturers, Service Providers and Suppliers of:

-     Trucks & Truck Body Builders, Buses & Mini Buses;
-     Tractors, Trailers & Semi-Trailers; Special Utility Vehicles & Car Carriers; Refrigerated Transport;
-     Truck Engines & Parts, Components & Systems for Commercial Vehicles;
-     GPS / Vehicle Tracking & Fleet Management Software;
-     Road & Highway Engineering & Maintenance;
-     Traffic Information & Control Systems;
-     Communications; Telematics; ITS Technology; CCTV Systems;
-     Toll & Payment Systems;
-     Road Safety Systems & Equipment: Traffic Signs; Warning Signs; Traffic Lights; Barrier Systems; Cones &
      Road Marking; Speed Monitoring & Control Equipment;
-     Highway Operation & Maintenance: Road Maintenance Equipment & Services;
-     Public Transport;
-     Parking Systems; Parking Meters;
-     Parking Management & Operation;
-     Fare Collection Systems;

 RAIL & PIPELINES

Manufacturers, Service Providers and Suppliers of:

-     Railway & Train Operators;
-     Commuter Rail Operators;
-     Rolling Stock, Locomotives & Engines;
-     Rail Carriages, Box Cars & Freight Wagons;
-     Special Freight Wagons & Superstructures;
-     Bogies & Running Gear;
-     Equipment & Accessories for rail vehicles;
-     Traction & Control Systems;
-     Railway Engineering, Planning, Modernisation & Maintenance;
-     Track Materials & Equipment;
-     Rail Freight Terminals & Freight Yards;
-     Rail Switching, Signalling & Communications Systems;
-     Fare Collection, Data Systems & Passenger Information;
-     IT Systems, Measuring & Monitoring Equipment;
-     Security Systems & Equipment;     
-     Pipeline Construction, Transport and Energy Transport Systems

 INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

-     Architects; Property Development;
-     Turnkey Design & Construction for Infrastructure Projects;
-     Civil Engineering; Construction Companies;
-     Project Management; Operations Management;
-     Sub-Contractors;
-     Manufactured Building Components;
-     Tunnelling; Earthworks Engineering;
-     Mechanical Structural Steel Fabrication;
-     Heavy Concrete Works;
-     Underwater Construction

SEA

Manufacturers, Service Providers and Suppliers of:

-     Ship Building, Ships, Boats, Vessel Equipment & Services;
-     Propulsion Systems / Pumps & Valves;
-     Shipping Lines, Ship Owners, Ship Management & Charter Services;
-     Sea Freight Services & Short Sea Shipping;
-     Marine Engineering & Equipment;
-     Communications & Software Systems;
-     Navigation & Positioning;
-     Port Authorities & Terminal Operators;
-     Port Planning, Expansion & Modernisation;
-     Port Equipment & Port Technology;
-     Dredging Equipment; Docks & Piers;
-     Cranes & Container Handling Equipment;
-     Fireboats & Tugboats;
-     Container Terminals, Equipment & Systems; Tankers, Containers, Special Containers & Superstructures;
      Roll-On, Roll-Off Discharge Facilities;
-     Refrigeration & Freezing Equipment

ALLIED INDUSTRY

-     Importers & Exporters;
-     Banking, Financial & Insurance Providers;
-     Security Services & Systems;
-     Specialist Service Providers & Research Bodies;
-     Industry Associations & Trade Associations;
-     Industry Publications;
-     Training & Skills Development

AIR

Manufacturers, Service Providers and Suppliers of:

-     Manufacturers and Suppliers of Commercial, Business
      & Private Aircraft;
-     Manufacturers and Suppliers of Engines,
      Interiors, Components & Systems;
-     Airlines, Airline Leasing and Charter Services;
-     Airframe & Engine Maintenance and Hangar Rental;
-     Airports, Airport Planning, Expansion & Modernisation;
-     Air Traffic Management Technology & Avionics;
-     Navigational Systems & Equipment;
-     Passenger Information Technology & Passenger Handling;
-     Airport Special Vehicles & Equipment;
-     Airport Services & Suppliers;
-     Air Cargo Systems, Handling & Terminal Facilities;
-     Terminal Infrastructure, Installations & Maintenance;
-     Airport Parking Equipment & Systems

    LOGISTICS

-     Logistics Companies 3PL’s & Freight Forwarders;
-     Cargo & Courier Companies;
-     Project Cargo & Value Added Logistics Suppliers;
-     Fleet Management & Technology & Software Suppliers;
-     Transport Refrigeration & Cold-Chain Management;
-     Container & Container Equipment Suppliers;
-     Transhipment, Warehousing & Cargo Handling;
-     Distribution, storage and transportation systems;
-     Automation Systems & Software; Navigation, Route Planning & Fleet Tracking Equipment;
-     Warehousing, Racking & Shelving;
-     Materials Handling Equipment: Cranes & Hoists; Forklifts, Telescopic & Scissor Lifts; Stackers, Trolleys
      & Carousels; Dock Levellers & Loading Ramps;
      Terminal Tractors;
-     Customs Services: Customs Brokers, Customs Carriers, Customs Clearance; Temporary Storage
      Warehouse Operators & Custom Warehouse Operators