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Commuter rail on the rise

Railroad equipment supplier Gibela aims to elevate commuter rail as the transport mode of choice by contributing to safe and reliable public transport, in line with the transport sector’s objectives.

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Gibela highlights jobs scam in Ekurhuleni

Gibela Rail Transport Consortium is aware of fake advertisements for jobs. The scam is based in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, and the perpetrators are using a fake email address (gibelarail@aol.com) to advertise jobs at Gibela. These are not genuine positions offered at the company.

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Full Steam Ahead For Gibela Bursaries

Train-maker Gibela is looking for eligible candidates for the 210 bursaries it is offering this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields.

Engineering-related skills are in short supply in South Africa, and the Covid-19 pandemic has further underlined the country’s desperate need for the kind of skills required to make meaningful headway in the 21st-century job market – literacy, numeracy, problem-solving, communication, self-management and the ability to learn continuously.

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This train company is offering 210 bursaries to engineering students in South Africa – here’s how to apply

Train-maker Gibela says it is looking for eligible candidates for the 210 bursaries it is offering this year, for post-matric study in an array of engineering-related fields.

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Gibela Rail: assisting PRASA in improving the lives of commuters

RS Operations Executive at Gibela Rail, Loïc Le Gorrec, takes us through the processes he has implemented at the company, breaks down his leadership style, and gives insight into the world of train manufacturing.

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Gibela's female rigger has been breaking barriers in the industry

Gibela is revolutionising the local rail industry and enhancing passenger experience with the 600 state-of-the-art X’trapolis Mega commuter train sets it’s producing for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) by 2029.

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Gibela confident it will deliver 600 new train sets to PRASA by 2029 deadline

Train maker Gibela is confident it can meet the terms of its R51-billion contract to deliver 600 newly built train sets to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) by 2029, despite the impact of Covid-19, says CEO Hector Danisa.

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Gibela ready to meet its PRASA contract terms

Train-maker Gibela is confident it can meet the terms of its R51-billion contract to deliver 600 newly built train sets to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa by 2029, says CEO Hector Danisa.

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How Gibela is helping South Africa grow

Gibela has produced 40 of the 600 new passenger trains for which it has a R59-billion contract with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). 

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6 Sep 2020

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Local train manufacturing company investing in the sector

South Africa has been subdued by the prevailing lockdown and COVID-19 economic circumstances. However, train manufacturer Gibela has invested R6.4-billion in the country's manufacturing sector.

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Gibela has spent R6bn on local procurement since 2014

Train manufacturer Gibela has launched its first socioeconomic impact report, sharing the progress it has made in terms of economic, social and environmental initiatives from January 2014 to March this year.

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Economic development corner

Gibela invested in the ECD initiative three years ago as part of its holistic approach to skills development. The graduates are from 60 ECD centres representing our neighbouring communities of Duduza, Tsakane and Kwa-Thema, as well as Mamelodi, which is in the precinct of our TSSSA activities.

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