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Truck agreement transports off millions – Times LIVE

Billings seen by The Times show that the town paid Ikano Engineering and Hydraulics more than R1.5-million to recondition a single truck – although the automobiles cost just about R872000 brand-new. In April 2012, the town granted Ikano a three-year agreement to repair and service its 81 hydraulic trucks – however just one of them was serviced and repaired. On Monday, the town dispatched city law enforcement officer to tow away about 30 trucks held at the company’s workshop in Akasia, Pretoria North. A guard at the business stated: “We were advised not to open the gates the following day [Tuesday] to stop them from taking the continuing to be trucks”. The business is believed to be claiming another R5-million from the municipality. Tshwane local representative Selby Bokaba stated the contract requires Ikano to identify faults and send invoices for purchase orders. He stated the company did not get approval to work on the trucks, and it did not give the town billings for services rendered. “We do not know what work was done on the trucks and exactly what the costs are. “They are holding our goods without consent. We went there to fetch our assets held illegally,” he said. Bokaba said he believed that the business had conspired with senior local officials in the business fleet management department with the objective of fleecing the town. He said the business’s lawyers have actually accepted send an invoice and supporting files to reveal exactly what work was done on the trucks, in addition to evidence that the business had actually received approval to work on the trucks. Requested a response, Tumi Morape, one of Ikano Engineering and Hydraulics’ directors, said he was hectic and did not return later on calls. Three days on ‚ 3 times off. That’s Eskom’s likely record for the week up until now ‚ as blackouts are bound to take place on Thursday. Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza might find the election triumph he is ensured of this month swiftly eclipsed by an armed revolt. Magdelen …
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NTEA invites brand-new director of fleet relations

NTEA –– The Association for the Work Truck Market recently selected Christopher Lyon as director of fleet relations. He will replace Bob Johnson, who officially retires Oct. 9, 2015, after more than 11 years of service to the association, NTEA stated. NTEA said it chose Lyon for this position based on his substantial market knowledge and fleet experience. In 2001, he began his profession with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Most recently, Lyon was responsible for all vehicle and devices getting for the district’& rsquo; s fleet. He promoted the alternative fuel activity through active involvement with the Chicago Area Clean Cities and the Illinois Partners for Clean Air, NTEA stated. “& ldquo; Welcoming Chris to the Association positions us to continue raising our presence within the truck fleet community,” & rdquo; said NTEA executive director Steve Carey. “& ldquo; Under Bob & rsquo; s management, we have forged important connections and associations with numerous of the fleets in this industry, and we are happy that Chris will start the next chapter ahead of time and enhancing these relationships.” & rdquo; Lyon made his Qualified Automotive Fleet Manager’& rsquo; s classification from the NAFA Fleet Management Association in 2009, according to NTEA. He then served on NAFA’& rsquo; s Certification Board from 2010–– 2013 and led its Curriculum Committee from 2013–– 2015. Johnson’& rsquo; s career includes more than 30 years of field experience in energy fleet and heavy devices design, NTEA stated. Prior to signing up with NTEA, he was national supervisor of fleet technical support for Verizon Communications, supporting more than 65,000 rides in 38 states. While at NTEA, Johnson has established numerous resources, including training programs and life-cycle cost analysis software, to aid enhance fleet productivity and effectiveness, according to the association. Till his formal retirement, Johnson will certainly oversee the change and onboarding process to ensure the …
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