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The South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) is the only association that provides a platform for promoting Heavy Haul excellence in South Africa and serves as a channel for sharing global best practices. SAHHA is the chapter of the over 43-year-old International Heavy Haul Association. 

SAHHA conferences, hosted every two years, have a reputation of delivering high quality, peer-reviewed technical papers, with solutions that are implementable, in the areas of cutting-edge technology, engineering, operations, infrastructure, rolling stock, and manufacturing. 

Discussions on strategic issues facing the heavy haul industry is also a main feature in SAHHA conferences.  

SAHHA is a not-for-profit association, managed and overseen by experienced, voluntary board of directors as a service to the profession and the industry. The scope of SAHHA is Pit to Port Heavy Haul logistics value chain, i.e. from train loading at the mines, rail hauling to vessel loading at the ports.