KENYA SCOUTS FOR INTERNATIONAL LENDERS TO SPONSOR WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE FOOTBRIDGE.

KENYA SCOUTS FOR INTERNATIONAL LENDERS TO SPONSOR WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE FOOTBRIDGE.

Kenya is seeking for US $42 million to finance what is to be the world’s most expensive footbridge.

The footbridge will be constructed on Nairobi-Mombasa highway is four times more expensive than the recent one on Thika highway, each steel bridge will cost US $8 million.

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PILE LOAD TESTING ONGOING FOR GARRISON FLYOVER

PILE LOAD TESTING ONGOING FOR GARRISON FLYOVER

Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is currently conducting Geotechnical Pile load testing for a Garrison Flyover along the Port Harcourt – Aba Expressway. What does this mean?

For Port Harcourt residents, the rumours of a potential Garrison flyover (or overpass) along the Port Harcourt – Aba expressway, might be gaining momentum. 

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KENYA BEGINS THE SECOND PHASE OF THE RAILWAY PROJECT

KENYA BEGINS THE SECOND PHASE OF THE RAILWAY PROJECT

President Uhuru Kenyatta paves the way for the second phase of the railway project.

The railway second phase will cost US $ 1.5 billion and will extend from Nairobi to Rift Valley town of Naivasha. The project so far has been funded and built by a Chinese company and has …

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SOUTH AFRICA’s POWER CUT WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ESKOM TACKLES THE CHALLENGES AT HAND

SOUTH AFRICA’s POWER CUT WILL CONTINUE UNTIL ESKOM TACKLES THE CHALLENGES AT HAND

Eskom will cut 2,000 megawatt power from 9 a.m-11 p.m local time across the country.

Eskom instituted load-shedding after losing some of it’s generating station broken down at the same time. South Africa will face future power cuts if these issues are not well handled now.

Eskom generates 90% of …

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2.5 MEGAWATT SOLAR FARM FOR UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

2.5 MEGAWATT SOLAR FARM FOR UNIVERSITY OF GHANA

Bui Dam Authority has finalized agreement for the construction of 2.5 Megawatt  solar farm.

The long discussion for the construction of the 2.5 megawatt solar farm for the University of Ghana has finally been concluded. Feasibility studies for the farm will soon start as the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has …

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FUEL CONTROLLER AT TOTAL, SOUTH AFRICA

FUEL CONTROLLER AT TOTAL, SOUTH AFRICA

At Total South Africa, the safety of people and operations, environmental protection, customer satisfaction and listening to stakeholders are core concerns. Total is looking for Fuel Controller to supervise operation at their South African office.

JOB DESCRIPTION

To supervise the operation of the depot within the framework of relevant legislation

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US $3.9bn FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ABUJA-ITAKPE RAILWAY.

US $3.9bn FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ABUJA-ITAKPE RAILWAY.

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi signs a US $3.9bn deal with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) for construction of Abuja-Itakpe railway.

The public private partnership will consist of 15% Nigerian equity, 10% CRCC equity and 75% borrowed  SPV from the Chinese Bank.

“The signing ceremony that we had today is

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KENYA’S KNH NEW PRIVATE HOSPITAL WILL CONTENT 300 BEDS

KENYA’S KNH NEW PRIVATE HOSPITAL WILL CONTENT 300 BEDS

Kenyetta National Hospital (KNH) set to hit greater records with the 300 bed hospital after been awarded the largest referral, teaching and research hospital in Kenya.

The 300-bed private hospital will be in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. This project will be the first public-private partnership in Kenya as …

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KUJE ROAD CONTRACT TO BE RE-AWARDED BY ABUJA’S FCT ADMINISTRATION

KUJE ROAD CONTRACT TO BE RE-AWARDED BY ABUJA’S FCT ADMINISTRATION

Kuje road contract re-awarded due to abandonment by previous contractor.

FCT Administration has revealed that the 14 kilometer Kuje road will be re-awarded to another contractor. The information was made known to the public by the Director of the Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) of the FCT Administration Eng. Felix …

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KENYA TO BORROW US$ 4.1 BILLION FOR EXPANSION OF ECONOMY

KENYA TO BORROW US$ 4.1 BILLION FOR EXPANSION OF ECONOMY

Kenyan Lawmakers set to borrow funds but is that the right thing for the nation economy??

Kenyan lawmakers has given the green light for the country to borrow US$4.1 billion (422 billion shillings) from external lenders. This fund will help the nation in term of expanding its economy by increasing …

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IT PROFESSIONALS VACANCY AT SHELL, NIGERIA

IT PROFESSIONALS VACANCY AT SHELL, NIGERIA

At Shell, we believe in human solutions to global challenges. Discover what you can achieve in a creative and collaborative culture of innovation. Shell is looking for IT Professionals who will create huge impact to the growth of our business in Nigeria. This professionals will be; IT Project Managers, IT

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BROADENING THE ENGINEERS KNOWLEDGE

BROADENING THE ENGINEERS KNOWLEDGE

Learning does not stop until we leave the planet for the next generation of innovators. 

Hence, the Nigerian Society of Engineers regularly organise a 3 Day mandatory continuing professional education course. This aims to broaden the professional engineers competence in the discipline. The Port Harcourt branch of the engineering society

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MOISTURE DAMAGE, A MAJOR CAUSE OF ROAD FAILURE

MOISTURE DAMAGE, A MAJOR CAUSE OF ROAD FAILURE

The Nigerian Institution of Highway and Transportation Engineers (NIHTE) host its 4th Conference and Annual General Meeting. 

The event was officially opened by NIHTE Port-Harcourt Chapter Chairman Engr. Francis Oriakhi with the National Chairman Engr. Oludayo Oluyemi in attendance. According to Engr. Francis, He plans to increase NIHTE visibility and …

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SOLVING SERVICE DELIVERY PROBLEMS — ENGINEER-GENERAL

SOLVING SERVICE DELIVERY PROBLEMS — ENGINEER-GENERAL

Opinion piece: Solving service delivery problems re-engineering infrastructure leadership

Introduction

Engineering IS the face of service delivery! It is at the heart of infrastructure development, such as energy, water (including wastewater and sanitation), transportation (including roads and traffic), housing, healthcare (hospitals, clinics), and education (schools, libraries). To ensure appropriate

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RWANDA LAUNCHES ENTIRELY MADE IN AFRICA SMARTPHONES

RWANDA LAUNCHES ENTIRELY MADE IN AFRICA SMARTPHONES

Welcome to the era of MADE IN AFRICA.

Yes!!! Rwanda is changing the narrative of Africa. Smartphones in Africa will soon lose its “Made in China” label; as Rwanda recently launched Africa’s first ever smartphone manufacturing plant in Kigali.

In a bid to focus on ICT and also becoming a …

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MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES EYE KENYA AS AFRICA’S TRADING HOTSPOT AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA 2019

MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES EYE KENYA AS AFRICA’S TRADING HOTSPOT AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA 2019

Now in its third edition, The Big 5 Construct Kenya is free to attend and runs from 5 – 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).

  • The event also features free education opportunities for construction professionals across all three days, where they can receive industry recognised certification.
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FIBERTEX DRAINAGE SYSTEM IN A LUSAKA SPORTS FACILITY

FIBERTEX DRAINAGE SYSTEM IN A LUSAKA SPORTS FACILITY

Yunipat Distributors Zambia and Van Dyck Carpets Easi-Grass artificial grass appointed as project managers for sports facilities upgrade in Lusaka.

Yunipat Distributors Zambia – distributors for Fibertex geotextiles and Van Dyck Carpet’s Easi-Grass artificial grass – was appointed as project managers for this contract. Scope of operations involved the preparation

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