John Lewis, Managing Director, Aggreko Africa
Changing the face of energy consumption and innovation demands big and bold ideas. It asks that organisations, sectors, and service providers invest in solutions that change how energy is consumed, created, and managed. And the mining sector has been meeting these big and bold … Read More
John Kithinji has been appointed Managing Director of Bosch East Africa, a member of the Bosch Holdings group of multidisciplinary consulting engineering companies. Bosch Holdings celebrates 60 years of business this year.
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John Kithinji – a BSc. Graduate of the University of Nairobi and … Read More
At a time when funding for fossil fuel projects is drying up, Botswana is racing to develop six new coal mines and a rail link for exports, with the government prepared to put its own money into the projects.
The southern African nation, the world’s second-biggest diamond producer, has … Read More
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspects the development projects of the network of axes and roads of the North Coast as well as the southern sector. These roads will accommodate the traffic movement and commercial traffic that are projected to increase as a result of the ongoing giant national projects in … Read More
12 July 2021. Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) strongly condemns the actions of vandals and
the continued opportunism exercised by criminal elements and political opponents that are currently running amok destroying the lives and livelihoods of citizens.
Chris Campbell, CEO of CESA states, “There will be no winners if we … Read More
On the initiative of the Ivorian Ministry of Construction, Housing and Urban Planning, and in partnership with PFO Africa, the project’s designer and developer, BESIX is participating in the construction of the F Tower in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It will be Africa’s tallest tower.
The F Tower
PFO Africa, the … Read More
Thwake Multipurpose Dam is a project under the Tanathi Water Services Board (TAWSB) and entails harnessing of the fluctuating flows of the Athi River and the seasonal water from Thwake River. The dam will provide water supply for domestic, livestock, irrigation, hydropower and even industrial activities in the beneficiary districts. … Read More
THWAKE, Makueni County, 9th July 2021 (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta reiterated the importance of good infrastructure in development saying the ongoing roads, water and electricity projects will help spur the country’s economy.
With good infrastructure, the President said Kenyans will be able to run their businesses, generate wealth and create employment … Read More
‘What are we going to do if the water does not stop rising?’ That question has been on everyone’s mind: Homeowners, building contractors and construction workers, farmers, market vendors, schoolchildren, commuters, and of course, development and humanitarian workers.
During the past two years persistent heavy rain, followed by floods, landslides, … Read More
Called Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Solar Power Plant named after the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, one of the largest power stations in West Africa, was inaugurated by the Head of State on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The plant was built by the builder AMEA Togo Solar, a subsidiary of … Read More
President Kaguta Museveni of Uganda and Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto at the groundbreaking ceremony of Dei BioPharma Ltd, a multibillion pharmaceutical drugs and mRNA vaccine manufacturing facility in Matugga, Wakiso, Uganda. The facility is to focus on applying biotechnology to solve the health challenges of humanity through creation of … Read More
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday night commissioned five new hospitals in Nairobi County and directed them to offer 24 hour services to residents.
The new health facilities are part of 24 such hospitals being constructed by Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) as part of a broad Government plan to decongest Kenyatta … Read More
Nelson Mandela Bay is facing serious drought phenomenon, causing the Algoa Water Supply System with six dams supplying water to the area to decline to paltry 10.9% levels in the past week. One of the major dams in the [Algoa Water Supply System], Kouga Dam is almost empty at 4.2%.… Read More
Algeria today, like the countries of the Mediterranean, is experiencing a water deficit caused by climatic changes that have greatly affected the natural cycles of precipitation. This has caused a shortage of rain, which has led to a significant decline in the water level of dams across the country, especially … Read More
As part of the promotion of renewable energy and following phase 1’s success, JIRAMA and Green Yellow Madagascar have agreed to further expand the Ambatolampy power plant in order to increase its capacity from 20 to 40MWp as well as providing for a 5MWh of battery.
The JIRAMA states that … Read More
CAIRO — Egypt is working to build the Stiegler’s Gorge dam on the Rufiji River in Tanzania, at a time when the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis between Ethiopia and two downstream countries — Egypt and Sudan — reached a turning point. Secretary-General of the League of the Arab … Read More
Fibertex geotextiles are used to stabilise the foundations of railway structures, enabling them to withstand the dynamic loads of high speeds and great weights of modern trains.
The local Fibertex plant in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, manufactures high-performance geotextiles for many applications, including the design, construction and maintenance of railway systems.
“Fibertex … Read More
By John Lewis, Managing Director, Aggreko Africa
The global population has been growing at a staggering rate. Improvements in healthcare have extended the human lifespan and reduced infant mortality which means more people, living longer. This population weight is drawing ever more heavily on power – energy consumption is increasing … Read More
Export-Import Bank of India [Exim Bank] has, on behalf of the Government of India, extended Line of Credit [LOC] of USD 108.28 million to the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) for construction of a new Parliament building in Eswatini.
The LOC Agreement to this effect was signed through … Read More
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2021 —In order to improve incomes and build social and economic resilience of local communities in selected rural areas of Northern Mozambique, the World Bank approved today a $150 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA)* in support of the Government of Mozambique’s Northern Mozambique Rural … Read More