President Akufo-Addo commissions the construction of the Obetsebi-Lamptey interchange project Accra.
The Obetsebi-Lamptey interchange project came to be as a result of the usual heavy traffic congestion on the corridor that links Kaneshie, Graphic Road, Nkrumah Circle and Mamprobi at the Obetsebi-Lamptey circle.
The first phase of the project will … Read More
President Andry Rajoelina visit ongoing projects that will have major socio-economic impact in Madagascar.
Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina visits different project across the nation that have the potential to increase the living standard of Malagasy. During his visit to Vinaninkarena, a town in Madagascar with a large population of farmers. … Read More
New capital city construction in progress due to future population increase in Cairo.
Egypt are spending US$58BN to construct an entire new capital city from scratch. The city which name is yet unknown will be located 45 kilometers (28 miles) east of Cairo.
The aim for the project is to … Read More
The Federal Government in conjunction with some International donors has set aside US$1.6bn to ensure 24 hours power supply in Nigeria.
The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria Alahji Usman Gur; at the Kumbosto Power substation in Kano revealed that the Federal Government of Nigeria has embarked on … Read More
Rivers State Government has awarded Julius Berger Nigeria Plc the contract for construction of three flyover bridges in Port Harcourt.
Following the successful geotechnical site investigation and design phase, the Rivers State Government has awarded the contract for the building of Three Flyover Bridge to Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. The … Read More
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.
The full details for … Read More
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. … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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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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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Nigeria’s Rivers State Government has inaugurated a committee without the technical expertise for road maintenance
According to a statement by the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, a Road Maintenance Agency committee has been inaugurated in the state.
These professionals will constitute the Road Maintenance … Read More
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 … Read More
Over 50 school upgrade projects in the Eastern Cape jilted.
The contractors left the site without hastily because they have not been paid for a while by the Department of Public Works in charge of the implementing the project. The schools were all in shock as they are not aware … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Opinion piece: Solving service delivery problems — re-engineering infrastructure leadership
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 … Read More
The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources Mr Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh, has called for a collaboration between investors to take advantage of the abundant industrial minerals as a development project for the country.
Ghana is has abundant iron ore and base metals, copper, zinc,nickel,chrome and lead, which could be used … Read More