AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

AFDB PRESIDENT EXPRESS SATISFACTION OVER FUNDS USEAGE FOR POKUASE INTERCHANGE IN GHANA

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the government for putting the Pokuase Interchange money to the benefit of the country.

The US$84 million the bank gave the Government of Ghana was for a Three-Tier interchange, but that same amount was used to construct all four

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ABRASIVE FLOW SOLUTIONS (AFS) CELEBRATES ITS FIRST YEAR OF BUSINESS

ABRASIVE FLOW SOLUTIONS (AFS) CELEBRATES ITS FIRST YEAR OF BUSINESS

The Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) team celebrated the company’s first year of business recently (March 2022) by hosting a two-day launch function at its manufacturing plant in Benoni, Gauteng.

AFS, which specialises in the design and manufacture of slurry-related valves, was established by the Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) of Invicta

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GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

GANTA-YEKEPA ROAD PROJECT BRINGING HOPE TO RESIDENTS IN LIBERIA

The African Development Bank (AFDB) estimates that of the total of 10,538Km of public roads in Liberia, only a minute portion about 7% (734 Km) are paved.

The Liberian Government has made the construction of roads a top priority and a conduit to achieving the objectives of its development roadmap,

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

The temporary hoisting of the Chinese flag at the construction site of the new Parliament Building in Mount Hampden is standard practice in cases of Government-to-Government contractual agreements as the Chinese are funding the construction through a grant.

Once everything is finished and the building is handed over to the

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FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

FIVE KILOMETERE PRAMPRAM COASTAL PROJECT AT 50% COMPLETE IN GHANA

Work on the five-kilometer Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection project is almost 50% complete. According to Osei Sarpong, Project Manager, 24 groynes out of the planned 48 had been constructed so far to reduce, and divert tidal currents which hitherto were destroying property along the coastline.

A groyne is a rigid hydraulic

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT FREEWAY BEGINS IN NAMIBIA

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW AIRPORT FREEWAY BEGINS IN NAMIBIA

The construction of the new freeway between Windhoek and the Hosea Kutako International Airport is expected to be concluded in 2024.

This is according to Roads Authority CEO Conrad Lutombi, who was speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony for the upgrading to dual carriageway standards of the road on Monday.

This

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COENG CELEBRATES COMMISSIONING OF MORETELE SOUTH BULK WATER SUPPLY SCHEME (WATER PIPELINE)

COENG CELEBRATES COMMISSIONING OF MORETELE SOUTH BULK WATER SUPPLY SCHEME (WATER PIPELINE)

Moretele, 10 May 2022. Multi-disciplinary Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCm) firm, COENG Consulting and Construction Engineers, is excited to be associated with the Moretele South Bulk Water Supply Scheme Pipeline Project. The project was officially commissioned in Hammanskraal in the North West Province, on Thursday, 5 May 2022.

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ESKOM GROUP EXECUTIVE RESIGNED AFTER 26YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

ESKOM GROUP EXECUTIVE RESIGNED AFTER 26YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom Group Executive for Generation, Phillip Dukashe, has resigned from his position, following a 26-year association with the power utility.

The power utility announced Dukashe’s resignation on Monday – just more than a year after his permanent appointment in April 2021.

“A true, loyal asset to Eskom and the country,

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CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BKK FERRIES BEGINS IN UGANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF TWO BKK FERRIES BEGINS IN UGANDA

Construction works for two BKK Ferries on Lake Kyoga in Buyende District have kicked off with the keel laying process.

The two ferries will help in the transportation and linking of people living and working in Buyende, Kaberamaido, and Serere Districts.

Speaking during the function, Fred Byamukama, the State Minister

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REHABILITATION OF MUNGO PARK CONTRACT SIGNED IN THE GAMBIA

REHABILITATION OF MUNGO PARK CONTRACT SIGNED IN THE GAMBIA

Touray Kunda Construction Company has been awarded a contract by the National Center for Arts and Culture (NCAC) to carry out the rehabilitation and conservation works at the Mungo Park Memorial Obelisk located in Sami Karantaba in the Central River Region, which is one of the country’s much cherished historic

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RESIDENT COMPLAIN OVER ABANDON ROAD PROJECTS IN GHANA

RESIDENT COMPLAIN OVER ABANDON ROAD PROJECTS IN GHANA

Residents and road commuters in the Tempane District of the Upper East Region, have raised a red flag over abandoned road projects in the district by contractors. The residents feared the roads would deteriorate further if the rains set in.

The residents described the broken culverts on the 10-kilometer stretch

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LAGOS STATE GOVT. DEMOLISHED PARTIALLY COLLAPSED THREE STOREY BUILDING

LAGOS STATE GOVT. DEMOLISHED PARTIALLY COLLAPSED THREE STOREY BUILDING

The Lagos State government said it demolished a partially collapsed three-story building along Chris Ngadi Avenue, Ago Palace Way, Okota, on Saturday morning.

A statement by Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, on Sunday, said the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA)

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NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY TO OPEN SOON IN KENYA

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY TO OPEN SOON IN KENYA

President Uhuru Kenyatta says the Nairobi Expressway will be opened next Saturday to motorists on a trial basis. President Kenyatta announced the conclusion of the inaugural edition of the Nairobi City marathon dubbed Uhuru Classic.

The head of state pointed out that the opening of the Highway will reduce the

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CONSTRUCTION OF BADAGRY SEAPORT TO RESUME AFTER REACHING ADVANCED STAGE

CONSTRUCTION OF BADAGRY SEAPORT TO RESUME AFTER REACHING ADVANCED STAGE

Lagos State Government on Thursday said plans have reached an advanced stage to begin the construction of Badagry Seaport in the state.

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure in Lagos at the All Markets Conference 2022 (AMC’22), organised by the Ndigboamaka Progressive (Markets) Association, whose theme was “Development and Sustainability

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UK’s MacDONALD TO SUPPORT ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN MOZAMBIQUE

UK’s MacDONALD TO SUPPORT ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE IN MOZAMBIQUE

The British company Mott MacDonald has announced that it will be supporting the Mozambican government’s efforts to improve the country’s road network and other infrastructure.

The funding for this assistance will come from the United States foreign aid agency, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), which will provide US$4.3 million over

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TARURA IDENTIFIES ROADS FOR RECONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE IN TANZANIA

TARURA IDENTIFIES ROADS FOR RECONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE IN TANZANIA

The Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) in Geita District has identified about 1059.2 kilometres of roads which require reconstruction and proper maintenance.

TARURA’S Geita District Manager, Engineer Bahati Subeya, made the remarks last week in her report over maintenance of road infrastructures from January to March this year.

Eng

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SA GOVT. ANNOUNCED NEW BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AT EMPANGENI, KWAZULU-NATAL

SA GOVT. ANNOUNCED NEW BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AT EMPANGENI, KWAZULU-NATAL

Public Works and Infrastructure, Minister Patricia de Lille, will hand over the latest bridge to the community of Empangeni in KwaZulu-Natal.

De Lille will hand over the Nsimbakazi Bridge on Thursday as part of the ongoing Welisizwe Rural Bridges program.

The National Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) in

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NIGERIA EXPERTS SAY MOST BUILDING IN LAGOS ARE OLD

NIGERIA EXPERTS SAY MOST BUILDING IN LAGOS ARE OLD

The President of, the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers, Peter IgbiniJesu, has said most old buildings in Lagos State have outlived their usage.

He made this submission while speaking on local media on the backdrop of the recurring incidence of building collapse, especially in Lagos.

IgbiniJesu, who is also a

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NAMIBIA GOVT. TO PROCURE SECOND MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR DESALINATION PLANT

NAMIBIA GOVT. TO PROCURE SECOND MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR DESALINATION PLANT

Namibia government is set to proceed with the procurement of a second multi-billion-dollar desalination plant to be constructed at the coast in partnership with NamWater.

Agriculture minister Calle Schlettwein during the commissioning of water reservoirs by the RЪssing Uranium mine indicated the next step is to proceed with the procurement

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UGANDA WATER MINISTRY TO RESTORE REGULAR WATER SUPPLY IN SOME COUNTY

UGANDA WATER MINISTRY TO RESTORE REGULAR WATER SUPPLY IN SOME COUNTY

The Dokolo water project contractor M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group has restored regular water supply through Amwoma sub-county, Dokolo district after a brief disruption.

The Ministry of Water & Environment and M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group were informed of leakage on DN 250 DI Pipe in Akalodong Swamp in Amwoma sub-county on

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