EGYPT EXPLORES SEA WATER DESALINATION TO OFFSET NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF GERD PROJECT

EGYPT EXPLORES SEA WATER DESALINATION TO OFFSET NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF GERD PROJECT

CAIRO — Egypt is exploring ways to increase its water resources and offset any negative effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in light of the stalled tripartite negotiations between it, Sudan and Ethiopia.

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have been in a deadlock over the GERD since April. The

Read More

FIRST ROAD LINK BETWEEN BONNY ISLAND TO THE REST OF RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

FIRST ROAD LINK BETWEEN BONNY ISLAND TO THE REST OF RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

Nigeria’s minister of works and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, visits the on-going Bodo – Bonny Road with Bridges across the Opobo Channel Project. The new Afa Creek Bridge is one of the three major Bridges, nine mini Bridges, one Pipeline Crossing Bridge and access roads being delivered on the project.

Read More

THE 4TH LARGEST COAL-FIRED PLANT IN THE WORLD REACHES FULL COMMERCIAL OPERATION STATUS IN SOUTH AFRICA

THE 4TH LARGEST COAL-FIRED PLANT IN THE WORLD REACHES FULL COMMERCIAL OPERATION STATUS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The last of Eskom’s six-generation units of the Medupi Power Station Project have attained commercial operation status and have been handed over to the generation division.

In a statement on Monday, the power utility said the milestone marks the completion of all building activities on the 4 764 MW project,

Read More

THWAKE MULTI-PURPOSE DAM PROJECT, KENYA

THWAKE MULTI-PURPOSE DAM PROJECT, KENYA

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

REDSTONE CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PROJECT BECOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TO DATE

REDSTONE CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER PROJECT BECOMES SOUTH AFRICA’S LARGEST RENEWABLE ENERGY INVESTMENT TO DATE

Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 May 2021: ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor and operator of power generation and water desalination plants in 13 countries and the lead shareholder in the Redstone concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, announced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone project following achievement

Read More

LAKE ALBERT PROJECT GETS A MAJOR BOOST AS TOTAL, TANZANIA AND UGANDA SIGN KEY AGREEMENTS

LAKE ALBERT PROJECT GETS A MAJOR BOOST AS TOTAL, TANZANIA AND UGANDA SIGN KEY AGREEMENTS

Paris, April 12, 2021 — During a signing ceremony held yesterday in Entebbe, in the presence of Yoweri Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of Total, as well as representatives of China National Offshore

Read More

UPDATE ON ORASCOM CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES IN THE NEW ALAMEIN CITY IN EGYPT

UPDATE ON ORASCOM CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES IN THE NEW ALAMEIN CITY IN EGYPT

In parallel with the New Administrative Capital, Orascom Construction is working on the construction of a number of commercial projects in New Alamein City. It is worth mentioning that the New Administrative Capital and New Alamein City are part of 20 new so-called Fourth Generation Cities that are being constructed.

Read More

UPDATE ON THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORKS AT NTINDA/KISAASI INTERCHANGE IN UGANDA

UPDATE ON THE ONGOING CONSTRUCTION WORKS AT NTINDA/KISAASI INTERCHANGE IN UGANDA

Abutment and pier construction on the Ntinda/Kisaasi Interchange works along Phase 2 of K’la Northern Bypass project has been completed. The next works are the beams to be placed across.

On completion, the Interchange will

  1. reduce traffic flow constraints
  2. reduce transit times
  3. improve safety of road users #UNRAworks
Read More

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY PROJECT IS MAKING GOOD PROGRESS DESPITE THE PANDEMIC

NAIROBI EXPRESSWAY PROJECT IS MAKING GOOD PROGRESS DESPITE THE PANDEMIC

The Nairobi Expressway is on course to becoming a reality as key project milestones continue to be achieved. On completion, the Expressway will slash commuting time between Westlands and the JKIA from around 2 hours at peak time to just 15 minutes.

The 27.1KM Expressway will enhance Nairobi’s competitiveness as

Read More

BARICHO BRIDGE ON SCHEDULE FOR DEC 2020 COMPLETION

BARICHO BRIDGE ON SCHEDULE FOR DEC 2020 COMPLETION

Baricho Bridge connecting Malindi and Magarini constituencies in Kilifi County is on schedule for Dec 2020 completion. It is among three bridges being constructed along River Sabaki to cure perennial cut-offs caused by heavy rains. Residents will no longer have to risk lives wading through crocodile-infested waters while crossing to …

Read More

KENYA SIGNS €1.3BN PPP HIGHWAY TO FRENCH CONSORTIUM

KENYA SIGNS €1.3BN PPP HIGHWAY TO FRENCH CONSORTIUM

President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently in Paris on an official state visit to French President Emmanuel Macron. Both leaders witness the signing of a €1.3bn highway public-private partnership (PPP) to be constructed in Kenya by VINCI Highways.

VINCI Highways is a leading concessions company and provider of road transport services

Read More

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR A 66KM ATIAK – LAROPI ROAD, UGANDA

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR A 66KM ATIAK – LAROPI ROAD, UGANDA

President Yoweri K Museveni will officiate at the Ground Breaking ceremony for the construction of Atiak – Laropi road. The project will receive funding from the EU and Govt of Uganda to enable Strabag Int. handle construction of the 66km paved road.

 

According to Strabag Int., site mobilisation
Read More

CONSTRUCTION OF THE GENERAL SEYNI KOUNTCHE BRIDGE – NAIMEY, NIGER

CONSTRUCTION OF THE GENERAL SEYNI KOUNTCHE BRIDGE – NAIMEY, NIGER

The General Seyni Kountché Bridge over the Niger River in Niamey – Niger is progressing well. While visiting the construction site, Niger’s President Issoufou Mahamadou commends the level of progress so far and the quality of work being executed by the Chinese Contractor.

The Chinese-funded project will be the 3rd

Read More

US $2.8 BILLION GAS PIPELINE PROJECT FLAGGED OFF IN NIGERIA

US $2.8 BILLION GAS PIPELINE PROJECT FLAGGED OFF IN NIGERIA

President Muhammadu Buhari flag off the construction of a US $2.8 billion gas pipeline project. The  Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project will be 614km-long stretching across the northern part of Nigeria. 

The US $2.8 billion gas pipeline project is currently being developed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The

Read More
1 2 3