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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MALAWI’s PARLIAMENT PASSES LOAN BILL FOR ELECTRICITY EXPANSION

MALAWI’s PARLIAMENT PASSES LOAN BILL FOR ELECTRICITY EXPANSION

Parliament pass loan bill for electricity expansion in Malawi.

Malawi parliament has passed a loan bill that will enable them borrow fund for the nation electricity expansion. The bill for the loan which is worth US$150m will aim to increase access to electricity in Malawi.

According to Minister of Finance …

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BOTSWANA CELEBRATES 53 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

BOTSWANA CELEBRATES 53 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

Botswana celebrates its 53 years of independence from Britain.

The Republic of Botswana, a land-locked country in the southern part of Africa bordered by South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Namibia; celebrated its 53 years of Independence on the 3oth of September 2019. Formerly known as the British protectorate of Bechuanaland; …

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ANGRY CYFERSKUIL RESIDENTS STOPS THE NORTH WEST HOUSING PROJECT

ANGRY CYFERSKUIL RESIDENTS STOPS THE NORTH WEST HOUSING PROJECT

The residents of Cyferskuil in the North West of South Africa has interrupted the construction of the 100 homes.

The protest was held because of the way the houses were allocated. The residents stipulated that the buildings were shared excluding the poor in the community.

The residents stopped the construction …

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LEAD ENGINEER AT GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE), EGYPT

LEAD ENGINEER AT GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE), EGYPT

GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE is looking for Lead Engineer to demonstrates leadership in communicating business goals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lead Engineer will utilize your experience or

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CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW GHANA ARMY HEADQUATERS

CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW GHANA ARMY HEADQUATERS

The Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia pioneered the ceremony for the construction of the new Ghana  Army Headquarters Complex at Burma Camp.

The new camp will accommodate the whole staff of the Ghana army force as well as offices to serve for administrative purposes. The complex will contain 37 offices, …

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KOREA EXIMBANK GRANTS FUND FOR ETHIOPIA BRT CORRIDOR CONSTRUCTION

KOREA EXIMBANK GRANTS FUND FOR ETHIOPIA BRT CORRIDOR CONSTRUCTION

Ethiopia gets US$63m grants from Korea Eximbank for construction of BRT corridor B6 construction.

Korea Eximbank has sign a deal with Ethiopia to fund the construction of a BRT corridor road. The BRT corridor will contribute towards easing transportation problem in the city.

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor is a …

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PROJECT MANAGER AT ABB, SOUTH AFRICA

PROJECT MANAGER AT ABB, SOUTH AFRICA

ABB  is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion. They also serve customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. ABB is looking for Project Manager to be a part of the Electrification Business and Distribution Solutions Business line based in

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CONSTRUCTION OF 178 MEGAWATT SOLAR POWER PLANT TO KICK-OFF IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF 178 MEGAWATT SOLAR POWER PLANT TO KICK-OFF IN ZIMBABWE

Construction of solar power plant set to kick-off in early 2020 which will increase electricity supply in Zimbabwe.

RioZim is set to kick-off construction of 178 megawatt solar plant after a chinese bank agreed to bankroll the project. The project will ameliorate the crippling power crisis buffeting the entire economy.…

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CONTRACTORS HALT ZAMBIA’s KAFUE GORGE HYDROELECTRIC DAM

CONTRACTORS HALT ZAMBIA’s KAFUE GORGE HYDROELECTRIC DAM

Sinohydro halt construction of Kafue Gorge hydroelectric dam due to difficulties beyond its control.

Construction of Kafue Gorge hydroelectric dam was put on hold by China’s state-owned Sinohydro. The dam was put on hold due to “difficulties beyond its control” according to Sinohydro.

The construction which kick-off in 2015 has …

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LIBERIA’s NATIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY PRESS FORWARD TO COMPLETE 60,000 HOUSING UNITS FOR LOW INCOME EARNERS

LIBERIA’s NATIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY PRESS FORWARD TO COMPLETE 60,000 HOUSING UNITS FOR LOW INCOME EARNERS

The National Housing Authority plans to provide houses to low income earners at affordable prices.

The Managing Director to the National Housing Authority Madam Celia Coffey Brown revealed this at the Monrovia city hall during the 7th Program Steering Committee of Cities Alliance. According to her, 300 units has …

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UGANDA SIGNS IGA WITH RUSSIA FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY GENERATION

UGANDA SIGNS IGA WITH RUSSIA FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY GENERATION

Ugandan government has signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement(IGA) with Russia on the generation of nuclear energy for non-military use.

The agreement was signed during the 63rd International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) General Conference at it’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Ugandan Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Eng. Irene Muloni and the Deputy …

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PRODUCTION AND PROJECT ENGINEER AT TOTAL, MOROCCO

PRODUCTION AND PROJECT ENGINEER AT TOTAL, MOROCCO

At Total Egypt, the safety of people and operations, environmental protection, customer satisfaction and listening to stakeholders are core concerns. Total is looking for Production and Projects Engineer to be part of the Maintenance / Inspection / Technologies, Industrial team.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Manage and animate the teams of the different
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SENIOR SUBSEA DELIVERY ENGINEER AT SHELL, NIGERIA

SENIOR SUBSEA DELIVERY ENGINEER 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 Senior Subsea Delivery Engineer to provide well engineering expertise to projects at their Nigeria office.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The primary role and responsibility of

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TWO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS SET FOR CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

TWO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS SET FOR CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

Radiant and Eldosol plants set to commence after consortium companies agrees financial deal.

Construction of two solar photovoltaic plants is set to kick-off after deal was agreed. The deal which is worth US$147m will diversify Kenya’s electricity supply away from both rain-dependent hydro and fossil fuels. It will also contribute …

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