Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mozambique Acquires Chinese Railway Equipment

Mozambique’s Ports and Railways company, CFM has bought 70 carriages and trucks from China to carry passengers and cargo, which will be used on the central and southern rail networks in Mozambique. According to state-controlled...
Infrastructure

New Road Infrastructure set to Boost Trade Kenya-Uganda Trade

Trade between Uganda and Kenya is projected to increase as the construction of a new and shorter route from Mbale to the Lwakaka border post in eastern Uganda kicks off. The state minister for trade,...
Economy

Egypt’s New Canal To Kickstart Flailing Economy

Egypt has made a move to reclaim its economy using the power of water. The success in funding and executing the New Suez Canal Project positively affected Egypt’s image internationally, and has aided in...

DRC Mining Expo Broadens Focus to Agric, Energy and Construction

The award-winning DRC Mining Week conference and exhibition is back in Lubumbashi in June and, while retaining its main focus on mining, will broaden its scope to include a focus on related and complementary sectors such...
Dangote

Dangote Begins Construction On Cement Roads

Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has commenced the construction of concrete roads in Lagos, Bauchi, Kogi and Kaduna States, beginning with the Itori-Ibese concrete road in Ogun State. The 24 kilometre Itori-Ibese concrete road, which construction...
Tema Port

Takoradi Port Undergoes Expansion for Container Handling

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has partnered with Ibistek Crowley for the construction of a 7500TU off-dock container terminal at the Takoradi Port. The container terminal, when completed, is expected to help ease...

Emergence of Lafarge Africa PLC Would Lead to Better Returns for Investors

Lagos — Some stakeholders in Nigeria capital market have said the emergence of Lafarge Africa Plc would lead to better returns and benefits for the investors. A report on across-survey of leading investment experts and...

Rwanda Tasks Engineers To Create Synergies To Boost Capital, Skills

The Minister for Infrastructure, James Musoni, has called on engineers, architects and civil contractors to collaborate to effectively build the technical capacity of the country’s workforce through ethical and quality professionalism. According to Rwanda's New...
Construction

Stakeholders in Ghana Construction Industry Hold Three-day Expo to Showcase Innovation

A three-day Building and Construction Fair to provide exposure for both individuals and companies in the sector to showcase their product and services innovation as well as discuss pertinent issues affecting the industry has...
Infrastructure

AfDB Lends $245 Million to Uganda and Rwanda for Cross-Border Infrastructures

African Development Bank (AfDB) announced in a statement published on June 22 it has granted Uganda and Rwanda a total of $245 million in loans to finance road infrastructures which aim to facilitate trade in...