Engineering

Feb 14, 2019
South African power utility Eskom needs a cash injection by April to survive, the country's public enterprises ministry warned in a presentation on Wednesday, although it later changed its wording…
Feb 09, 2019
Mining has always been an industry that enables human progress.   Whether it is through the precious metals and minerals that make modern life possible, or mining’s direct economic contribution…
Jan 23, 2019
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has given his newly appointed Minerals minister a 30-day ultimatum to install surveillance cameras round the tanzanite mines in northern Manyara region. The President told Mr…
Jan 14, 2019
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has said there is no budgetary provision for the construction of the 3,050 megawatts Mambila hydropower project.   The…
Jan 12, 2019
The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed it invested about N2.7 trillion in the last three years on infrastructure in the country.   This was disclosed by the Senor Special…
Jan 10, 2019
The bridge and one-stop-border-post facilities between Zambia and Botswana will enhance regional trade, integration and spur global competitiveness. Scenes of traders, travelers, fishermen and women crossing the Zambezi river on…
Jan 06, 2019
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has revealed that the French Development Agency (FDA) has given support of about $300 million to power transmission projects in the country.   According…
Jan 01, 2019
The federal government of Nigeria is at risk of a $2.3 billion fine in arbitration over an alleged breach of contract for the $5.8 billion Mambilla power project in Taraba…
Dec 26, 2018
Industrial users account for nearly 70 per cent of Uganda’s electricity consumption basket. Uganda’s energy sector added to its energy generation surplus this year as new power stations went live.…
Dec 23, 2018
The Filipe Nyusi Nyusi-led government continues financing fuel stations in Mozambique to ensure availability of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and oil, Verdade reports. According to the report, "opening guarantees with…
Dec 18, 2018
Rwanda is looking for a staggering $1.3 billion to finance its portion of the Isaka-Kigali Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) aimed at reducing logistics costs, boost trade and ease the movement…
Nov 22, 2018
A dozen years ago the future of technology bounced out of a remote corner of Africa on the back of a truck, along with a world of potential trouble. Both,…
Nov 16, 2018
GE has handed the rail concession arrangement it has with Nigeria to its parners, Transnet SOC Limited.   The development is believed to be part of its strategy to exit…
Nov 12, 2018
The longest suspension bridge in Africa, the cross-sea Maputo Bay Bridge with its link roads in Mozambique, was officially open to traffic on Saturday. The three-kilometer twin-tower suspension bridge extends…

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