Engineering

Jun 22, 2017
The Ethiopian Power Engineering Industry organized under the Metals and Engineering Corporation said it has begun manufacturing motors for vehicles used for automotive, construction and agricultural activities. Industry General Manager…
Jun 19, 2017
More than three million pre-payment meters are to be rolled out under the Federal Government’s intervention programme, Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, disclosed in Lagos on Sunday. The intervention…
Jun 16, 2017
South African regulators unveiled a new mining charter to force companies to give more ownership to black shareholders, sparking a selloff across the industry. Anglo American Plc and Sibanye Gold…
Jun 13, 2017
An emerging markets investing firm, eleQtra, will team up with an African power company, Engie, to develop a 120 million-U.S. Dollar wind power project in Southern Ghana. The project, located…
Jun 06, 2017
Three major oil firms, including United States oil giant, Exxon Mobil, Taleveras, and Ophir yesterday won Oil Blocks in Equatorial Guinea. Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Obiag-Lima made…
Jun 06, 2017
The proposed Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG trains seven and eight would reduce gas flaring in Nigeria to a zero level. The General Manager, External Relations of the company, Dr.…
May 31, 2017
Botswana's state-owned power utility has invited bids to build a 100 megawatt (MW) solar power plant to boost energy security in the diamond-rich southern African country. In a document published…
May 29, 2017
The Wednesday launch of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) linking Nairobi to the port city of Mombasa has sent ripples of excitement among Kenyans from all walks of life. Faster…
May 24, 2017
South Africa’s top manufacturing union NUMSA said that 600 workers out of 1,500 at General Motors SA will lose their jobs by July after a decision last week by the…
May 18, 2017
American automotive giant General Motors has announced that it is withdrawing from the South African market. As a result, production and sales of Chevrolet models will cease and Isuzu will…
May 11, 2017
Uganda's electricity exports to Kenya grew 300 per cent in the four months to April as drought cut the neighbouring country's local generation of hydro-electric power by 347 million kilowatt…
May 10, 2017
Bidding for the sale of the second largest diamond ever found in Serra Leone – the star of Sierra Leone Mk2, is open for another twenty-four hours, as the 36…
May 08, 2017
Siemens has announced a 1.1 billion dollars investment plan to build electricity networks in Africa over the coming years. The Siemens Chief Executive, Joe Kaeser, said at the World Economic…
May 01, 2017
Egypt's new capital city moved a step closer to reality with the announcement that Chinese developers will largely fund the megaproject. The China Fortune Land Development Company (CFLD) agreed to…

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