Engineering

Feb 05, 2016
The Mozambican Minister for Public Works and Water Resources, Carlos Bonete has said the government is seeking $500 million to finance expansion programmes for the country’s water supply network. Newspaper…
Feb 02, 2016
Senegal has hailed the discovery of offshore gas reserves estimated at 450 billion cubic metres as a game changer for the west African nation. US firm Kosmos said its Guembeul-1…
Jan 30, 2016
Technical partners from China, Pakistan and India have arrived in Akwa Ibom State in south-eastern Nigeria to conclude arrangement for the take-off of a meter manufacturing company, Metering Solutions Manufacturing…
Jan 29, 2016
Eskom's provision of excess electricity to Zimbabwe and Zambia and slowly replenishing water levels in the Kariba dam have helped stabilise power supplies in South Africa's neighbouring countries, allowing mining…
Jan 27, 2016
East African nations of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda plan to install an electronic cargo tracking platform in order eliminate tax evasion, officials said on Tuesday. URA launches electronic cargo tracking…
Jan 23, 2016
The Jaguar XE sports sedan triumphed in Euro NCAP's prestigious Best in Class Cars of 2015 awards, coming first in the large family car category. Jaguar XE The XE has…
Jan 21, 2016
Kumba Iron Ore has told South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) it will issue lay-off notices this year if low prices persist for the steel-making ingredient, the union's general…
Jan 19, 2016
Algeria and China on Sunday inked a 3.3-billion-U.S-dollar deal to build and exploit the new center transshipment port of Cherchell. Algeria and China on Sunday inked a 3.3-billion-U.S-dollar deal to…
Jan 12, 2016
Nigeria's oil minister said on Tuesday that a "couple" of members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) have requested an emergency meeting, adding current market conditions create…
Jan 07, 2016
With crude prices at 11-year lows, the world's biggest oil and gas producers are facing their longest period of investment cuts in decades, but are expected to borrow more to…
Jan 04, 2016
South Africa’s Eskom is reported to be supplying Zimbabwe with 300 megawatts of power a day in a new, “secretive” deal. Zimbabwe’s Herald newspaper reported on Monday: “The deal with…
Jan 03, 2016
Struggling oil producers could suffer even more pain in 2016 with further plunges in already record-low prices, BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley warned. "A low point could be in the…
Dec 17, 2015
Genesis Energy “Genesis”, the energy group based in London, today announced the launch of a 360MW multiple gas fired power project valued at US$190 million, which will provide over 30%…
Dec 16, 2015
In West Africa, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a subsidiary of the World Bank Group, has signed a joint development agreement with Nigerian Alten's Middle Band Solar One to co-develop…

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