Engineering

Dec 03, 2015
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will ask China's president at a summit this week to fund rail and power projects urgently needed to diversify an economy hit hard by a plunge…
Nov 30, 2015
The $23.7m mega solar plant, which was completed last year in record time, created 350 jobs, increased Rwanda’s generation capacity by 6 percent, providing energy to more than 15,000 households…
Nov 30, 2015
A power-generating ship was officially welcomed at Ghana's main port on Sunday after arriving the previous day in what Power Minister Kwabena Donkor said was a bid to keep the…
Nov 26, 2015
Seven months after Ford Motor Co. created a separate unit for the Middle East and Africa, its head dismissed rumors that the world’s sixth-largest car company has settled on Nigeria…
Nov 19, 2015
The Ibeto Cement Company has signed a contract worth US$386 million with Sinoma International Engineering for a major cement project in Nigeria. Sinoma, China National Materials Company’s Shanghai-listed subsidiary, is…
Nov 18, 2015
UK Climate Investments will invest up to £200m from DECC's £3.8bn International Climate Fund in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in developing countries. India , South Africa and parts…
Nov 13, 2015
A plan to reform state-owned power company Eskom Holdings and provide more electricity to South Africa and its economy is starting to show results, according to Chief Executive Officer Brian…
Nov 11, 2015
SA’s largest property fund, Growthpoint Properties is investing alongside Investec Asset Management, the global investment management firm, partnered by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to launch a pan-African investment strategy.…
Nov 08, 2015
Seismic tests in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park, Africa’s oldest wildlife reserve which is famed for its mountain gorillas, have confirmed the presence of oil, the Congolese government…
Nov 06, 2015
The new multi-billion dollar Eko Atlantic City with residential and commercial tower blocks off the coast of Lagos in Victoria Island, is taking shape as developers forge ahead with infrastructure…
Nov 05, 2015
Zambian President Edgar Lungu said he won’t allow Glencore Plc’s local unit to cut about 4,000 jobs and that the nation, which is Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, will find other…
Nov 03, 2015
Gilat Satcom said it will provide non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in Africa with free broadband connectivity over its satellite networks. Gilat Satcom is a long-term sponsor of NetHope, a consortium…
Oct 29, 2015
Renewable energy projects financed by Standard Bank are currently producing more than 40% of the 1760 Megawatts (MW) by Independent Power Producers, (IPP’s), under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Procurement…
May 22, 2015
State-owned Transnet National Port Authority’s (TNPA’s) Dredging Service division launched its 5 500 m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), the Ilembe, at the shipyard of manufacturer Royal IHC, in Rotterdam,…

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