Engineering

Apr 22, 2019
The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, on Sunday said that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos was safe for use, contrary to a Facebook posting spreading fears…
Apr 17, 2019
Martial eagles are in rapid decline throughout South Africa and many other parts of their range in sub-Saharan Africa. These declines have been so steep, that this species is now…
Apr 08, 2019
The Zimbabwean government has brought back the Chinese to the Chiadzwa diamond fields, three years after former President Robert Mugabe drove them out on allegations of looting. Chinese-owned Anjin was…
Apr 01, 2019
Nigerian Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the plan by the Nigerian government to connect major cities with rail way may be far from being a reality. He said…
Mar 29, 2019
Oil prices rose on Friday amid the ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, putting crude markets on track for their biggest quarterly rise since 2009. …
Mar 24, 2019
The Ministry of Energy has blocked a plan by South African-owned Mining, Oil and Gas Services Company (MOGS) to construct a US$1 billion 550-kilometre fuel pipeline from Beira to Harare,…
Mar 24, 2019
Tanzania says it plans to conclude talks in September with a group of foreign oil and gas companies led by Norway’s Equinor on developing a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project…
Mar 20, 2019
Stiegler's Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station (SGHPS), which will be able to generate over 2,100MW. Minister for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani, told the Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Minerals, which visited…
Mar 18, 2019
Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria.   Dilip Kumar, its Chief Projects Officer,…
Mar 15, 2019
Not unbundling is not an option. Unbundling will enable the ‘good parts’ to thrive while applying remedies to the ‘bad parts’, writes Thembani Bukula   Unbundling Eskom is not necessarily…
Mar 14, 2019
Access to reliable and affordable electricity brings many benefits. It supports the growth of small businesses, allows students to study at night and protects health by offering an alternative cooking…
Mar 11, 2019
Kia Motors may halt operations at its No.1 plant in China as part of its longer-term efforts to enhance competitiveness, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Kia…
Mar 10, 2019
Rwanda’s government aims to put its 49 percent stake in the country’s biggest cement maker, Cimerwa, up for sale this month, the prime minister said on Saturday. The company, which…
Mar 09, 2019
Suburbs across Johannesburg, South Africa’s economic hub, were hit by widespread power outages on Friday that electricity providers were unable to explain.   “Technicians are on site to determine the…
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