Engineering

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…
Dec 10, 2015
Nigeria's government has agreed the immediate payment of 407 billion naira ($2.1 billion) owed to fuel importers under a subsidy scheme, the finance ministry said. Africa's biggest oil producer imports…
Dec 08, 2015
OIL prices, already close to six-year lows, are deemed to stay low till at least late next year after Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) not only decided to…
Dec 07, 2015
Africa as a region receives mores sunlight than any other region in the world. This makes it a key area in the development of solar power. Here's a list of…
Dec 07, 2015
Beijing Automobile International Corporation (BAIC), China’s fifth-largest car manufacturer, is to invest R11 billion in a completely knocked down (CKD) vehicle manufacturing plant in South Africa. The investment follows BMW…
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…

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