Engineering

Apr 20, 2016
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane will hold a two-day meeting with mining-industry executives to debate a draft plan to compel mines to ensure that black people hold at least 26%…
Apr 15, 2016
President John Dramani Mahama has said his government plans to make the country a power hub in the West African sub-region by 2020. “The prospects of electricity production in Ghana…
Apr 14, 2016
South Africa is in talks with five vehicle manufacturers about a proposed new assembly plant in the port city of East London, a potential boost for an industry that’s using…
Apr 13, 2016
Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania government officials start a three-day meeting today in Kampala to discuss a technical report on the contentious $4 billion (Sh400 billion) crude oil pipeline route. The…
Apr 13, 2016
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has said most parts of the state, beginning with Calabar, the state capital, will soon enjoy 24-hour power supply. The governor spoke in Calabar…
Apr 09, 2016
Gold miner Vantage Goldfields, which operates the Mpumalanga-based Lily mine where three miners have been trapped underground since February 4, has announced that its subsidiary MIMCO, which owns the mine,…
Apr 08, 2016
Ford Motor Co. will invest 2.5 billion rand ($167 million) in the U.S. automaker’s South African operations to start production of the Everest sport utility vehicle and create about 1,200…
Apr 07, 2016
Mozambique’s Provincial Director of Economy and Finance in central Manica province, Virgulino Nhate, has said the government is concerned at the lack of a market for the bauxite mined in…
Apr 01, 2016
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe feels arm-twisted to accept offshore loans from friendly states such as China and India, which come with strict procurement conditions that the desperate country has to accept as…
Mar 30, 2016
Mozambican Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita says a new railway bridge over the Umbeluzi River will greatly increase the carrying capacity of the railway from Maputo to Swaziland, APA learnt. The…
Mar 26, 2016
The Government sought to explain why Tanzania was left out of a meeting on the planned regional oil pipeline, saying the issues involved only Kenya and Uganda. State House Spokesman…
Mar 23, 2016
The Afro barometer, a Pan-African research network has ranked Swaziland first in terms of permanent electricity accessibility beating Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana, APA reports on Tuesday. Swaziland generates…
Mar 22, 2016
The Volta River Authority (VRA) is to use desalinated sea water for its proposed two 350MW coal-fired plants to be sited at Aboano in the Ekumfi district of the Central…
Mar 21, 2016
Kenya will try to convince Ugandan oil producers one more time to consider routing a pipeline through the country as opposed to Tanzania. On Monday, President Uhuru Kenyatta will host…
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