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International Container Terminal Services and Dredging International partner to deepen Congo River
11-07-2017 | 12:38:18
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the leading dredging contractor Dredging International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River.
SNC-Lavalin completes transformative acquisition of WS Atkins
11-07-2017 | 10:13:48
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc has announced that it has completed the acquisition of WS Atkins plc one of the world’s most respected consultancies in design, engineering and project management.
[Nigeria] Dangote Refinery Contracts DuPont Technology for Clean Emission
20-06-2017 | 09:58:33
DuPont Clean Technologies announced that Dangote Oil Refinery Company Limited has commissioned a range of advanced proprietary equipment from DuPont for the construction of a new refinery in Lekki, Lagos.
[Mozambique] Bolloré Logistics picked to provide end to end logistics for thermal power plant
02-06-2017 | 10:32:00
In early 2017, Bolloré Logistics secured an end-to-end logistics contract to transport materials for the construction of a thermal power plant.
Sub Saharan African educators partner with key global institutions to strengthen STEM education
02-06-2017 | 10:30:00
Key education stakeholders from 15 African countries have met at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to explore global best practices and develop strategies to improve math and science opportunities for their students.
[South Africa] ASSA ABLOY acquires IDS
30-05-2017 | 07:36:33
ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire IDS, the leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic security solutions in South Africa.
GROHE appoints Renu Misra as new President for the Middle East, Africa and East Mediterranean
29-05-2017 | 12:21:00
GROHE, the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand dedicated to providing innovative water products, has today announced the appointment of Ms. Renu Misra as the President of GROHE Middle East, Africa and East Mediterranean.
AGCO sets eyes on Africa with its Challenger farm machinery business
25-05-2017 | 13:39:17
Worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, AGCO has announced it intends to develop its Challenger farm machinery business in Africa.
Efacec Power Solutions to build three electricity substations in Rwanda
19-05-2017 | 12:43:00
Efacec has been chosen by the winning consortium of the international tender launched by the Republic of Rwanda for the construction of three new 200kV substations. These infrastructures are essential to distribute power to the country’s rural areas, such as Rwabusoro, Mamba e Rilima.
General Electric opens new offices in Ethiopia
19-05-2017 | 09:33:09
General Electric, the world’s leading digital industrial company consolidated its footprint in Africa with the official opening of GE Ethiopia new offices in Addis Ababa.
Transnet to expand foothold to eight African countries
09-05-2017 | 16:37:08
Africa’s leading freight logistics chain Transnet has been on an expansion binge and is expected to set up shop in eight more African countries including Kenya, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Benin.
[Ghana] Scania unveils first vocational training scheme for heavy vehicle service technicians
09-05-2017 | 12:43:07
Scania has established Ghana's first vocational training scheme for heavy vehicle service technicians. Scania and other industry partners will provide in-kind and personnel support with additional funding from the German Corporation for International Cooperation, GIZ.
Air Tanzania to send 28 pilots, engineers to Addis Ababa for training
17-04-2017 | 10:04:00
Seeking to embark on capacity building for its employees at affordable costs, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) will send 28 pilots and aircraft engineers for training at institutions operated by Ethiopian Airlines in Addis Ababa.
AfDB provides $10.61m supplementary loan to rehabilitate and expand electricity distribution networks in Juba, South Sudan
14-04-2017 | 09:54:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved an African Development Fund (ADF) supplementary loan of US $14.57 million to rehabilitate and expand the distribution networks in Juba, South Sudan.
Powering Africa's Transformation - Tony Elumelu, Aliko Dangote, Carlos Lopes
14-04-2017 | 09:34:00
Africa has a bright future ahead of it. Productivity and growth will improve as African economies continue to place more emphasis on services and manufacturing, pursue commodity production, and achieve quick gains in agriculture and light industry.
New research explores options for solving Ghana’s power generation crisis
10-04-2017 | 09:48:52
With economic expansion and a booming population, the demand for energy in Ghana is far higher than current capacity. Now a new report from engineering experts at Brunel University London and the University of Education, Winneba, could shape conversation on the cheapest and greenest energy solutions for the decades ahead.
[Ghana] AfDB co-organizes workshop on Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access
28-03-2017 | 09:44:55
The AfDB in partnership with the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Energy, the Energy Commission and other partners, organized a two-day workshop under the title “Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access in Ghana” on March 23-24, 2017 in Accra.
[Liberia] Merck launches ‘More than a Mother’ campaign and ‘STEM program for women and girls
08-03-2017 | 14:34:00
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today marks ‘International Women’s Day’ with the launch of ‘Merck More than a Mother’ and ‘Merck STEM for Girls and Women’ program for the first time in Liberia.
Russia offers 60 African students the opportunity to study abroad
07-03-2017 | 11:46:19
Russian Nuclear Corporation Rosatom announced that it has a number of bursaries available for African students to study towards a nuclear profession at one of its renowned universities.
Kenya Electricity Expansion Project: World Bank Board Approves Action Plan for Kenya Inspection Panel Case
21-02-2017 | 11:26:01
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has met to discuss and approve the Action Plan that Bank management presented in response to the Inspection Panel investigation of the Kenya Electricity Expansion Project.
Zambian-Russian Intergovernmental Agreement on cooperation in construction of the Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technology
20-02-2017 | 11:36:00
During the recent visit of the Zambian delegation to Moscow, the Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Government of the Russian Federation signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the construction of the Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technology in Zambia.
Turkish based Mota-Engil to build Tanzania’s $1 billion rail system
08-02-2017 | 12:04:00
Tanzania has picked Turkish construction company YapiMerkezi and Portuguese building firm Mota-Engil to build a railway at a cost of more than $1.1 billion to connect the East African country with landlocked neighbours.
Guinea awards Fluor Corporation USD700m Bauxite Mining Project
07-02-2017 | 09:31:51
Fluor Corporation announced today that Guinea Alumina Corporation has awarded Fluor an engineering and program management consultancy contract for a major bauxite mine in the Boké region of Guinea.