Bolloré Logistics South Africa obtained the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Level C certification for its Pomona warehouse in Johannesburg. This is the first African subsidiary to receive this kind of certification.
Mastercard has launched its signature Girls4Tech™ programme at Sandtonview Primary School in Johannesburg, with the aim of driving interest in and awareness of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) studies
CH2M wins marine engineering support contract on BP project developing offshore gas fields in Senegal and Mauritania
CH2M has been awarded a new marine engineering support contract on BP's innovative Tortue development offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Globally, as much as 35% of all treated water is lost to leaking piping systems with South African levels reaching as high as 60%.
Janus Global Operations has been selected to provide risk management and security for the European Union organization working to help build maritime civilian law enforcement in Somalia.
KBR awarded engineering and project management services contract for Sonatrach, Statoil and BP joint project in Algeria
KBR, Inc. has been awarded an engineering and project management services contract by JVGAS – a joint venture of Sonatrach, Statoil and BP.
Elbit Systems Ltd has been awarded a $240 million contract to provide a wide array of defense electronic systems in Africa.
A Portland-based company that produces satellite sensors used to monitor wells and latrines in several Sub-Saharan African countries has landed a $750,000 federal grant that will allow it to expand.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to Solafrica Energy (Pty) Ltd., a developer of utility-scale solar power plants in Southern Africa, for a pilot project that demonstrates the performance of an energy storage system
Kellogg Brown & Root Services awarded $441 million U.S Navy base operating support contract for facilities in Africa
Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. has announced that its global Government Services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a $441 million contract for base operations support services by Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic.
Ghana has successfully completed the conversion of its only research reactor from the use of high enriched uranium (HEU) fuel to low enriched uranium (LEU) fuel, in an international project supported by the IAEA to help decrease the proliferation risks associated with HEU fuel.
[South Africa] Latest PMI data and a weaker rand to further reduce margins of metal and engineering companies
Manufacturers continue to face serious headwinds despite last month’s decision by the South African Reserve Bank to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points, which was an expansionary monetary policy move to reduce costs.
Perspex South Africa has recently joined forces with Tigers SA in an effort to provide customers with enhanced service delivery.
Burhani Engineers Limited has signed a partnership with the Kibera Sub-County government to provide computer systems and Engineering Power Classes to pupils within the county.
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 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.
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.
In early 2017, Bolloré Logistics secured an end-to-end logistics contract to transport materials for the construction of a thermal power plant.
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.
ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire IDS, the leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic security solutions in South Africa.
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.
Worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, AGCO has announced it intends to develop its Challenger farm machinery business in Africa.
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, the world’s leading digital industrial company consolidated its footprint in Africa with the official opening of GE Ethiopia new offices in Addis Ababa.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.