November 12, 2019

    Hitachi’s latest excavators to reduce emissions & fuel consumption

    The first Hitachi 120t EX1200-7 excavator, a new addition to the EX-7 Series, recently arrived in South Africa, following its…
    November 6, 2019

    Applications in building & construction to elevate loader crane market landscape; global revenue to expand at 4.6% through 2026

    While construction and industrial activities continue to flourish, manufacturers are increasingly becoming aware of benefits associated with loader crane in…
    October 1, 2019

    Ethiopia dam official blames construction delays on conglomerate METEC

    Construction of a $4-billion dam at the heart of Ethiopia’s bid to become Africa’s biggest power exporter has been delayed…
    September 30, 2019

    Billionaire Dangote plans big growth in African cement capacity

    Aliko Dangote, the richest person in Africa, is looking to expand cement capacity on the continent by 29% to 62…
    September 24, 2019

    Kenya to build utility scale solar power in $147 million deal

    Kenya is expanding its solar power, building two utility-scale projects that will supply green electricity to about 300,000 of the…
    September 17, 2019

    AVEVA launches first-in-market integrated engineering, procurement and construction software solutions to improve Return on Capital Projects

    AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, today announced the introduction of integrated engineering software designed to help…
    September 10, 2019

    NRZ recapitalisation project now back on track

    The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) recapitalisation project is now back on track after the utility’s board yesterday approved a…
    August 20, 2019

    South Africa to take ‘affordable’ approach to nuclear

    South Africa will not adopt a “big bang” approach to building new nuclear power capacity but instead add capacity in…
    August 12, 2019

    Murray & Roberts says Clough USA unit awarded $620 mln EPC project

    Clough USA has been awarded a petrochemical engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project in the United States worth $620 million,…
    August 7, 2019

    AfDB approves $98 mln financing for Ethiopia-Djibouti road project

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $98 million financial package for Ethiopia for a road transport corridor project…
    August 1, 2019

    Donald Trump gets his wall at last. But it’s in Zimbabwe

    Frustrated by Democrats from fulfilling a campaign pledge to build a wall along the southern U.S. border, Donald Trump is…
    July 25, 2019

    Old Mutual raises $320 million for Africa infrastructure deals

    Old Mutual Ltd. raised $320 million through its African Infrastructure Investment Managers fund to invest in transport, power and energy…
      September 4, 2019

      Victaulic FireLock™ IGS style V9 sprinkler coupling and grooved sprinklers

      As the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, Victaulic knows all too well the impact that a simplified system…
      July 5, 2019

      South Africa’s Denel asks for US$200 million state cash injection

      South African state defence company (Denel) has asked the government for a 2.8 billion rand (US$200 million) cash injection to…
      June 27, 2019

      Aquila gloves – trends in industrial impact and cut protection PPE

      On site visits around the world we often see wrong gloves in the wrong working environment, cotton/nylon coated gloves in…
      June 27, 2019

      People are dying from Eskom’s pollution in South Africa

      On the right side of the main street of the dilapidated village east of Johannesburg is a fenced-off electricity substation…
      June 26, 2019

      ABB’s new Dodge® Safety Mount spherical roller bearings cut installation time by up to 75%

      ABB has launched Dodge® Safety Mount spherical roller bearings with a built-in patented locking mechanism that reduces installation time by…
      June 21, 2019

      South African locals accused of halting construction on N3, torching trucks

      Unemployed locals brought the road construction on the N3 highway to a halt, frustrating residents and motorists. It was alleged…

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