South Africa to take ‘affordable’ approach to nuclear
    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…
    Murray & Roberts says Clough USA unit awarded $620 mln EPC project
    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,…
    AfDB approves $98 mln financing for Ethiopia-Djibouti road project
    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…
    Donald Trump gets his wall at last. But it’s in Zimbabwe
    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…
    Old Mutual raises $320 million for Africa infrastructure deals
    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…
    Italy’s CMC di Ravenna denies any wrongdoing in Kenya dams scandal
    July 24, 2019

    Italy’s CMC di Ravenna denies any wrongdoing in Kenya dams scandal

    Italian construction company CMC di Ravenna, which faces charges in a multi-million dollar corruption scandal in Kenya, has denied any…
    South Africa’s Eskom to get extra $4.2 billion
    July 22, 2019

    South Africa’s Eskom to get extra $4.2 billion

    South Africa will ramp up support for its ailing state-owned power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. with an additional 59 billion…
    Global Communities, AGI Construction Sector, AAG Sign MoU to build capacity in construction sector
    July 18, 2019

    Global Communities, AGI Construction Sector, AAG Sign MoU to build capacity in construction sector

    Global Communities has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Ghana Industries Construction Sector and the Artisans Association…
    Uganda plans $263 million vehicle plant with eye on region
    July 15, 2019

    Uganda plans $263 million vehicle plant with eye on region

    Uganda will invest $40 million in the first phase of a $263-million vehicle-assembly plant with the view of starting production…
    Closing hydro plant is Zimbabwe’s answer to getting more power
    July 11, 2019

    Closing hydro plant is Zimbabwe’s answer to getting more power

    Zimbabwe has proposed reducing the flow of the Zambezi River in exchange for receiving discounted power from neighboring Mozambique, people…
    Rwanda courts investors for tech and infrastructure development
    July 10, 2019

    Rwanda courts investors for tech and infrastructure development

    Rwanda is courting investors in digital and traditional infrastructure development at the ongoing annual General Shareholders Meeting of Africa50, a…
    ArcelorMittal South Africa to cut 2,000 jobs
    July 10, 2019

    ArcelorMittal South Africa to cut 2,000 jobs

    ArcelorMittal South Africa Ltd. may cut more than 2,000 jobs as part of a widespread restructuring to cut costs. South…
      South Africa’s Denel asks for US$200 million state cash injection
      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…
      Aquila gloves – trends in industrial impact and cut protection PPE
      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…
      People are dying from Eskom’s pollution in South Africa
      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…
      ABB’s new Dodge® Safety Mount spherical roller bearings cut installation time by up to 75%
      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…
      South African locals accused of halting construction on N3, torching trucks
      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…
      The carbon footprint of modern construction is huge
      June 21, 2019

      The carbon footprint of modern construction is huge

      Embedded in the sleek lines and elegant cantilevers of modern buildings sprouting up in city centers is a huge amount…

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