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Kenyan firm Cytonn mulls Sh20b Triple Tower in Nairobi

Kenyan firm Cytonn mulls Triple Tower in Nairobi
Investment firm Cytonn now plans a Sh20 billion 35 storey mixed-use development project in the upmarket area of the capital Nairobi.Named Cytonn Towers, the project will be constructed in Kilimani area. The tower, which is set to be among the tallest buildings in the area...

Tema-Akosombo rail project starts December

Tema-Akosombo rail project starts December
Construction of the Tema-Akosombo rail project in Ghana is set to start in December this year, Fredmef Group Limited, a building and civil-electromechanical engineering company spearheading the project has said. The company will be working in partnership with KEC International-India's second largest manufacturer of electric...

China partners with Morocco to construct Africa’s tallest tower

China partners with Morocco to construct Africa’s tallest tower
Chinese News Agency Xinhua has reported that Construction firms from China and Morocco will form a a joint venture to construct Africa's tallest tower in Morocco's capital Rabat. The joint venture will be set up by China Railway Construction Corp and Morocco's leading construction company...

Construction set to start on Zambia’s first wind power plant

Construction set to start on Zambia’s first wind power plant
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has approved a $1.05 million grant to Zambia to support a feasibility study for the construction of first wind power plant in the country. The funding will help renewable power project developer, Access Power, and its strategic partner,...

Ethiopia constructs first ever waste-to-energy plant in Africa

Ethiopia constructs first ever waste-to-energy plant in Africa
Construction of what would be first ever waste-to-energy plant in Africa is nearing completion. The Reppie project is being built at Koshe dump site in Ethiopia. The plant which is the result of a partnership between the Government of Ethiopia and a consortium of international...

First berth of Kenya’s Lamu port to be completed in mid 2018

First berth of Kenya's Lamu port to be completed in mid 2018
Kenya has expressed confidence that the Chinese construction firm- China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) will complete the construction of the first berth of the Lamu port in mid 2018. Sylvester Kasuku the LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority Director General told a media briefing in Nairobi that...

Top 14 ongoing mega construction projects in Africa

Top 10 ongoing mega construction projects in Africa
In recent years, Africa has seen a surge in mega construction projects that are shaping the continent. CCE NEWS looks at some of the mega construction projects in Africa whose construction cost runs into billions of dollars: 1.Mambila hydroelectric power project (Nigeria) Mambila hydroelectric power project...

Construction starts on new Deloitte Africa headquarters in SA

Construction starts on new Deloitte Africa headquarters in SA
Construction work has started on Deloitte Africa headquarters at Waterfall City, Midrand with a sod-turning ceremony onsite. The project is set to cost in excess of 1 billion South African Rand. The 42,500m2 ultra‐modern offices are expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2020, and...

French firm Suez builds mega water production plant in Cameroon

French firm Suez builds mega water production plant in Cameroon
French engineering giant SUEZ has secured a contract to construct a mega water production plant in Cameroon, one of its largest drinking water plants in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project is being carried in the capital Yaounde on behalf of Chinese firm SINOMACH-CMEC. The contract, worth €43m,...

KeNHA cautions lazy road contractors

KeNHA cautions lazy road contractors
Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has cautioned road contractors who take long to complete their projects that they lose losing their deal. Chairman Erastus Mwongera has raised concerns that some contractors were taking too long to complete their projects therefore inconveniencing road users and causing...
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