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Construction begins for US$1b Virgin City in Nigeria

Construction begins for US$1b Virgin City in Nigeria
Construction of a US$1 billion project dubbed Virgin City has kicked off in Calabar Municipality in Nigeria's Cross River State, Governor Ben Ayade has announced. The city which is located near Ayade industrial boulevard will consist of a building materials market, auto parts market, wood...

Top 10 longest bridges in Africa

Top 10 longest bridges in Africa
For years bridges in Africa have played a major road in connecting places thus enhancing trade and movement of people. CCE NEWS looks at top 10 longest bridges in Africa: (1) 6th October Bridge At number one is the 6th October Bridge located in Cairo, Egypt....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Construction of first phase of Zohr gas field nears completion

Construction of first phase of Zohr gas field nears completion
Construction of first phase of the Zohr gas field project will be completed in the coming month, Engineer Tarek al-Mulla, Minister of Oil and Mineral Wealth has announced. Speaking while inspecting the final preparations for the mega project, Mr Mulla said that an intensive program...

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...

Nigeria starts work on Imperial International Business City

Nigeria starts work on Imperial International Business City
Nigeria has begun construction work of Imperial International Business City that has been described as a 'truly first smart city in Africa.' Located at Ikate-Elegushi in Lagos the multi-million naira project is an eco-friendly city set to redefine the standard of urban development in Africa. Construction...

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,...
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