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Solar power is making huge inroads across Africa, but coal is creating headaches

Solar power is making huge inroads across Africa, but coal is creating headaches
May was a big month for solar power announcements in Africa. Algeria endorsed a huge 4GW, five-year solar plan that will install 10 times the nation’s solar power capacity for an investment of $US3.2 billion to $US3.6 billion. Further south, there were significant developments on...

How COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping cities

How COVID-19 pandemic reshaping cities
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to cities, businesses and people having to adapt to a changing world. Although there are still unknowns, COVID-19 has given rise to new ways of working and living that have encouraged people to appreciate what is around them and brought...

Integrated Resource Plan allows South Africa to transform its energy mix

Integrated Resource Plan allows South Africa to transform its energy mix
Following South Africa’s approval of its revised Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019), the African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) is optimistic about investment prospects and energy sector growth in the country. “The approval of the revised IRP2019 is a breakthrough for South Africa, which has huge energy investment potential,”...

Pulse Control Systems: We automate water and waste water industry

Pulse Control Systems: We automate water and waste water industry
Pulse Control Systems provides the water and wastewater industry with the most state of the art water automated solutions.Water is life, and sanitation is dignity. That is our motto at Pulse Control Systems. An industry such as water and wastewater is vital to every...

Veolia Water Technologies:20 years of empowering Africa

Veolia Water Technologies:20 years of empowering Africa
Veolia Water Technologies South Africa continues to play a major role in enhancing access to water and wastewater treatment services in Africa – in a continent that has a huge water shortage gap to bridge. With 20 years of experience behind it, Veolia has deployed...

Central America to improve infrastructure and overall life quality

Central America to improve infrastructure and overall life quality
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is a leading source of financing, cutting-edge research, and policy advice for development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB has joined the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in an initiative to improve infrastructure and overall...

Interview: Urko Sanchez Architects

Interview: Urko Sanchez Architects
Since inception in the early 90s in Kenya's Coastal town of Lamu, Urko Sanchez Architects has grown in leaps and bounds to become one of the most recognizable practice in Kenya and beyond. We speak to Urko Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Urko Sanchez Architects: CN: Many thanks...

Kigali: The Cleanest City in Africa

Kigali: The Cleanest City in Africa
Kigali is a magnificent and modern capital city of Rwanda. The city is beautiful and tech orientated, with rolling hills, ridges and lush valleys. Kigali also has a unique character, in terms of the way that the people are, and the way that the...

The Rising Demand for Total Stations and Terrestrial Laser Scanners

The Rising Demand for Total Stations and Terrestrial Laser Scanners
By Peter Tapken Increasing investments in large infrastructure and construction projects, and the rising role of building information modelling (BIM), are expected to drive the market for geospatial equipment. BIM’s close connection with spatial information makes it a familiar landscape and offers rich possibilities for...

How technology is changing land surveying

How technology is changing land surveying
The way we carry out Land surveying has been changing over the years thanks to emerging technologies that have made the profession much easier and efficient. A few years ago the only tools available to surveyors were; optical...
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