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Nigerian construction sector to rebound in 2021

Nigerian construction sector to rebound in 2021

The Nigerian construction sector is expected to rebound in 2021, driven by a sharp recovery in output levels compared to periods when works were not permitted or were severely restricted in 2020. GlobalData, a...

Construction starts on huge subsea cable for Africa, Middle East

Further to the supply contract coming into force, the Africa-1 consortium – currently formed of Etisalat, G42, Mobily, Pakistan Telecommunication Company and Telecom Egypt (with other parties expected to join soon) – and Alcatel Submarine Networks...
South Africa's WBHO says potential investor in Probuild withdraws

South Africa’s WBHO says potential investor in Probuild withdraws

South Africa construction firm WBHO says it has been advised by the potential acquirer of its Australian construction firm Probuild that it has withdrawn its proposed investment application in the company. The Chinese company withdrew...
Enel, Qatar Investment Authority boost renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa

Enel, Qatar Investment Authority boost renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa

In Brief Enel’s renewable arm Enel Green Power (EGP) and a Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) subsidiary signed a joint venture partnership to build and operate renewable plants in Sub-Saharan Africa, starting with QIA acquiring...
Chinese firms ink deal to construct $1.3bln railway line in Tanzania

Chinese firms ink deal to construct $1.3bln railway line in Tanzania

Two Chinese companies have signed an agreement to construct a railway line in Tanzania to connect its main port to neighbouring countries. China Civil Engineering Construction and China Railway Construction will construct the $1.3-billion (1-billion-euro) railway...
Ghana's Tema LNG project set to begin operation

Ghana’s Tema LNG project set to begin operation

ACCRA (Bloomberg):Ghana is set to open sub-Saharan Africa’s first liquefied natural gas-to-power project as it moves to position itself as a hub for the cleaner and cheaper fuel in the region. LNG-to-power projects have been...
Construction to commence on the Liberia Inland Storage Facility

Construction to commence on the Liberia Inland Storage Facility

InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Global Logistics Services Inc (GLS) have signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with Liberian contractor, BMC Group, to enable construction to commence on the...
Siemens Gamesa seals its first wind farm project in Ethiopia

Siemens Gamesa seals its first wind farm project in Ethiopia

Siemens Gamesa has signed its first wind power project in Ethiopia with state-owned electricity company Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), strengthening its leadership in Africa as the country begins to expand its green energy capacity...
LafargeHolcim Uses 3D Printing to Create Affordable Housing in Africa

LafargeHolcim Uses 3D Printing to Create Affordable Housing in Africa

14Trees, A LafargeHolcim joint venture with CDC Group, a United Kingdom-based investor, is deploying 3D printing technology at scale to build affordable and low-carbon housing and schools in Africa, starting in Malawi. With its high...
VINCI Construction to build Sambangalou dam in Senegal

VINCI Construction to build Sambangalou dam in Senegal

A consortium* led by VINCI Construction has signed a contract with the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation (which involves The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal) to build the Sambangalou dam located in the south-east...
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