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Top 5 Africa’s largest wind farms by installed capacity

Top 5 Africa's largest wind farms by installed capacity
Wind power is one of the fastest-growing renewable energy technologies. Usage is on the rise worldwide, in part because costs are falling. Global installed wind-generation capacity onshore and offshore has increased by a factor of almost 75 in the past two decades, jumping from 7.5...

Africa’s biggest operational solar projects by installed capacity

Africa’s biggest operational solar projects by installed capacity
In  recent years, Africa has witnessed a surge in investment in solar energy in an effort to power a continent that still lags behind in terms of electricity connectivity. At least 600 million people in Africa lack access to electricity, according to an International...

Top 10 largest projects in Southern Africa by value

Top 10 largest projects in Southern Africa by value
In 2019, Southern Africa registered 92 projects in total, with a total value of US$118.3bn. The region accounts for 20.4% of projects across Africa, and 23.8% of the value. We look at the Top 10 largest projects in Southern Africa by value. 1.Kusile Power Station Kusile...

MIGA backs Djibouti’s first wind power project

MIGA backs Djibouti's first wind power project
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued guarantees that will support the design, development, construction, operation, and maintenance of Djibouti’s first utility-scale wind power project, which also represents the country’s first independent power producer (IPP). MIGA is a member of the World Bank Group,established...

Teraco boosts South Africa’s digital infrastructure with new data centre

An artist impression of Teraco Cape Town 2 (CT2)
Teraco today formally confirmed the construction of Teraco Cape Town 2 (CT2), a new 30MW data centre facility. This follows the company’s recent 60MW expansion announcement of its Johannesburg data centre campus in Isando and makes the Cape Town facility the second-largest on the...

Top 9 construction projects in East Africa by value

Top 9 construction projects in East Africa by value
East Africa is now the leading construction hub in Sub Saharan Africa according to latest industry report. According to construction trends 2019, the region accounts for 40.3% of projects across the continent and 29.5% of the value. Here are the top 9 construction projects in...

Jacobs signs major agreement to use Seequent’s solutions on civil and environmental projects

Emu Swamp Dam model with design looking downstream
CHRISTCHURCH, NZ, 10 July, 2019 – Seequent, a world leader in the development of geoscience analysis, modelling and collaborative technologies, has announced Jacobs, one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services, has signed a major agreement to use Leapfrog® Works on its...

Morocco unveils Tanger Med 2 the largest port in Africa

Morocco unveils Tanger Med 2 the largest port in Africa
Morocco has officially opened the Tanger Med 2 port becoming the largest port in Africa and one of the 20 largest ports in the world. The new port is the third phase of development of the Tanger Med port complex, alongside Tanger Med 1 container terminals...

Exploring Palm Exotijca, Kenya’s Upcoming Mega-Skyscraper

palm exotica watamu
Plans have been announced for the construction of the Palm Exotijca, soon to be the tallest skyscraper in Kenya, and in Africa too. The building will be constructed at Watamu beach in Malindi in Kilifi County. It will be 61-storeys and be used for...

Here are 10 longest bridges in the world

Here are 10 longest bridges in the world
Check out the 10 longest bridges in the world: 1.Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge The Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge is 164.8-kilometre (102.4 mi) long viaduct on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway. It is the world's longest bridge. The bridge is located on the rail line between Shanghai and Nanjing in Jiangsu province. It is in the Yangtze River Delta where the geography is characterized by lowland rice...
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