Energy Projects

World Bank approves US $700m for 4.32GW Dasu hydropower project in Pakistan

The World Bank has approved US $700m grant to finance the construction of the 32GW Dasu hydropower project in Pakistan. The hydroelectric power plant...

Construction of 30GW solar project in Chengdu, China begins

Construction of a 30GW solar cell and supporting project in Chengdu, China has begun. This is after technology firm Tongwei Group broke ground on...

Financing for 500MW Ibri II solar PV project in Oman secured

A consortium of Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation and Alternative Energy Projects Co. (AEPC) has secured financing for the 500MW Ibri II...

Hopes alive to restart Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) talks

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdouk expressed his determination to reignite trilateral talks between Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan over the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...

Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline in the United Sates to begin

Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in the United Sates is set to begin after TC Energy announced that it will proceed with construction. The...

Tunisia and Algeria to sign a 10 year gas supply deal

Tunisia and Algeria are to sign a 10 year gas supply deal according to the governments of Tunisia and Algeria represented by their respective...

Building projects

New automotive innovation centre to be constructed in Singapore

A new automotive innovation centre is set to be constructed in Singapore by South Korea-based Hyundai Motor Company. The facility will be known as...
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Transport infrastructure

Construction of new Qingdao International Cruise Terminal Area in China begins

Construction of the new Qingdao International Cruise Terminal Area in China has begun. This is after a ground-breaking ceremony was held on the new...

Water supply projects

D’Arc Regional Water Treatment Plant Texas’s first in 30 years

The D’Arc Regional Water Treatment Plant forms part of the larger US$1.6b Bois D’Arc Reservoir and Regional Water Supply Project by the North Texas...

Five water and irrigation projects to be developed in Ethiopia

The government of Ethiopia has announced plans to develop five water and irrigation infrastructures. This is after they awarded the project contract to Water...

Zimbabwe commissions US $15m Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme

The government of Zimbabwe through President Mnangagwa has commissioned the Nyakomba Irrigation Scheme which aims to increase productivity. The project started in 2015 and was...

Morocco release US $12bn for water projects

The government of Morocco has released US $12bn to fund water projects in the country. This follows a recent report by the United Nations...

Construction of water towers in Kara region, Togo on track

Construction works on water towers across eight localities in the Kara region of Togo is on track. Director General of the Togolese Water Company...

Cameroon’s SMEs receives US $5m for water and renewable energy projects

Three Cameroonian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have received US $5m grant from Switzerland for the implementation of their water and renewable energy projects. Cameroonian...

Mega Projects

Morocco to commence construction of world largest sea water desalination plant in 2021

Morocco is set to commence the construction of the world's largest sea water desalination plant in 2021, at the Southern Coastal City of Agadir....

GERD to launch it’s energy production

Ethiopia is set to start producing energy at the Grand Renaissance dam next year; this is according to Seleshi Bekele, Water and Sanitation Minister. "We expect...

South Africa’s US $144m Kathu solar park synchronized to the grid

South Africa's 100MW Kathu Solar Park located in the Northern Cape, has accomplished its first synchronization to the national grid. Tech and engineering companies, SENER...

Africa’s longest suspension bridge opens to the public

The Maputo–Katembe Bridge in Mozambique, Africa's longest suspension bridge that cost whopping US $750m has officially been opened to traffic. Financed by China and built by China...

Egypt launches Râ solar plant within the world’s largest solar plant

Egypt  through the french energy company, Voltalia has launched the construction of the Râ 32 MW solar power plant within the world's largest solar complex. Voltalia,...

Popular News

Africa’s fastest train line completely operational

Africa's fastest train line is fully operational. Railway infrastructure constructor Colas Rail, who built the project announced the reports. Also Read:Egypt awards contract for the construction...

Morocco to construct Africa’s highest wind tower

Morocco is set to construct tallest wind tower in the African continent, measuring 144 metres high. Spanish technology signed a deal with Nabrawind for the...

Construction of Ghana’s biggest power bulk supply point begins

Construction of Ghana's biggest power Bulk Supply Point (BSP) at Pokuase in the Ga West district has commenced. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo cut...

Managing tips

4 Strategies to weatherproof a construction site

With the ever-pressing issue of climate change causing more unpredictable and extreme weather season-to-season, it’s arguably never been more important to ensure you have...

Projects

US $20bn Hudson Yards, largest urban development in New York

The Hudson Yards is a real estate development in the Chelsea and Hudson Yards neighborhoods of Manhattan, New York City. The project has been...

US $77bn California High Speed Rail (CHSR) project

California High-Speed Rail (CHSR) is a publicly funded high-speed rail system under construction in the U.S. state of California. It is projected to connect...

US $54bn Sound Transit 3 (ST3) construction project

Sound Transit 3, also referred to as ST3, was a ballot measure during the November 2016 elections in Seattle, Washington, proposing an expansion of...

Introducing the Jiangyin Greenway designed by BAU Brearley Architects and Urbanists

The Jiangyin Greenway belongs to a growing movement in China towards healthy, sustainable transportation and urban enjoyment. Infrastructure of this scale has an opportunity...

Construction of tunnel for tram system at the Las Vegas Convention Center

Elon Musk's tunnelling company, The Boring Co., ​began underground construction on a tunnel for a tram system at the Las Vegas Convention Center in...

Information Technology Park at Hitec City, Hyderabad

The site selected is in the heart of the IT development in Hyderabad very close to Mind Space circle. The site is flanked on...

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Construction Companies can no Longer Ignore Digitization of Industry

Accelerating digitization is one of the main trends for the construction industry in 2020. This means construction companies need to find software solutions that...

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