Energy Projects

Djibouti geothermal exploitation project in the Lake Assal region receives funding

Djibouti geothermal ambitions has received additional funds for its exploitation project in the Lake Assal region following the approval of approximately US$ 3.22M by...

German renewable energy projects to enjoy easier roll out

The German government has agreed to make it easier to undertake renewable energy projects that had begun to slow the country's landmark energy transition....

China develops 202.8 MW/MWh solar-plus-storage project in Qinghai

The Chinese State-owned electricity utility Huanghe Hydropower Development is working on construction a 202.8 MW/MWh solar-plus-storage project in Qinghai a desert in China’s northwestern...

100MW solar energy facility to be constructed in China by Amazon

A 100MW solar energy facility is set to be constructed in China by Amazon. This is one of five renewable energy projects the company...

Ethiopia receives US $10m loan for Tulu Moye geothermal power plant

The Tulu Moye geothermal power plant project has received a loan worth US $10m from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), one of two within...

ENEC completes significant test for Unit 4 at Barakah Nuclear plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has successfully completed Cold Hydrostatic Testing (CHT) at Unit 4 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, the Arab...

Building projects

Orascom appointed to construct the ZED Sheikh Zayed mega-project in Egypt

Contractor, Orascom Construction, has been appointed by Ora Developers to build the first phase of theZED Sheikh Zayed mega-project in Egypt, following the completion...
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Transport infrastructure

Tracklaying starts on Ruoqiang–Hotan railway project in Xinjiang, China

Tracklaying has started on the Ruoqiang–Hotan railway project across the southern part of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China. This will complete a...

Water supply projects

Construction work of the Kiambu-Ruaka water supply and sewerage project in Kenya kicks off

Construction work of the Kiambu-Ruaka water supply and sewerage project in Kenya has kicked off according to Sicily Kariuki, the country’s Water, Sanitation and...

Pepa-mr drinking water and sanitation project moves forward in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso through a Council of Ministers who recently met in Ouagadougou has approved the signing of loan agreements worth over US$ 70M earmarked...

Morocco launches major drinking water project in Ouarzazate

The government of Morocco through the National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE) has launched a major drinking water project in Ouarzazate (The...

AfDB partners with SWA to expand water access in Africa during COVID-19 pandemic

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has partnered with Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) in an initiative to expand access to water and sanitation,...

Algeria to undertake construction of three seawater desalination plants

The government of Algeria according to Arezki Berraki, the Algerian Minister of Water Resources, is to undertake construction of three seawater desalination plants in the country. The water...

Cost for Kaleshwaram Project Link-III in Telangana, India revised

The State government of Telangana has given administrative approval for the revised cost of US $132.1m for Package-9 works in Kaleshwaram Project Link-III; for...

Mega Projects

Gyeongdo Island: New sustainable leisure destination in South Korea

UNStudio has designed a sustainable masterplan for Gyeongdo Island, a new 470,000 m2 leisure destination in South Korea where nature plays the leading role....

Construction of world’s largest stadium begins

Construction of the world’s largest stadium has begun. MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, is building the vanishing stadium as part of its larger “Quzhou Sports...

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...

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

Things to consider when selecting the right forklift

Selecting the right forklift is a necessity in businesses that deal in import and exports of goods, moving goods in warehouses in the construction...

Tit bits

UPS versus backup power which is best for your organisation

UPS versus backup power which is best for your organisation as you get ready to operate again and empower their employees to work from...

Turning off-spec particles into premium sand

Sand manufacturer Kasprs Build Mate inaugurated a new plant for processing off-spec particles in Pune, India, in mid-2019. The centerpiece of the plant is...

Top 4 construction site maintenance strategies

The importance of construction site maintenance strategies cannot be overemphasised, Below we take a deeper look at the top 4 construction site maintenance strategies...

Projects

Gyeongdo Island: New sustainable leisure destination in South Korea

UNStudio has designed a sustainable masterplan for Gyeongdo Island, a new 470,000 m2 leisure destination in South Korea where nature plays the leading role....

Rosebank Link: Unique imposing icon on the Rosebank skyline

Rosebank Link is located at the Heart of Rosebank, it’s directly opposite the Gautrain Station, The Zone and Rosebank Mall. Due to the unique...

Construction of The Yards development in KC Stockyards, Kansas City, US complete

Construction of The Yards, a US $41m mixed-use, luxury residential apartment development in the Kansas City Stockyards District, US is complete and will be...

Construction of The Ascent at Top of the Hill project in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, US begins

Construction of The Ascent at Top of the Hill, a US $80m mixed-use, luxury residential apartment development at the gateway to Cleveland Heights has...

Plans in place to construct new subsea cable ‘2Africa’ for better connectivity

Plans are in place to construct a new subsea cable dubbed '2Africa', the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent, Europe and...

Construction works on world’s first mobile stadium in Qatar progress despite COVID-19

Construction works on the world's first mobile stadium in Qatar, ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, are still ongoing despite of the COVID-19...

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People

The convergence of COVID-19 and Force Majeure

As the global community is grappling with COVID-19 and its ramifications, parties to commercial agreements have not been spared from panic in respect of...
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