15 Jun 2021

Nigeria’s latest gas-related power shortages could have been avoided.

Opinion Piece by Yusuff Wale, Managing Director, Wärtsilä Marine & Power Services Nigeria Ltd 15 June 2021 – At the end of May 2021, Nigeria’s national power generation dropped to […]
31 May 2021

Time for sustainable solutions to flooding in Nairobi.

By Simon Thomas, international consultant, and board member at Megapipes Solutions Limited 31 May 2021 – Heavy rains in Kenya has caused damage and devastation in the capital Nairobi. The destruction […]
27 May 2021

Lusaka’s water point ambassadors turn the tap to protect residents from Covid-19

27 May 2021 – A water point attendant in Zambia’s capital Lusaka has a new role beyond filling up containers for residents at the community tap. John Nyambe spreads the […]
21 May 2021

South African construction company uplifts local communities.

21 May 2021 – While South African based M&D Construction Group delivers critical infrastructure projects, it ensures that local communities are empowered and uplifted throughout the construction phases.   Many small, […]
6 May 2021

The magic of mushrooms

06 May 2021 – An upliftment project in Namibia uses mushrooms to develop housing and food projects. If you are a plant biologist, mushrooms are surely one of the most […]
28 Apr 2021

Africa’s recovery depends on green investments.

23 April 2021 – Africa’s huge market offers immense opportunities for investors. However, it is imperative that development and investments ensure sustainability, improve the plight of Africa’s people, and address […]
13 Apr 2021

African Union launches blue economy strategy.

By Mr Mokrane Sabri 13 April 2021 – The African Union has designated the years 2015-2025 as ‘The Decade of African Seas and Oceans’, and in February 2020, it launched […]
6 Apr 2021

South African government looks to the rail sector to grow the economy.

06 April 2021 – The rail infrastructure in many African countries have been neglected over the las 20 to 30 years. The importance of a good rail infrastructure should not […]
15 Mar 2021

Modular bridges to restore transport connections in Mozambique

15 March 2021 – Several modular bridges will restore transport connections in Mozambique. The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has finalised the purchase of 26 modular steel bridges to replace infrastructure […]
28 Feb 2021

Private rail operators will boost the South African economy

28 February 2021 – Opening up third-party access to South Africa’s rail infrastructure will fundamentally change the way freight moves in the country. Private rail operators will boost the South […]
26 Feb 2021

Engineers secure water supply in parched areas of SA.

26 February 2021 – Engineering Consultancy Ceenex has been appointed as the specialist sub-consultant on a project to help the Thembisile Hani Local Municipality deliver water to parched areas of […]
24 Feb 2021

China in race to connect DRC, Zambia with Angola

24 February 2021 – Angola is a vast country and one of the factors inhibiting its progression is the lack of adequate infrastructure. However, the government under president João Lourenço, […]
18 Feb 2021

Hot water borehole solution for Ethiopian roadwork

18 February 2021 – Tackling challenging applications is all in a day’s work for Grundfos and a recent installation in an extremely hot and dry area of desert in Ethiopia […]
18 Feb 2021

Chubb launches risk insurance in SA.

18 February 2021 – Global insurance company Chubb has launched its Civil Engineering Completed Risks (CECR) insurance offering to the South African market. CECR is aimed at medium to larger […]
17 Feb 2021

Surge in online activity to buy heavy equipment.

17 February 2021 – There has been a marked surge in online activity to buy heavy equipment in Africa and the Middle East over past year or two as construction […]
11 Feb 2021

ARIA positions itself to revitalise African rail sector.

11 February 2021 – Independent railway industry body the RailRoad Association (RRA) has positioned itself to revitalise the African rail sector.   Independent railway industry body the RailRoad Association (RRA) […]
29 Jan 2021

Water projects in Africa builds climate change resilience.

29 January 2021 – An award-winning project in Zambia is a great example of water projects in Africa that builds climate change resilience.    The water project in Zambia, supported […]
28 Jan 2021

Construction of first major highway in Guinea-Bissau underway

28 January 2021 – Construction of the first major highway in Guinea-Bissau started last week as the oil rich country ramps-up its infrastructure drive with the financial backing of China. […]