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. […]
22 Jan 2021

The devastating consequences of not properly managing residential wastewater.

21 January 2021 – Two years ago, the National Construction Authority said more than 70% of buildings in Nairobi, Kenya, were unsafe for occupation mostly because of the devastating consequences […]
21 Jan 2021

New trade deals unlock UK expansion into Africa.

21 January 2021 – The UK government has pledged to help exporters across the country take advantage of new trade deals which will unlock UK expansion into Africa.       A […]
16 Jan 2021

Are we entering the Age of Aluminium?

16 January 2021 – The construction of renewables demands lighter materials with recycling credentials, and in a new world the steel age may soon become the Age of Aluminium. The […]
9 Jan 2021

Zinc and SA’s rail challenges

By Simon Norton, International Zinc Association Africa Desk  09 January – What is the link between zinc and SA’s rail challenges? Well, zinc may be the answer to SA’s rail […]
2 Jan 2021

Funds approved for Uganda roads upgrade

02 January 2020 – The African Development Fund has approved funds worth USD71.5-million to upgrade roads in Uganda. These projects are expected to benefit close to one million people in […]
1 Jan 2021

IRENA and AfDB scale up renewable energy in Africa

01 January 2021 – The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) has scaled up investment in renewable energy in Africa. IRENA) and the AfDB have […]
30 Dec 2020

Africa needs to rebuild fast

30 December 2020 – After Covid-19 and in the new year, Africa needs to rebuild fast. It has to forge strong partnerships in this rebuilding process.   Africa needs to […]
27 Dec 2020

Kenya and the road towards Vision 2030

27 December 2020 – Despite challenges the Kenyan government has continued to make positive strides towards infrastructure development. Kenya is well on the road towards Vision 2030. The planned expansion […]
18 Dec 2020

UP launches Africa-first engineering facility

18 December 2020 – The University of Pretoria (UP) officially launched the Africa-first Engineering 4.0 facility for research on smart transport, cities, and infrastructure recently. The University of Pretoria (UP) […]
16 Dec 2020

Tips for sustainable water management in construction

16 December 2020 – Water damage has superseded fire when it comes to risks on construction sites. Here are some tips for sustainable water management in construction. Water can cause […]