infrastructure in Africa

26 Apr 2022

African governments continue investing in infrastructure

African governments continue investing in infrastructure African governments continued spending on infrastructure, despite Covid-19 and rising debt levels. At the same time, West Africa has, for the first time 2016, […]
27 Mar 2022

SA construction sector remains in recovery mode

SA construction sector remains in recovery mode The South African construction sector is forecast to grow by 6.2% this year but will remain in a recovery phase after experiencing a […]
19 Dec 2021

Managing logistics during Covid-19

Managing logistics during Covid-19 As the starting point of the extraction process, blasting is a critical element ensuring smooth mining operations. This makes the uninterrupted supply of explosives and accessories […]
20 Nov 2021

Signs of growth in SA construction sector

Signs of growth in SA construction sector Employment in the South African construction sector has grown by 17% in the past year with more than 156 000 new jobs created […]
11 Oct 2021

OPBRC improves road management in Africa

OPBRC improves road management in Africa The contracting model Output and Performance-based Road Contracting (OPBRC), has improved the efficiency and effectiveness of road asset management and maintenance in various African […]
25 Aug 2021

Integration, security now key to Africa’s infrastructure

25 August 2021 – Continental integration has long been a dream for Africa but progress has been slow. Integration and security are now key to Africa’s further infrastructure development. Continental […]
20 Aug 2021

Can Kenya learn from global floods?

By Simon Thomas, international consultant and board member of Megapipes Solutions Limited 20 August 2021 – Across the globe, the increase in devastating storms and floods is a stark reminder […]
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. […]