Construction

Kenya Treasury Allocates Ksh200b for Road Projects in 2021-22 Budget
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For the 2021-22 financial year, Kenya's National Treasury is proposing an allocation of Ksh200 billion (US$1.8 billion) to the State Department of…

Mammoet expands fleet in Africa and the Middle East with Eight Additional Cranes
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Mammoet, the world’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport service provider, has expanded its fleet with the addition of eight cranes in…

ECA Price Watch points to construction sector as key driver of growth in Africa
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“A vibrant construction sector is an indisputable driver of GDP growth in a country,” said Bartholomew Armah, Director of Macroeconomics and…

Bamburi Cement launches Houses of Tomorrow (HoT) in Kenya
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Bamburi Cement has launched a green construction project in Kenya as part of its sustainable construction agenda.

Nigeria's Federal Government Signs US$1.96b Kano-Maradi Rail Contract
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The Federal Government signed an agreement with Portuguese contractor Mota-Engil Group for construction of the US$1.96 billion Kano-Maradi…

Kenyan Government Partners With Hydro Developers for Affordable Housing Project
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The project dubbed ‘Hydro City’ consists of 30,489 affordable houses in the country’s Kiambu County. 

Impact Assessment begins on Ksh160b Rironi–Mau Summit Road in Kenya
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Experts arrived in Nakuru to assess this multi-billion project’s social and environmental impact, as it cuts through hundreds of kilometers across…

African Development Bank (AfDB) debars Kenyan Civil Engineering Company
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The African Development Bank Group, on 16 February 2021, announced the 36-month debarment of Global Interjapan (Kenya) Limited with effect from 24…

Ghana’s affordable, ecofriendly ‘rammed earth’ homes
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The demand for affordable housing in Ghana is at an estimated 1.7 million units and growing, and that’s a challenge shared across Africa.

DP World Signs Agreement with Senegal to Build US$1 billion New Port
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The Government of Senegal has engaged DP World to build a deepwater port at Ndayane. This project sits approximately 50 kilometers from the…