Equatorial Guinea Launches US$475m Alen Gas Backfill Project
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The Alen gas monetization backfill project represents the first phase of the strategic vision to transform Equatorial Guinea into a Gas Mega Hub…

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…

Local Content Rises to Top of Mozambique’s Developmental Agenda
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Mozambique is experiencing an influx of investment across energy, agriculture, tourism, construction and mining sectors, positioning the country…

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…

Mitigate project security risks with local involvement
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Project security, whether construction or development, is now an increasingly important development consideration among investors, contractors,…

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. 

Construction Progress Tracking
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The scale of construction projects is growing as the demand for skyscrapers, airports, rail network increases. It has become hard to monitor such…

BREAKING THE ICE: BIM in the African Construction Industry
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The herald of the New Year brought along various forecasts and projections on technological trends and innovations to expect in the Construction…

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…

Ghanaian is first Female To Head Federation of African Engineering Organisations
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Mrs. Carlien Bou-Chedid is the 1st woman to hold the office of the President of the  Federation of African Engineering Organizations (…

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.