Publication: African Review

First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Schneider Electric launches new UPS units in southern Africa

Monday, 28 July 2014 08:49The Smart UPS units can handle low, medium and high load levels. (Image source: Schneider Electric) Schneider Electric has launched the standard SMT and extended run SMX Smart UPS models in AfricaAccording to a company statement, ... [Published African Review - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

World Bank to finance water project in Zambia

Monday, 28 July 2014 09:4480 per cent of water resources are generated within the country. (Image source: Carine06/Flickr) The World Bank has said it will finance the development of the Zambia Water Resources Development Project (ZWRDP), which has been ... [Published African Review - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rwanda's first utility scale solar PV plant to be commissioned

Friday, 25 July 2014 07:02Once completed, the solar plant would add nearly eight per cent to the Rwanda's power project. (Image source: USDAGov/Flickr) The Rwandan government is set to commission the first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at ... [Published African Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Murray & Roberts Cementation awarded US$245 million mining contract in South Africa

Friday, 25 July 2014 10:34Murray & Roberts Cementation will build an underground mine at Limpopo, South Africa. (Image source: Esther Dyson/Flickr) Murray & Roberts Cementation has been awarded a US$245mn contract by diamond mining major De Beers for ... [Published African Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank body to support power plant investments in Cameroon

Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:04MIGA has decided to back investments in Sonel, the Kribi and Dibamba power plants. (Image source: Rudolf Vleck/Flickr) World Bank Group member Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has announced its support to three ... [Published African Review - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

TANESCO to supply 40MW of power to Tanzanian cement company

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 08:57TCCL would get 40MW of power, which would boost production capacity of cement. (Image source: Sebastian Barre/Flickr) Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) has signed an agreement with Tanga Cement Company Limited ... [Published African Review - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Nairobi signs US$75 million transport deal with Chinese auto manufacturer

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 06:33The transport system in Nairobi is mainly run by private entities, and is not regulated correctly. (Image source: Mick/Flickr) The Nairobi county has signed a US$75mn deal with Chinese auto manufacturer Foton Motor to buy ... [Published African Review - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tanzanian port receives Chinese backing

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 06:40Experts have predicted that there could be a major shift in trade flow in EAC, favouring Tanzania. (Image source: Embassy of Equatorial Guinea/Flickr) China’s Export Import Bank has announced its support to the development ... [Published African Review - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana to harness tidal energy to generate 1,000MW of power

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:54An underwater turbine will be placed in an area with strong tides at the Ada Estuary. (Image source: Ian Balcombe/Wikimedia Commons) The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is collaborating with a Swedish company TC Energy to ... [Published African Review - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Tidal Power, Estuary, Ghana
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Zambia to construct new railway lines

Monday, 21 July 2014 08:16For years, Zambia has relied on the Tazara railway line for the transport of copper. (Image source: Bobolink/Flickr) Zambia has announced plans to construct five new railway lines as part of efforts to provide reliable and cost-effective ... [Published African Review - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Aurora Minerals invests in Predictive Discovery

Thursday, 17 July 2014 08:43Aurora Minerals has invested in Predictive Discovery to carry out gold exploration activities in West Africa. (Image source: CIFOR) Minerals exploration company Aurora Minerals has announced it will acquire a 17.2 per cent ... [Published African Review - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia seeks bidders for construction of Hawassa Airport

Thursday, 17 July 2014 07:49The construction of the terminal and airfield is expected to begin by end 2014. (Image source: Allan/Flickr) The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) is seeking bidders for the construction of Hawassa Airport, with the design ... [Published African Review - Jul 17 2014]

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"Significant companies like Nissan are investing, to make their final product here in West Africa. This is the place where there will be reliable energy for economic development, where the infrastructure has been increased. Nigeria is the place to invest in. The time to invest is now."
Alex Rugamba, director of the AfDB’s energy, environment and climate change department, said, "The electricity produced by the project will be distributed to all corners of the main island of Mauritius – where 97 per cent of the population resides."
"More prosperity among nations definitely leads to more trade and less problems and leads to world peace. So, indirectly Europe also benefits" added Pielbags
Paul Shang, global head of investment banking at Standard Bank, said, "The Globeleq Africa transaction has demonstrated its expertise in the African power and infrastructure sector."

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Schneider Electric launches new UPS units in so... [Published African Review - 17 hours ago]
World Bank to finance water project in Zambia [Published African Review - 18 hours ago]
Rwanda's first utility scale solar PV plant to ... [Published African Review - Jul 25 2014]
Murray & Roberts Cementation awarded US$245 mil... [Published African Review - Jul 25 2014]
World Bank body to support power plant investme... [Published African Review - Jul 25 2014]
TANESCO to supply 40MW of power to Tanzanian ce... [Published African Review - Jul 24 2014]
Nairobi signs US$75 million transport deal with... [Published African Review - Jul 24 2014]
Tanzanian port receives Chinese backing [Published African Review - Jul 23 2014]
Ghana to harness tidal energy to generate 1,000... [Published African Review - Jul 22 2014]
Zambia to construct new railway lines [Published African Review - Jul 21 2014]
Ethiopia seeks bidders for construction of Hawa... [Published African Review - Jul 17 2014]
Aurora Minerals invests in Predictive Discovery [Published African Review - Jul 17 2014]
Bindura Nickel Corporation resumes production i... [Published African Review - Jul 16 2014]
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