Engineering

Nov 16, 2018
GE has handed the rail concession arrangement it has with Nigeria to its parners, Transnet SOC Limited.   The development is believed to be part of its strategy to exit…
Nov 12, 2018
The longest suspension bridge in Africa, the cross-sea Maputo Bay Bridge with its link roads in Mozambique, was officially open to traffic on Saturday. The three-kilometer twin-tower suspension bridge extends…
Nov 10, 2018
South Africa’s high-speed rail network is seeking 4 billion rand ($290 million) to increase its number of trains by 50 percent ahead of a potential expansion to other parts of…
Nov 05, 2018
Uganda Government said it expects to finalise a $2.2 billion loan deal with China’s Exim bank by the end of the year to pay for part of a railway line…
Nov 02, 2018
Durban just added an impressive architectural and engineering marvel to its portfolio of landmarks. The Mount Edgecombe highway interchange was officially opened by transport minister Blade Nzimande and the South…
Oct 28, 2018
Namibia has scrapped a requirement for companies seeking mining exploration licences to be partly owned and managed by black Namibians, the country’s mining industry group said. The policy was introduced…
Oct 23, 2018
After 9 years of construction and controversy, China has officially unveiled the world's longest sea bridge, built at a cost of R286.4 billion.   At more than 54.7km long, the…
Oct 18, 2018
Sweden's Volvo warned on Tuesday that some of its truck and bus engines could be exceeding limits for nitrogen oxide emissions as an emissions control component it uses was degrading…
Oct 10, 2018
Alfa Romeo's history as a carmaker is steeped in performance, a storied legacy highlighted by legendary Grand Prix racers, sexy road cars, and the intimate bond between man and machine.…
Sep 28, 2018
The world’s tenth largest roof solar system debuted at the Mall of Africa in Gauteng on Thursday morning.   It is also the world’s largest mixed-use integrated solar power-diesel hybrid…
Sep 25, 2018
It is extremely important that the European Union develops its own battery cell production to secure its role in the automotive industry as it shifts to electric mobility, German Chancellor…
Sep 25, 2018
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Housing and Special Duties, Mr. Akan Okon, has reassured that the Ibom Deep Seaport project, a flagship project of his Ministry, was on course and…
Sep 20, 2018
To deploy global investment on a significant scale Africa needs to develop the domestic conditions to absorb the much higher levels of global real estate investment currently considering Africa. Typically,…
Sep 17, 2018
Four Eskom power plants have fewer than 10 days of coal, with the power utility planning on trucking and railing supplies from a facility in the Limpopo province to the…

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