The $962 million port upgrade begun in Abidjan, the commercial capital of the Ivory Coast, in 2015 is now just past its half-way mark. The upgrade centres on the construction of a new container terminal, the expansion of an existing minerals terminal and the widening of the Vridi canal leading
Gas development in Mozambique is one of the initiatives bringing cleaner energy to Africa and the world. The LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) facility on the Afungi peninsula of the Caba Delgado province of Mozambique is being developed to extract the vast amounts of natural gas that have been found offshore.
Construction will begin this year on a 273 km long standard gauge railway line to connect the Ugandan capital Kampala with the town of Mabala on the Kenyan border. This is great news for technicians looking for work opportunities, as the $2.3 billion project is likely to create many employment
It’s a project that has been in the pipeline since 2013. It now looks like the much-anticipated international airport at Mamamah will begin construction before the end of 2017. New airport to bring prosperity and employment Mamamah International Airport is the latest of many strategic Chinese investments made in Sierra
French company ENGIE has recently formed a partnership with ANER (Senegal’s National Renewable Energies Agency) to help develop renewable energies within the country. As many African countries are now beginning to realize, renewable energy is the future. The continent has long been plagued by problems relating to providing power in
The expansion of the port of Nacala, Mozambique, is a US$ 270 million project that began in 2016. 2017 will see further construction projects planned for Mozambique: a new deep water port at Macuse and construction of the railway line between Moatize and the Sopinho region of Mozambique. This second
Nigeria is a country endowed with many natural resources. In the past, Nigeria has relied mostly on oil and gas production to boost its GDP, however, there is huge potential for diversification into solid mineral mining, in particular, gold and iron ore. With diversification, it’s more essential than ever for
As the construction and mining industries continue to grow throughout Africa, more and more large companies are looking for experienced technicians to employ. Workers who have excellent knowledge of the heavy machinery used in various industries are more employable and are highly sought after. Free online courses for technicians are