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East Africa construction industry outlook promising-report

The total number of projects in East Africa has risen by a substantial 96% between 2017 and 2018 with an equally substantial increase of 167% in the total US dollar value of projects, a new report has shown. The Africa Construction Trends (2018) by consultancy firm Deloitte, reveals that East Africa has a total of 139 projects at a combined value of US$87.1bn. The region accounts for 28.8% of projects on the continent and 18.5% in terms of US.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 14th January 2019

806 acres of land set aside for construction of new industries in Tanzania

More than 806 acres of land has been set aside for construction of new industries by the government of Tanzania in the country's northern city Arusha. Construction is set to take place on the southern fringes of the 272 square-kilometer metropolitan area. As per the Arusha 2035 Master Plan prepared by consultants from Singapore, Oljoro, Olmoti and Terrat suburbs will accommodate the new industrial site. A survey was done marking 300.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 12th January 2019

East Africa construction industry to grow tenfold over the years

Investment opportunities in infrastructure construction is set to expand at a rapid pace in East Africa. According to GlobalData, total infrastructure construction output is expected to soar from US$25.9bn in 2017 to US$98.8bn in 2022 in the three largest markets in the region, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.   Yasmine Ghozzi, construction analyst at GlobalData said that Investment rates in transport infrastructure have been increasing.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 7th January 2019

Operations of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance dam to commence in 2020

Ethiopia’s water and energy minister Seleshi Bekele announced on Thursday that the country will start energy production at the Grand Renaissance dam in December 2020. The 6,000-megawatt Grand Renaissance Dam is the centerpiece of Ethiopia’s bid to become Africa’s biggest power exporter. Bekele told the parliament that 750 megawatts is the planned initial production with two turbines and that the government expected the dam to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 4th January 2019

Leaders of East Africa inaugurate Chinese-built projects in the region

Chinese-built Jimma Industry Park in Ethiopia’s historic western town of Jimma, some 350 km west of the capital Addis Ababa, was inaugrated by Ethiopian's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Djiboutia's President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Sudanese's President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday. The three leaders also witnessed a corner-stone laying ceremony for another Chinese-contracted major road infrastructure project as the Ethiopian government aspires.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 28th December 2018

Bangladeshi steel maker to open Sh6.5bn factory

Big ticket infrastructural projects including the multi-billion Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) have driven up demand for steel products in the country. One of the largest steel makers in Bangladesh is set to open a Sh6.5 billion ($65 million) factory in Kenya. Bangladesh Steel Re-Rolling Mills Ltd (BSRM) announced the local venture to be known as BMS Steel Limited. It is backed by a consortium of unnamed Kenyan, Mauritian and UAE.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 26th December 2018

Ethiopia awards 13 billion Br Road Projects to companies

The Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) awarded eight road projects out of the total nine to different companies late last week, the ninth one being won by a Chinese firm who made the highest offer to construct a 68.8Km alternative road for Limalimo. Founded in 1993 in Beijing, Beijing Urban Construction Group Co. Ltd offered 31 million Br a kilometre to construct the road that extends from Debarqe to Zariema, in Amhara Regional State. The company.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 12th December 2018

USD 1.2 billion mega housing project announced by Ethiopia for Addis Ababa

Keeping the importance of secure low cost housing in mind, plans have been announced by Ethiopia’s Federal Housing Corporation (FHC) to build 16,173 homes in the capital city of Addis Ababa at an estimated cost of around $1.2bn.  The housing will be allocated for rental houses to employees of businesses and the state officials in a 50-50 division. In the conference held by the corporation for the various stakeholders the deputy head.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 12th December 2018

Kenya govt. to construct 28 km connecting highway at the JKIA

A 28 Km highway bridge is decided to be constructed by the Kenyan government, which will connect Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) with Kangemi market on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway in order to control traffic congestion in the Kenyan capital city. James Macharia the transport Secretary confirmed the reports saying that engineers have been deployed at the airport to assess the ground for the construction and help inform the final design.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 6th December 2018

US $2bn integrated community development project to be constructed in Ethiopia

US $2bn has been set aside  for integrated community development project in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa which will entail 4,000 apartment houses, recreation centers and three star hotels. During the launch of the project, the country’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed said that according to the master plan, 1,600 households current dwelling will be demolished and later on absorbed in the proposed apartments. Integrated community.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 30th November 2018

Hon'ble William Vangimembe Lukuvi, Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development to inaugurate the 21st Buildexpo 2018 today

 Hon'ble William Vangimembe Lukuvi, Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development will inaugurate the 21st Buildexpo 2018 on the 1st of November 2018. The biggest brand of construction events in Africa, BUILDEXPO is featuring exhibitors from more than 30 countries. Reputed to be largest event in East Africa of its kind, the show dedicated to the building and construction industry will be held from 01st to 03rd November, 2018.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 1st November 2018

Macro investments to boost trade in East Africa

Recent economic research and forecasts have found that investments in East African infrastructure construction are set to expand rapidly. Total infrastructure construction output in the region’s largest markets of Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania, is expected to grow from USD 25.9 billion in 2017, to USD 98.8 billion in 2022. At present there are about 287 large scale public and private sector infrastructure projects in East Africa..... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 25th October 2018



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