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BASF opens new admixtures plant in Kenyan capital

 German chemical manufacturer BASF has opened a new admixtures production plant at Nairobi in KenyaAccording to company officials, the facility will enable the company to meet the rising demands for construction chemicals in East Africa. Dick Purchase, head of regional business unit for construction chemicals at BASF Middle East, West Africa, CIA and Africa, said, “We are now able to rapidly supply our customers with admixtures for.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 4th September 2014

PTA approves US$138m grant for Infrastructure and other projects in Tanzania

 The government of Tanzania has received a US$138m grant from the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA). The funds will be used in three infrastructural projects and three syndicated loans. Kilwa Energy will receive US$50m, while 21st Century which is a food and packaging firm will get US$20m and Sea rock getting US$3m of the funds set aside for infrastructure. Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) received.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd September 2014

Proposed Dangote cement factory in Kenya: production capacity revised to 3 million tonnes per year

The proposed Dangote cement factory in Kenya is now set to produce double the initial planned capacity, indicating the rise in demand of cement in Kenya. The announcement, made in the company’s trading update, could also fuel price wars for cement in Kenya. The company said it was reviewing plans for Kenya, with a proposal of increasing the cement production capacity from 1.5 million tonnes per annum (MTA) to 3MTA. The proposed Dangote.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd September 2014

Demand for construction equipment in Kenya to go up due to upcoming roads projects

 Many construction projects in Kenya, among them the government’s commitment to construct 10, 000 km of additional network, is set to increase demand for construction equipment. The Kenya Rural Roads Authority (Kerra) has also indicated that the roads network requires 540 excavators, 1080 rollers and 1440 movers to implement. This is good news for the suppliers and dealers of construction equipment in the region. According to Kerra,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd September 2014

Outer Ring Road in Kenya to be expanded into a dual carriage at US$82m

 Sino Hydro Tianjin Engineering will undertake expanding of the Outer Ring Road in Nairobi, Kenya at a cost of US$82m. This is after beating other eight firms that submitted bids in the tendering process. The 13 km stretch that feeds the Thika superhighway on the one end will now be expanded into a two-lane dual carriage. Instead of roundabouts, interchanges will now be used. The expansion is expected to start from October this year. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd September 2014

US$11bn new Bagamoyo port project in Tanzania to kick off this year

 GULF Energy has won the tender for the development of a 960 megawatt coal plant in Lamu, the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum announced yesterday. However two other firms which had shown interest in the tender and made it to the tip list and considering appealing the award. The chairman of the Lamu coal tender evaluation team, Simon Ngure said Gulf Energy demonstrated it will bill the lowest fuel charge even after the fuel price for.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd September 2014

New state-of-the-art hospitals to be built in SA

 About 43 new state-of-the-art hospitals are expected to be built across South Africa within the next five years.   Over and above, 216 new clinics will also be built by the national Department of Health, and 816 old hospitals across the country will be renovated, said Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.Minister Motsoaledi was speaking to media after the official opening of the R1-billion Dr Harry Surtie Hospital in Upington, on.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 3rd September 2014

Tanzania: Tarime to Construct 20 School Laboratories

 Tarime — TARIME District Council says it would successfully implement the directive by President Jakaya Kikwete to build laboratories in all public secondary schools within shortest possible time.   The council plans to start building a total of 20 laboratories any time from now. Aim is to have all the laboratories ready by November, this year, according to the Tarime District Council Chairman, Mr Amos.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd September 2014

Investor eyes Kisumu with Sh48m villas

 A Swedish investor wants to test Kisumu’s real estate appetite with Sh48-million villas. Fred Andersson, owner of Coromandele Investment Ltd is putting up 30 villas priced at Sh38.5million and Sh48.5million at Riat Hills, 3km from Kisumu International Airport.He said each unit would comprise four bedrooms all ensuite, walk-in in closet, expansive roof terrace with external Jacuzzi, two-room servant quarter and free flowing open plan.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 1st September 2014

$600m highway to link Kenya, Tanzania

 The East African Community is finalising plans for a transnational highway to link the Kenyan and Tanzanian coasts. The 460km highway, expected to cost $600 million, will start in Malindi, pass through Mombasa and Lunga Lunga on the Kenyan side, across to Tanga, then on through Pangani and Saadani to Bagamoyo in northeastern Tanzania. The road is hoped to increase regional trade by linking.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 1st September 2014

Kenya: Migori Plan Sh40 Million Renovation Work At Stadium

 MIGORI County Government have announced plans to renovate the county stadium at a cost of Sh40 million. According to Governor Zachary Okoth Obado, the stadium will be used to boost young talent and enable the county have the best team in the region. The renovated stadium will accommodate volleyball, rugby, athletics, football, basketball and indoor games. "We are committed to talent nurturing and this can only happen when we have a.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 29th August 2014

Arab Contractors to implement $27m new road projects in Egypt

 Arab Contractors Company (AC), a leading construction firm has been awarded a tender worth $27M to implement construction of 400km roads stretch in Egypt. In a statement sent to the media by Arab Contractors Company (AC) and signed by the board of Directors Eng. Mohsen Salah, the company is still negotiating to obtain an extra 200 km so that the targeted length of implementing the projects for the first phase will be up to 600 Km. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 25th August 2014



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