United Real Estate Company has appointed Hill International as the construction manager for the second phase of the Assoufid development in Marrakech, Morocco.
L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure business has won a contract order, valued in the range of Rs 10bn-Rs25bn ($185m -$462.9), from Metro Express Limited (MEL) to extend the mainline corridor of the Mauritius Metro by 3.4km.
Portuguese engineering and construction company Mota-Engil has commenced construction work on the $1.96bn Nigeria-Niger railway project.
A consortium led by Vinci Construction has secured a contract worth €388m from the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation to construct the Sambangalou dam in Senegal.
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Mitsubishi has secured an $800m contract to deliver a work package for Cairo Metro Line 4 Phase 1.
A joint venture of VINCI Highways unit Rift Valley Highway, VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS has signed an agreement for the development of about €1.3bn Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project in Kenya.
Hill International has been awarded a contract to provide project management services for the New Administrative Capital City and 6th of October City Monorail project, the two lines of the $4bn Cairo Monorail Project in Egypt.
Calgro M3, a South African property developer, has broken ground on a student accommodation building for the University of the Western Cape in South Africa.
The World Bank has approved $130.8m in financing to support the $150.80m Uganda Roads and Bridges in the Refugee Hosting Districts Project, which aims to ease trade while improving access to social services in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda.
The World Bank has agreed to provide a loan of $750m in International Development Association (IDA) financing to support the upgrade of road and other communication infrastructure in Kenya.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), based in Egypt, has approved $400m in loans and guarantees to support the construction of $24bn Mozambique LNG project.
Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC) has awarded a major EPC contract to oil services firm TechnipFMC for the construction of hydrocracking complex for the Assiut refinery in Egypt.
The Nigerian Government is set to flag-off the construction of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) $2.8bn Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK Government’s export credit agency, has provided a loan of over £100m to the Government of Benin for the development of a 114-mile interstate road in the country.
Maire Tecnimont has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Groupement Bir Seba for the execution of the BirSeba Phase II and Mouiat Outlad Messaoud Field Development Project in Algeria.
Stantec-led consortium has been selected by the Egyptian Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) to lead the €456.5m Fayoum Wastewater Expansion programme in the country.
Maire Tecnimont’s subsidiary Tecnimont has won a $550m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC), for the construction of a new ammonia plant in Ain Sokhna, Egypt.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a financing agreement with the Government of Mozambique to provide a $34m grant for the construction of the 35km phase II of the Nambungali-Roma road.
Standard Chartered Tanzania has signed a $1.46bn loan agreement with the Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance to support the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement to finance €120m to the Egyptian Government to support the expansion and upgrade of the Alexandria West Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP).