IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has provided $55m in financing to construct solar PV plant in Mozambique.
Water innovation firm Crystal Lagoons has inked a deal with Egypt-based real estate company Tatweer Misr for a $117m development in Ras Al Hekmah, Egypt.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a loan of up to €186m to the Fayoum Water and Wastewater Company for the development and expansion of its wastewater services in Egypt.
Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to work together for the development of the $829m Songwe River Basin Program (SRBDP).
A consortium of China Railway Construction (CRCC) and Moroccan contractor The General Construction Company of Casablanca (TGCC) has won a contract to build a 250m high tower in Rabat, Morocco.
FLSmidth, a Danish engineering services provider, has secured a contract worth over €100m for the construction of cement plantin North Africa.
Dariana Tani, economist at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC), assesses Nigeria’s economic recovery plan and its impact on the country’s infrastructure sector.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the eligibility assessment for compliance review for the construction of the 125MW Coal Sendou Power Plant Project in Bargny Minam village, Senegal.
US-based engineering services firm Bechtel has secured two contracts from Carbon Holdings to provide project management services for the Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex and construct two new polypropylene units in Egypt.
King Mohammed VI of Morocco has broken ground on the NOOR Ouarzazate IV plant, the fourth and final phase of the Ouarzazate solar complex.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €115M loan agreement with the Arab Republic of Egypt for a wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez.
Greece-based contractor METKA has secured a contract from the General Authority for Electricity and Renewable Energy of Libya (GAEREL) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya.
The longest suspension bridge in Africa, according to Cowi and Gauff Engineering, is currently under construction in Mozambique and will link the capital city of Maputo with the Catembe district.
A consortium of Van Oord and Urbeinveste Projectos Imobiliários has won a contract from the Angolan government for the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola.
Youssef Ouchagour, construction industry analyst at Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, looks at some of China’s leading contractors, and projects that they are undertaking in Africa.
Willemen Groep comprising Aswebo, Aannemingen Van Wellen, Franki Construct and Cosimco has won a contract from the Dutch company APM Terminals to build a new container terminal in Morocco.
Moroccan phosphate producer OCP Group has partnered with the Ethiopian government to construct a $2.4bn fertilizer plant in Ethiopia.
Subsea 7, a provider of subsea EPC services, has won a contract from Pharaonic Petroleum Company for work at Egypt’s Atoll gas field.
Morocco’s mosques are set to receive a ‘green makeover’ in a government-led initiative to improve efficiency and promote renewable energy.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and Lekela Power have signed an agreement for the development, construction and operation of a 158MW wind farm in Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal.