ACWA Power has inaugurated a 120MW Khalladi wind farm in Tangier, Morocco, which will supply clean power at competitive prices to large industrial companies, mostly operating in the cement sector.
Mercedes-Benz Cars, a division of German automobile manufacturer Daimler, will produce the next generation of the C-Class in East London, South Africa, and invest €600m in expanding the plant.
Upstream gas company Sound Energy has signed an agreement with a consortium comprising Enagas, Elecnor and Fomento under which the latter will take up the front-end engineering and design (FEED) and construction and financing of the infrastructure to commercialise the company’s existing gas discovery in Eastern Morocco.
Sogea-Satom, a subsidiary of Vinci, has secured two road infrastructure projects with a combined value of €214m in Cameroon.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is set to break ground on the 40-inchx614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline and stations – the single biggest gas pipeline project in the history of oil and gas operation in Nigeria.
Dubai-based DP World has won a 30-year concession for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with an option of a 20-year extension.
Israeli company Shikun & Binui has secured a $309m contract to build an airport in the African country of Uganda.
VINCI Energies has won a contract from the Societe d’Electricite du Senegal (Senelec) to install five new extra high voltage transformer stations, 200km of overhead and underground EHV transmission lines, 100 distribution substations in various parts of Senegal and a regional load dispatch centre.
French company VINCI Construction, in a joint venture with Andritz Hydro, has won a contract worth €284m to build the Abdelmoumen pumped storage hydroelectric plant (PSP) located 70km from Agadir in Morocco.
Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), a public liability company owned by the government of Nigeria, has inked a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Qua Iboe Power Plant (QIPP) to develop a $1.1bn power plant in Akwa Ibom.
A consortium led by Enel Green Power has been chosen as the preferred bidder to construct a 100MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Metehara, Oromia, Ethiopia.
An equal stake joint venture (JV) between Orascom Construction and FCC Aqualia, a subsidiary of FCC, has bagged an EPC contract worth $320m to build Abu Rawash Wastewater Treatment Plant in Egypt.
Strabag International, a subsidiary of Austrian construction firm Strabag, has won a contract worth about €106m for the construction of a new bridge over the river Mtentu in eastern South Africa.
Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem has been awarded contracts by Eni Angola and Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with a combined contracts value of about $370m.
A joint venture (JV) of Aveng Grinaker-LTA and Strabag has been awarded a ZAR1.63bn ($125m) contract by the South African National Roads Agency SOC (SANRAL) for the construction of Mtentu bridge in South Africa.
Infrastructure firm Tahal Group together with its partner ZRB Consulting Finance & Development (ZRB) has signed a contract with the government of Zambia for the planning and construction of an agriculture and water project in the county.
Canadian engineering services firm SNC-Lavalin has bagged a contract on the Fine Ash Dam 6 Project in Secunda, South Africa.
Orascom Construction, an Egyptian engineering and construction company, has won a $100m contract to construct a steam turbine power plant in Egypt.
Denmark-based Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) has won a contract worth €90m to construct a power plant in Western Mali.
The World Bank has granted a $150m loan for Transport Sector Improvement Project (TSIP) in Northern Ghana.