Archive | Infrastructure RSS feed for this section

The vessels have Garmin navigation suits and run on vessel-compatible Volvo engines

Six new ferries launched for Ivory Coast

Cape Town shipbuilder, Nautic Africa, celebrated a significant project milestone to deliver 19 vessels to Abidjan in the Ivory Coast this month with the launch of six ferries for their client’s Presidential infrastructure project to help alleviate traffic congestion for the 4,7 million inhabitants of Abidjan. (more…)

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Stainless steel water pipes and fittings will last 50 to 100 years

Municipal stainless steel solutions could save SA millions in water losses

With South Africa experiencing Stage 2 and 3 water restrictions following its worst drought in decades, the spotlight falls on the solution of using stainless steel in water distribution and service pipes in South Africa to reduce leakages and maintenance costs and preserve our already strained water resources into the long-term future. (more…)

Read full story Comments { 0 }
East African Power Industry Awards

ROSATOM participates in the East African Power Industry Convention in Nairobi (Kenya)

On September 21-22 Nairobi was host of the most established power event in East Africa. The event was attended by the members of the Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Sudan Governments as well as by the representatives of major companies of energy business segment such as Kenya Power, Eskom Uganda, Nile Basin Initiative, Songas and Ethiopian Electric Power. […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Geographic Information Systems - GIS

Gibb Environmental showcases project excellence in sustainability

Sustainability impacts the bottom-line, and all industries should be acutely mindful of how they do business on a planet with fewer natural resources. The importance of internal capacity building, the need for climate and weather information management, the role of integrated planning and the inclusion of stakeholders outside government, should all be key themes of […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Neil Cameron of Johnson Controls

Intelligent goals for intelligent cities

Cities around the world are creating public-private initiatives around sustainability and liveability goals, and they’re being intelligent about it. Intelligent cities support their goal-setting processes with IT solutions that enable benchmarking, measurement, and achievement. (more…)

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Discussion on proposed Chinese naval base in Walvis Bay

China’s geopolitical ambitions expand to Namibia’s South Atlantic Sea Walvis Bay port

Across continental Africa, China’s presence can’t be ignored. While China has made multibillion-dollar investments in various countries and industries throughout the continent, a shift toward a military presence – in the form of a proposed naval base along Namibia’s Atlantic coast – implies a totally different kind of investment for China. (more…)

Read full story Comments { 0 }