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Apr 18, 2014
POWER PROJECTS Ressano Garcia thermal power station is a joint venture project between Electricidade de Mozambique and Sasol New Energy
Updated 7 hours ago Mozambique was building several new gas, coal and hydropower stations to address the country’s growing electricity demand, said Mozambique State-owned power utility Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM) board adviser Marcelino Gildo Alberto at the 2014 Power &...
Apr 18, 2014
Updated 7 hours ago Mott MacDonald PDNA is finalising the feasibility stage of State-owned rail operator Transnet’s R17-billion Swaziland link railway project.
Apr 11, 2014
South Africa-based engineering consultancy Mott MacDonald PDNA (MMPDNA) states that it is currently finalising the feasibility stage of State-owned rail operator Transnet’s R17-billion Swaziland link railway project. The project entails the construction of 146 km...
Apr 11, 2014
The project involves the development of a 300 MW pulverised fuel subcritical coal-fired independent power producer project, in Tete.
Mar 14, 2014
About 250 MW from the Moatize IPP would be consumed by the mine, with the 50 MW balance to be fed into Mozambique's grid
A 25-year concession contract was signed on Friday opening the way for the development of a 300 MW, $1-billion coal-fired independent power producer (IPP) project in the Tete province of Mozambique, about 1 500 km north of Maputo. The contract was conclude between...
Mar 14, 2014
ALAN OLIVIER Grindrod remains focused on developing infrastructure
Freight and logistics service provider Grindrod has a R10-billion project pipeline planned for sub-Saharan Africa, says Grindrod CEO Alan Olivier. He says the capital expenditure for some of these projects has already been approved by the Grindrod board –...
Mar 14, 2014
JSE-listed Murray & Roberts (M&R), a company synonymous with the South African construction industry, is increasingly deriving the bulk of its earnings from offshore operations, while its future fortunes are also increasingly tied to non-South African prospects,...
Feb 28, 2014
The Port of Maputo, in Mozambique, has devised a business strategy to ensure it reaches its target of handling 40-million tons of cargo by the end of 2020, following the success of exceeding 17-million tons in 2013.
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Feb 03, 2014
James Holley
Freight and logistics service provider Grindrod on Monday said it had secured the opportunity to work with Northwest Rail Company (NWR), to build, operate and maintain a new 590 km Cape gauge railway from Chingola, in the heart of the old Zambian Copperbelt, to the...
Feb 03, 2014
Grindrod Limited, the JSE listed freight and logistics service provider, through its wholly owned subsidiary Grindrod Mauritius, today announced the opportunity to work with Northwest Rail Company Limited, to build, operate and maintain a new 590km cape gauge railway...
Jan 31, 2014
N1 AND N4 TOLL ROUTE Bakwena commercial manager Liam Clarke says upgrades have improved safety for materials handling personnel travelling on the N1 and N4 toll routes
The Bakwena Platinum Corridor Concessionaire (Bakwena) has started with the second major upgrading stage of the N1 and N4 toll route, which started in 2011 and will end in 2015, leading to further improvements on more than half of the 385 km Bakwena N1 and N4 roads.
Jan 28, 2014
Although an increasing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa achieved strong growth in recent years, which increased living standards and reduced poverty, while also making economies stronger and more resilient, many challenges remained, the International...
Jan 14, 2014
Absa, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group, has signed a cooperation agreement with Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) focused on the development of Mozambique’s natural resources, infrastructure and water security – which are...
Dec 16, 2013
Richards Bay Coal Terminal
Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing the country’s dependency on coal would help restrain global coal demand growth over the next five years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) found in its yearly ‘Medium-Term Coal Market Report’ released in Paris on...
Dec 13, 2013
Sappi's Ngodwana mill
South Africa-based global paper and dissolving wood pulp (DWP) manufacturer Sappi Southern Africa has decided to ship some of its products through the DP World Maputo-operated container terminal at the Port of Maputo, in Mozambique. Under an agreement signed by the...
Dec 11, 2013
Kentz regional MD for Africa Carl Dyer
Energy-focused engineering group Kentz is gearing up for what it expects to be material growth in Mozambique in the coming years, owing principally to the discovery of large-scale gas resources and the ongoing development of the country’s coal and power...
Dec 06, 2013
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday, once the world's most famous political prisoner, emerged from a 27-year jail term in 1990 to lead South Africa from apartheid to democracy. President Jacob Zuma announced his death on the public broadcaster just before...
Nov 08, 2013
The inadequate state of the South African railway industry in the past decade poses a challenge in meeting the requirement for rapid infrastructure development to support the country’s urbanisation and economic growth, says auditing, consulting and financial...
 
 
 
 
Nov 01, 2013
Johannesburg-headquartered Fire Control Systems designs, supplies, fabricates, installs and maintains turnkey fire protection and detection solutions used in the commercial, industrial and mining sectors. The solutions include sprinkler systems; deluge systems; high-...
Oct 28, 2013
The new office, which is located on Avenida Ahmed Sekou Touré in the central district of Mozambique’s capital Maputo, will cover several countries in southern and central Africa: Angola, Botswana, Cape Verde, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo DRC, Lesotho,...
Oct 18, 2013
The project proposes the construction of an estimated 2 100 km, large-diameter gas pipeline along the east coast of Mozambique.
Oct 04, 2013
South Africa is a country with extensive maritime interests and responsibilities. The country has a coastline of about 3 924 km, including Prince Edward Island and Marion Island, which form a little group lying some 540 nautical miles (nm) or about 1 000 km south...
Oct 04, 2013
South Africa is a country with extensive maritime interests and responsibilities. The country has a coastline of about 3 924 km, including Prince Edward Island and Marion Island, which form a little group lying some 540 nautical miles (nm) or about 1 000 km south...
Sep 20, 2013
SIGNIFICANT REGIONAL BENEFITSA detailed map of the proposed 2 600 km Gasnosu pipeline which, if approved, could run from Cabo Delgado to Maputo, Mozambique, and possibly to regional markets further south, such as Richards Bay, South Africa
A feasibility study is currently under way for the construction of a $5-billion, 2 600 km natural gas pipeline that could connect significant natural gas discoveries in northern Mozambique to benefit gas-to-power markets in Southern Africa. Having concluded a...
Sep 13, 2013
The Maputo port is expected to handle around 18-million tons of cargo this year, up from 15-million tons last year, and 12-million tons in 2011, says Grindrod CEO Alan Olivier. “We are into new territory here. The port handled 15-million tons at its peak, and then...
Sep 13, 2013
POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTNamibia Minister of Mines and Energy Isak Katali and Mozambique Energy Minister Salvador Namburete inaugurate Phase 2 of Aggreko’s cross-border interim power project at Gigawatt Park in Ressano Garcia, Mozambique
Temporary power and temperature control solutions provider Aggreko officiated its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Namibian power utility NamPower at the unveiling of Phase 2 of its Ressano Garcia gas-fired power plant at Gigawatt Park, in Mozambique, last month....
Sep 10, 2013
JSE-listed domestic airline operator Comair has managed to achieve a significant improvement in profitability for the financial year to the end of June, declaring a headline profit of R231-million, despite the industry facing higher fuel costs. Profit rose from...
Sep 02, 2013
Grindrod CEO Alan Olivier
The Maputo port was expected to handle around 18-million tons of cargo this year, up from 15-million tons last year, and 12-million tons in 2011, said Grindrod CEO Alan Olivier on Monday. “We are into new territory here. The port handled 15-million tons at its...
 
 
 
 
Sep 02, 2013
JSE-listed bulk handling and shipping group Grindrod on Monday reported 29% increase in headline earnings to R450.5-million for the six months ended June. Attributable earnings fell by 12% year-on-year to R533.2-million. The earnings decrease was mainly owing to the...
Aug 30, 2013
Isak Katali and Salvador Namburete
Temporary power and temperature control solutions provider Aggreko officiated its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Namibian power utility NamPower at the unveiling of Phase 2 of the gas-fired power plant at Gigawatt Park, in Ressano Garcia, Mozambique, on...
Aug 30, 2013
ENGAGING GOVERNMENTIn its discussions with the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy, Easigas has proposed that the Department of Energy revise its policy of pricing imports of liquefiable petroleum gas based on petroleum prices
The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy (PCE) met with liquefiable petroleum gas (LPG) supplier Easigas earlier this month at the company’s Bellville depot, in the Western Cape, to discuss pertinent industry matters. “These related to infrastructural and...
Aug 30, 2013
Established eight years ago, Johannesburg-based I-CAT Environmental Solutions has grown to become a leading environmental management company in South Africa, where its clients include major mining groups like Anglo American, DRDGold, Assmang, Kumba Iron Ore, Exxaro,...
Aug 23, 2013
With BMW exports from the country set to more than double in 2013, BMW South Africa (SA) has added the Maputo port, in Mozambique, to the Durban port it has historically used to export the Pretoria-made 3 Series to the rest of the world. “BMW SA has increased its...
Aug 23, 2013
Leading South African logistics operator for long-haul transport Reinhard Transport Group (RTG) reports that it has bought 140 MAN TGS 27.440 semitrailer tractors for its Chrome Carriers fleet. The contract was awarded in July to manufacturer of commercial vehicle...
Aug 02, 2013
BMW exports through the Maputo port
With BMW exports from the country set to more than double in 2013, BMW South Africa (SA) has added the Maputo port, in Mozambique, to the Durban port it has historically used to export the Pretoria-made 3 Series to the rest of the world. “BMW SA has increased its...
Aug 02, 2013
A four-month contract to supply four fire water tanks at a fuel terminal in Maputo and Beira, Mozambique, was awarded last month to South African bulk liquid and dry bulk storage tank supplier Tank Connected. The erection of the tanks will start at the end of the...
Jul 17, 2013
As high costs, thinning margins, commodity price volatility and labour relations weigh on mining companies, multistakeholder collaboration was becoming a necessity for project survival, KPMG partner and global head of metals and mining corporate finance Rama Ayman...
Jul 03, 2013
Africa’s shortage of infrastructure is a major investment opportunity for its emerging market countries
 
 
 
 
Jun 26, 2013
Rio Tinto has suspended coal exports from Mozambique's northwest Tete province due to security concerns after threats by the opposition Renamo party to disrupt the Sena railway line, a provincial official said on Wednesday. "As for Rio Tinto's goods trains, the...
Jun 25, 2013
President Jacob Zuma will head to Mozambique to attend the Southern African Development Community (SADC) infrastructure investment summit in Maputo on Thursday. The summit’s main aim is to present the SADC regional infrastructure master plan and its short-term...
Jun 20, 2013
Consulting and engineering services provider Royal HaskoningDHV and Dutch water utility Vitens Evides International (VEI) will develop a €2.2-million water distribution system for the northern parts of Mozambique’s capital, Maputo. The water distribution system...
Jun 19, 2013
Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) has started discussions with potential black economic-empowerment (BEE) groups, including communities and strategic partners, for its proposed Makhado mine, in Limpopo. Chairperson David Brown, who on Wednesday announced the results of...
Jun 14, 2013
Advisory law firm Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc (ENS) aims to be continuously involved in infrastructure improvement in Mozambique and continues to play an advisory role in existing and new gas and coal finds in that country. The development and exploitation of these...
 
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