Infrastructure

Infrastructure used to move minerals to market and inputs into mining such as labour and machinery to site.

Tanzania gas pipeline launched

By on October 28, 2015 in Infrastructure, Midstream, Oil & Gas with 0 Comments
Tanzania gas pipeline launched

Tanzania has initiated a US$1.33bn project to pipe natural gas to its commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, and help relieve chronic power shortages in the city, reports Reuters Africa. The 532km Mtwara-Dar es Salaam pipeline and gas processing plants, largely financed by a Chinese loan, is part of a plan to add about 2,000 megawatts […]

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Mozambican Government enabling transport of coal

By on March 1, 2015 in Coal, Infrastructure, Mining with 0 Comments
Mozambican Government enabling transport of coal

Mozambican Transport Minister Carlos Mesquita has announced that the government is establishing all the necessary conditions to guarantee that mining companies are able to move the coal they extract from the Moatize coal basin, in the western province of Tete , to the sea, says an AIM report. The companies have long expressed concern at […]

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Ethiopian capital expands airport, plans new hub to meet growth

By on February 13, 2015 in Infrastructure with 0 Comments
Ethiopian capital expands airport, plans new hub to meet growth

Ethiopia will complete expansion work on the capital’s airport in 2018 to triple the number of passengers it handles from 7 million a year now and will soon pick a site for a new hub to deal with 10 times the number in future, a senior official said. Bole International Airport, on the edge of […]

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Four African Regional Projects get Thumbs up

By on November 3, 2014 in Infrastructure, Power with 0 Comments
Four African Regional Projects get Thumbs up

Four regional energy projects have received priority, following a high-level business forum on the side-lines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States. The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) Agency and United Nations Global Compact convened the recent meeting on Africa’s infrastructure development to get the private sector to respond to […]

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Private investors wanted to fund Namibian rail link

By on October 27, 2014 in Infrastructure, Mining with 0 Comments
Private investors wanted to fund Namibian rail link

Namibia may seek private investors to fund a railway line linking the north of the country with Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as mineral shipments from those nations through the port at Walvis Bay increase, according to a Bloomberg report. The railway, which will run from the Zambezi region in north-eastern Namibia […]

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