Spanish firm clinches CFA15.5b contract in Cameroon. APA – Douala (Cameroon) The Spanish company BTD-Projectos has won a contract worth 15.5 billion CFA francs for the construction of a drinking water distribution network in the Cameroonian eastern town of Bertoua, APA learned on Friday from Cameroon Water Utilities Corporation (CAMWATER, heritage company).
Russian companies to build $12bn refinery complex in Angola. Angola has given two Russian companies the green light to build a major refinery complex and railroad that will help the African country – a major oil exporter – finally cut its dependence on imported petroleum.
The $12bn mega project is being put forward by companies Rail Standard Service and Fortland Consulting Company, which have set up a consortium with local partners. Their aim is to build a 400,000-barrel per day refinery in the southwestern city of Namibe (its port pictured above). The work will also include a rail link to the newly refurbished Benguela railroad. An order signed by Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos on 9 March gives the Russian joint venture permission to develop 10 square kilometres of land, and commits the Angolan government to buying 364,000 bpd of petrol and other fuels as production increases over an 11-year period, reports Portuguese news site, Negocios.
Une entreprise espagnole veut relier Madrid à Tanger en moins d'une heure grâce à l'Hyperloop. INNOVATION - C'est un projet qui pourrait révolutionner notre mode de transport.
Une entreprise espagnole travaille actuellement sur le développement de l'Hyperloop, un projet de recherche collaboratif lancé par l'ingénieur sud-africain Elon Musk, fondateur de SpaceX et Tesla. Ce système de transport futuriste à grande vitesse fait l'objet d'un concours international, "l'Hyperloop One Global Challenge". 35 porteurs de projet ont été sélectionnées par la société américaine Hyperloop One sur plus de 2.600 projets présentés pour le développement de cette nouvelle technologie.
Plus de 1.000 km/h Parmi eux figure une équipe espagnole, Primex Team, composée d'une vingtaine de profils. Étudiants, ingénieurs et experts en droit sont supervisés par la Fondation Université-Entreprise, une organisation basée à Madrid qui aide les élèves à se présenter à ce type de concours. ENGIE and Thales will link Dakar to its new airport with a new express train. Works on the Regional Express Train which will link the capital of Senegal to its new international airport were officially opened today in Dakar in the presence of the President of the Republic of Senegal Macky Sall, the Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE Ineo Yann Rolland, the Chief Executive Officer of ENGIE Western & Central Africa Philippe Miquel and the Director of the Dakar Regional Express Train project at Thales Christian Guay.
ENGIE (agent) in partnership with Thales will manage the section of the project involving the design and implementation of infrastructures and systems for the Regional Express Train. Turkish company Yenigün Construction creates subsidiary in Cameroon, with sights on mining industry. Egypt wants Russian industrial zone in Suez. An agreement is due to be signed this week allowing Russia to build an industrial park next to the Suez Canal, according to the Egyptian Trade Ministry.
"A number of protocols of understanding will be signed. Cameroon: Urban Development - Spain to Assist Urban Development Projects - allAfrica.com. By Elizabeth Mosima The Spanish Ambassador to Cameroon, Jorge de Oruela Pemartin was at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development on Friday October 16, 2015.
The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Jean Claude Mbwentchou, granted audience to the Spanish Ambassador to Cameroon, Jorge de Oruela Pemartin, on Friday October 17, 2015. Speaking to journalist after the audience, the diplomat said the visit was to congratulate the minister for the confidence bestowed on him by the Head of State and to discuss development projects in the country, notably the rehabilitation of the Yaounde Municipal Lake, social development and housing project and the possibility for Spanish enterprises in Cameroon to participate in development projects. Russia defends oil refinery deal with Uganda. Uganda recently awarded a Russian company a contract to build a $4-billion oil refinery KAMPALA – Russia’s ambassador to Uganda has defended a recent deal between the East African country and a Russian state conglomerate to build a $4-billion oil refinery in Uganda.
“Ugandans must cooperate with all partners who are ready to come here and invest,” Ambassador Sergey Shishkin told The Anadolu Agency. “Ugandans are wise people; if this deal benefits them, all the best,” he asserted. Uganda recently announced that RT Global Resources, a subsidiary of Rostec, Russia’s largest state-owned corporation, had won a bid to build a $4-billion oil refinery in the country.
Congo: Italy to back Congo on infrastructure. The Italian deputy minister for Economic development, Carlo Calenda, said here Tuesday that his country was willing to assist Congo consolidate efforts made in the domain of infrastructure.
The minister, who arrived Monday in Brazzaville leading a 70-member, high-level delegation including 35 company managers, was shown round the sports complex of Kintélé, in Brazzaville. "We have come here to look into and evaluate the investment opportunities in Congo where there is huge potential," said Mr. Calenda. Spanish Eurofinsa to invest more than 300 bn FCFA in Cameroon. Business News of Thursday, 19 March 2015.
Cairo signs contract with French company for metro line. Cairo signs contract with French company for metro line The new phase consists 5 new stations which will be funded by a loan from France Ahram Online , Wednesday 25 Feb 2015 Egypt Metro (Photo: Reuters)
Spain - The World Land-Bridge to African Development. European Investment Bank to provide US$27.3mn to rehabilitate Liberia's airport. The Roberts International Airport needs to re-branded and brought up to international aviation standards. (Image source: WorldBank/Flickr) Pim van Ballekom, vice president of EIB, said, “Upgrading Monrovia’s airport is essential for Liberia and we are pleased to share experience from similar projects elsewhere in Africa.”
According to Ventures Africa, the project will be co-financed with the Saudi Fund for Development and the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa. The EIB’s long term loan will help address safety issues and commence the upgradation of the runway. La Russie aidera l'Egypte à construire le nouveau canal de Suez. Bollore to invest €97m to develop Dakar port terminal. EU allocates €123m to develop Egypt’s transport sector. Algérie : une entreprise turque mandatée pour la construction du tramway de Sidi Bel Abbès. Hydrocarbures : Le transsaharien sur de bons rails. PAA : Bolloré remporte la concession du TC2. Planificaciones Mundiales. Description. TARFAYA , LE PROJET CHOROK !!! European Union Plans to Fund Djibouti Desalination Plant. General Electric plans to make Nigeria hub of its African business.