Africa

BAM: First Pile Driven at Petroleum Jetty in Sierra Leone

BAM: First Pile Driven at Petroleum Jetty in Sierra Leone

BAM International and its South African joint-venture partner Stefanutti Stocks have driven the first pile for the construction of the petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone. BAM and Stefanutti Stocks were awarded the contract or the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the petroleum jetty in December 2013. The […]

VIDEO: New Drum Cutter Attachments from Atlas Copco

VIDEO: New Drum Cutter Attachments from Atlas Copco

Atlas Copco has recently introduced a range of eight Drum Cutter attachments to its range of Construction Tools. The DC Drum Cutter range is available with service weights from 200 kg to 2900 kg, suitable for carriers of 1-50 tonnes. “Our Drum Cutters are an excellent choice for rock or concrete wall and surface profiling, […]

Mott MacDonald to Undertake Shire River Basin Management Program

Mott MacDonald to Undertake Shire River Basin Management Program

Mott MacDonald, together with consortium partners Centre for Development Management from Malawi and LTS of the UK, has been appointed on the first phase of the Shire River Basin Management Program by Malawi’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development. The World Bank financed project is being implemented to improve land and water management and […]

Morocco to Host “Dredging Without Boundaries”

Morocco to Host “Dredging Without Boundaries”

The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

EXCLUSIVE: Dragflow Introduces “High Depth Dredging”

EXCLUSIVE: Dragflow Introduces “High Depth Dredging”

Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

Top News – July 14 to 20, 2014

Top News – July 14 to 20, 2014

Boskalis Consortium Bags Singapore Port Expansion Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.    Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer” The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is […]

Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer”

Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be “Game Changer”

The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

NPA Negotiates with Potential Strategic Investors

NPA Negotiates with Potential Strategic Investors

The Nigerian Ports Authority, managed under a “Landlord” model, has put all necessary arrangement in place to encourage prospective investors, both local and foreign in the Nation’s seaports. This information was disclosed by Nigerian Ports Authority Managing Director, Malam Habib Abdullahi, during a recent visit of Moody’s Investors Services officials to Lagos. According to Abdullahi, […]

New EC250E and EC300E Excavators from Volvo

New EC250E and EC300E Excavators from Volvo

The new Tier 4 Final/Stage IV-compliant EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators from Volvo Construction Equipment are powerful and efficient machines, designed to reduce fuel consumption and increase productivity. New Volvo EC250E and EC300E crawler excavators deliver a 5 percent improvement in fuel efficiency over past models, saving customers both time and money. This efficiency is […]

Loan Secured for Abidjan Port Expansion

Loan Secured for Abidjan Port Expansion

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has arranged a EUR 200 million syndicated bridge financing facility for Cote d’Ivoire’s state-owned Port Autonome d’Abidjan (PAA) to enable the company expand facilities at the Abidjan Port. According to the agreement signed by PAA and the participating banks in Cairo and Abidjan, Afreximbank and Société Générale Cote d’Ivoire will […]







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