Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Powering and Energizing Africa

The third edition of Power & Energy Africa is an imposing demonstration of its importance for the successful development of power and energy sector in Kenya. The expectations with the first show were not only fulfilled, but clearly surpassed.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Treasury Signs Sh52b Wind Power Project Deal

The National Treasury has signed a Sh52.1 billion Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement for the 300 megawatt (MW) Turkana Wind Power Project, clearing the last hurdle for implementation of the mega project.

Ethiopia-link Road Set for Completion in 2015

Tarmacking of the main road linking Kenya with Ethiopia is expected to be completed by end of next year according to Marsabit governor Ukur Yattani. The 505km Isiolo-Marsabit-Moyale road is 60 per cent complete and work is progressing well.

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Tanzania Major Port Construction Starts in 2015

Dar es Salaam (AFP) - Tanzania will launch construction of a major Chinese-funded sea port in 2015 to boost the trading capacity of the east African nation, a presidential statement read.

Increasing International Presence in Kenya.

In February 2015 the Kenyatta International Conference Centre welcomes all international interest of the construction, infrastructure, building and energy industry. CIBEX East Africa is the perfect meeting point for all industry members in Kenya, the hub of the region.

Olkaria I unit 5 Connected To The Grid and Being Tested

Local news from Kenya highlight that the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has connected the Olkaria I unit 5 to the national grid, paving the way for the completion of the 280 Megawatt geothermal power project.

Uhuru Highway Upgrade Project

Uhuru Highway Upgrade Project in Nairobi May Not be Realized Soon as Earlier Projected In November last year, KENHA director-general Meshack Kidenda said the project would be ready in 3-4 years. But now an official from the authority says the plan is still at the design stages.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Standard Gauge Railway

The project involves the development of a modern high speed, high capacity standard gauge railway for passengers and freight within the Northern Corridor, with speeds of; freight trains = 80 Kph and passenger trains = 120 kph. This project is expected to transfer freight from roads to rail reducing rapid roads damage, provide safe and rapid intercity passenger transport.