Civicon celebrates four decades of powering growth in East Africa

01/07/2015 / Africa / Civicon / Eskom / Uganda / construction / news / power

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Civicon has grown over the decades to become the leading engineering company in eastern Africa, providing bespoke EPC and a turnkey approach to engineering, construction and logistics across the region.

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The Climate Group welcomes China COP commitment, calls on India and Brazil to follow suit

30/06/2015 / China / climate change / emissions / energy / news / pollution / targets

The Climate Group today welcomed China’s announced target of cutting its CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by 60-65 per cent from 2005 level, with the aim of increasing non-fossil fuel sources in primary energy consumption to about 20 per cent by 2030, and to “work hard” to peak its CO2 emissions before 2030, as stated by Prime Minister Li Keqiang.

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State-of-the-art sugar refinery planned at Sohar Port & Freezone

30/06/2015 / Asia / Food / Freezone / News / Oman / Production / Refinery / Sugar

Oman Sugar Refinery Company LLC (OSRC) has reached agreement with Sinolight Corporation on an EPC contract to develop a sugar refinery at the port of Sohar. The new sugar refinery will be a world-class, state-of-the-art, modern facility and will use the latest production technology to produce the highest quality refined sugar. The refinery will have a capacity of one million tonnes of refined sugar per annum and the contract will be managed on behalf of OSRC by Bosch Projects of South Africa.

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Kuwait enjoys thriving construction sector, with projects worth $188bn underway

30/06/2015 / Big 5 / Kuwait / building / construction / event / infrastructure / news / projects

With US$188 billion of projects currently under various stages of planning and construction, Kuwait’s construction sector is poised for significant growth. The demand for high-quality infrastructure along with upscale residential and commercial properties can be seen in several multi-billion dollar projects, including the US$7bn Kuwait Metro project; US$3.3bn Kuwait International Airport; US$2.6bn Subiya Causeway; US$15bn Al Zour New Refinery Project; and US$6.2bn motorway construction.

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ECOWAS and Penspen sign feasibility study contract for the extension of West Africa gas pipeline network

30/06/2015 / Contract / Energy / News / Oil & Gas / Pipeline / West Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and international energy services company Penspen have announced the completion of a contract signing to enable a formal start to the feasibility study examining the current West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) system performance and its possible future network extension to other ECOWAS states.

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