West Africa’s largest hydropower dam opens in Cote d’Ivoire

West Africa’s largest hydropower dam has been inaugurated in Soubre, Cote d’Ivoire, in a move that further cements the country as a key supplier of electricity in the region. The Soubre hydroelectric power station that was built by Sinohydro of…
Kenya acquires telescopic boom cranes to rescue SGR trains

Kenya Railways has acquired a telescopic boom crane that will be used to recover stalled or derailed vehicles on the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway. The crane, which was delivered at the port of Mombasa on November 1, is one of…
New technology could wipe out 600,000 construction jobs

Advances in robotics and new technologies are expected to wipe out 600,000 construction jobs in the next two decades in Britain alone, in what is now largely referred to as the “fourth industrial revolution”. A report by London-based engineering giant…
Vandals cause Sh1.2bn damage to Mombasa-Nairobi railway

In what paints a grim picture of uncontrollable greed, selfishness and lack of patriotism, vandals have carted away Sh1.2 billion worth of scrap metal from the newly built Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway barely five months after the Sh327 billion transport…