Chinese firm CRBC hailed for speeding up Kigali road project

China Road and Bridge Cooperation has been hailed for the progress it has made on an urban road upgrading project in Rwanda’s capital Kigali, which is expected to improve the traffic situation in the city and the country. The 54-kilometre…
Construction of Bagamoyo port gets underway in Tanzania

Tanzania has finally kicked off construction of the much anticipated $11 billion Bagamoyo Port project at Mbegani creek in Bagamoyo, as it seeks to increase its capacity to handle regional cargo. The Bagamoyo facility is tipped to become the biggest…
Juba’s tallest building nears completion

UAP Group has set June 30 as the deadline for completion of construction work on Equatorial Towers, its 15-storey office complex in Juba, South Sudan. The Sh1.7 billion building, which is tipped to be the tallest tower in South Sudan,…
Chinese firm CSCEC to build Ethiopia’s tallest building

China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has signed a deal with the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) to build the bank’s 46-storey headquarters in Addis Ababa. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Addis Ababa, CBE president Bekalu Zeleke said the…
Work underway on 1km-high Kingdom Tower in Jeddah

Construction is underway on the 1km-high Kingdom Tower, an engineering feat that is being built in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, by the Jeddah Economic Company (JEC) – which is owned by the Saudi royal family. With slightly over a year into…
Dynamic Group resurrects Dubai rotating tower

London-based Dynamic Architecture Group, the architectural firm that had proposed to build a rotating tower in Dubai in 2008, is set to revive the stalled Dynamic Tower project later this year. Italian architect David Fisher, the founder of Dynamic Group,…
Shanghai Tower: World’s 2nd-tallest building underway

China has completed the main structure of the Shanghai Tower, which is under construction in the country’s commercial hub of Shanghai. Shanghai Construction Group Company Ltd., the building’s contractor, placed the the final beam on the skeletal structure of the…