African Review weekly digest - 19th - 23rd June

Komencanto commons for ATR 307(Image source: Komencanto/commons)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on African Review, from 19th - 23rd June 2017 

Western Cape’s social housing project set to be handed over 

The Belhar Social Housing Project in the Western Cape is set to be completed soon, focusing on to providing affordable housing opportunities in the residents across Cape Town. Click here to read the full story

Construction in progress for Cameroon’s sports complex 

The Sports Ministry of Cameroon met with Egis Batiments International to review the current construction work for the Olembe sports complex, which is expected to host the opening ceremony of the 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations in 2019. Click here to read the full story. 

Komatsu America introduces new off-highway trucks for increased production 

The leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu America Corp. has introduced two new models HD325-8 and HD405-8 off-highway trucks, which feature an increased horsepower and Komatsu traction control system (KTCS), aiming to improve productivity in a cost-effective way. Click here to read the full story.

Construction outlook in South Africa is 'moderate' 

In real terms, the South African construction industry's forecast-period (2017–2021) outlook is moderate compared to its review-period (2012–2016) performance, according to Timetric. Click here to read the full story

Capital Projects to invest US$780 for road construction in Mozambique 

South African firm, Capital Projects, has announced plans to invest US$780mn to fund the construction of a highway linking Mozambique’s southern province of Inhambane and South Africa as part of a strategic bid to boost tourism and trade between the two countries. Click here to read the full story

South Sudan to push ahead with petroleum audit 

The South Sudanese Ministry of Petroleum has launched a public tender to perform an audit and produce a report on the country's petroleum sector. Click here to read the full story

Efacec wins international contract to build power plants in Guinea-Bissau 

The leading Portuguese energy and power solutions provider Efacec has received an international contract worth US$11.14mn for the construction of two power substations in Bor, the capital of Guinea-Bissau, in order to double the electrical capacity of Bissau. Click here to read the full story

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