At the end of July 2009, KSB Aktiengesellschaft, of Frankenthal, Germany, received an order for the extension of the Méckhé pumping station situated 100km north of Dakar, Senegal.
The Landfill Interest Group (LIG), an active specialist interest group within the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) hosted a Waste Disposal Landfill Seminar in October 2009, at the Business School of the University of Stellenbosch, entitled “The Functional Landfill”.
The Dutch government has approved a US$130mn grant to support the implementation of a waste management programme in Ghana
Abengoa, an international company that supplies technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has begun construction on the Nungua desalination plant in Ghana
Culligan has signed an agreement with African brand distributor, CFAO, in an attempt to develop opportunities in the water treatment market in Africa