Engen now ship-shape and sailing strongly in Mauritius

Up and down Africa’s coasts, major seaports with bunkering facilities play a key strategic role in keeping sea traffic flowing, and industries growing. It is big business and includes the storage of bunker (ship) fuels and the provision of fuel to vessels. Bunkering includes the shipboard logistics of loading fuel and distributing it among bunkers. read more

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The SERAS CSR Awards Announce 2017 Call For Entries from Across Africa

The Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards, otherwise known as The SERAS CSR Awards Africa, have announced the call for entries for the 2017 edition, and in 2017, for the first time, East African businesses and organisations are also invited to enter, making the event truly pan-African for the first time. read more

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ENGIE and eleQtra sign an agreement for the development of a wind project in Ghana

ENGIE (www.ENGIE-Africa.com) and eleQtra (www.eleQtra.com), a developer of power and transportation projects in sub-Saharan Africa, signed a Joint Development Agreement that defines the terms and the schedule for the development and construction of the 50 MW Ada Wind power project in the Greater Accra Region in Ghana. The project is expected to require an investment of approximately $120 million and to start operations early 2019. ENGIE will enter as a 40% partner in the project. read more

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AFRICAGUA 2017 sets its sights on the United States

A delegation of the Canary Island Government led by its president, Fernando Clavijo, traveled to the United States to promote the Africagua Forum, the international meeting on Water and Renewable Energies held in Fuerteventura on the 6th and 7th of November. read more

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SSAB’s Strenx & Hardox steel used in Kiruna Wagons winning entry for the Swedish Steel Prize 2017

This year’s winner of the international Swedish Steel Prize is Kiruna Wagon from Sweden. The prize is awarded for the company’s innovative wagon solution, the Helix Dumper. Kiruna Wagon has used high-strength steel to develop a highly durable and far more efficient wagon solution than other ore wagons on the market. read more

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Exploiting Data Breaches

High profile data breaches are regularly in the news and, seemingly, businesses and are losing the battle to protect their intellectual property (IP), corporate, and customer data from the threats posed by professional cyber criminals. read more

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How Africa’s mining industry is responding to innovation

While mining companies continue to be pressured by the uncertainty that looms over the global economy, the industry is on a quest to introduce innovation to help improve important business practices. Despite the challenges that remain, the mining industry is increasingly turning to digital technologies to streamline business models, capture reliable data and improve production and safety. read more

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Three African renewable energy projects announced as winners of the US$7million Access Co-Development Facility competition

Access Power (“Access”), a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy (www.EREN-Groupe.com) a global independent power producer, are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2017 US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) – an innovative funding and support platform for renewable energy projects in Africa.

The three winning projects, hailing from Tanzania, Rwanda and Ghana, were selected from a technologically and geographically diverse pool of 82 entrants from 23 countries after having presented to a live panel of industry expert judges. The panel based their final selection on the commercial, technical and environmental merits of the projects presented, as well as the local regulatory environment and capability of the project teams. The winners will share the US$7 million pot provided by the Access Co-Development Facility as well as technical support and expertise. read more

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USTDA Creates Opportunities for U.S. Businesses in Zambia

USTDA also announced approval of funding for a 130-140 megawatt wind power project being development by Access Wind One Zambia Limited, the Zambian subsidiary of Access Power Limited read more

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