New oil refinery project in Algeria

Algerian Sonatrach has signed a contract with Tecnicas Reunidas & Samsung Engineering Group for the construction of the Hasse Messaoud oil refinery to be built at Haoud El Hamra. Its processing capacity will be 5 million tonnes per year. The Spanish contractor and the South Korean company will be responsible for executing the engineering, procurement, …

BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …

Sarens positions Olympic swimming pool roof in Algeria

On behalf of client CEDY, Sarens recently completed the installation of a wooden frame for an Olympic swimming pool roof in Algiers, Algeria. For this operation, Sarens selected the CC2800-1 crawler crane in SSL 84m main boom configuration, as well as the AC-100 and telescopic forklift. The CC2800-1 crawler crane was selected due to the …

Mammoet takes over ALE

Mammoet confirms that the acquisition of ALE has been completed, and the businesses will now operate as one company under the Mammoet brand. Over the coming months a fully developed integration plan will be rolled out that will focus on bringing the two organizations together. The global coverage of the combined business is over 140 …

Terex Trucks boosts its position in Algeria

The Algerian economy is heavily dependent on revenues from oil exports. However, the low oil and gas prices of the last few years have weighted on the country’s economic performance. To reduce its dependence on oil, the Algerian government aims to diversify into non-oil sectors such as construction, to drive private and foreign investments. This …

MultiMAX trailer from Faymonville performs in South Africa

South Africa’s machine moving and rigging company Lovemore Bros., headquartered in Durban, has recently used the MultiMAX 2+6 axle stepdeck trailer to move a 49 tons steel construction for an industry project. The load had a length of 21 m and a width of 4.5 m. The MultiMAX trailer by Faymonville has a loading platform …

Haulotte welcomes 3 new distributors in Africa

Sterling Access in South Africa, Promatex OI on Reunion Island and Pie Tnufa in Israel are the three new authorized distributors of the Haulotte Group for the Africa zone. These new partnerships will provide better quality of service at the local level, both in terms of safety and productivity. The three companies are equipped with …

Éric Kalala Nsantu takes the lead of Bolloré Transport & Logistics in DRC

Éric Kalala Nsantu has officially taken up his function as new Chief Executive Officer of Bolloré Transport & Logistics in the Democratic Republic of Congo. With a solid experience in mining logistics and financial management, Éric Kalala Nsantu holds a Master's degree in International Management from HEC Paris and a General Management Program from Harvard …

Antonov Airlines flies aid and personnel to support relief efforts in Mozambique after Cyclone Idai

In collaboration with Bolloré Logistics France, Antonov Airlines has flown aid and personnel from Chalons Vatry Airport (XCR) in France to Beira (BEW) in Mozambique to assist with humanitarian efforts in the region in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai. The cargo included malaria treatments, five water purification stations, and over a thousand tents and shelters. …

Marine Maroc uses Enerpac SL400 gantry to transport 130 t HP heaters

The international logistics company Marine Maroc has used its new Enerpac SL400 gantry to install high pressure heaters (HP heaters) of 130 t at the site of the Safi coal-fired power plant in Southwest Morocco. Marine Maroc was in charge of transporting the heaters from the port of Safi to the plant. Upon arrival at …