Vinci signs €388 million contract to build dam in Senegal

Vinci Construction signed a €388 million worth contract with the Gambia River Basin Development Organisation (which involves The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal) to build the Sambangalou dam located in the south-east of Senegal, close to the Guinean border. The 91 m high dam will have a capacity of 128 MW, generating renewable energy, improving …

1,285 kilometers through Africa with Faymonville

Ghanaian heavy haulage specialist MONPE Heavy Haulage has successfully transported six power engines from Ghana port to Niger over a total distance of about 1,285 km. “Special transports are our daily business, but this mission was really exceptional within the exceptional. It’s a prestigious project and sets a benchmark”, declared Peter Everett from MONPE Heavy …

Vinci wins €1.3 billion contract for Kenya’s motorway

The Republic of Kenya, through its Public Private Partnership Unit and the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), executed an agreement with Rift Valley Highway, a company owned by VINCI Highways (Lead Member), VINCI Concessions, and Meridiam SAS, for the development of the Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit Highway project. The signature occurred in Paris on September 30th 2020 …

Mammoet completes Africa’s heaviest ever equipment transport

Mammoet has moved Kenmare Resources plc’s mining plant from its previous mining area at Namalope to Pilivili, a new high-grade ore zone at the Moma Mine, in Mozambique. The transport consisted of a Wet Concentrator Plant (known as WCP B) and its dredge. To date, it is the heaviest piece of mining equipment to be …

Abidjan Terminal takes delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors

Abidjan Terminal, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Abidjan, has taken delivery of two fully electric APM 75T HE tractors as part of the “Green Terminal” environmental certification programme initiated by Bolloré Ports. These machines are the product of the synergy between the Bolloré Group, via Bolloré Ports and Blue Solutions, …

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal inaugurates direct Asia-Africa line

Kribi Conteneurs Terminal (KCT) welcomed the CMA CGM Cendrillon ship on 17 August 2020. Measuring 334 metres long and with a capacity of 8,645 TEUs, the vessel inaugurated the direct Asia-Africa (ASAF) line at the Kribi deep-water port. Through the service, and in partnership with Maersk and Nile Dutch, CMA CGM will extend the reach …

Double delivery to Algeria for Faymonville

Faymonville has recently delivered two MultiMAX low-loaders to its Algerian customer DTR. They have been driven to Marseille from where they were shipped to Mostaganem. The semi-trailers with a basic width of 3,000 mm are equipped with air suspension, friction steered axles and interchangeable hydraulic single and double ramps that have been dismantled for the …

Haulotte names new distributor for 12 African countries

Haulotte has named Premium Group as a distributor of the full range of its aerial equipment and telehandlers in Morocco, Senegal, Guinea Conakry, Mauritania, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Togo, and Benin. The new distributor, based in Morocco will have its own stock of Haulotte equipment and spare parts to ensure rapid …

Fagioli and Somalew Cranes & Logistics form strategic alliance

Fagioli SPA, Italy, and Somalev Cranes & Logistics, based in Morocco, have formed a strategic alliance to provide heavy lifting services to many upcoming projects in Morocco and region. Fagioli, specialised in heavy transport and lifting, project logistics and freight forwarding activities, has a large fleet of equipment to perform any kind of transport and …