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 …

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 …

Himoinsa’s continued growth in Africa and the Middle East

Himoinsa Africa and Middle East Distributors Convention, hosted by the South African cities of Rustenburg and Port Elizabeth, has gathered more than 30 companies from 16 different countries. The purpose of the Convention was to take stock of this year's achievements and to outline the goals and challenges that lie ahead for 2020. This event …

First Konecranes RTG’s for Morocco

Konecranes will deliver 16 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to Tanger Alliance, Tangier, following an order booked in May 2019. The 16 Konecranes RTGs will be working at the new container terminal TC3, Tanger Med 2, in the Port of Tangier and will be the first Konecranes container cranes in Morocco. Tanger Med 2 is …

Successful start-up of Egyptian Refinery

Qatar Petroleum has announced the successful start-up of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of the Egyptian capital Cairo. Qatar Petroleum owns 38.1% in the Arabian Refinery Company, which in turn owns 66.6% in ERC. All the units of the ERC Refinery are now operating, and are expected to ramp …

Tailor-made training and maintenance by Genie

A fleet of articulating and telescopic rough terrain Genie GS scissor lifts, S, Z and also Xtra Capacity (XC) boom lifts, owned by Kinross Tasiast Company and operated by its subsidiary Tasiast Mauritania Limited S.A., are assisting in work at height applications at one of the largest gold mines in Africa, located in the Inchiri …

Volga-Dnepr Group ensures emergency Ebola delivery

Volga-Dnepr Group took a part in the Mérieux Foundation's efforts to control the Ebola virus disease epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by undertaking a special cargo flight last week carrying mobile bio-medical laboratories. One of their fleet of twelve AN124-100 aircraft was especially positioned in Lyon-Saint Exupery airport (France) on Tuesday 08 …

ALE ensures mining vessel engine replacement

De Beers has turned to ALE to ensure the removal and replacement of two engines on its Debmar Pacific mining vessel. Since 2002 diamond operations in Namibia have taken place in larger volume offshore than onshore, so its very important that mining vessel availability remains high. Prior to the lift operation ALE installed two custom-designed …

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 …