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Third quarter growth for LafargeHolcim
Materials producer reports 4.1% year-on-year growth, while it is in talks for African acquisition
South Africa order for Easy Lift
Italy-based Easy Lift has sold a number of tracked platforms to SkyJacks, a leading powered access and telehandler rental company in South Africa
Major Swazi rail project to start soon
Final preparations are being made for construction of Swaziland Rail Link project valued at US$1.34 billion
CSCEC returns to New Cairo scheme
Chinese company signs US$3 billion deal to build central business district in new Egyptian capital
DP World to build new sea port in Senegal
Dubai-based firm to spend US$1.3 billion developing port, logistics hub and free trade zone
Turkish firm in for US$1.9 billion Tanzanian transport project
Istanbul-based Yapi Merkezi beats off stiff opposition to win high-speed electric rail contract
Bechtel to build Kenya’s first expressway
Kenyan government defends decision to award US$2.9 billion contract to US contractor
Strabag to build Africa’s highest bridge
Project to build US$123 million bridge in South Africa awarded to Austria-based company
Case appoints new EMEA vice president
Jose Cuadrado to head up the EMEA region for CNH Industrial’s construction equipment businesses
US$5.8 billion electricity project for Nigeria approved
Chinese joint venture will undertake construction of a 3GW hydropower plant in Gembu
Eiffage bids for Saipem maritime
French construction group wants maritime activities of Italian company oil and gas specialist
Construction equipment markets bounce back
Worldwide sales of construction equipment to grow 16%, driven by buoyancy in Asia – Off-Highway Research
Egyptian rail project for China Railway
US$1.24 billion project set to reduce Cairo commuting times by 30%
L&T to build light rail network on Mauritius
Metro system set to transform transport on the island following US$526 million deal
Steder Group Djibouti moves ball valves
Two 130 metric ton ball valves have been transported 1450 km from Djibouti to Ethiopia
Major JLG order from Eazi
Eazi Access, JLG’s distributor for Southern Africa, invested in 178 JLG units valued at $9m, $2.7m more than it’s previous order. The deal included the new 1500AJP
Profit up at FCC
Spanish-based group claims net profit increase of 64% in the second quarter of this year
Rabat to host Africa’s tallest skyscraper
China’s CRCC to work with Moroccan builder on US$375 million mixed-use tower
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Petro-Sea Logistics boosts fleet of Grove ATs
A new Manitowoc Grove GMK5180-1 all terrain crane has been bought by Petro-Sea Logistics
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