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Egypt’s infrastructure push threatens City of the Dead
New highway in Cairo, Egypt, threatens famous cemeteries known as ‘the City of the Dead’ 
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Middle East urban construction projects to drive growth
Significant plans for construction projects in the Middle East this year
Work begins on US$1 billion port in Senegal
Construction of one of Africa’s largest ports begins in Senegal in West Africa 
New solution for 3D printing
A new construction method has been developed by Cemex and Cobod that reduces construction costs and time
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Ivory Coast contract for Besix
PFO Africa award Besix contract to build structure and roof cladding
Africa’s largest 3D-printed housing project
3D-printed housing can address “infrastructure gap”
Ghana awards US$80m water plant contract
Strabag selected to build water treatment facility for the city of Sekondi-Takoradi
China tightens Belt and Road financing
Projects in Africa particularly impacted by lack of credit, according to report from Reuters
African nations impacted as China tightens Belt and Road
China tightens Belt and Road financing, with impact of Covid-19 partly to blame, according to a news report from Reuters
Wirtgen Group and JBN work together in Nigeria
The project is an environmentally friendly reconstruction of a 375km of road
Investigation into collapse of 21-storey building
Tragedy in Nigeria kills 43, Governor of Lagos declares three days of mourning
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
Siemens Mobility signs $3bn Egyptian rail deal
German firm to build ‘first ever’ high-speed, electrified main and freight line in the country
Black & Veatch building for the future
Since its founding 106 years ago, Black & Veatch has defined its mission as “building human critical infrastructure
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
Special concrete used for dam in Morocco
Roller-Compacted Concrete supplied by BHS-Sonthofen mixing plants for Morocco dam project 
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