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African chemicals industry has growth potential

 Despite South Africa having the largest and most sophisticated chemicals industry in Africa, estimated at $30-billion, it only contributes about 1% to the global market, says global growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan chemicals, materials and food industry analyst Dilshaad Booley.  However, Booley notes that the South African chemicals industry is expected to have moderate growth of between 3% and 4% over the next five years,.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 6th October 2014

Tanzania eyes industrialised economy to increase development

 The model of the economy envisioned by the National Development Vision will be led by modernised and highly productive agricultural activities which are effectively integrated and supported by industrial and service activities in the rural and urban areas. The Vision 2025 aims at achieving a high quality livelihood for Tanzanians people, attain good governance through the rule of law and develop a strong and competitive.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 29th September 2014

Italy to East Africa: We are here to invest and help expand industries

 Italy rarely, if ever, features on the list of countries with a big presence in the East African region. Not anymore. Italy’s Minister of Economy and Finance was in Kigali and spoke to The EastAfrican’s BERNA NAMATA on the renewed interest in the region. There is growing interest from Italy — we recently launched the Italy-African initiative to intensify ties and facilitate economic integration between the Italian.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 29th September 2014

EAST AFRICA : Meet the market movers

 The rapid growth of East Africa's 150-million strong population has seen housing stocks come under pressure, prompting construction firms to embark on ambitious projects in a bid to close the deficit.    With GDP up by an average of 5% across the region in 2012, commercial and residential construction is pushing up sales of East Africa's steel products, which range from rebar and wire rod to cold rolled coil, galvanized sheet.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 29th September 2014

Australian firm expands foothold in Tanzania

 Significantly, all of the tenements are located within 20 kilometres of the coast, are easily accessible by road, and accessible to port facilities. The acquisition will supplement Gunson’s construction ready Coburn Mineral Sands Project in Western Australia. Adding to the transformation changes, Gunson will gain former managing director of mineral sands behemoth Iluka Resources Mike Folwell as its new chairman to guide the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 29th September 2014

Mega steel plant launched in Dar

 The Kamal Steel Limited plant, to produce reinforced bars, flat bars, angle bars, under the continuous casting machine technology, would be the biggest in terms of capacity in East Africa. Speaking at the launch of the plant’s expansion at Changombe in Dar es Salaam, Mr Pinda said that in order to reach the targets of Vision 2025, it was important that industries were developed since one of the important sectors of the economy was.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 27th September 2014

Museveni opens biggest steel plant in East Africa

 President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned the new Ushs320b Roofing’s Group mega steel factory in Namanve, Mukono district urging locals to learn from the work methods of Ugandans of Indian origin to fast track development.   Established in 1994 by Sikander Lalani, Roofings Group is now the largest steel factory in East and Central Africa and is worth an estimated US$280m (Ushs782b).   The latest Ushs320b expansion has.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 27th September 2014

Creation of new jobs and improve competitiveness through development of industrial zones in East Africa

 The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved monetary support to the Government of Kenya effort to create new jobs and increase competitiveness in the light manufacturing sector through the development of industrial zones and enhancing linkages with the local economy.                                          .... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 6th August 2014

Africa to provide significant steel opportunities

 Steel plant processing technology, equipment and services specialist SMS Siemag, a division of SMS group, supplier of processing technology, equipment and services for the ferrous, ferroalloy and nonferrous metals industries, says there is potential to establish new steel plants in Africa in the next five years and hopes to capitalise on these developments. SMS Siemag South Africa MD Pieter Bezuidenhout believes that, through its office.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 31st July 2014

German's industrial machine exports to Africa hit 580m euro

German exported industrial machines worth 580 million euro to Africa in 2013, representing 7.5 per cent of the country’s total export, Mr Richards Clemens, Managing Director, Packaging Machinery Association of Germany told journalists in Lagos on Monday.He said there was an increase in the global demand for German technology, adding that Nigeria was top on the list of countries making such demands. Nigeria is one of our largest markets.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th July 2014

Southern Africa: Prospects for Industrial Development in SADC

The first major challenge for SADC economies, as is the case with most African states, is a development model that is driven by consumption and primary commodity exports. The limitations of this kind of an economic growth path were severely exposed during the recent global economic crisis when the region’s economic performance was severely jolted. Further, the regional integration model in Africa has tended to focus too much on trade.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 28th July 2014



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