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Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Your top infrastructure news of the week

Top infrastructure news of the week:

  • Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir met Thales International head Patrice Caine to talk railway modernization and improving electrical signaling systems on Cairo-Alexandria and Assiut-Nag Hammadi railways.
  • A EGP 2 bn sludge digestion plant will be constructed in Alexandria to reduce sludge produced by the Eastern Wastewater Treatment Plant and generate electricity.
  • Korean infrastructure company CGN is being considered to manage the dry port at Borg El Arab after submitting a bid.
  • Some 250k thermal scanners have been purchased for deployment at ports nationwide to detect covid-19 infections.
  • Trade Minister Nevine Gamea and Environment Minister Yasmine Fouad met to discuss importing scrap materials for an industrial waste to energy program and promoting environmentally-friendly industrial production.

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