Your top infrastructure stories of the week
Your top infrastructure stories of the week:
- 2Africa project: Telecom Egypt is participating in a project to lay a 37k-km subsea cable between Europe, the Middle East and 16 countries in Africa to expand broadband and mobile networks on the continent. The cable will come online in 2023-2024.
- Port Said factory: The Transport Ministry will set up a new factory in Port Said to manufacture electric and monorail train cars as well as spare parts for the nation’s railways and metro lines.
- Marsa Alam power station: The Electricity Ministry inaugurated the Marsa Alam power transformer station, which was constructed by China’s State Grid Corporation, according to a cabinet statement.
- Delayed railcars delivery: A delivery of Russia’s Transmashholding railcars expected to arrive before 30 June will be delayed due to covid-19. No revised arrival date was given for the 100 railcars.