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Wednesday, 20 May 2020

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.

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