Infrastructure

China’s role in African infrastructure and capital projects

China’s role in African infrastructure and capital projects

If you want to prosper first build roads If you want to prosper, first build roads, says a Chinese proverb. This certainly appears to hold true in Africa. The continent should build many roads, railways, ports, and power plants, as large infrastructure gaps remain an obstacle to growth, investment and economic diversification. The Achilles’ heel for Africa’s economic development Recent estimates b... »

A new empowerment model is key to rebuilding South Africas construction sector

A new empowerment model is key to rebuilding South Africas construction sector

South Africa is currently presented with a unique opportunity to rebuild the country’s construction sector in an inclusive way, enabling South Africa to successfully shift the dial on growth driven by a strong, diverse and globally competitive construction sector. Following South Africa’s 2019 elections, one of the key elements of the country’s new dawn is, “government’s intention to prioritise ca... »

Singapore to remain world leader in infrastructure

Singapore to remain world leader in infrastructure

With the government set to continue to invest in the development of the country’s infrastructure, particularly in its transport networks, Singapore will remain a world leader in terms of the quality of its infrastructure, according to GlobalData. »

Global Infrastructure investment to grow by 4.8%

Global Infrastructure investment to grow by 4.8%

Global infrastructure construction is forecast to grow by 4.8% on an annual average basis in real terms between 2019 and 2023. This will be propelled by Asia, where growth is expected to average 7.0% a year in South and South East Asia, as well as 5.8% in North East Asia, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Of the 14,000 large scale infrastructure projects  tracked world... »

6 Things to consider when building infrastructure for the future of mobility

6 Things to consider when building infrastructure for the future of mobility

Automation, connectivity, electrification, and shared mobility are upon us, but the road and rail infrastructure requirements to facilitate these technologies are often not considered when rebuilding individual projects. There exists no integrated vision of how to equip the infrastructure of the future. To build one, we need to answer a long list of questions, such as how electricity supply will b... »