Road construction

Indian government tells Highways Authority: “Stop building roads”

Indian government tells Highways Authority: “Stop building roads”

The office of the Indian prime minister has written to the National Highways Authority (NHAI) to ask that it stop building roads and hand over the running of completed projects to the private sector. The letter, written by Nripendra Misra, principal secretary to the prime minister, said the NHAI was “totally logjammed by an unplanned and excessive expansion of roads” leading to new projects becomi... »

African investment in transport construction set for rapid growth

African investment in transport construction set for rapid growth

GlobalData’s latest report (‘African Transport Networks’) reveals that growth in transport construction in Africa is being driven by increasing investment in railway projects. Spending will be led by Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt, where transport investment will increase from US$7.6 billion, US$9.5 billion, and US$5.6 billion respectively in 2019, to US$9.8 billion, US$8.5 billion, and US$7.5 billion ... »

Four SA highway projects in limbo  after two construction giants went bust

Four SA highway projects in limbo after two construction giants went bust

Four highway upgrade projects in the Western Cape, Limpopo and the Eastern cape remain unfinished after Group Five and Basil Read filed for bankruptcy. »