Zim infrastructure projects among Africa's top 100
Business Reporter FIVE of Zimbabwe’s infrastructure development projects made it into the 2013 top 100 mega projects in Africa, according to a list published by Africa Investor Magazine. The top 100 mega projects list has been published annually since 2010 to give project management stakeholders indicators of where infrastructure investments funds are flowing on the African continent. Power generation, mining and transport infrastructure projects dominate the list.
The five projects from Zimbabwe included on the list include the now completed US$600 million Chisumbanje ethanol project and the ongoing US$300 million Zimbabwe National Roads Administration’s rehabilitation of the Plumtree-Bulawayo-Harare-Mutare road. Also making the list is the Zimbabwe Power Company’s US$350 million Kariba South hydropower expansion project, the US$2 billion Zesa and Chinese Energy Company power project in Matabeleland North and lastly the rehabilitation of the Beitbridge-Harare-Chirundu road project still at planning stage and estimated to cost over US$1 billion.
The road infrastructure projects are expected to improve the country’s roads which had become deplorable, much to the chagrin of motorists who accused the responsible authorities of prioritising toll fees collection while doing nothing to rehabilitate them.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The HeraldSimilar Stories