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    15 May, 2013
Aveng Group expanding in Mozambique
 
London, 15 May (AIM) – The South African Aveng Group has opened an office in Maputo as part of its expansion in Mozambique.

The company is responding to rapid economic growth by constructing a 17 million US dollar factory in Tete province in western Mozambique to produce materials for the country’s huge infrastructure projects. At full production factory will produce 130,000 railway sleepers per year and employ up to a thousand people.

According to the company’s chief executive officer, Roger Jardine, “this is an exciting period in the history of Mozambique, with the relatively high and sustained economic growth promising greater prosperity and opportunity for all Mozambicans”.

Aveng notes that, despite the economic growth, the country’s infrastructure is in poor condition and that the Mozambican government has identified a number of growth corridors where substantial investment is taking place. This is providing opportunities in the development of ports, roads and railway lines.

Aveng has recently been awarded a contract for the Nacala Corridor Project which entails carrying out earthworks, installing drainage and building bridges over a 62.5km section of rail track.

It is also building railway yards in Beira city in Sofala province and Moatize in Tete province, and is supplying concrete sleepers, pipes and culverts to contractors.

These projects will create an estimated 1,200 direct and indirect jobs.
(AIM)
 
 
  2 December, 2019  
 
AIDS related deaths fell 20 percent over five years
 
President Filipe Nyusi declared on 1 December in the northern city of Nampula that the number of deaths from HIV/AIDS in Mozambique fell by 20 per cent between 2014 and 2018.

 
  18 November, 2019  
 
President addresses Catholic Bishops
 
President Filipe Nyusi on 16 November challenged the Catholic Church to continue its commitment to achieving the social well-being of Mozambicans and indicated that dialogue should be one of the paths chosen.

 
  17 November, 2019  
 
New water system for Gorongosa inaugurated
 
More than 30,000 people will benefit from clean drinking water in Gorongosa town, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala, thanks to a new water supply system that President Filipe Nyusi inaugurated on 15 November.

 


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