NAMIBIA: Works of Young Architects on display till May 9

The works of Young Architects in Africa are currently on display at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre Gallery. This exhibition which is a production by AS Architecture Studio is a showcase of selected projects from the competition they took part in France in 2014. It highlights the plight of young architects in their search for an architectural language that emphasises and encompasses […]

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NAMIBIA: Gas cleaning and acid plant construction due in June

The construction of the million gas-cleaning and sulphuric acid plant at the Tsumeb smelter has reached its final phase. The project which commenced 18 months ago will be the biggest in the country’s mining sector. Estimated to produce between 270 000 and 340 000 tonnes of acid annually, the gas-cleaning/sulphuric acid plant project will help curb the […]

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NAMIBIA: First ever solar park to be constructed from next year

The first ever solar power park is to be constructed in Namibia. The solar power project which is under the ownership of InnoSun- a French investor will be constructed at a cost of US $10.79m. With work commencing from the beginning of next year, the power park will add 4.5MW of electricity to the national power grid. This marks the […]

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Women help to construct homes in Namibia’s Mass Housing Project

Women in Construction is a program initiated by Namibian Homes. It provides training in plastering and bricklaying to 46 women. The mass housing construction scheme offers women the opportunity to learn how to construct houses from ground to roofing level. Some have even advanced to the stage of installing plumbing and electrical wiring. About five […]

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