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German Pumps Maker To Open Nairobi Plant

Germany’s water pumps and pump systems manufacturer Wilo is set to open an assembly plant in Nairobi. The firm’s Country Manager, Belete Asnake, Monday said the assembly plant will be fully operational by 2020. It is targeting to serve the entire Eastern Africa. “Currently, we have hired 20 people for the new regional office but […]

The Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA) has hired a German consultant to conduct a study aimed at boosting its safety and security oversight and raising the country’s global competitiveness. The study, being conducted by HPC Hamburg, a subsidiary of Hamburg Port in Germany, is funded by the World Bank to the tune of Sh120 million. Acting […]

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A Helsinki stock exchange-listed environment and industrial measurements firm Vaisala is Wednesday set to officially launch its operations in the country. [GARDAlign=’center’] The Finnish corporation, which expanded to Africa in 1980, mainly deals in supplying weather observation systems to aviation authorities and meteorological organisations. Locally the firm is behind the automated weather observation systems installed […]

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Kenya has asked Spain to nominate a new firm to complete the much delayed Lake Turkana Wind transmission after it terminated an earlier contract awarded to a debt-ridden Spanish contractor. Energy secretary Charles Keter said because the power line is funded by the Spanish government, Nairobi has asked Madrid to scout for a new contractor […]

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Representatives of Nyeri farmers on Friday exported the first batch of 300 kilogrammes of processed coffee for sale in 1,200 supermarkets in Europe. Nyeri Co-operative Union Chairman Newton Nderitu, Aguthi Farmers chairman John Muchiri and Joseph Ngunjiri oversaw the flagging off at the Athi River-based Africa Coffee Roasters (ACR) facility where they were joined by […]

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