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Egypt is planning a massive expansion of the railways

The Egyptian Ministry of Transport intends to expand railway projects in cooperation with the American company of "Bechtel" to implement the sixth metro line, which is 30 kilometers long.            The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Kamel El-Wazir, said that Egypt is moving ahead with plans to expand the Metro and rail networks, and is close to concluding an agreement with Bechtel to implement the sixth Metro line in Cairo. Speaking to the American Chamber of Commerce on Monday, the Egyptian minister said that most of the largest transportation projects, which also include dry ports and river transport, must be completed by the end of 2024. The minister said that Egypt is working on concluding a memorandum of understanding with Bechtel for feasibility studies and implementing the sixth Cairo Metro line project, at the cost of 5 billion USD, over a length of 30 Kilometers. He explained that Egypt had collected funding for the metro line from Canada, the United States, Britain, France and Japan, without revealing its route, but reports said that it would extend east of the Nile from north to south of Cairo. On the other hand, the Egyptian Orascom Construction Company said that it had signed a contract with the Japanese company Mitsubishi and the National Authority of Tunnels in Egypt, a contract worth 800 million USD, to work in the first phase of 19 Kilometers of the fourth metro line in Cairo,...

2020-12-14 13:12:29

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Hoda El Maraghy is the first Egyptian woman to receive the highest Canadian engineering award

Dr. Hoda El Maraghy, Dean of the Canadian College of Engineering at the University of Windsor, who holds the highest civilian order in Canada, is participating in the “Egypt Can by Industry Conference”, which is to be held during the coming period, in order to benefit from her knowledge and experience in the field of industrial investment and the localization of industry in Egypt, as She loves Egypt and always translates this love and belonging into support for her homeland in all areas of the fourth industrial revolution, through cooperation with the concerned authorities in working on Egyptian projects through a series of conferences and the “Egypt Can Foundation”.. And now we are to monitor stations in the life of Dr. Hoda El Maraghy: She is the first woman in Canadian history to obtain a doctorate in industrial engineering. She is also the first woman to hold the position of the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Windsor in Canada. She joined the Scientific Advisory Board of the Canadian Minister of Defense, as well as a fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. The Canadian McMaster University has included Dr. Hoda El Maraghy ​​among its elite and famous graduates. She was also awarded the "Order of Ontario” for her scientific efforts in the field of engineering; She is also the only Egyptian woman in Canada - among 114 other candidates - to receive this order, since it was offic...

2020-12-17 13:04:09

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Infinity announces plans to expand its Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Network across Egypt

Largest EV charging network to feature over 300 stations across Egypt by end of 2023 Infinity, a leading renewables energy solutions provider, today announced its intention to expand its electric vehicle (EV) charging station network across Egypt, in line with the government’s intention to build a robust ecosystem for EVs in the country. The company, which already has an existing network of over 40 charging stations with more than 150 charging points, stated it was aiming to launch over 300 charging stations by 2023 and planned to invest around 300 million EGP to reach this milestone. Since 2018, Infinity has been establishing the fastest growing EV charging network throughout Egypt. Infinity’s charging stations are equipped with EVBox chargers, Europe’s leading electric vehicle charging manufacturer and provider, and are capable of charging at least 2 electric vehicles simultaneously with certain stations allowing concurrent charging of up to six vehicles. All stations are built in confirmation to EU standards and cater to Type 2 charger cables. Alternatively, EV owners can also use adapter cables to charge their cars at the stations. The stations are equipped with double-socket 22KW-AC-chargers as well as fast-charging DC chargers, which are available in major stations, providing an output of 50 KW. Speaking of the announcement, Mr. Shams Abdel Ghaffar, Managing Director, Infinity EV Division, said, “We are committed in our effor...

2021-02-23 14:42:36

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