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Bevan’s stubby road maintenance truck proves a capital asset for Priority TM

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Bevan’s stubby road maintenance truck proves a capital asset for Priority TM Less was definitely more for traffic management specialist Priority TM when it came to specify its latest impact protection vehicle. Built by Bevan Group and fitted with a crash cushion, with a high-visibility light arrow board by Highway Care, the new truck was […]

Highways projects still putting the UK’s underground infrastructure at risk

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Highways projects still putting the UK’s underground infrastructure at risk A record 62% of all UK excavation work, including highways projects, is now preceded by a thorough search for underground infrastructure assets, such as pipes and cables, according to Digging Up Britain 2019. The report by LSBUD (Linesearch BeforeUdig), which provides a free to use […]

Aquajet introduces Ergo Rotolance Hydrodemolition attachments

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Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in Hydrodemolition machine manufacturing, offers the new Ergo Rotolance series. Designed specifically for the Ergo system, the new series features three size options — the Rotolance 30, Rotolance 130, and Rotolance 130S. The series effectively cleans, removes and roughens concrete, leaving a better bonding surface for new concrete or […]

Asphalt Institute Foundation issues RFP for asphalt durability research

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Screen shot. The nonprofit Asphalt Institute Foundation has issued a request for proposals for research on asphalt durability “next-generation” specifications and asphalt sustainability. The RFPs are funded through the AIF research committee and the research areas originated from the discussions at the inaugural AIF-sponsored Strategic Asphalt Research (STAR) symposium. The RFPs are available at asphaltfoundation.org. Deadline […]

COMESA Records Annual Inflation Rate at 21.8% in July 2019

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September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News The COMESA region has recorded a 1.3% increase in the year-on-year inflation rate due to the escalation in prices of goods and services. This has been measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) indicating an upsurge from 20.5% recorded in June 2018 to 21.8% […]

COMESA Mourns President Mugabe- SG Signs Book of Condolences

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September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News Secretary General (SG) Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe on Thursday 12 September visited the Embassy of Zimbabwe in Lusaka and signed the book of condolences opened for the former President H.E Robert Gabriel Mugabe. She was accompanied by the Assistant Secretary General, Administration and Finance Dr Dev […]

Central Banks Trained in “Modeling Expected Credit Losses Under IFRS9”

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September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News Representatives from twelve Central Banks from Member States have been trained in “Modelling Expected Credit Losses Under International Financial Reporting Standard – (IFRS9)”. The training was organised by the COMESA Monetary Institute (CMI) in Nairobi, Kenya from 26th to 30th August, 2019. CMI Director Mr […]

Four National Content Developers get Training on 50 Million Women Project

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September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News National content developers from four COMESA Member States have been trained on the use of the 50 Million African Women Speak platform (50MAWSP) at the COMESA headquarters in Lusaka, Zambia. The 9-11 September 2019 induction workshop brought together national content developers from Comoros, Democratic Republic […]

Finance Experts call for Revision of Regional Macroeconomic Convergence Criteria

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September 17, 2019 Posted by: Philip Kambafwile Category: Latest News Finance experts from Ministries of Finance and Central Banks from the region have called for the revision of the COMESA macroeconomic convergence criteria and the road map to the Monetary Union. This was revealed during the Second Meeting of the Committee of Experts on Finance […]