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Isimba dam gets new supervising engineers

Isimba dam gets new engineers Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has announced a new Owner’s Engineer (OE) for the 183MW hydropower dam located in Kayunga district. The new OE, which is taking over from Energy Infratech PvT Limited (EIPL), is Artelia EAU …

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Electricity boom in 2018

 Karuma, Isimba hydropower projects to add 783MW Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s electricity supply is expected to increase later this year as government switches on Isimba and Karuma hydropower dams amidst low electricity demand. The government is set to launch Isimba (183MW) and Karuma (600MW) hydropower dams – …

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Shs5bn needed for Karuma, Isimba audit

The Auditor General John Muwanga has demanded for Shs5billion to carry out a specialized audit on the quality of construction of Uganda’s multibillion hydropower projects; Karuma and Isimba in the next financial year 2017/2018. Muwanga told Parliament’s finance committee that his office was tasked with conducting an audit on the …

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Steel troubles melt away in 2017

Sector positive on government promise of deals in infrastructure projects Like most of the Uganda’s manufacturing industry, 2016 was brutal for the steel industry, with dwindling production due to low demand. Uganda has 12 steel mills with a production capacity of more than 500,000 tonnes annually, but the country’s steel …

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UEGCL and UETCL take charge of Karuma, Isimba

Uganda’s generation and transmission firms UEGCL and UETCL have taken over administration of mega power projects Karuma and Isimba. “Glad to inform that this morning I received, on behalf of @UegclP , the Deeds of assignment for Karuma and Isimba,” tweeted Harrison Mutikanga, Uganda Electricity Generation Co.Ltd (UEGCL) CEO. The …

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