OTHMANE-BELOUIZDAD CITY INAUGURATED IN ALGERIA

The inauguration of Othmane-Belouizdad City, an urban hub featuring 13,300 housing units, marked the kickoff of Algeria’s housing distribution program in celebration of independence and youth. The event was attended by the two sons of the symbolic Mujaheed, highlighting the historical significance of the occasion. Spanning 107 hectares, Othmane-Belouizdad City includes 343 nine-story buildings and various integrated facilities. During the event, Housing, Urban Planning, and City Minister Mohamed Tarek Belaribi detailed the housing distribution program,…

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ALGERIA MINISTER RECIEVED HARBOR ENERGY CEO OVER ENERGY PARTNERSHIP

The meeting between Minister Mohamed Arkab and Director General Linda Cook from Harbor Energy underscores the mutual interest in strengthening cooperation and investment in Algeria’s energy sector. During the meeting, Both parties discussed opportunities for cooperation and investment in Algeria’s energy sector, particularly focusing on hydrocarbon prospecting, exploitation, and the development of natural gas fields. This cooperation aims to enhance Algeria’s energy capabilities and contribute to its presence in global markets, including the African market….

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GAS RESEARCH INSTITUTE BUILDING COMMISSIONED IN ALGERIA

The Minister of Energy and Mines, Mohamed Arkab, chaired the inauguration ceremony of the Institute, located in building “B”’ at the headquarters of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, in the presence of the Secretary General of the Forum, Mohamed Hamel, the Director General of the Institute, Azzedine Adjeb and senior officials of the sector. The Gas Research Institute aims to provide a framework for scientific and technological collaboration by boosting the exchange of information,…

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ALGERIA GOVT. APPROVE CONSTRUCTION OF TWO ROAD PROJECTS CONNECTING TWO PROVINCES

The Council of Ministers met Sunday under the chairmanship of the president of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, approved the completion of two road projects connecting the two provinces of Mascara and Tizi Ouzou to the East-West Highway, the Council of Ministers said in a statement. “After listening to a presentation by the minister of Public Works and Basic Infrastructures, the Council of Ministers approved the completion of two road projects connecting the two provinces of…

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ALGERIA PRESIDENT LAY FOUNDATION FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SEAWATER PLANT

The President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune laid the foundation stone for the Cap Djinet seawater desalination plant in Boumerdes, as part of his working and inspection visit to the provinces of Algiers, Boumerdes and Tipaza, to mark the 61st anniversary of Independence Day and Youth Day. Stretching over 16 hectares, the plant will help to improve the drinking water supply capacity of the inhabitants of the provinces of Boumerdes and Algiers. The project is…

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ALGERIA GOVT. DISCUSSING PLANS FOR STEEL COMPLEX PROJECT

At its weekly meeting chaired by Prime Minister, Aïmene Benabderrahmane, the government dicussed the progress of the steel complex project in the province of Bechar, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s office. The government, which met at the Government Palace, “heard a presentation by the Minister of Pharmaceutical Industry on the progress of the steel complex project in the province of Bechar, intended for the production of steel rails and sections, using…

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TISSEMSILT-BOUGHEZOUL-M’SILA RAILWAY LINE INAUGURATED IN ALGERIA

Abdelkader Mazar, central director in charge of communication of the National Agency for Studies and Monitoring, announced the inauguration recently of the Tissemsilt-Boughezoul-M’sila railway line. The 290 km long infrastructure connects five different communities, including Tissemsilt, Tiaret, Djelfa, Médéa, and M’sila. The work was carried out by groups of Algerian public companies. The line, which will be used for both passenger and freight transportation, should help to open up the regions listed that have not yet…

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NATIONAL ROAD NO.11 RE-OPENS IN ALGERIA

The statement of the General Directorate of National Security stated that the opening of the road will be from Kosidar Bridge to Hamma Belouizdad. The opening of the road was done late around 4 pm yesterday.  Last Thursday, the General Directorate of National Security announced the closure of the northern bypass road (National Road  No. 11) in both directions. This is at the level of the meeting point of the southern and northern bypass roads (Jisr Kosidar-Casablanca) to…

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ALGERIA LAUNCHES DESALINATION PROJECTS OF SEAWATER TO TACKLE WATER CRISIS

ALGIERS – The President of the Republic, Supreme Head of the Armed Forces, Minister of National Defense, Abdelmadjid Tebboune ordered, Sunday during the periodic meeting of the Council of Ministers, the launch, as soon as possible, of desalination projects of ‘seawater in the East, West and Center of the country, stressing the need to continue coordination between sectors with a view to putting in place an efficient and definitive strategy capable of resolving the water…

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#9 STRATEGIES DEPLOYED IN RESOLVING WATER SHORTAGES IN ALGERIA

Algeria today, like the countries of the Mediterranean, is experiencing a water deficit caused by climatic changes that have greatly affected the natural cycles of precipitation. This has caused a shortage of rain, which has led to a significant decline in the water level of dams across the country, especially in the central regions and in the western part of the country, with a deficit rate of 25% of the dam reserves. In order to…

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ALGERIA IS PREPARING TO DIVERSIFY ITS ELECTRICITY MIX WITH RENEWAL ENERGY

The government of Algeria is preparing to launch a call for tenders for independent power producers (IPPs). The aim of this call for expressions of interest is to select companies to produce 1,000MW of renewable energy. The call for tenders, which will be launched between June and July 2021, will be divided into 10 lots of 100MW each, open to foreign investment. In a decree published on 29 April 2021 in the official gazette, the…

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CHINESE CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES $2 BILLION PROJECT IN ALGERIA

ALGIERS, March 30 (Reuters) – A Chinese consortium on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with an Algerian state company to exploit an iron deposit in the North African country, Algerian state media reported. The project will be carried out at Gara Djebilet iron mine, in the southern province of Tindouf, state radio said, citing Energy Minister Mohamed Arkab. “The project cost could exceed $2 billion according to preliminary estimates. It is still an approximative…

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PRESIDENT OF ALGERIA AND MALI TO EXPLORE AREAS OF COMMON INTEREST FOLLOWING A WORKING VISIT

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday (14 March) held talks in the capital Algiers with visiting Malian President Bah N’Daw. The bilateral ties and the process of peace and reconciliation agreement in Mali were on the top agenda of this meeting. N’Daw on Saturday kicked off a working visit to Algeria to discuss ways to boost fraternal ties “at the service of the common interests,” a statement by Algeria’s President Office read. Algeria has been contributing…

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ALGERIA’S TRANSPORT MINISTER SACKED OVER CATERING SUPPLIES CONTRACT

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has sacked the transport minister and the CEO of the country’s flag carrier Air Algeria, according to the Presidency. A presidential statement said Lazhar Hani and Bakhouche Alleche were dismissed over the purchase of catering supplies from abroad “without taking into consideration the country’s economic context and the priority given to the national productions”. The head of catering at the company was also relieved of his duties. Algeria is struggling to…

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UPDATE ON ALGERIA’S US$13BILLION 1216KM EAST-WEST HIGHWAY

Algeria East – West Highway construction has resumed after the COVID-19 lockdown. The six lane highway project is regarded as the biggest public works projects now in the world. Upon completion, the project is projected to cost US $13 billion and will be 1216km long spanning from the border at Tunisia (East) to Morocco (West). The Algeria East-West Highway is also referred to as the A1 Highway, and has been under construction since 2007. Algeria…

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PROJECT MANAGER AT GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE), ALGERIA

Project manager at GE

GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. GE is looking for Project Manager in Algeria. JOB DESCRIPTION Project Manager reporting to GE Power GAS office Manager in Algeria, in charge of conducting power…

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LEAD O&M MECHANICAL ADVISOR AT GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE), ALGERIA

GE (Mechanical Advisor)

GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. GE is looking for Mechanical Advisor to maintain all power plant process in Algeria. JOB DESCRIPTION Mechanical Advisor is responsible for managing all aspects of the…

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AFRICA’S LARGEST MOSQUE COMPLETED IN ALGERIA

AFRICA'S LARGEST MOSQUE

Algeria’s largest contractor successfully completes the Great Mosque Djamaâ El Djazaïr of Algiers CSCEC Algeria, a subsidiary of China State Construction Engineering Corporation is proud to deliver Africa’s Largest Mosque. This huge infrastructural project is in Algiers, the capital city of Algeria. Construction for the Great Mosque of Algiers commenced in February 2012 despite criticism over government choice of spending. In fact, health workers in the country continue to complain about the lack of funding…

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CHEVRON SEALS DEAL TO ACQUIRE ALGERIAN OIL FIRM

Chevron acquires Algerian oil firm - Anadarko Petroleum

Chevron acquires Algerian oil firm – Anadarko Petroleum American multinational energy corporation – Chevron, have recently signed a deal to buy Algerian oil firm – Anadarko Petroleum. The final terms of agreement entails that Chevron will acquire all of Anadarko Petroleum outstanding shares; in a stock and cash transaction valued at US$33 billion, or US$65/share. Anadarko petroleum is Algeria’s largest foreign oil producer, it also has operations in Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa. On completion of the acquisition; shareholders of…

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