Sierra Leone: Bolloré Ports Starts Construction of the Extension of the Container Terminal at the Port Of Freetown

Bolloré Ports has officially launched construction of extension works on the container terminal at the Port of Freetown, Sierra Leone, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Sierra Leone,...

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RACEC ARBITRATION IN SIERRA LEONE

South African rail contracting concern Racec is involved in arbitration over a deal worth some $US11 million which comprised the upgrading of 71km of railway in Sierra Leone. Inevitably, months will...

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ADDITIONAL LOCOS FROM RRL FOR SIERRA LEONE

The latest new-build diesel (no 1211) arrived at Durban’s Maydon Wharf in mid-February, travelling via Swaziland from the RRL factory in Pretoria. Thomas Kantor explains on the sar-L site: “The...

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RACEC IN SIERRA LEONE

South African-based rail construction specialist Racec has landed a “sizable” contract in West Africa’s Sierra Leone. Commenting on the deal - worth some R70 million – Racec says it is in line with...

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RAILWAYS IN SIERRA LEONE

Nearly 10 years have passed since the civil war in Sierra Leone ended (in 2002) and in that time there has been no functioning railway in the country - ranked third-lowest of 155 on the World Bank’s...

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SIERRA LEONE: 1ST ORE SHIPPED BY AML

African Minerals Limited (AML) has loaded the first iron ore shipment from its Tonkolili project, the first such shipment from Sierra Leone in more than 30 years. This is a test cargo consigned to the...

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CHINESE COMPANY'S PROBLEMS IN SIERRA LEONE

The China Railway Seventh Group (CRSG), currently constructing infrastructure for the government of Sierra Leone, faces problems with existing services that were supposed to be removed in advance of...

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SIERRA LEONE RAILWAY SAFETY CAMPAIGN

The Sierra Leone government, with assistance from the public relations department of African Minerals (SL) Ltd, is engaging religious leaders, teachers, chiefs and other rural authorities in drawing...

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LOCOS FOR SIERRA LEONE

Twenty EMD 645 E3B-engined, 126 ton diesel-electric locomotives are being supplied by RRL (South Africa) to AML (African Minerals) for ore haulage in Sierra Leone. The National Railway Equipment...

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SIERRA LEONE RAILWAY

A multi-billion dollar project is under way in Sierra Leone, where a 200km railway is being revived, linking the iron-ore mine at Tonkolili with the port of Pepel. Dawnus, a large civil engineering,...

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