In an effort to boost regional trade, the East African Community (EAC) has moved to improve road network from the Tanzania border through Kenya and Uganda to Ethiopia and Sudan.
Roads are the backbone of a country’s infrastructure and the frame of economic development. They serve as key infrastructural units which provide linkages to other modes of transportation like railways, shipping, and airways. Roads also support the growth of agriculture and other industries, and furnish easy access to social infrastructure such as schools and health centres.
A Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development document says progress is being made on reducing the road maintenance backlog in the country although it's still below planned targets as the extent of the task is beyond the phisical capital readily available.
Reliable operator and machine protection when dealing with moving loads are an important requirement that control systems of industrial cranes must meet.
Earlier this year, a fleet of 53 Dynapac compaction rollers and pavers was purpose ordered by the CITIC Group and China Railway Corporation (CRCC) consortium (CITIC-CRCC), to build the central and western sections of the 1,216km Algerian East-West Expressway.