Market Update / DT-19 / 2004

Norconsult wins key WB water contract in Tanzania

 
Norconsult has signed a USD1.5 million USD contract in Tanzania with the World Bank for a study of water supply to the capitol, Dar es Salaam.
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Swedish-financed Southern African Power Pool tender

 
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has set aside SEK 9.8 million for a three-year consultancy contract concerning the development of a long-term transmission pricing policy for the Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP).
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... and Norwegian

 
The Norwegian Development Cooperation Agency (NORAD) is also financing an SAPP project for which expressions of interest are current being called.
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Danish merger: T&B Consult and Copenhagen DC

 
Two Danish aid consultancy firms Copenhagen Development Consulting and T&B Consult have agreed to merge. This will take effect as of January 1, 2005. A press release notes that in a sector where the main headings during the last couple of years have been about crisis, staff reductions, worries and pessimism, “the merger represents a story of drive, growth potential, and optimism".
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SN Power receives permit to develop Ugandan small hydro

 
The government of Uganda has granted permission to the Norwegian state-owned hydro power investment company SN Power to develop four small hydro sites in the country.
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