10 Million Euro Contract To Build Ndola-Lusaka Carriageway Given To Irish Firm
A relatively unknown Irish engineering firm has been awarded the Ndola-Lusaka construction contract. The firm, Nicholas O’Dwyer signed a deal work 10 million euros to carry out part of the work on the $1.2 billion road.
In a statement, Richard Crowe, managing director at Nicholas O’Dwyer, said that the project will upgrade a vital link for the Zambian economy, connecting the capital, Lusaka, to the country’s copper belt in the North.
Mr Crowe went on to thank both the Department of Foreign Affairs and Enterprise Ireland for their support and assistance.
The project, which is expected to take about four years to construct, will see the construction of 350km of dual carriageway, and some significant ancillary infrastructure.