Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Ghana, Yasumichi Araki, has said the organisation’s support, in the form of a grant for construction of the Tema motorway interchange, will help boost the local and regional economies of West Africa. “I believe this high-quality road infrastructure will improve the transportation...
ABSTRACT The procurement of public infrastructure by public finance has traditionally been the method of funding infrastructure projects in both developed and developing nations. Governments have used taxes to finance, build and operate infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, schools and power stations. This has resulted in a large proportion...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has waded into the issue of indiscipline on the country’s roads, and observed that the severity and frequency of accidents on our highways due to over-speeding and indiscipline are a great reproach to all of us. The president hit the nail on its head when...
The Minister of Railways Development,  Joe Ghartey, has disclosed that the 97km eastern route rail line from Tema to Mpakadan is 60% complete. The percentage of completion, according to him, is based on the interim payment certificates which  have been passed by consultants of the project. “They have passed 24...
The Management of Toyota Ghana Limited has launched the 12th generation of the new Toyota Corolla vehicle, which comes with two variants; 1.8 liter and 1.6 liter engine oil,  in Accra. The company also unveiled the new Toyota Agya with 1.0 liter engine. Andrews Lamprey, the Head of Sales Operations...
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is making a case for government to waive the Vehicle Income Tax (VIT) as a measure to cushion COVID-19’s impact on commercial transport owners and drivers. According to the TUC, a total or partial waiver for a period would go a long way to lessen...
Even as Kwaku Ofori Asiamah, the Minister for Transport, via a letter has directed shipping companies to waive their demurrage/detention charges - fees importers pay for overstayed containers - with good intention, the lack of proper consultation among stakeholders, especially shipping companies, could render the directive a fantasy. A B&FT...
…powered by 3.5 EcoBoost V6, in production for Cross Country Series “Built Ford Tough” will take on a new dimension when the Ford Castrol Cross Country Team debuts the highly anticipated, all-new FIA-class Ford Ranger later this year in the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS). Announced to the world in...
SMT Ghana has launched the Volvo CareTrackTM telematics system for remote monitoring of Volvo machines for increased productivity and business value. The new technology will help Volvo machine owners to remotely monitor machine location, fuel consumption, and time for the next service. Mr. Leonardo Aguiar, Technical Director at SMT Ghana,...
The Tropical Cable and Conductor Limited (TCCL) has added another Ghana-made vehicle to its fleet of cars after a first purchase in 2018 proved to be worth the while. The company procured the Kantanka pickup vehicle in January this year, which it added to its fleet of vehicles that transport...