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After two successful editions of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru & Colombia; Lnoppen will host its 3rd edition this time in Mexico.

Mexico, being almost a continent on itself, has always been on the forefront with regards to new initiatives in the port sector and its commitment to free trade and port development .

At the launch of the new USD525 million APM Terminals-operated facility at Lazaro Cardenas, President Pena Nieto said Mexico was well on its way to doubling throughput from the 260 million tons a year handled at its ports when he took office in 2012.

With 92 ports and 15 terminals, upgrades, expansions and new projects are continuously being developed.

At the 3rd Latin America Port Expansion Summit; government officials, investors, port authorities and port & terminal operators will go in discussion with consultants, architects, construction companies, equipment providers and service groups, in order to better explore the market and support the project development.

More info at: http://latinamerica.portexpansionsummit.com/

3rd Latin America Port Expansion Summit

After two successful editions of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru & Colombia; Lnoppen will host its 3rd edition this time in Mexico. Mexico, being almost a continent on itself, has always been on the forefront with regards to new initiatives in the port sector and its commitment to free trade and port development . At the launch of the new USD525 million APM Terminals-operated facility at Lazaro Cardenas, President Pena Nieto said Mexico was well on its way to doubling t...

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Rwanda is positioning itself towards becoming an aviation hub for the region with the government investing heavily in aviation infrastructure development. Rwanda has injected $19mn to the expansion of the Kigali International airport and $818mn for the construction of the new Bugesera airport. CNBC Africa spoke to industry experts on the side lines of the 5th Annual Airport Expansion Summit.

Expansion Plans for African Airports

http://gallery.cnbcafrica.com/video/?bctid=5339109727001 Rwanda is positioning itself towards becoming an aviation hub for the region with the government investing heavily in aviation infrastructure development. Rwanda has injected $19mn to the expansion of the Kigali International airport and $818mn for the construction of the new Bugesera airport. CNBC Africa spoke to industry experts on the side lines of the 5th Annual ...

An India-based hospital operator, Global Hospitals Group, has unveiled a plan to set up a USD 200 million Tertiary Referral Hospital in Ethiopia with state-of-the-art facilities and 500 beds, it was learnt. The letter goes on: “Our mission would be to set up, in a phased manner, up to 500 beds with an investment of USD 200 million. To this end, I would very much look forward to meeting with you and seeking your guidance in how to advance the establishment of this highly specialized hospital in Ethiopia which will also serve the region”. Source: http://builttocareghana.com/what-is-built-to-care/

Indian medical tycoon keen to set up tertiary hospital in Ethiopia

An India-based hospital operator, Global Hospitals Group, has unveiled a plan to set up a USD 200 million Tertiary Referral Hospital in Ethiopia with state-of-the-art facilities and 500 beds, it was learnt. The letter goes on: “Our mission would be to set up, in a phased manner, up to 500 beds with an investment of USD 200 million. To this end, I would very much look forward to meeting with you and seeking your guidance in how to advance the establishment of this highly specialized hospital in...

Cash-rich Indian hospital groups such as recently listed Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd. are setting up operations in Africa to tap a growing stream of middle-class patients from the continent seeking quality health-care. With financing from Abraaj Group’s Africa Health Fund and the International Finance Corp., the Mumbai-listed group is partnering with Kenyan investors and will break ground on a 130-bed specialist cardiac hospital in the capital, Nairobi, in January. Another group of investors is joining forces with Gurgaon, India-based Medanta Hospital to set up a 200-bed facility in the East African nation.

Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-11-25/africans-seeking-health-care-in-india-draw-hospitals-to-kenya

India Health-Care Providers Look to Tap Africa ‘Growth Wave’

Cash-rich Indian hospital groups such as recently listed Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd. are setting up operations in Africa to tap a growing stream of middle-class patients from the continent seeking quality health-care. With financing from Abraaj Group’s Africa Health Fund and the International Finance Corp., the Mumbai-listed group is partnering with Kenyan investors and will break ground on a 130-bed specialist cardiac hospital in the capital, Nairobi, in January. Another group of investors is j...

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5th Annual Africa Airport Expansion Summit

I was mesmerised by the participants who had the desire to invest in Uganda. I met several of them on the sidelines of the conference. Ministry of Works and Transport, Republic of Uganda | Very important and educative summit. Ministry of Defence, Rwanda | Excellent platform of exchange. A very great opportunity to appreciate the evolution of air transport in Africa taking account safety and security. ADCSA | This conference enabled us to understand the useful measures needed to be successful in our country's airport projects. ANAC Niger | Specifically, Lnoppen has a key differentiator asset towards other event organisers as such they provide one-one meetings. As a gold sponsor, it is a valued tool. Smiths Detection |This summit is excellent. Quite informative. Staff are helpful and highly efficient. We met our intended customers. China Communication Construction Company Limited | I am very much personally excited for the interaction opportunity. Republic of South Sudan Airports (Civil Aviation Authority, South Sudan) | The event was very educative and informative. Everything was perfect. Civil Aviation Authority, Tanzania | Well organized, very informative and well managed. Thank you Selex ES Technologies Limited, a Leonardo Company | This summit is well organised. Organisers are highly efficient. The presentations are informative. Venue is excellent. Will consider attending again. CHEC-CASRI | Very good organisation and professional. Dar Al -Handasah Consultants | An eye opener on business possibilities in the region and continent in airport expansion. East African Development Bank | A few influential people visited our exhibiton. We trust we can turn these into revenue. Dallmeier Electronic GmbH & Co. KG | The event is very interesting. The most important actors are present. The organization permits us to meet and discuss with everybody. It’s a good initiative to be a sponsor at the event. ENGIE Ineo | Well organised, diverse speakers, excellent chairperson keeping time. Arup (Pty) Limited | This was a wonderful event and the panel of speakers was superb.KGT (UK) Limited | Wonderful and growing day by day. In future include airport operators to add more value. A good fruitful session. Civil Aviation Authority, Kenya | It was my first time in as speaker, however my experience was excellent. I look forward to the next one. Kenya Airports Authority | Face to face meetings very well organised and followed up. Thales | Very informative and important summit. Congratulations to all facilitators. EAC Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA) | The event was well organised and we learned from it how various organizations involved in airport development, management and in  air business should collaborate to make African air business as key point for its economical growth. Cavicon Consultants | Wide ranging subject content, generally well presented. Civil Aviation Authority, Rwanda | The event was well organised. The networking time was well planned. It was effective. Systemair Frico |Very insightful & good organization, well planned & meetings went very well. Daikin Middle East & Africa | Well organized and look forward to have many more. Over all it was excellent. Cellcomm Middle East | Great event with solid information about African Airports. Leidos

4th Annual Africa Port & Rail Expansion & Cargo Capacity Upgrading Summit

Creates awareness as to where Africa is and how far it can go.  - Public Procurement Authority, Ghana It is event worth attending and an eye opener in the Rail business. - Ansahdys Shipping Logistics Company Limited The conference has been very educative and informative. - Ghana Maritime Authority Africa is great, was a right choice to join, the right people were there. - Franz Wölfer Elektromaschinenfabrik  Osnabrück GmbH Insightly discussions, warm networking. - Regional Maritime University, Ghana The conference was well planned with good topics and quality speakers. - PMAESA The event is so informative and well structured to address all the important areas of the summit. - Inland Containers Nigeria Limited  Great and truly a corridor of insight. - The Whitaker Group It was an excellent event in terms of the topics discussed, highly beneficial. - Transnet SOC Limited I have heard other ways of doing things, strategies for port especially. It has been a good range of information. - TEAM Group The event was insightful. - PMI Marine & Construction Services Limited  It was well organised conference that possesses quality materials throughout the event. - Inland Containers Nigeria Limited  Informative and exposure in the port and rail sector. - Ghana Export Promotion Authority It was a very well organized forum and I am proud to be associated with LNOPPEN. - Kenya Maritime Authority It was a great conference and kudos to the organizers. - CPCS