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Nigeria’s Dangote Cement PLC Turns to GE to Digitize Its Cement Plants to Boost Reliability and Power Supply Efficiency

GE’s APM Digital Solution Will Help Reduce Unplanned Downtime and Enhance Operational Performance

GE (www.GE.com) Will Modernize Seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines and Install Its Asset Performance Management (APM) Digital Solution at Dangote Cement Plants in Obajana and Ibese, Nigeria;Contract Includes Service Agreement Extension for Additional 50,000 Operating Hours for Each of the Seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines; GE’s APM Digital…

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GE Healthcare and Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) Sign Partnership to Enhance Radiography Training

Training will focus on essential radiography skills to optimise efficiency

The training partnership between GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Society of Radiography in Kenya will equip a minimum of 140 radiographers on the latest radiography technologies. Training will focus on essential radiography skills to optimise efficiency GE Healthcare and the Society of Radiography in Kenya (SORK) today announced a 2-year partnership…

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Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) Signs First Time Contract for GE Power’s Software Technology

With about 70% of the country’s population having access to electricity, Botswana is currently focused on the digital transformation of its grid network to enhance reliable access for its people

GE Power’s Digital Energy software will provide a single platform for grid control centers in Gaborone and Francistown Project will improve customer service, reduce down-time and improve revenue collection Contract expands GE Power’s software leadership in Energy Management Systems (EMS) in Southern Africa Aligning with Botswana’s commitment to provide energy…

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GE partners African Leadership University to empower African professionals with valuable digital skills

This paradigm shift in industrial thinking will allow African companies to leapfrog competition and establish the continent as an industrial powerhouse

The African Leadership University (ALU) (www.ALUeducation.com) and GE Africa (http://APO.af/j82LQU) announced today the launch of the ALU Africa Industrial Internet Program (http://APO.af/dQMC51). Powered by GE, the program combines the best of GE’s technical expertise with ALU’s unique learning model in a 12-month professional training program that merges the essential business…

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GE reinforces Commitment to Africa at 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forum

GE, which has operated in Africa for over 100 years, committed at the 2014 event to invest $2 billion in facility development, skills training, and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018

The African growth story is still real (http://APO.af/XuTtrc). Two years ago, the first U.S.-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the promise of Africa. Governments and organizations discussed and debated opportunities in infrastructure, innovation, and workforce development, and together committed more than $33 billion (http://APO.af/6JXb6F) in deals,…

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GE Africa President/CEO, Jay Ireland Appointed as Chair of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Business Priorities for Africa

The appointments are announced in conjunction with the second U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa (www.GE.com) was named as chair of the second President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. PAC-DBIA members – representing small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors – advise the President, through…