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Works regarding the upgrading of Pailles water treatment plant to be completed soon

Works regarding the upgrading of Pailles water treatment plant to be completed soon
Date:November 24, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS – 24 November 2014: Works regarding the upgrading of Pailles water treatment plant are expected to be completed by 14 March 2015. The works comprise, inter alia, the construction of a new rapid gravity water treatment plant with a treatment cap


Two Waste to Energy plants operational in Mauritius in 2017, announces Minister Aimée

Two Waste to Energy plants operational in Mauritius in 2017, announces Minister Aimée
Date:November 04, 2014|Domain:Environment--Public Utilities--Sustainable Development

​GIS - 4 November 2014: The Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Mr H.Aimée, announced that two Waste to Energy (WtE) projects in the context of efficient and most meaningful Municipal Solid Waste will be operational by mid-2017 during a


Deputy Prime Minister calls for judicious use of water in Mauritius

Deputy Prime Minister calls for judicious use of water in Mauritius
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 15 October 2014: The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Dr Rashid Beebeejaun, said that water reserves in Mauritius are diminishing and called upon the population to make judicious use of water. Fifty per cent


IAEA 58th General Conference: Positive Outcomes for Mauritius

IAEA 58th General Conference: Positive Outcomes for Mauritius
Date:October 03, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities--Health

GIS - 3 October 2014: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has agreed to provide assistance to Mauritius as regards the procurement of a new Linear Accelerator for the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life; the services of two energy exper


User-friendly Postcode Directory Launched

User-friendly Postcode Directory Launched
Date:September 12, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities--ICT

GIS – September 12, 2014:  A user-friendly directory of postcodes, prepared by the Mauritius Post Ltd for reference by staff of post offices and members of the public, was launched yesterday at the Gallery Nicolas Lambert, Postal Museum, Port-Louis


Some 180 Trained Cadet Technicians from the CEB receive Certificates

Some 180 Trained Cadet Technicians from the CEB receive Certificates
Date:September 12, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 12 September, 2014: Around 180 Cadet Technicians from the Central Electricity Board (CEB) who have successfully completed a two-year in-house Technician Training Programme received their certificates yesterday at the Octave Wiehe auditorium, U


Prize Giving Ceremony for Winners of Energy Efficiency Competitions

Prize Giving Ceremony for Winners of Energy Efficiency Competitions
Date:August 20, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

​GIS - 20 August, 2014: The winners of three competitions focused on Energy Efficiency launched by the Energy Efficiency Management Office (EEMO) in March 2014 were rewarded during a prize giving ceremony held this morning at the Mauritius Institute


African Development Bank grants Mauritius Rs 14 million for the water sector

African Development Bank grants Mauritius Rs 14 million for the water sector
Date:July 25, 2014|Domain:Economy & Finance--Public Utilities

GIS – 25 July 2014: The African Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of Rs 14 million for Mauritius under the Middle Income Country Technical Assistance Fund. The Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Dr. Navinchan


Prime Minister appeals for clean energy

Prime Minister appeals for clean energy
Date:May 29, 2014|Domain:Public Utilities

GIS - 29 May, 2014: We should stop being dependent on fossil fuel and by the year 2025 we hope that 35% of the energy produced will be from renewable sources. In a near future we will have two wind farms for the production of energy, one at Curepipe


Capacity development workshop on fossil fuel and renewable energy for Indian Ocean and African SIDS kicks off

Capacity development workshop on fossil fuel and renewable energy for Indian Ocean and African SIDS kicks off
Date:May 12, 2014|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Public Utilities

GIS – 12 May 2014: A capacity development workshop on fossil fuel and renewable energy (FFRE) transition policies for Indian Ocean and African Small Island Developing States (SIDS), an initiative of the Commission Maurice Ile Durable (MID) and the U