UAE’s Ducab Group And Morocco’s Somagec Group Partner For Power And Transmission Development In Angola

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Ducab Group from the UAE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Somagec Group, a Moroccan engineering firm, to collaborate on power, transmission systems, and electrification projects in Angola.


Under this agreement, Ducab Group will supply over 400km of 220kV transmission lines and approximately 2,000 kilometers of overhead transmission lines, along with high, medium, and low-voltage cables to the Angolan energy sector.


The project aims to enhance electrical infrastructure and connectivity in Angola and is expected to be completed within two years. This partnership expands Ducab Group’s footprint in Africa, where it already supplies products to 15 countries, accounting for 27% of its international activity.


The signing of the MoU was attended by officials and executives from both companies and representatives from the UAE and Moroccan governments, highlighting the significance of this collaboration.

Charles Mellagui, CEO of Ducab Cables Business, emphasized the company’s commitment to supporting global progress and contributing to the UAE’s National Strategy for Industry and Advanced Technology.

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Roger Sahyoun, CEO of Somagec Group, expressed the group’s enthusiasm for collaborating with Ducab Group and supplying its high-quality energy solutions to Angola, contributing to development in the region and Africa as a whole.

Mauro Martins, Executive Director at Angola’s Rede Nacional de Transporte de Electricidade, emphasized the importance of the project for the economic development of Angola, particularly the iron mine of Cassinga, which will benefit from the energy transmission provided by the project.

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