• Short Summary

    WORK HAS BEGUN ON A NEW LONG-DISTANCE PIPELINE WHICH WILL LINK DAR-ES-SALAAM, THE CAPITAL OF TANZANIA, WITH NDOLA, IN ZAMBIA.

  • Description

    WORK HAS BEGUN ON A NEW LONG-DISTANCE PIPELINE WHICH WILL LINK DAR-ES-SALAAM, THE CAPITAL OF TANZANIA, WITH NDOLA, IN ZAMBIA. THE WORK IS EXPECTED TO BE FINISHED BY SEPTEMBER, 1968.

    SUPERVISING CONTRACTORS FOR THE PIPELINE IS BECHTEL, AN AMERICAN COMPANY. SNAM PROGETTI, AN ITALIAN ORGANISATION, WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR GENERAL CONSTRUCTION.

    THE PIPELINE WILL STRETCH A TOTAL OF MORE THAN 200 MILES (320 KMS) IN ITS FIRST STAGES. LAYING HAS BEGUN IN NGERENGERE AND WILL RUN 80 MILES (130 KMS) EASTWARD TO DAR-ES-SALAAM. FROM THERE IT WILL MOVE 120 MILES (190 KMS) WESTWARDS TO MOROJORO.

    GROUND CLEARANCE WORK BEGAN IN MAY THIS YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6BC8S4MFDOY3FRUBT95J8FHSB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6BC8S4MFDOY3FRUBT95J8FHSB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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