• Short Summary

    THE VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY SIGNED AN AGREEMENT IN ACCRA ON TUESDAY (14 JAN) WITH THE DANISH FIRMS OF MESSRS.

  • Description

    THE VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY SIGNED AN AGREEMENT IN ACCRA ON TUESDAY (14 JAN) WITH THE DANISH FIRMS OF MESSRS. CHRISTEN, OSTENFELD AND JONESON AND MESSRS. KAMPMANN, KIERULFF AND SAXILD, BOTH CONSULTING ENGINEERS, FOR ENGINEERING WORK ON THE VOLTA LAKE TRANSPORT SYSTEM AT AKOSOMBO.

    UNDER THE AGREEMENT THE DANISH ENGINEERS WILL PREPARE DRAWINGS, DESIGNS AND OTHER ENGINEERING SERVICES, AIMED AT CREATING A LAKE TRANSPORT SYSTEM TO HANDLE THE CARGO AND PASSENGER TRAFFIC BETWEEN AKOSOMBO AND THE NEW PORT TO BE BUILT AT YARPEI.

    THE DANISH GOVERNMENT WILL PAY PART OF THE ENGINEERING COSTS. WORK DUE TO BEGIN NEXT MONTH, AND BE COMPLETED IN JUNE (1969). THE CHIEF OF THE VOLTA RIVER AUTHORITY, MR E.L. QUARTEY, SIGNED ON BEHALF OF THE AUTHORITY, AND MR STEEN SECHER-JESEN, MANAGER OF CHRISTEN OSTENFELD FOR THE FIRMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8O11F20FXGMGYA0MPT2NLQE0K
    Media URN:
    VLVA8O11F20FXGMGYA0MPT2NLQE0K
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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