Electricity is the cornerstone of any economy, the constant supply of which is a crucial growth factor.
Aurecon, in association with ACESCo - a local Libyan consulting company - was appointed in 2003 to provide services for electrical power supply construction projects in several locations in Libya, inclusive of an overhead transmission line in the Sahara desert.
The project consisted of the following components:
Aurecon adopted a hands-on project management approach to deliver new electrical infrastructure, providing a broad range of services, including:
In addition, Aurecon provided a group of 10 Libyan engineers with classroom training on site management systems, on-site skills training for site supervision, and the construction principles of overhead line and substation construction.
This is a great example of how partnering with a local engineering firm can effectively transfer knowledge and skills. The newly constructed electrical infrastructure will ensure ongoing prosperity in Libya, as well as universal access to services.