Local firms to get piece of the pie in rail project

A section of the road in Nakuru being repaired by China Road and Bridge Corporation. China Road and Bridge Corporation, which has been contracted to build the landmark Sh327 billion standard gauge railway, will set aside 40 per cent of the work for local firms. FILE PHOTO / NATION

What you need to know:

  • Labour, security, construction material and equipment, and living supplies among services and goods to be supplied by locals.
  • the first time a “local component” provision has been expressly included as part of a project of this magnitude.

China Road and Bridge Corporation, the company contracted to build the landmark Sh327 billion standard gauge railway, will set aside 40 per cent of the work for local firms.

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