Information for Investors

Construction

Ethiopia has extensive opportunities in the construction industry, particularly in the construction of roads, residential development, commercial and industrial construction and low-cost housing.  The Government has given special attention to the development of the country’s road network.  A wide range of opportunities exist for foreign investors who meet the standards set forth for the following services;

  • General Contractor Grade One (GC1)
  • Building Contractor Grade One (BC1)
  • Road Contractor Grade One (RC1)
  • Specialized Contractor Grade One (GC1)
  • Water well drilling services (WW1)

Construction machinery and equipment rental services and real estate development are also other opportunities in the sector.

Equipment Requirement for:

  • General Contractors Grade One (GC1)
  • Road Contractors Grade One (RC1)
  • Building Contractors Grade One (BC1)

Item

Equipment

General Contractors Grade One (GC1)

Road Contractors   Grade One (RC1)

Building Contractors Grade One (BC1)

1

Minimum Number of Dozer

4

3

 

Minimum Capacity (HP)

140

140

 

Total Capacity (HP)

680 Hp

480 Hp

 

2

Crane

  • Tower Crane

Minimum Tower Height = 30 m

Minimum lifting capacity 1 tonne

Or

  • Telescopic Mobile crane with Boom extendable up to 20m and above minimum lifting capacity 5 tone

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

3

Minimum Number of Loader

2

2

1

Total Bucket Capacity (meter cube)

3.5

3.5

1.5

4

Minimum Number of Crusher

2

2

 

Minimum Crusher Capacity (tone/hr)

60

60

 

Total Crusher Capacity (tonne/hr)

120

120

 

5

Minimum Number of Grader

2

2

 

Minimum Capacity (HP)

100

100

 

Total Horse Power (HP)

250

250

 

6

Minimum Number of Excavator

2

2

2

Minimum Capacity (tone)

20

20

20

Total Capacity (Tone) 0.5 meter cube or above

45

45

40

7

Minimum Number of Roller (vibratory, pneumatic)

3

3

 

Minimum Number of Roller (static)

 

 

 

Minimum Weight of a Roller

10

10

 

Total Weight of Roller

 

36

 

8

Minimum Number of Dump Truck

8

6

6

Minimum Capacity of Dump Truck

100

10

10

Total Capacity of Dump Tuck

2

75

75

9

4W Drive

2

2

 

10

Pick Up (5 quintals & above)

4

4

3

 

Equipment Required for Registration of Specialized Contractors Grade One (SC1)

DESCRIPTION

SC1

 

PAINTING AND DECORATION

 

 

Pick up

1

 

Hand drill machine

2

 

Carpeting tools set

1

 

Tile cutting machine

1

 

Office

1

 

SANITARY INSTALLATION

 

 

Pick up

1

 

Hand drill machine

1

 

Plumbing tool set

2

 

Office

1

 

WOOD AND METAL WORKS

 

 

Pick up

2

 

Press break machine 4mm

2

 

Shear cutting machine

1

 

Rolling machine for tubes and pipes

1

 

Hand drill machine

1

 

Welding machine (40) WT above

1

 

Table vice

1

 

Compressor

2

 

LANDSCAPING /SC-LS/

 

 

Pick up

1

 

Land for plant breeding/100M

1

 

Leveling instrument

1

 

Office

1