Mega projects

The world’s largest and tallest timber structures

Timber and wood have been used in building structures for many years and are often a popular feature on modern buildings, using timber cladding...

The Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant and all you need to know

Hinkley Point C is a 3,260MW nuclear power plant under construction in Somerset, South West England, UK. It is the first new nuclear power...

Construction of the Iconic Tower and all you need to know

The Iconic Tower is under construction and located in the New Administrative Capital of Egypt. When completed, the US$3 billion 385.8 metres skyscraper will be Africa’s tallest building....

1-Ninety New Cairo Egypt all you need to know and project timeline

1-Ninety New Cairo by Landmark Sabbour is a mix-use development presenting an unparalleled experience for business owners looking for a prime business location that...

Five of the world’s largest airport terminals built to date

Sometimes due to the rush to catch a flight, it is hard to pause and imagine the size of the terminal around you. In...

Top five biggest wind farms in the US

The US has been one of the frontrunners in embracing renewable energy as a way of reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Although hydropower remains...

Ongoing project leads

Proposed Commercial Development along Mombasa Rd Nairobi Kenya

(next to Imara Daima Total fuel station) Developer: Tuffsteel Ltd Project Manager: Rede International Architect: Castles Architecture Ltd Structural Engineer: Bells Associates Ltd Quantity Surveyor: Rede International Services Engineer: Linx...

Proposed Commercial/Residential Building along Udoe Street, Kariakoo Area in Ilala Municipality Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Architect: Ham Architects Structural Engineer: Las Villas Consultants Quantity Surveyor: Cost Engineering Main Contractor: M/S Advanced Sub Contractor: Kim Electrical Contractors

Proposed Residential Development on Plot No 272 / Block 2 Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania

Architect: GM Architects and Contractors Quantity Surveyors: Africost Consults Structural Engineer: R&A Work Co Ltd Contractor: Las Villa Consultant Ltd  

Proposed Kibada Lutheran Church Building KKKT in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Architect: E.Z.M Architect & Associates Structural Engineer: RH Engineering Consultants Ltd Quantity Surveyor: LM Construction Management Ltd

Proposed Commercial Development in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Architect: Spartual Design Architects Consultants: Goses Costs Consults Limited Main Contractor: Casco Construction Limited Electrical Sub-Contractor: C.O Builders Ltd

Proposed Residential Development in Kibada Area, Temeke, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania

on Plot No 87 Block 8 Architect: Sketch Concept Architect Quantity Surveyor: Global Quantity Surveyors Ltd Structural Engineer: Udile Consultancy Ltd Main Contractor: Gender Mix Enterprises Ltd ...

Concrete

CONCRETE PUMPS -tips you should know about

Construction projects are almost always going on in today’s society. These projects may vary in size and scope, ranging from highways, a swimming pool, or...

5 key facts about Compact Concrete Batching Plants in India

In the modern world, people have lots of choices to do something and the construction industry is also going on a massive framework changes....

8 common types of cracks in concrete

During construction or even after completion, various types of cracks in concrete may appear on the building due to a number of factors. Cracks...

Cement production in Africa and pricing and trends

Cement production in Africa suffers from a myriad of problems. These include high energy costs, cheap imports and over capacity but it still attracts...

6 Important concrete reinforcing accessories

The construction material made of cement, sand, and coarse aggregates mixed with water is concrete. Frequently, concrete is used as the foundation for most...

Testing reinforced concrete for water-tightness

By nature, concrete should be watertight, and testing reinforced concrete for water-tightness is important to ascertain if the concrete is free from leaks is...

Homes and Office

How Can I Make My Small Bathroom Look Luxurious?

Do you have a small bathroom? Are you having difficulty making it look elegant? Having a small bathroom should not hinder you from making...

How do Air Conditioners Work?

How air conditioners work is still an enigma for most people. Have you ever found yourself wondering how air conditioning brings in cool air?...

DIY Building Projects You Can Do For Your Outdoor Living Space

Spending time outdoors is everything, especially nowadays, when people are forced to spend more time indoors and in front of their computers. Spending time...

Check Out Glass Balustrades of Various Types for Your Balconies

Balustrades are essentially railings that provide support to those infrastructural regions where there is a risk of falling off, such as balconies, staircases and...

How to Create a Healthy and Relaxing Home Office

Now that working remotely from home is the new normal, it’s more important than ever to look at our work space. Typing away on...

Top four home improvements to make before selling your property

While remodelling your entire house might add value, there aren’t many properties out there that would genuinely need that much investment. That being said,...

Installations & Materials

Steel Structure Detail

Steel Structure detail shows the portal frame structure's specification, which most commonly uses building structure for Warehouse, Workshop, Garage, and Aircraft Hangar. The steel structure...
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Machinery

4 tips when buying the right air compressor for your project

Air compressors are pneumatic devices that convert power using electric motor, diesel or gasoline engine, etc. into potential energy stored in pressurized air i.e., compressed air. They have...

Management

Benefits of Inventory Management Software in Construction

Inventory Management Software has played a part in the business success ot be found in many businesses including those in construction. In modern society,...

Smart Tips To Get A Loan When Starting Your Own Construction Business

Getting a loan can be both a struggle nowadays. However, if you’re getting a loan for starting up a business, say a construction business,...

4 Winning Tips For Accurate Construction Estimation in 2021

Accurate Construction Estimation when it comes to the construction business is essential because it is often associated with extensive overhead costs and unachievable revenue...

5 Ultimate Tools for Construction Resource Management

Project management is a tricky task, especially in the construction industry.  Lots of technologies have been used by companies to accomplish this function. Luckily,...

Water Resource Management – A world-wide concern as we celebrate World Water Day

Scarcity of fresh water has become an unavoidable and serious threat Water resources and the proper management thereof, is not an alien concept to anyone...

Why you need construction insurance or contracts work insurance?

Just like any other business, the construction business is not out of risks. Even it is riskier than any other business. There are all...

Projects

Concor completes Radisson Red Hotel in Rosebank

Concor has successfully completed South Africa’s second Radisson RED hotel – this one is situated in the vibrant Oxford Parks mixed-use precinct in Rosebank,...

Elina Residences

Kileleshwa’s Next Residential Attraction Kileleshwa is one of Nairobi’s most sought-after residential neighborhoods by young, upwardly mobile first-time home owners or renters.  The Kileleshwa community is a...

MBH Architects completes 300 Grant Avenue

Leaders in award-winning architecture, California-based MBH Architects is excited to announce the completion of 300 Grant Ave, a ground-up, 70,000-square-foot retail and office mixed-use...

Sustainability, Beauty and Quality stand out in Chalk Farm, London By Renolit

The most innovative intervention on the construction site thanks to the RENOLIT ALKORPLAN LA waterproofing membrane combined with a Sedum garden roof system. A...

Construction of 35 Lower Long office tower in South Africa complete

Construction of 35 Lower Long, an elegant 86-metre glass-clad office tower, has recently been completed. The project will invigorate Cape Town’s emerging financial and...

The El Paso Zoo’s Cat Adoption Center

At the El Paso Zoo’s Cat Adoption Center, MNK Architects was scoped with creating a fun, colorful, and family-friendly environment where the potential adoptees...

Corporate NEws

People

Five digital trends transforming the construction industry

While South Africa’s construction industry has been slow to adopt new digital technologies, the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted just how effective digital innovation can...

Features

Top 5 types of bridge designs in use today

There are different types of bridge designs and shapes around the world. Bridges connect people to places that would otherwise have been difficult or...

Product Review

Mecalac launches an hydraulic thumb for its 6MCR and 7MWR excavators

Mecalac offers a hydraulic thumb for its 6MCR crawler skid excavators and 7MWR wheeled excavators equipped with the two-piece boom with offset. It is...

COMPANY REVIEW

Grupel reinforces investment in its on product brand

The Advantages of Grupel+Grupel Generators Over the years, Grupel has been investing in the quality and differentiation of its products, always aiming to provide...

Baroid Industrial Drilling Products (IDP): An international supplier of drilling fluid additives and services

Baroid Industrial Drilling Products (IDP) is supplier of comprehensive line of drilling, grouting, plugging, abandonment, well rehabilitation and well development products engineered to optimize...

Advanced Fire Protection of Mining Vehicles

In the mining industry, safety has always been a crucial issue - not least when it comes to fire. Therefore, it is not at...

BINOLOGY – smart waste management

BINOLOGY are the developers and producers of smart urban solutions for efficient and sustainable waste management. Their aim is to replace outdated waste collection technologies...

FLY FURNITURE – Production of furniture

FLY FURNITURE is located in Turkey in an area of 3000m2 in Bursa which is one of the largest industrial cities of Turkey. They opened...

VARIANT FACTORY – leading manufacturer of form-work and scaffolding

Operating since 1995, VARIANT FACTORY LTD is part of a production corporation of five enterprises. These enterprises are involved in metal working and the manufacturing...

Africa Mining Convention 2021

Africa Mining Convention AFMIC 2021 is Africa's pioneering virtual mining exhibition & conference that will bring together policymakers from Africa's major mining countries along...

7th Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference and Exhibition

Event name 7th Mozambique Mining, Oil & Gas and Energy Conference and Exhibition Event date 21 – 22 April 2021 Event location Hybrid Event: Maputo, Mozambique Joaquim Chissano International Conference...

The 11th China Prefab House, Modular Building, Mobile House & Space Fair (PMMHF 2021)

The 11th China Prefab House, Modular Building, Mobile House & Space Fair (PMMHF 2021) Date: May 10th-12th Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex Address: No. 380,...

China Int’l Integrated Housing Industry & Building Industrialization Expo (CIHIE 2021)

China Int'l Integrated Housing Industry & Building Industrialization Expo (CIHIE 2021) Date: May 10th-12th Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex Address: No. 380, Yuejiang Zhong Road, Guangzhou, China China,...

East Africa Construction: Virtual Meet the Buyer

Given the enormous infrastructure deficit and rapid population growth, the construction sector in East Africa continues to expand amid Covid19. The huge demand for...

HVAC Solutions for Healthcare Applications

Good ventilation is more important than ever, especially in the healthcare sector. Systemair East Africa cordially invites you to its first webinar, titled “HVAC Solutions...