Mega projects

Top ten largest airports in the USA

Over 5000 passenger planes take off in the USA every day and they do this from the hundreds of airports that dot the country....

One World Trade Center, the tallest building in New York City, USA

One World Trade Center, which is also known as One World Trade, One WTC, or Freedom Tower, is the main building of the rebuilt...

Wilshire Grand Center, the tallest building in California, USA

Wilshire Grand Center is the tallest building in California and is a 1,100-foot (335.3 m) large-scale, urban mixed-use project developed at the site of...

Top 5 Ongoing Mega Projects in California State, USA, in 2021

Below is a list of 5 Mega Ongoing Projects in California, a constituent state of the United States of America, the most populous and the third-largest by area. California...

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...

Ongoing project leads

CBK Pensions Tower

The CBK Pensions Towers is located on Harambee Avenue in Nairobi, Kenya. The building will be 27 stories high and have 6 basement levels   The...

The GTC Centre

The GTC Center is a mixed-use development coming up in Nairobi Kenya and consists of a cluster of 6 high rise buildings located in...

Proposed office block development

Client: Mitsumi Computer Garage Ltd Main Contractor: JM Developers Ltd Architect: Skymax Planning & Design Structural Engineer: Maruti Consultants Ltd Service Engineer: Aruna Patel & Associates

Proposed Office Development

Project Managers: Mace YMR Lead Architect: Archcard Architects Ltd Consulting Architect: DLR Group Quantity Surveyor: Barker & Barton Kenya Ltd Structural/Civil Engineer: Stroutel Africa Limited Services Engineer: Linx Consulting...

Proposed Office Block

Client: Curzon Properties ltd Architect: Melsem Design Consultants Structural Engineer: Structural Engineering Associates (K) Ltd MEP Engineer: Aruna Patel Main Contractor: Esteel Construction Ltd Plumbing Contractor: Plumbing Systems Ltd

Proposed Delta Chambers Office

Developer: Elgon Development Limited Architect: Innovative Planning & Design Consultants Structural Engineers: Metrix Integrated Consultancy Quantity Surveyors: Tower Cost Consultants Mechanical Engineers: Gamma Delta Eastern Africa Limited Electrical Engineers:...

Concrete

Mixing concrete by hand DIY in 4 simple steps

Concrete is normally mixed by any two methods, based on the requirement as per quality and quantity of concrete required. For mass concrete, where...

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...

Homes and Office

8 Tips to Plan a Home Renovation

Beginning a new home renovation project can feel overwhelming. There is a lot to do and plan, which can feel daunting to those who...

10 Sophisticated Black Kitchen Design Ideas

These days, if you step into a contemporary kitchen, you will find that the colorful, eye-catching kitchens are making a big-time comeback, like black...

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...

Installations & Materials

How to Ventilate a Commercial Building

When you want to improve your commercial building's comfort, you can achieve that by adding more ventilation features. There is no building that doesn't...

Machinery

Safety Tips For Mini Excavator Operation During Remodeling

If you’ve decided to use a mini excavator for your remodeling project then it is important that you know how to use it properly...

Management

Achieving a Work-Life Balance as a Contractor

The idea of achieving a work-life balance in any industry is an elusive enough goal that many people consider it the holy grail of...

Top Considerations When Constructing a Building in a Busy Area

During the construction planning phase for your commercial building, one of the essential elements is knowing where you want it built. Clients wish to...

Legal and Safety Considerations Before Renovating Your Business’s Building

Regardless of whether you have a residential or commercial property, all structures need maintenance and repairs from time to time. Before you undertake a...

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...

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

Six emerging trends significantly impacting the construction industry

If there is one benefit to be gleaned from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is that it has brought the construction industry to the brink...

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

COMPANY REVIEW

MC POLYSAN – leading manufacturers of paint products

Established in 2003 with their HQ in Ukraine, MC POLYSAN is a leading manufacturer of paint products. They produce: Primers Varnishes Glues Paints Putty Stucco ...

CAMSAN ORDU – the first MDF manufacturer of Turkey

CAMSAN ORDU was established in 1984 in Ordu. They were the first MDF manufacturer of Turkey, the Middle East/ the Balkans, and the fourth of...

KULCA steel door company – manufacturer/ exporter of steel doors

KULCA steel door company is one of the first and leading manufacturers/ exporters of steel security doors. Established in 1992 with 11,000m2 of open space...

New design software for temporary working platforms

The geosynthetic manufacturer NAUE offers a new design software on its website. The NAUE Platform Software provides a quick and simple design tool for...

MAKSAN lift – your safe wings at high

MAKSAN lift are the proud manufactures of construction lifts and facade platform systems, Designed to provide maximum safety against work accidents. They set new standards in...

Adriatic Kitchens – high quality kitchen manufacturer

Adriatic kitchens was established in 2002 with their headquaters located in the United Arab Emirates city of Sharjah. Inside their factory located in Sharjah Industrial...

Nominate now! BIM Africa Innovation Awards 2021

BIM Africa recognizes the talents and efforts of leading industry professionals and organizations in the construction sector going above and beyond to deploy innovative...

Enlit Africa 8 – 10 June 2021

Enlit Africa will host our three day, not-to-be-missed digital event during 8 – 10 June 2021 on our digital platform, Enlit Africa-Connect, as our community...

SACAP Stakeholder Convention to take place on 26th August 2021

The South African Council for the Architects Profession (SACAP), and leading event company, dmg events, have finalised their partnership for the inaugural SACAP Stakeholder...

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,...