NEWS

Construction of 5,000 housing units for Bakassi returnees in Nigeria begins

Construction of 5,000 housing units for Bakassi returnees in Nigeria begins

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has flagged off the construction of 5,000 housing units for the Bakassi returnees in Nigeria. A statement by...

ASSOCIATIONS

JBCC implores subcontractors to be vigilant in getting their rights

JBCC implores subcontractors to be vigilant in getting their rights

Subcontractors are often last in queues when it comes to recognition and legitimate treatment, despite their tackling of important fractions of building and construction...
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MANAGING

How Mobile Technologies are Boosting Construction Site Efficiency

How mobile technologies are boosting construction site efficiency

In construction, one of the biggest recent developments in project management is the integration of mobile technology. The tools that help collaboration and eliminate bottlenecks...
Using technology to improve construction site safety

Using technology to improve construction site safety

Site safety for construction projects has always been a matter of concern. It is something that is difficult to track, as there are so...

TIT BITS

7 Construction-technology trends to watch in 2017

7 Construction-technology trends to watch in 2017

As 2016 comes to an end, construction professionals are beginning to focus their attention on what the new year will hold for the industry....
Best places to invest in real estate in Kenya

Best places to invest in real estate in Kenya

'Niko na ka-one-eighth mahali...” is a common conversation starter in many social gatherings. This is so common that a person mentioning a ‘ka-one-eighth’ will be...

PEOPLE

Africa Infrastructure Investment Slows

Africa infrastructure investment slows

With Africa enjoying higher levels of investor confidence and some rapidly growing economies, a puzzling picture emerges: investment into infrastructure development appears to have...

PROJECTS

New building for Bank of Africa Kenya

New building for Bank of Africa Kenya

Bank of Africa (BOA) is a major Pan African bank with operations in more than a dozen countries on the continent. It is part...
US23.1mn Kenya National Library Complex Set for Completion in 2017

US23.1mn Kenya National Library Complex Set for Completion in 2017

The US23.1mn ultra-modern National Library Complex on Ngong road, Nairobi is set to be opened in 2017, with 65 percent of the works completed...

FEATURES

Wiring Systems: Refurbishment of older wiring systems

Wiring Systems: Refurbishment of older wiring systems

One of the first types of wiring incorporated insulated spacers supporting conductors, in the early stages these were often bare conductors. This was a...

High performance admixtures

Admixtures are those ingredients in concrete other than water, Portland cement and aggregates. Nonetheless, to exploit the potential of concrete and provide flexibility for...

Company Profiles

StanChart partners with Azuri Technologies Ltd on solar energy

StanChart partners with Azuri Technologies Ltd on solar energy

Azuri Technologies Ltd’s $5 million joint venture with Standard Chartered Bank is intended to bring renewable power to thousands of homes and small businesses...
Hayer Bishan Singh and Sons Limited: Civil and Structural Engineering Contractors

Hayer Bishan Singh and Sons Limited: Civil and Structural Engineering Contractors

By Dennis Ayemba Hayer Bishan Singh and Sons Limited (HBS) is one of the major Civil and Structural Engineering Contractors in Kenya. Founded in late nineteen...