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UK inches closer to world’s first nuclear fusion power station

The UK has begun the process towards constructing the world's first nuclear fusion power station by launching a search for a 100-plus hectare site...

China connects first Hualong One to grid.

The first Hualong One reactor at unit 5 of China’s Fuqing nuclear plant in Fujian Province has officially been connected to the grid. Hualong...

China unveils plan for world’s largest hydropower project

China has released official plans to construct a major hydropower project on the Brahmaputra river in Tibet. The proposal for this was clearly put...

Construction of US $14m pediatric emergency department at Good Samaritan Hospital in New York, US complete

Construction of the new US $14m pediatric emergency department at Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, New York, US is now complete. The new...

Tesla plans to build world’s largest battery factory in Berlin, Germany

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla announced their plans to construct the world's largest battery-cell factory at the company's electric car plant near Berlin....

Construction begins on US$2 billion rail bridge in Bangladesh

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh recently inaugurated the construction of the largest rail bridge in the country. The 4.8 kilometers double-line dual-gauge Bangabandhu Sheikh...

Energy Projects

UK inches closer to world’s first nuclear fusion power station

The UK has begun the process towards constructing the world's first nuclear fusion power station by launching a search for a 100-plus hectare site...

China connects first Hualong One to grid.

The first Hualong One reactor at unit 5 of China’s Fuqing nuclear plant in Fujian Province has officially been connected to the grid. Hualong...

China unveils plan for world’s largest hydropower project

China has released official plans to construct a major hydropower project on the Brahmaputra river in Tibet. The proposal for this was clearly put...

Uganda upgrades power lines in readiness for Karuma hydropower station

The government of Uganda through Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has launched an upgrade exercise for three power transmission lines in readiness for...

Upgrade of church street in Ongwediva, Namibia begins

The Ongwediva town council in Namibia has begun works on a project to upgrade the church street from gravel to bitumen standard. The 1.6km...

Solar Rooftop Programme to improve PV installed capacity in Botswana

The government of Botswana through the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security (MMGE), recently launched a net metering scheme for rooftop...

Building projects

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Transport infrastructure

Plans to build Angola-Tanzania trans-African railway pick up pace

Plans to build Angola-Tanzania trans-African railway has picked up pace. The railway will connect the ports of Dar es Salaam in the east of...

Water & Sanitation projects

Government awards contract for a drinking water project in The Gambia  

The government of Gambia, through the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and National Assembly Matters (MoFWR) has awarded a contract for the implementation of...

Meliane wastewater treatment plant extension and development works begin, Tunisia

The extension and development works of the Southern Meliane wastewater treatment plant in Radés, a harbor city in Ben Arous Governorate, Tunisia have been...

Water desalination systems to be installed in arid zones, Madagascar

Water desalination systems are set to be installed in Madagascar to alleviate clean water shortage in the arid zones of the large island. Mascacara...

Solar-powered desalination system commissioned in Cape Coast, Ghana

A solar-powered desalination system has been commissioned in Cape Coast, the capital city of the Central Region of south Ghana, after 24 months of...

Chad:  Rehabilitation work on Bithéa water pumping station launched

Société Tchadienne d'Eau (STE) the Chadian national Water Company has launched the rehabilitation work on the Bithéa water pumping station in the city of...

Chemususu water supply project, Kenya: Contractor to revise work plan to fasten project completion

The contractor working on the multimillion Chemususu water supply project in Baringo County, Kenya has been instructed to issue a revised work plan in...

Project timelines

interiors and renovations

HANAC Corona Senior Residence Designed By NY-Engineers Is Now 100% Phi Certified

The 68-unit, 8 story HANAC Corona Senior Residence was constructed in Corona, N.Y. for providing safe and affordable housing system through cutting edge sustainable...

Using Steel Fibre-reinforced Concrete in Flooring Construction

Reinforcing concrete with steel fibres has been widely used in construction since 1970. They are used to add strength and reinforcement to concrete structures,...

Movable partitions; maintenance and repairs

Movable partitions are becoming more and more popular. They allow you to maximize space efficiency in a cost-effective way. In this article, you will...

Objective is established in Shanghai and presents its maiden exhibition “COEXIST”

The exhibition was staged in a dark green vintage Western-style house, gathering works by global artists. Filled with collaborations across territory and profession, the...

Mold and Legionella Prevention in Unoccupied Buildings

The government is now gradually unlocking its economy after a shutdown due to prolonged national lockdown. Many buildings have now started to reopen in...

Managing tips

Things To Keep In Mind While Preparing Your Construction Business For A Post COVID-19 Economy

Around the globe, governments, media and industries are currently struggling to prepare for a post COVID-19 economy. Yet, one thing is certain: the coronavirus...

Featured ongoing projects

Proposed Construction of Mzizima Towers Maktaba Street and India Street

Proposed Construction of Mzizima Towers on Plot No 2163/2 at Maktaba Street and India Street, Ilala Municipality, Dar es Salaam -...

PROPOSED NSSF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT(PENSION TOWER)

PROPOSED NSSF COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT(PENSION TOWER) PLOT 15A, 15B & 17 LUMUMBA AVENUE KAMPALA Project architects: Sentoogo & partners Quantity surveyors: Survecon associates ltd Civil & structural engineers:...

PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF HILTON KAMPALA HOTEL

PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF HILTON KAMPALA HOTEL Architect: Drawlink interiors Architect of record: Imparqt associates Structural engineer: IPL MEP: Design group engineering consultants Contractor: Roko/Twed joint venture Project manager: Protica ...

Proposed Nairobi Gate Industrial Park

Client: Impact North (Ke) Ltd Project Managers: MML Turner & Townsend Architects: B & A Studio Ltd Quantity Surveyors: Intergrated YMR Partnership Structural & Civil Engineers: Atkins Consulting...

Proposed Ultra Modern Station, Kajiado

Client: L.M.M Contractor: Domestic Architect: Daima Leo Company Limited 

Proposed Residential Apartments, Lavington

Client: Seventh-Day Adventist Church-East Kenya Union Conference Architect & Project Manager: Studioforte Architecture Ltd Quantity Surveyor: Tandem & Stark Ltd Civil & Structural Engineer: Vex Engineers Mechanical &...

Tidbits

Drones, Emerging Technologies and Multi-Sensor Data Integration in Construction

Drones are generally associated with extending the range and reach of remote sensing technologies. They, however, also play a role in enabling a more...

What Considerations to Make When Buying a Beach House

Factors to look at before buying a beach house. Get to know about your prospective beach house. Tips to help you have your own...

Creating a dream bathroom in a small space

When space is at a premium, you would want to be careful about designing your bathroom. Your focus has to be on everyday needs...

Projects

TAL Secures 55 storeys of Tiled Surfaces at The Leonardo

The challenge of tiling an extremely tall building like The Leonardo arises when specifying a flexible installation to allow for the movement of the...

144 Oxford: Prestigious and iconic development in Rosebank, South Africa

144 Oxford is a premium-grade office development in Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa aimed at capitalising on the demand for office space in the popular...

Marriott inaugurates JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan in China

Marriott International has announced the opening of its dual-branded hotel, JW Marriott Hotel Yinchuan and Courtyard by Marriott Yinchuan in Northwest China, recognized as...

CCL improves deliverability of ‘Eden Roc’ high-end Cyprus residential design with specialised engineering

Rabih Hajjar, from CCL, discusses the company’s design and project delivery support for the Eden Roc residential development in Cyprus With its year-round sunshine and...

Irene Court: From eyesore to urban asset in Bloemfontein CBD

Despite its potential, Irene Court was a run-down apartment building in the central business district of Bloemfontein. The apartments had no doors, there were...

Corporate NEws

FBW Group delivers state-of-the-art Uganda Research Clinic

FBW GROUP DELIVERS STATE-OF-THE ART UGANDA RESEARCH CLINIC Construction work has been completed on the first phase of a $1million (US) state-of-the-art research clinic in Entebbe...

People

Free Software Trials from the Comfort of Your Own Home Office

How are you enjoying working at home? COVID-19 has caused many companies to embrace remote working, and the AEC industry is no exception. While...

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