Global News

CAMH opens two new buildings in Toronto, Canada

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has opened two new buildings in in Toronto, Canada: the eight-storey McCain Complex Care & Recovery...

Azerbaijan begins construction of 100Km highway.

Azerbaijan has announced that they have begun the construction of a four-lane, 100km highway to the mountain fortress city of Shusha, liberated from ethnic...

Hungary gives green light for Paks 2 project.

The Hungary Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (MEKH) has given the green light for Atomerőmű Zrt's to go ahead with the Paks 2...

Construction proceeds at Turkey’s first nuclear plant

Turkey's first nuclear plant is well underway after reports confirmed that construction is proceeding as planned. The country's first nuclear plan's first reactor is...

Canadian solar to construct 862MW of solar in Brazil

A Canadian-Chinese company, Canadian Solar has secured a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for 12 years with one of the leading investment banks in Latin...

Australia commits US$ 10 billion for Melbourne Airport railway link

The Federal and Victorian Governments have each committed $5 billion to the long-awaited Melbourne Airport Railway Link and announced the route for the project...

Energy Projects

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...

Rwanda’s universal energy access program receives a financial boost

Rwanda’s universal energy access program (RUEAP), which is a part of the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1) 2017–2024 that aims to improve access to...

Preparatory work for Tanzania-Zambia power interconnection project begin

The preparatory work for the Tanzania-Zambia (TAZA) power interconnection project has begun in Tanzania ahead of the actual construction works that are expected to...

Tanzania: US$ 120M loan approved towards implementation of Malagarasi Hydropower project

A US$ 120M loan facility has been approved by the board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) to fund the implementation of...

33 villages in Woleu-Ntem province, Gabon, to be connected to electricity

Thirty-three villages in Woleu-Ntem province of Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, are set to be connected to the national...

Hungary gives green light for Paks 2 project.

The Hungary Energy and Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (MEKH) has given the green light for Atomerőmű Zrt's to go ahead with the Paks 2...

Building projects

CAMH opens two new buildings in Toronto, Canada

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has opened two new buildings in in Toronto, Canada: the eight-storey McCain Complex Care & Recovery...
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Transport infrastructure

Sierra Leone begins construction of Goderich-Funkia road in Freetown

The government of Sierra Leone represented by President Dr. Julius Maada Bio laid a foundation stone to mark the beginning of the construction of...

Water & Sanitation projects

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...

Morocco to receive a loan for construction of two seawater desalination stations

The government of Morocco is set to receive an over US$ 5.9M loan from its Spanish counterpart for the construction of two seawater desalination...

Rehabilitation of Mwache Multipurpose Dam in Kwale, Kenya gathers pace

The rehabilitation works on the Mwache Multipurpose Dam project in Kwale County, Kenya, is gathering pace with the much-awaited construction works expected to begin...

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interiors and renovations

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...

4 Compelling Reasons Why Commercial Bathroom Partitions Are A Must Have For Commercial Facilities

Bathroom Partitions are just one of the variables in play when building a reputation for your business. Besides how you relate and engage with...

7 Innovative Building Materials For New Home Construction

It's an exciting time to be in residential construction. There's no shortage of innovative new building materials for new home construction on the market....

Home Renovation Tips – Transform Your Home into a Place Seemingly Built for Royalty

Your household is an extension of your personality. It's where you go to unwind from the pressures of life, and you want both the...

Your Ultimate Guide In Roof Inspection And Roof Replacement

Thinking of finally giving your roof that well-deserved and much-needed repairing and revamping? New View Roof Replacement Company and their roofing experts have listed...

Managing tips

Construction Site Safety 101: The Importance of Safety Training Programs

Construction sites often consist of a wide range of large objects, power tools, and heavy equipment. Dust spreads everywhere, nails frequently scatter on the...

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

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...

How construction managers should deal with erosion and sediment control

The effects of soil erosion in construction go beyond land degradation. Similarly, all construction activities are susceptible to pollution dangers of soil erosion and...

10 advantages of using magnetic chucks

Industrial processes like lifting, pulling, positioning and clamping need secure work holders. Magnets and magnetic chucks have an important role in securing these work...

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

Daikin announces appointment of new Chairman & President for Middle East & Africa

Daikin, the leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and...

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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