Concrete is a construction material composed of cement, fine aggregate (sand) and coarse aggregate mixed with water. It is a material that starts setting and gradually with increased bonding becomes hard like stone.
Its importance is key because it contributes extensively in buildings, bridges and most infrastructural projects. The material … Read More
The Incredibly beautiful, and award winning Swahili Gem Apartments in Mombasa, Kenya.
The building of Swahili Gem aimed at translating contemporary Swahili into a High-rise structure. The structure is a residential occupancy along the Tudor creek – Mombasa. Tudor creek is also famous for other numerous developments along the coast … Read More
When you hear the word quality control on construction site, as an engineer your mind will quickly take you to the planning, management, statistic and engineering of the site. But over the years, we have seen that high quality projects are not the primary objective for most clients which are … Read More
Infrastructure is vital for any economy to grow. It is also essential that for any developing countries to grow, then Infrastructure must be at the forefront. We all know that Africa has a huge potential but lack or inadequate infrastructure is affecting it.
This inadequate infrastructure remains a major obstacle … Read More
It is very usual for persons to either feel superior or inferior towards others around them because they compare themselves to these persons based on their strength or weaknesses.
The thing is, every individual is different and function differently based on their personalities. It is important to know yourself and … Read More
Nigeria celebrates 58 years of Independence.
Today is Nigeria independence day, here is a brief history of the country.
Nigeria is a country in West Africa with 36 states with over 450 ethnic groups with Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba being the major tribes. Nigeria independence was gotten on October 1st, … Read More
AUTOCAD is a one of the software which has been a great benefits to engineers. It has also made users to conceptualize ideas, produce designs and drawings to produce accurate results.
In the past Autocad was use for only mechanical engineers but due to its success, other professional adopt the … Read More
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria celebrates independence
On july 5th, Republic of Algeria celebrates its independence from France in 1962. after been invaded by the French in 1830, Algeria remained under France’s control for 132 years.
Fun and Interesting Facts about Algeria
- Algeria is from an Arabic word Al
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TOP TEN RICHEST COUNTRIES IN AFRICA
Africa is the second largest continent in the world, and is the host continent to some pretty rich countries. Today, we’ll take a quick glance at the top 10 richest countries in Africa. The following list looks at countries with the highest GDP per … Read More
The wealth creation cycle in construction industry revolves around the political climate, economy, government policies, availability of resources, technology, and skilled manpower. Thousands of engineering graduates leave school in Nigeria each year, and the job opportunities are getting leaner by the day. If I may say, this trend is worse … Read More
How do you know when you need a break?
In this article, we would discuss how do you know when you need a break. Sometimes, you just want to shout, “pause!” at life, the way you can at a smart TV, but unfortunately and much to the disappointment of many, … Read More
Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world, and it is located 400km off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean.
Madagascar’s s split from the Indian peninsula allowed native plants and animal to evolve in relative isolation. Thereby, making Madagascar a biodiversity hotspot. In other words, … Read More
TODAY is Independence Day in Mozambique, celebrating its independence from Portugal on June 25, 1975.
After over four centuries of Portuguese rule, they gained independence in 1975, becoming the People’s Republic of Mozambique shortly thereafter.
Mozambique is a country in Southeast Africa. The official name of the country is the … Read More
Concrete is one of the most important element in any construction process. It deals with adding fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement which hardens over time.
Concrete curing is a process whereby concrete are secure from loss of moisture and kept in a reasonable temperature range. … Read More
Our technology today and in the future.
We are all interested in things that change the world or that affect the future. There is absolutely nothing impossible with the many extraordinary technological advancements lately. If you are a Tech freak, you must be aware of these amazing fact that Technology … Read More
24 years old Brian Gitta wins award for innovative engineering, also the first Ugandan to win such award.
Brian Gitta, became the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. The award is for his invention of a device which tests malaria without drawing blood. According … Read More
Young engineers in the industry some times find it hard at the beginning. But it is important they realize and try to develop themselves. It can be in the area of doing more research, network with their peers and getting a good mentor.
In this article, we would be discussing … Read More
Forbes release list of Africa 30 under 30 young African entrepreneurs.
In Africa, Youth often see themselves as tools that will never grow due to the mindset that was pass down from generation. They have the passion to excel but are still having the same small mindset. I sometime believe … Read More
DEMOCRACY DAY IN NIGERIA
The Democracy Day in Nigeria is one of the most important holidays in the country. It was the date when the military rule in Nigeria ended! that is the 29th of May, 1999.
So every 29th of May, is a holiday to celebrate the change to … Read More
Eritrea is a Northeast African country on the red sea coast. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethopia in the south and Djibouti in the southeast. It was an Italian colony from 1890 – 1947 before the British took over. A war of independence broke out and eventually … Read More