POWER-2-POWER SUMMIT 2019

POWER-2-POWER SUMMIT 2019

Port Harcourt is about to witness the biggest Energy event of the year!

6th & 7th December 2019, at Hotel Presidential, GRA Port Harcourt. The Power-to-Power Summit will take place

The theme this year:
THE FUTURE OF ENERGY TRANSFORMATION AND UTILISATION: STATUS, PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

The summit is specially unique

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AFRICA’S LARGEST SUGAR REFINERY OPENS IN PORT HARCOURT

AFRICA’S LARGEST SUGAR REFINERY OPENS IN PORT HARCOURT

They say you can’t build viable, large non-oil and gas businesses in Port Harcourt. They also say, companies are not willing to invest in Nigeria’s slowly recovering economy. Don’t let anyone tell you what is possible and what is not, the world today is full of endless possibilities. Today, Port

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[SPONSORED] 2019 ENGINEERING WEEK/NIGERIAN CONTENT DAY

[SPONSORED] 2019 ENGINEERING WEEK/NIGERIAN CONTENT DAY

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Omoku Branch is hosting an Engineering Week from 12 November  – 16 November 2019

Engr. Goodluck C. Ikenyiri MNSE MNIMechE, chairman of the branch will be hosting engineers at the Federal College of Education (Technical) Omoku, Rivers State. The theme for the 3-Day Programme

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THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GREYSTONE TOWER, LAGOS

THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GREYSTONE TOWER, LAGOS

Nigeria’s Oil Rich Billionaire and Port Harcourt Big Boy completes Multi-Million Dollar Skyscraper!

GreyStone Tower, a luxurious 18-floor mixed-use development in Victoria Island is drawing lots of public interest. The building occupies a 2,031 sqm land area, and has been completed in less than 5 years.

Chief (Barr) Dumo Lulu

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ACEN YPF VISIT THE NEW COASTAL CITY IN LAGOS

ACEN YPF VISIT THE NEW COASTAL CITY IN LAGOS

Future leaders in consulting engineering visit Nigeria’s new coastal city rising from the Atlantic ocean

The Young Professionals Forum of the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria (ACEN YPF) recently organised a technical visit to Eko Atlantic City! The Eko Atlantic City is a city rising from the Atlantic Ocean.

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TIME ENGINEERS GET INVITED TO THE TABLE; TIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION

TIME ENGINEERS GET INVITED TO THE TABLE; TIME FOR IMPLEMENTATION

According to Master Builders SA, 506 construction companies went into liquidation between 2014 and 2018. Furthermore, based on STATS SA data, it is estimated that in 2019 98 construction companies will go under. On top of this, construction companies battle to get paid for completed work – which does

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THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA OPENS FOR A THIRD EDITION AT KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE

THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA OPENS FOR A THIRD EDITION AT KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
  • The official exhibition of National Construction Week brings business opportunities from around the world to Kenya’s construction sector from 5- 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.
  • The Big 5 Construct Kenya hosts over 210 local and international exhibitors, and 40 free-to-attend workshops providing career development points to
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THE 100 BILLION NAIRA FAILED PROJECT- NKPOLU-RUMUIGBO JUNCTION

THE 100 BILLION NAIRA FAILED PROJECT- NKPOLU-RUMUIGBO JUNCTION

When you hear the word “road failure”, poor design and maintenance comes to mind. Road failures in Africa is due to bad infrastructure development on the continent. Unlike Europe, African government and contractors fail to do the right thing when it comes to developing a project. Corrupt practices in the

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PHOTOS OF BUILDING COLLAPSE IN WOJI ROAD, PORT HARCOURT

PHOTOS OF BUILDING COLLAPSE IN WOJI ROAD, PORT HARCOURT

These are photos from the site of a building collapse in Woji road, Port Harcourt.

Residents within the affluent residential area where a building collapsed last year (see here), have just witnessed another incident. While visiting the site, Gambeta News observed that the work men were pouring

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TECHNOLOGY IS KEY TO MEETING KENYA’S CONSTRUCTION DEMANDS SAY INDUSTRY EXPERTS

TECHNOLOGY IS KEY TO MEETING KENYA’S CONSTRUCTION DEMANDS SAY INDUSTRY EXPERTS
  • The Big 5 Construct Kenya to offer free training to professionals attending this year’s edition at KICC from 5th to 7th November 2019.
  • Experts from Google, Autodesk, AECOM, IBM, Microsoft4Afrika, and more will be on the ground to offer assistance to exhibitors and visitors from the construction industry.

The Big

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ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS HOST FIRST AGM/CONFERENCE IN PORT HARCOURT

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS HOST FIRST AGM/CONFERENCE IN PORT HARCOURT

The Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers – Port Harcourt Chapter, advocates for Sustainable Construction at its Annual General Meeting/Annual Conference.

Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE), Engr. Prof. M.J. AYOTAMUNO FNSE hosts professionals and stakeholders at the State Engineering Secretariat for its annual conference. During his opening

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RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT AND JULIUS BERGER SIGN DEAL FOR THREE FLYOVER

RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT AND JULIUS BERGER SIGN DEAL FOR THREE FLYOVER

Rivers State Government has awarded Julius Berger Nigeria Plc the contract for construction of three flyover bridges in Port Harcourt. 

Following the successful geotechnical site investigation and design phase, the Rivers State Government has awarded the contract for the building of Three Flyover Bridge to Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. The

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BROADENING THE ENGINEERS KNOWLEDGE

BROADENING THE ENGINEERS KNOWLEDGE

Learning does not stop until we leave the planet for the next generation of innovators. 

Hence, the Nigerian Society of Engineers regularly organise a 3 Day mandatory continuing professional education course. This aims to broaden the professional engineers competence in the discipline. The Port Harcourt branch of the engineering society

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MOISTURE DAMAGE, A MAJOR CAUSE OF ROAD FAILURE

MOISTURE DAMAGE, A MAJOR CAUSE OF ROAD FAILURE

The Nigerian Institution of Highway and Transportation Engineers (NIHTE) host its 4th Conference and Annual General Meeting. 

The event was officially opened by NIHTE Port-Harcourt Chapter Chairman Engr. Francis Oriakhi with the National Chairman Engr. Oludayo Oluyemi in attendance. According to Engr. Francis, He plans to increase NIHTE visibility and …

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SOLVING SERVICE DELIVERY PROBLEMS — ENGINEER-GENERAL

SOLVING SERVICE DELIVERY PROBLEMS — ENGINEER-GENERAL

Opinion piece: Solving service delivery problems re-engineering infrastructure leadership

The governments of the African Union need to embrace engineering, so that they can build the Africa everybody wants.

By Yankho Banda, Marie Ashpole and Godfrey Ramalisa

Introduction

Engineering IS the face of service delivery! It is at the heart

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MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES EYE KENYA AS AFRICA’S TRADING HOTSPOT AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA 2019

MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES EYE KENYA AS AFRICA’S TRADING HOTSPOT AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA 2019

Now in its third edition, The Big 5 Construct Kenya is free to attend and runs from 5 – 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).

  • The event also features free education opportunities for construction professionals across all three days, where they can receive industry recognised certification.
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FIBERTEX DRAINAGE SYSTEM IN A LUSAKA SPORTS FACILITY

FIBERTEX DRAINAGE SYSTEM IN A LUSAKA SPORTS FACILITY

Yunipat Distributors Zambia and Van Dyck Carpets Easi-Grass artificial grass appointed as project managers for sports facilities upgrade in Lusaka.

Yunipat Distributors Zambia – distributors for Fibertex geotextiles and Van Dyck Carpet’s Easi-Grass artificial grass – was appointed as project managers for this contract. Scope of operations involved the preparation

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FIBERTEX PRODUCT FOR CONCRETE PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT

FIBERTEX PRODUCT FOR CONCRETE PROTECTION AND ENHANCEMENT

Fibertex SA – specialists in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of geosynthetic products – has developed a new curing blanket, designed to optimise the curing of concrete and to protect the new structure.

The Fibertex curing blanket, which is used to cover concrete surfaces when the material

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BOSCH ULWAZI’S PROGRAMMES HELP UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS

BOSCH ULWAZI’S PROGRAMMES HELP UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS

Bosch Ulwazi’s national skills upliftment programmes assist youth from disadvantaged communities to further their education and find meaningful employment close to home.

The company’s latest programme in the Eastern Cape, focuses on construction and is being offered to 200 unemployed young people in Peddie, near East London.

This programme is

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