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 host its 4th Conference and Annual General Meeting. 

During the meeting held on Tuesday 8th October, 2019, engineers and stakeholders gathered at the state engineering centre in Port Harcourt. The topical issue for discussion, Durability & Fatigue Assessment of Moisture Damage

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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

Introduction

Engineering IS the face of service delivery! It is at the heart of infrastructure development, such as energy, water (including wastewater and sanitation), transportation (including roads and traffic), housing, healthcare (hospitals, clinics), and education (schools, libraries). To ensure appropriate

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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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TRANSITIONING FROM PROFESSIONAL TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

TRANSITIONING FROM PROFESSIONAL TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP

What are the factors that determine or are likely to motivate the move from Professional to Entrepreneur?

This article is inspired from the recently concluded 2019 Annual Technical Workshop by the Young Engineers Forum of Nigeria. Mr. Emmanuel Martin Nwachukwu shared valuable insight into Entrepreneurship while speaking on the sub-theme

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Young Engineers Forum of Nigeria, 2019 Annual Technical Workshop

Young Engineers Forum of Nigeria, 2019 Annual Technical Workshop

Reflections on the 2019 Annual Technical Workshop by the Young Engineers Forum of Nigeria, 

The recently concluded Annual Technical Workshop for the Young Engineers Forum of Nigeria centred around Mentorship for Startups. Accomplished professionals were among the speakers who used the platform to share their experiences and knowledge. As Keynote

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EGYPT’S LARGEST CONSTRUCTION EVENT – BIG 5 CONSTRUCT EGYPT

EGYPT’S LARGEST CONSTRUCTION EVENT – BIG 5 CONSTRUCT EGYPT
 
  • The booming Egyptian construct market attracts leading brands from more than 20 countries to The Big 5 Construct Egypt 2019.
  • BASF, Kandil Steel, Alwaseef Industries, Lift Mart, and Premier are
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KENYA’S ROOFING QUEEN – IRENE WANJIKU

KENYA’S ROOFING QUEEN – IRENE WANJIKU

Irene Wanjiku, the founder of Rexe Roofing Products Ltd, discusses building her business with Gambeta News

 

In November 2011, REXE Roofing was incorporated after Irene left her job in the construction industry. She is one of the leading icons in East Africa’s roofing business. Big projects like The Hub

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TOTAL E&P NIGERIA GETS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

TOTAL E&P NIGERIA GETS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

Total E&P Nigeria gets a change in management

The Board of Directors of Total E&P Nigeria have appointed Mr. Mike Sangster as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive of Total E&P Nigeria Ltd (TEPNG). His appointment took effect from July 01, 2019.

Mr. Mike Sangster who is a graduate of Electrical …

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ZIMBABWE: CONSTRUCTION SENGWA THERMAL STATION WILL KICK OFF SOON

ZIMBABWE: CONSTRUCTION SENGWA THERMAL STATION WILL KICK OFF SOON

Is investing US$1.5bn for the construction of a 2,800MW thermal plant in Sengwa, Zimbabwe worth it?

Rio Zim, a mining company in Zimbabwe; has achieved another milestone by signing a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Power China to construct the Sengwa thermal plant. Power China in November 2018 signed a …

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TANZANIA: CONSTRUCTION OF THE STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER

TANZANIA: CONSTRUCTION OF THE STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER

The first phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) connecting Dar se salaam and Morogoro (the business capital) to the East will begin in December.

Tanzania’s Minister for works, transportation and communication, Isack Kemwelwe confirmed that procurement of the necessary equipment for the project have been concluded.

“We have already

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SOUTH AFRICA KICKS OFF THE CONSTRUCTION OF WESLEY CISKEI WIND POWER PLANT

SOUTH AFRICA KICKS OFF THE CONSTRUCTION OF WESLEY CISKEI WIND POWER PLANT

The Wesley Ciskei wind farm will provide 34.5 MW to the network of South African public company of Eskom.

The new Wesley Ciskei wind farm will be constructed by Vestas Wind System near the town of Paddie. The project was handed to them by EDF Renewables ( Électricité de France)

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NIGERIA: CONSTRUCTION OF THE 25KM AYINGBA ROAD COMMENCES.

NIGERIA: CONSTRUCTION OF THE 25KM AYINGBA ROAD COMMENCES.

Kogi State Governor begins the construction of the 25 kilometer Dekina – Ayingba road after 58 years.

The administration of Governor Yahaya Bello commissioned the ayingba road to enhance the living standard of the people and made promise of more development to come.

The road which was first constructed in …

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