ACEN 18TH PRESIDENT – ENGR. G.C. OKOROMA

ACEN 18TH PRESIDENT – ENGR. G.C. OKOROMA

Engr. G.C. Okoroma FNSE FNICE JP is elected 18th President of the Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria (ACEN). The investiture of the 18th President was held in Hotel Presidential Port Harcourt on 20th February 2020. Top dignitaries and Nigeria’s upper echelon of Engineers from across the nation were

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RIVERS STATE BUDGET OF REASSURANCE – ANALYSING THE ₦530 BILLION EXPENDITURE

RIVERS STATE BUDGET OF REASSURANCE – ANALYSING THE ₦530 BILLION EXPENDITURE

Rivers residents commend Chief. (Barr) Nyesom Wike (Mr. Project) for the huge capital expenditure in the Rivers State budget targeted to boost investors’ confidence in the state.

Mr. Project signed the 2020 Rivers State budget of ₦530,813,357,619 into law after being passed by the State House of Assembly last year.

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ETHIOPIAN ELECTRONIC SINGLE WINDOW FOR TRADERS

ETHIOPIAN ELECTRONIC SINGLE WINDOW FOR TRADERS

Ethiopia launches e-portal for traders – Ethiopian Electronic Single Window for Traders. In other words, this effort will reduce the current paperwork processing time from 44 to 15 days.  A huge developmental stride in ensuring that the land-lock nation continues to attract trade, while positioning itself as a regional hub.

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AFRICA LEADS IN AIR CARGO AS US-CHINA TRADE WAR CONTINUES

AFRICA LEADS IN AIR CARGO AS US-CHINA TRADE WAR CONTINUES

Trade between African and Asia flourishes on the back of the US-China trade wars! 

Africa leads in Air Cargo following data gathered from the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest data for global air freight markets showed a 19.8 per cent growth rate in air freight traffic on the

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“GARDEN CITY” OR “GARBAGE CITY”, THE CHOICE IS YOURS?

“GARDEN CITY” OR “GARBAGE CITY”, THE CHOICE IS YOURS?

Christmas is here again! Party after Party, with so much to eat and drink. As you make plans to enjoy the festivities, it is important that you think about the environmental effect of some actions.

In this season, there is usually an exponential growth in the amount of Plastics and

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AN APPROACH TO BUILDING RESILIENT CIVIL ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE FUTURE IN DIFFICULT TERRAIN

AN APPROACH TO BUILDING RESILIENT CIVIL ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE FUTURE IN DIFFICULT TERRAIN

A Paper Delivered at the 2019 Engineering Week Ceremony of The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Port Harcourt Branch on Tuesday 26th November 2019 

Our world and nation today face an increasingly complex set of risks that are interwoven into all facets of our businesses, infrastructures, and communities. The threat of

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FIBERTEX AND SPECIFYING TECHNIQUES HOST CPD SEMINAR IN BOTSWANA

FIBERTEX AND SPECIFYING TECHNIQUES HOST CPD SEMINAR IN BOTSWANA

Fibertex South Africa and Specifying Techniques, in conjunction with The Architects Association of Botswana (AAB) hosted a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) seminar in Gaborone recently.

 

“This forum – which was the first of its kind hosted by the newly formed AAB – forms part of the association’s accredited

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BUILDING THE FUTURE: RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY FOR A SUSTAINABLE NIGER DELTA TOMORROW

BUILDING THE FUTURE: RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY FOR A SUSTAINABLE NIGER DELTA TOMORROW

As an attendee of the 2019 Engineering Week Ceremony organised by the Port Harcourt Branch of The Nigerian Society of Engineers on Tuesday 26th November 2019, I cannot but lend my voice to the discussions that trended that day as summed up in the theme: “Building Resilient Infrastructure To Promote

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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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