A look at Infrastructure funding gap across Africa and remedies so far.
Key to enabling African economies to make the most of their opportunities is developing infrastructure in the region. Across the continent, new laws are being implemented and alternative sources of infrastructure funding are being sought in order to … Read More
Young professional consulting engineers in Africa are gearing up to change the narrative.
The young professionals of FIDIC GAMA are coming up with lots of interesting ideas to key industry issues. These were the outcome of a pre-conference event titled, leadership and development at the 26th annual FIDIC GAMA 2019 … Read More
Concrete is one of those priceless materials that can never be ignored during any construction project. It is a material that enhance the strength of your building or your structure. The material is the single most widely used in the world.
Concrete comes from the Latin “concretus” which means to … Read More
When you hear the word survey plan, the first thing that comes to you mind are building, Surveyors but it is much more than that. The plan is a document that measures the boundary of a parcel of land to give an accurate measurement and description of that land.
The … Read More
You might often wonder how tall buildings are able to withstand wind loadings? In this B1M video, we are able to learn how designers reduce the impact of high winds on tall buildings.
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The Stages of Startup Funding
There are several stages of financing in business. Businesses especially startups raise capital for various levels and types of business operations through series or multiple rounds of financing and funding. These funding rounds or stages includes Pre-seed capital and seed capital, Series A, B, and … Read More
Fibertex geotextile bags (geobags) for use in on-site desludging wastewater projects, have advantages over conventional methods, which are often unaffordable to authorities and contractors with limited budgets.
Benefits of using geobags for sludge removal include ease of operation, efficient retention of solids, compliance with environmental regulations and cost optimisation. A … Read More
Waste to Wealth: The role of the mechanical engineer is a lecture delivered at the Investiture ceremony for the incoming chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Port Harcourt Chapter).
Engr. Denis A. A. Dania FNSE MNIMechE is a notable engineer with numerous accolades to his name. More so, … Read More
HSE PROCEDURES FOR JOB TENDER
We know that all jobs are associated with risk, so it is vital that a good Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) plan is available. The construction industry is prone to many hazards and potential accidents, that is why HSE plan is needed. The Health, Safety, … Read More
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