HOW PPE SHORTAGE AND SOCIAL DISTANCE IS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

HOW PPE SHORTAGE AND SOCIAL DISTANCE IS AFFECTING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS

As the world continue to witness the spread of the pandemic, government has advised that construction workers should stay at least 2 metres apart wherever possible to limit the risk of contracting COVID-19 from a colleague.

A survey carried out by ConstructionNews stated that almost one in five site workers

Read More

CESA WORKPLACE MEASURES TO TAKE FOR THE BUILT INDUSTRY

CESA WORKPLACE MEASURES TO TAKE FOR THE BUILT INDUSTRY

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) has come up with measure that should strictly be adhered to by the built industry. The measures will ensure the industry don’t have problem when performing their duties.

Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) CEO, Chris Campbell said “The built environment sector is one such industry

Read More

HOW TO AVOID BUILDING COLLAPSE

HOW TO AVOID BUILDING COLLAPSE

THE WAY FORWARD

Government needs to increase its supervision on building project. This might come at a cost, but it will save life and economic materials. 

We should not ignore the importance of a technical consulting engineering when carrying out project of such magnitude and importance. The Engineering body has

Read More

CORONAVIRUS: NAMIBIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NEEDS IMMEDIATE START AFTER PANDEMIC

CORONAVIRUS: NAMIBIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY NEEDS IMMEDIATE START AFTER PANDEMIC

The construction industry has been heavy affected due to the corona virus, but things are about to get worst if projects don’t kick-off immediately after the pandemic is over.

This can be witnessed in Namibia as the nation’s construction industry has been suffering huge losses already over the last four

Read More

WHAT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY STAND TO LOSE DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

WHAT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY STAND TO LOSE DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS

The world is currently on stand still due to the corona virus but what does the construction industry stand to lose due to this pandemic. Infrastructure is vital for every nation and that is why the construction industry is crucial but if items and some very important things are not

Read More

ABCECG SET PLANS TO GROW GHANA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

ABCECG SET PLANS TO GROW GHANA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

ABCECG making plans to grow Ghana construction industry by reducing time of contract payment.

The Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG) is set to grow the construction industry in the nation. The Agency is planning to transform the sector by reducing the amount of time for …

Read More

CEMENT SHORTAGE HIT ZIMBABWE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

CEMENT SHORTAGE HIT ZIMBABWE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Zimbabwe hit by cement shortage which has result to resident looking for black market.

Zimbabwe is facing a major challenge with cement production with resident now resorting to buy the black market products. Meanwhile, a survey show that PPC and Lafarge were out of stock. It also shows that in …

Read More

WHY ARE STIRRUPS IMPORTANT IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

WHY ARE STIRRUPS IMPORTANT IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Stirrups is an important material in the construction industry. It’s important is vital because it is help makes the reinforcement to be in place before the concrete is poured. It also help to resist lateral shear and provide stability to the reinforcement of steel bars.

It also makes sure that …

Read More