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Ghana mulls National Building Code to check construction industry

Ghana mulls National Building Code to check construction industry
Ghana plans to come up with a national building code to regulate the construction industry,  Prof. Alex Dodoo Director-General of Ghana Standards Authority(GSA) has said. The code will provide construction professionals, developers and investors with common standards for public health, safety, fire protection, structural efficiency...

Nema scraps experts fees to spur ease of doing business

Nema scraps experts fees to spur ease of doing business
The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has scrapped fees it charges environmental experts to reduce the operational costs. “In order to facilitate ease of doing business in Kenya, Nema has scrapped application fees and annual fees for all categories(associates, lead and firm) with immediate effect,”...

Here are top architectural design software an architect should master

Here are top architectural design software an architect should master
Before the emergence of computers and architectural design software, hand drawing was the only way an architect could communicate his ideas with his team or clients. Hand drawing still exists but with the emergence of latest drawing technology means that the field has also to...

Kenya Green Building Society adopts South Africa’s Green Star rating system

Kenya Green Building Society adopts South Africa’s Green Star rating system
Kenya has adopted South Africa’s Green Star rating system. The Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS) has signed a Green Star license agreement that will see it use the Green Building Council of South Africa’s (GBCSA’s) Green Star rating system and trademark in Kenya for...

How to register and practise engineering in Kenya

How to register and practise engineering in Kenya
To practice engineering in Kenya and for one to be recognised as an Engineer, it is necessary for them to register in both the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and the Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK). EBK is a regulatory body resulting from the...

How a contractor in Zambia can register with National Council for Construction

How a contractor in Zambia can register with National Council for Construction
National Council for Construction(NCC) is tasked with promoting, developing, training and regulating the construction industry in Zambia. NCC is further charged with the responsibility of registering of contractors, affiliation of professional bodies or organizations whose members are engaged in activities related to the construction industry...

How to start a construction company in Kenya

How to start a construction company in Kenya
The procedure of starting a construction company in Kenya is exactly the same as any other company. But the difference is that for a construction company, one has to ultimately register with National Construction Authority(NCA). Here is a step-by-step guide on how to start a ...

NCA now seeks powers to arrest, prosecute

NCA now seeks powers to arrest, prosecute
The Kenya National Construction Authority (NCA) now wants powers to arrest and prosecute owners of building that are deemed risky and in danger of collapsing, executive director Daniel Manduku has said. “We want to change the laws so that we can get power to enforce...

South Africa’s wind Industry hails Ramaphosa’s commitment to economy

South Africa's wind Industry hails Ramaphosa's commitment to economy
South Africa's wind Industry the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has applauded the newly elected South African president Cyril Ramaphosa's commitment to stabilise state owned enterprises. The Association also praised Minister Gigaba's reiteration of the president's sentiments in yesterday's Budget Speech. "We applaud President Ramaphosa's...

Top 5 architectural companies in Kenya

Top 5 architectural companies in Kenya
The breath-taking high-rise structures you see in Nairobi  have passed through the hands of architects.This is because before a building is constructed, an architect must first design it to show an artist impression.  CCE NEWS examines top 5 architectural companies in Kenya. They were chosen due to their...
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