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South African construction sector gets boost with CIOB and SACPCMP partnership

CIOB and SACPCMP to work together for benefit of South African construction sector
The South African Construction sector has received a shot in the arm after Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) signed a memorandum of understanding. The two organisation will work together on a number of...

South African construction leaders want sites reopened amid lockdown

South Africa construction leaders want sites reopened amid lockdown
South African construction stakeholders now want the sector to reopen amid the extended coronavirus lockdown in the country. Forum of Civil Engineering Contractors (Safcec) chief executive Webster Mfebe says that a plea has been submitted to the Public Private Growth Initiative with the aim of...

AAK unveils information portal to ease building approval

AAK unveils information portal to ease building approval
The Architectural Association of Kenya(AAK) has unveiled a public information portal that it says will help ease building approval and spur property sector growth in the country. AAK latest report on status of built environment that cited building permits delay as a major impediment to...

AfDB inks five-year deal to use FIDIC standard contracts

AfDB inks five-year deal to use FIDIC standard contracts
The International Federation of Consulting Engineers FIDIC has secured a major agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB) that will see the international funding organisation include the use of seven FIDIC standard contracts for the next five years. Under the terms of the agreement, FIDIC has...

Five tips for Logistics and Warehouse Managers

Five tips for Logistics and Warehouse Managers
RCT Senior Business Development Manager – Industrial, Grahame Don provides some helpful advice for Logistics and Warehouse  managers in the materials handling industry to further optimise their company’s operations. 1. Brand agnostic Fleet Management Systems Data is becoming an increasingly important tool to enable Managers to...

Interview: Urko Sanchez Architects

Interview: Urko Sanchez Architects
Since inception in the early 90s in Kenya's Coastal town of Lamu, Urko Sanchez Architects has grown in leaps and bounds to become one of the most recognizable practice in Kenya and beyond. We speak to Urko Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Urko Sanchez Architects: CN: Many thanks...

Working With a Contractor? 4 Things to Discuss When It Comes to Cranes

Working With a Contractor? 4 Things to Discuss When It Comes to Cranes
There are plenty of different aspects of a residential property renovation that a contractor is in control of. In essence, everything that falls under the scope of providing  all the necessary materials, labor, tools, and services essential for the project Depending on the type of...

List of top construction and civil engineering companies in Nigeria

List of top construction and civil engineering companies in Nigeria
Nigeria is one of the countries in Africa with impressive construction portfolio. This has been aided by huge construction companies in the country. CCE NEWS looks at some of the top construction and civil engineering companies in Nigeria: JULIUS BERGER NIGERIA Since its pioneer project in...

VR’s Potential Effect On Architecture

Virtual and augmented reality are beginning to grow at a faster rate. More commonly abbreviated as VR and AR, these technologies took a little bit of time getting off the ground as mainstream, consumer-facing phenomena. Very early on, there were articles proclaiming that VR...

Top 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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