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Mbaka and Lufilo Bridges Almost Complete

The Government have spent an estimated US$ 25.4 million on the construction of the ne Mbaka and Lufilo bridges. The bridges will act as a link between the village of Kikusya and the Matema Road in the Kyela district. Project Engineer, Samuel Joel recently provident an update on the construction, saying that, the project was 98 per cent completes. The tender  was awarded to China International Engineering Company Ltd by the Tanzania Road.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 27th September 2017

Kigali Heights Scoop Awards At Africa Property Investment Awards 2017

 Kigali Heights and Garden City were among winners at the Africa Property Investment Awards 2017 in Johannesburg.   Property developers, owners and suppliers got the opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards. The API Summit and Expo 2017 aimed to recognize excellence and innovation in the property industry.   The winning projects came.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 22nd September 2017

Major Mlimani City expansion project expected to cost $100 million

 A total of $100 million will be the total cost of the ongoing expansion project for Mlimani City (about Sh224 billion on the prevailing exchange rate) as investors seek to make sure that the facility meets international standards. According to the supplement addendum between the government, the investors and the University of Dar es Salaam, By December 2019 the expansion of the facility is expected to be completed.   A hotel and.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 18th September 2017

Construction players want adoption of versatile building materials

 National Construction Authority Director Daniel Manduku says the  proposed Building Code Bill awaiting debate in parliament, if passed will allow for a review of construction materials used locally in favor of more cost effective and environmental friendly products.   Kenya’s construction industry is accelerating at a rapid pace and making a substantial contribution to the country’s strong GDP growth figures on the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

Promoting research in building industry

 The construction industry is a focal point for the economic growth of any country.   According to the Economic Survey 2017 Report, it is estimated that the industry expanded by about 9.2 per cent in 2016 and recorded increased activity in the construction of roads and development of housing.   The expansion reflected an increase in employment in the construction sector from 148,600 jobs in 2015 to 163,000 in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

New Bill seeks to bar quacks from construction industry in Kenya

 Players in the building and construction industry must register with a new professional body before they can be allowed to practice in Kenya. The experts, who also include project managers, must register with the Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK) before they undertake any construction work in Kenya. ACMK says Construction Project Managers & Construction Managers Bill 2017 will deal with malpractices that have.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

Work underway on Africa’s tallest skyscraper in Upperhill, Nairobi

 The mighty peaks of Kilimanjaro and Kenya are the highest points in Africa, towering over the East Coast nations.   The mountains will soon be sharing a skyline with a man-made behemoth named simply: “The Pinnacle.”   Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta recently laid the foundation stone for what will be the tallest building in Africa in the Upper Hill neighborhood of Nairobi. Construction is underway at the.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

Mombasa-Nairobi expressway to be complete within six years

 Kenya's first high-speed expressway connecting the country's two largest cities will take six years to finish, the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has said.   According to the State agency, design and construction of the 473-kilometre Mombasa-Nairobi road is set to begin after last week’s signing of a financing deal with US-based firm Bechtel International Inc.   “The project will be supported with.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

Kenya awards major contract for construction of core infrastructure for smart city

 In early July the government contracted Italian construction firm ICM to build roads, water and sewerage systems for the $14.5bn smart city project, which is under way 60 km south of Nairobi.   The KSh40bn ($390m) deal covers engineering, procurement, construction and financing. Work has already begun on the sewer system and access road, as well as internet, power and water infrastructure, according to Victor Kyalo, principal.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

Kenya National Inspectorate to improve building Safety Laws

 A number of building collapses have hit Kenya’s capital Nairobi in recent years, and Moses Nyakiongora, Secretary of the National Buildings Inspectorate (NBI), said the law will ensure stricter enforcement of building codes.   "The law is necessary because an audit of buildings in the country has revealed that up to 50 percent are not completely safe for human occupation," Nyakiongora told a media.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

Solar roof tiles power Kenya’s rural classrooms

 Gaitheri Secondary School in central Kenya’s Murang'a County has had one of its iron-sheet roofs covered in solar generating tiles known as building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV).   Designed to be laid on roofs during construction, the tiles offer an alternative to adding solar panels on top to produce power.   They were made by Kenyan firm Strauss Energy and paid for with a grant from the United States African.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 11th September 2017

300 Meter Skyscraper Under Construction in Kenya To Become Africa’s Tallest Building

 Construction has begun on a 70-floor ultramodern twin tower building in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi.   On completion, the 300-meter-tall skyscraper, known as the “Pinnacle,” will become Africa’s tallest building, beating the current holder, the 223-meter-tall Carlton Center in Johannesburg.   The $200 million project is being financed by Dubai-based private investor firm Hass Petroleum and White Lotus.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 11th August 2017



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