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Fire destroys property worth millions of Naira in Enugu

Fire destroys property worth millions of Naira in Enugu

Fire has destroyed property worth millions of Naira in Enugu, Enugu State, on Thursday. Eye witnesses told newsmen that the incident occurred at No. 40, Owerri Road, Enugu. The sources said the fire, which consumed four shops, started at about 12.15 p.m and lasted till 12.50 p.m. According to the sources, residents came out in their numbers to help the ...

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The Dangers of Building Under High Tension Wires

high tension wires

The dangers of building under high tension wires might appear obvious to some, however, it is shocking that many settlements still reside solely under the premises of this overhead high tension Installments. Why is building under high tension wire a calamity waiting to happen? High tension wires carry electricity and breathtaking speed and are very dangerous as even the low ...

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Cisco Systems Develop Innovative Connected Building Technology Solutions

Connected Building Technology Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, a global leader in networking and information technology solutions has introduced an innovative, smart and connected building technology solution that will further drive real estate business. The technology solution is coming at a time when most states in Nigeria are planning towards smart and connected cities that are driven by Internet of Things (IoTs) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). ...

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Why Building Projects in Nigeria are handled by Foreigners

Building Projects in Nigeria

At the ongoing 2017 edition of the Building, Construction and Machinery Exhibition, light has been shed on reasons why building projects in Nigeria are handled by foreigners. As we all know, in recent times, there have been countless cases of building collapse and deaths as a result of improper structure, maintenance or use of substandard materials for projects. This has made a ...

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Chartered surveyors call for enabling environment for real estate sector

Chartered surveyors call for enabling environment for real estate sector

“Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Nigeria group have called on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for real estate sector, which will boost economy.”- The Guardian The real estate experts, who spoke at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and induction of new members, dwelled on the theme: Funding Real Estate, Requirement from Advisors. The ...

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Minister Advocates synergy in the construction industry

construction industry

“The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu has called for synergy amongst research institutes, policy makers and professional bodies in the construction industry to tackle housing challenges in the country.”- The Tide Adamu made call while speaking with newsmen Abuja, on the sideline of the 28th Archibuilt Exhibition and Conference on building materials. The exhibition and conference is organised ...

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Surveyors canvass use of local building materials

local building materials

“Except urgent measures are taken to encourage the use of local building materials, the construction industry will remain in doldrums, stakeholders have said.”- The Nation They spoke at the ninth Annual Distinguished Lecture of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Lagos Chapter. At the lecture themed: “Foreign exchange problems, prospects and solutions in Nigeria: Construction industry perspective,” participants called ...

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Meiran building collapse was due to overload, says government

Meiran building collapse was due to overload, says government

“The Lagos State Government on Sunday attributed the building collapse, which occurred at No. 7, Saidu Okeleji Street, Meiran in Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Saturday to heavy loads placed on the building and substandard materials used for the construction work.”- The Guardian Reacting to the collapse, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Wasiu Anifowoshe, ...

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Three-storey building under construction collapses in Owerri

Three-storey building under construction collapses in Owerri

“Tragedy occurred yesterday in Umuguma axis, Owerri West Local Council of Imo State, following the caving in of a massive three storey building at the roofing stage of construction, heightening tension that yet -to be known number of persons may have been trapped. The building is located near Imo Foundation and Imo Specialist Hospital, Umuguma, near Owerri metropolis.As at the ...

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