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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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What You Need to Know About Off-Plan Deals

Off-Plan deals

Off-Plan Deals are processes that involves paying for a piece of real estate property before the property is ready, sometimes before the developer or builder even moves to site. Invariably, you get to pay for that piece of property over time while construction is going on. Hence in most cases your completion of payment coincides with the completion of construction ...

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Nigerian engineers intensify efforts to tackle building collapse

“Registration of technicians can reduce building collapse", Ganiyu Jimoh

According to Punch, the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers said it had intensified efforts aimed at preventing disasters and ensuring safety awareness, especially as it pertains fire incidents, flooding and building collapse across the country. Addressing journalists in Lagos, the pioneer National Chairman of NISE, Abiodun Oyedepo, said the NISE was not formed to compete with other safety bodies and ...

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Lafarge advocates cultural shift in road construction

Lafarge advocates cultural shift in concrete solutions for road construction

“As the Federal Government explores innovative options for infrastructure financing, cement manufacturers have advocated a cultural shift in the way roads are being constructed as part of measures to ensure cost management and sustainability of projects being executed.”- The Guardian According to operators in the industry, embracing a cultural shift in road designs and construction will aid local content development ...

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BCPG calls for strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector

strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector

“Pressed by the need to overcome the menace of building collapse and restore the glory of the built environment profession, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) has called for strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector.”- The Guardian President of the association, Kunle Awobodu who gave the charge during his valedictory speech at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of ...

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Miscreants take over construction sites in Okpanam community, Delta

Okpanam community, Delta

“Property developments in Okpanam community, Delta state capital is suffering major set backs following take over of construction sites by miscreants.”- The Guardian The Guardian learnt that continuous reported cases of intimidation, disruption of ongoing building projects, infliction of injuries and seizure of working tools of developers and workers is really affecting housing development in the area. It was learnt ...

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Why Soil Investigation is Important for your Building Project

Soil Investigation

In this part of the world little emphasis is placed on soil test before a building is erected, hence, there is a need to bring this aspect of structural engineering under radar and this article attempts to do justice to that. Building projects require careful and thorough planning because they can have a major impact on their surroundings. Whether you’re ...

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Airport road reconstruction begins September

Presidential Lodge, Marina

According to PM News, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday disclosed that Oshodi-Ikeja International  Airport road reconstruction will begin in September. The governor disclosed this at the 3rd Quarterly Town Hall Meeting at Badore area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The governor said the road would be developed into a 10-lane road befitting an international road. Ambode also disclosed that ...

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Dangote and others jostle for Lagos road contracts

The Guardian reports that major shifts may soon be introduced into the Lagos government’s road projects with the bidding of AG-Dangote Construction Limited proposing the use of concrete in the 181 local councils road contracts.

The Guardian reports that major shifts may soon be introduced into the Lagos government’s road projects with the bidding of AG-Dangote Construction Limited proposing the use of concrete in the 181 local councils road contracts. The firm is among the 1,000 building and civil engineering contractors jostling for the contracts in Lagos. At least two roads are selected from the 20 ...

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