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Foundation of collapsed Synagogue building intact – Witness


A defence witness, Ebenezer Ologuntoye in the ongoing trial of the Registered Trustees of Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN) and the two engineers that constructed the collapsed building that killed 116 people in Lagos has told a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere that the foundation of the collapsed building did not fail. Ologuntoye, a geotechnical expert also told ...

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What Makes Up A Home’s Foundation?


Have you ever wondered what part of a building is the most important? The truth is the type of foundation used to erect a structure determines the holding capacity or strength of that structure. This article talks about the best kind of foundation for your home. “Which type of foundation is better for home construction; a poured slab type at ...

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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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What You Should Know About Pile Foundation

Pile foundation

It is important to know the right foundation for your building. Having the right foundation for your building saves you a lot of trouble. Last we talked about foundation and foundation types. This week we will be highlighting one of the foundation types we introduced in the article; An Overview of Foundation and Foundation types. This article discloses all the information ...

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Why Foundation Is The Most Important Part Of Your Home

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Just like the foundations of a marriage is essential to the sustenance of a home so is the foundation of a building pivotal to the sustenance of a home as related to the building. This article explains why the foundation is the most important part of a home. Home building isn’t rocket science, but local building codes may require the ...

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The Emergence Of Dry Construction In Nigeria

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Last year, a product was launched giving hope to the emergence of modern dry construction in Nigeria. Therefore, it was a welcome development when one of our correspondents spoke to a consultant with vast experience in the dry construction method of building this past week. This article captures salient points that formed the basis of the discussion. Dry construction as ...

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