Northern Corridor Partnership deal, what next?

Since June 2013, the Heads of State of Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya have held meetings to form 13 development projects including several long term multi-billion dollar infrastructural initiatives that they hope will improve connectivity, especially for the landlocked members. Although the Northern Corridor partnership started off as a tripartite of Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, it has since expanded […]

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Best Architecture Design Software

There are many best choice of architecture design software that you can choose according to your needs and preferences. You may find a program that allows users to click on the entire bedroom suite before turning it into a home space. Installing the software avoids cost calculation errors and costly mistakes. Some of the software include:  1. Sweet […]

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Swahili Gem: Harmonising Mombasa’s past, present and future architecture

Swahili Gem is an eco-friendly residential development of 14 luxury apartments. Located on the island of Mombasa, minutes away from Mombasa Central Business District, the airport, the port, shopping centres and beaches; this project is committed to harmonising Mombasa’s past, present and future architecture. Designed by Urko Sanchez Architects, the building features an aesthetically pleasing Musharabieh structural shell which offers […]

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KENYA: 36 substations to be built across the country

In a bid to expand power distribution in the country, Kenya Power plans to construct 36 new substations across the country. The company also hopes to implement a master plan that will help guide power distribution within the country. Already, the power distribution company has acquired US$143.4m from the African Development Bank in order to […]

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KENYA:

In a bid to expand power distribution in the country, Kenya Power plans to construct 36 new substations across the country  The company is also hoping to implement a master plan that will guide distribution of power at the county level in order to provide power reliably. The news of the INVESTMENT plan was made public late […]

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3 Steps to Market a Civil-Engineering Firm and Bring in New Clients

Starting an engineering company is a feat on its own. Establishing a steady client base and bringing in business through references and word of mouth is effective but not enough. If a civil-engineering firm wants to succeed, they’ll have to keep up with small-business trends, engage in client interactions and begin thinking like a marketing pro. Without the […]

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Benefits of Architectural Scale Modelling

Scale model is a visual and physical representation of an object, which with time found its use in different fields such as engineering, military command, salesmanship, film making and architecture. It has become part and parcel of every architect, mechanical Engineer, Designer, contractor, builder or arts student life. Today, in the highly competitive world of […]

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Concrete convenience in sub-saharan Africa from the stable of Putzmeister

Putzmeister, South Africa is a reliable provider of one-stop concrete solutions to construction sites in sub-Saharan African countries. Driven by the philosophy “African solutions for African needs”, Putzmeister is able to meet the exact requirements of mega infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa sufficiently.  While most South African suppliers engage local agents, Putzmeister South Africa’s Managing […]

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Avoiding pitfalls in Revit coordination

Revit coordination within your own internal team and external team takes a ton of work and time. There are certainly ways to make sure that you’re on top of things and not spending your useful time tying to line up everything. The following precautionary measures will help avoid some of the pitfalls. Coordinate Early: Make […]

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KENYA: US$116m set aside for the construction of two open markets

The Kenyan Government is planning to construct a US$ 74.2m open market in Athi River, Machakos County and another US$ 42m market in Murang’a, Murang’a County. For a long time coming, farmers have been at the mercy of middlemen who buy their farm products at a cheaper price and then sell them at a higher price. This has […]

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