15 cities shortlisted for Guangzhou urban innovation award
The secretariat of Guagzhou International Award for Urban Innovation has selected 15 cities as the finalists for this year’s competition.The selection process by the technical committee members was held in Surabaya, Indonesia at the sideline of the 7th United Cities and Local Governments-Asia Pacific Congress (UCLG-ASPAC Congress.
Engineers seek government engagement in infrastructural projects
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has urged the federal government to effectively utilise the skills of its members for infrastructural projects. The association noted that it’s pathetic that engineers are seen as not living up to their responsibility despite, the depth of expertise and innovations the members’ possess. Chairman, Apapa Branch of NSE, Dr.…
Court halts demolition of Lagos properties for rail line project
A federal High Court, Lagos has ordered that the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) and other defendants should not pull down three properties in Adisa Housing Estate, Ebute Metta for rail lines connecting Lagos to Abeokuta, pending the determination of a motion on notice. Justice M.S. Hassan in his ruling recently on the motion ex party…
Firm introduces solution box for construction
One of the leading manufacturers of woodwork and metalwork for the construction industry in Nigeria, Bosch Power Tools has unveiled a new product - Solution Box, which is a one-stop shop for the built environment. The Solution Box is a heavy-duty application and it supplies professional tools for measuring, accessories and after sales services…
Firm harps on post-tensioning techniques in construction
One of the leaders in integrated engineering and construction solutions, ITB Nigeria Limited has reiterated its commitment to boost innovation in the engineering and construction industry by offering post-tensioning techniques.
Firm seeks support for affordable housing
To make house affordable to average Nigerians, foremost manufacturer of tiles, grouts and adhesives, West African Ceramics Ltd has called for the support of ‘Buy Nigeria’ campaign. General Manager of the firm, Mr. Bhaskar Rao, made the call at the inauguration of two additional mega and ultramodern exclusive tile showrooms in Port Harcourt and Aba.…
‘Roads are not constructed on political sentiment’
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyangeyen has said that, the infrastructure development of the state was not politically motivated, but to enable governor Udom Emmanueal succeed on his industrialization programme.
30-storey Eko Atlantic’s Azuri Peninsula set for completion
After three years of construction works, one of Nigeria’s building and civil engineering firms, ITB Nigeria Limited is set to complete its first steel and concrete building project, Azuri Peninsula, in Eko Atlantic City, Lagos.
Cross River allocates land to civil servants
To make home ownership easier for its citizens, the Cross River State government has allocated plots of land to civil servants at Ikot Okon Archibong in Odukpani Local Government Area.
FG targets off-takers for N667m housing scheme in Lagos
Contributors to the National Housing Fund (NHF) may soon heave a sigh of relief as the Federal Government is set to deliver 112 units of one and two bedroom flats in Sedona estate in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos State. The N667 million project is a ministerial pilot housing scheme that has been conceived…