Project costing pits quantity surveyors against engineers
Months after a disagreement between estate surveyors and engineers in Nigeria over valuation of plant, equipment and machinery (PEM) ruffled feathers in the built environment, professionals in the sector are back in the trenches.
Engineers seek new regulation to deter quacks, foreigners’ incursion
To compete favourably with their foreign counterparts and attract patronage from government, engineers have been urged to leverage on science, technology and build their capacity to undertake bigger jobs.
99 percent of collapsed buildings not handled by engineers — COREN
The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has disclosed that about 99 percent of buildings that collapsed in Nigeria were not handled by engineers.
Power, roads, housing challenges persist despite N3t capital budgets
President Muhammadu Buhari and his immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola have been dealt serious knocks...
Experts meet in Lagos for building materials, technology summit
Stakeholders in the built environment will gather in Lagos for the 4th edition of international construction, building materials technology expo.
Our position on estate surveyors’ protest against valuation infringement
Ahead of the submission of committee report on the dispute over valuation practice in the country, the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has formally responded to the petition by the Estate Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON). The board had written to the immediate past minister of Power, Works and Housing,…
APWEN awards new scholarships, name scheme after COREN president
Poised to address exclusion of the women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), ten additional pupils who shown interest in the field...
COREN lauds Akwa Ibom 21-storey office complex project
The Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has commended Akwa Ibom state government for its strict observance of standard procedures, use of registered professionals and implementation of projects with appropriately tested quality materials.