Experts have urged Ugandans to consider thinking of mass timber construction as an alternative to concrete in Uganda’s building industry but also as one of the ways to reduce country’s construction emissions.
Speaking during the launch of the Timber Innovation Centre at Crown House in Kampala, Patience Naamara, the Country … Read More
The Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers – Port Harcourt Chapter, advocates for Sustainable Construction at its Annual General Meeting/Annual Conference.
Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Environmental Engineers (NIEE), Engr. Prof. M.J. AYOTAMUNO FNSE hosts professionals and stakeholders at the State Engineering Secretariat for its annual conference. During his opening … Read More
Concrete is one of those priceless materials that can never be ignored during any construction project. It is a material that enhance the strength of your building or your structure. The material is the single most widely used in the world.
Concrete comes from the Latin “concretus” which means to … Read More
Concrete is a construction material composed of cement, fine aggregate (sand) and coarse aggregate mixed with water. It is a material that starts setting and gradually with increased bonding becomes hard like stone.
Its importance is key because it contributes extensively in buildings, bridges and most infrastructural projects. The material … Read More
AG-Dangote Construction Company Limited starts construction of Nigeria’s longest concrete road.
The construction of Nigeria’s longest rigid pavement on the Obajana-Kabba road project in Kogi State have kicked off. AG-Dangote Construction Company Limited is handling this construction. The Managing Director of AG-Dangote Construction Company, Ashif Juma said, the project will … Read More
Scientist invent new concrete material that can withstand earthquakes.
At the University of British Columbia, researchers have developed a form of concrete that is able to stretch without breaking. This property of the concrete makes it able to withstand the forces produced by earth movements.
Concrete are usually strong under … Read More