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The Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development is inviting contractors to showcase affordable housing models through Innovative Building Materials and Technologies (IBMT).
Speaking during a multi-sectoral meeting at the Ministry headquarters, Housing Principal Secretary Charles Hinga Mwaura reaffirmed the government’s commitment to promoting local talent when it came to the Big Four Affordable Housing Agenda. “We are giving local contractors and developers a chance to sRead More
The National Construction Authority co-hosted a forum with the International Finance Cooperation, a part of the World Bank, at Crowne Plaza, Upper hill on 27th June, 2018. The event dubbed ‘Women in Road Construction’ saw more than three hundred female contractors from various parts of the country in attendance. It was opened by Qs. David Mathu, Ag. General manager Research, Training and Capacity Building at the Authority. “It is very impressive to have so great a number of female contractors in the country,” he said. He encouraged them to make more such disciples in oRead More
The National Construction Authority conducted an alternative continuous development training seminar at the Mabati Rolling Mills factory in Athi River on 22nd June, 2018. This is the final seminar of its kind this financial year-2017/2018. The alternative program is ran concurrently with the standard CPD forums but is targeted particularly at NCA category 7 and 8 license holders. The contractors were taken through various presentations such as best roofing practices, various product offerings and emerging trends in the industry. They were then went on a tour of the factory and were exposed tRead More
The National Construction Authority has conducted successful construction industry policy stakeholder forums across the country between the 18th and 19th June, 2018. During the forums held in twelve regions, stakeholders in the built environment industry got a chance to present their opinions, suggestions and concerns to members of the taskforce which comprises of the State Department of Housing and other institutions drawn from both the private and public sector, and is chaired by Eng. Jane Mutulili of the Institution of Engineers of Kenya. The agenda for the policRead More
The National Construction Authority has endorsed the upcoming Construction Industry Awards (COINA) that will be held on 6th July, 2018 at the Carnivore grounds Nairobi. The Construction Industry Awards (COINA)-the first of its kind- seeks to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the industry players in Kenya by providing an opportunity for the industry to highlight and showcase best performances across the range of construction disciplines. There will be a contractor’s open day and expo on 6th -7th July, 2018 at the same venue. Relevant organizations will get a chance to exhibit theiRead More
You can now access NCA services at all Huduma Centers across the country. Following a successful pilot programme in 15 centers, the Authority has now rolled out the services in all Huduma Centers. “NCA is dedicated to optimizing service delivery for our clients,” NCA Executive Director Dr. Daniel Manduku said, shortly after the new staff were assigned to their respective stations. “In addition to our regional and liaison offices, you can now access our services alongside other critical government services at your convenience.” The move was welcome especially in larger regionsRead More
The taskforce in charge of drafting the Construction Industry Policy was officially commissioned by the Principle Secretary, State Department of Housing, Urban Development and Public Works Mr. Charles Hinga. The taskforce is chaired by the Institution of Engineers of Kenya’s Eng. Jane Mutulili and vice-chaired by Kenya Institute of Public Policy and Research’s Victor Mose. Other institutions represented in the 46 man taskforce in addition to the National Construction Authority (NCA) include the State Departments of Infrastructure, Public Works and Housing, the Architectural AssociationRead More
National Construction Authority’s Executive Director, Dr. Arch. Daniel Manduku represented the Authority at the 5th Devolution Conference held from 23rd -27th April, 2018 in Kakamega County. Dr. Manduku and Kiambu Governor, Hon. Fredinand Waititu were among the officials on the panel during the Urban Development, Housing, Infrastructure and Energy session and contributed to the discussion on bridging the gap towards affordable housing for all, a pertinent topic in line with the government’s Big Four development Agenda. Some of the issues tackledRead More
The NCA Continuous Professional Development (CPD) trainings continued last week with two separate trainings in Nairobi and Athi River.
The first training took place on the 5th and 6th of April at the Sportsview Hotel, Kasarani, and was open to all registered contractors, covering the Nairobi and Kiambu regions. Over 650 contractors were in attendance at the two day training, themed Project Cash Flow Management. Contractors present were sensitized on opportunities in and requirements for performancRead More