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The absence of a comprehensive construction standards especially in the informal sector continues to inhibit industry growth. This has led to use of inappropriate construction material, poor quality of construction works associated with poor workmanship, use of substandard materials, inadequate enforcement of standards and regulations and poor practises with regard to safety and health.
As a key player, in the delivery of Affordable Housing Programme, a major pillar in the Big 4 Agenda, the National Construction AuthRead More
The National Construction Authority’s Western Regional Office in conjunction with the Kakamega County Government on Friday, March 8th evacuated Western Star Hotel in Kakamega Town after an evaluation of the building revealed issues to do with structural identity.
The quality assurance check was prompted by a report from a concerned citizen the previous evening. The hotel, located opposite Kakamega Primary School, has been inhabited since 2013.
The Authority on Monday, 18th February commenced stakeholder workshops to review the Draft Code of Conduct for the Construction Industry, The workshops took place at Nomad Hotel in Garissa County, Boma Inn in Nyeri County and Kisii Polytechnic in Kisii County.
Section 5(2) (m) of the National Construction Authority (NCA) Act requires the Authority to develop and publish a Code of Conduct for the Construction Industry, which is necessary to guide andRead More
The National Construction Authority (NCA) hosted a workshop on affordable housing in Mombasa on Wednesday, 30th January at the Reef Hotel, Nyali. The workshop, targeting contractors and doubling as a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training was themed “Tapping into the Big Four Agenda on Affordable Housing in Kenya”,and integrated a panel discussion approach away from the conventional monologues.
NCA’s Acting Executive Director Eng. MaurRead More
Defense Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo on Tuesday, 15th January officially opened the Procurement of Works and Construction Management Workshop organized by the National Construction Authority at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi.
NCA Acting Executive Director Eng. Maurice Akech on Thursday 10th January hosted Turkish Ambassador to Kenya Ahmet Cemil Miroglu and Director General for Free zones, Overseas Investment and Services for the Turkish Ministry of Trade Ugur Ozrurk, who led a delegation of top Turkish contractors under the Turkish Contractors Association (TCA), in paying a courtesy visit at the Authority's Headquarters in Nairobi.
Discussions during the visit centered on possible areas of collaboration with particular focus oRead More
Public Works Principal Secretary Prof. Paul Maringa today declared a zero tolerance policy on defying of suspension notices by developers across the country. Speaking at his office at the Public Works building in Nairobi, Prof. Maringa stated that the government will not compromise on non-compliance with the law. “It is important that we ensure the law is followed in the construction process so that we protect lives and livelihoods. We have developers who have been behaving like they are above the law but today I want them to know that nobody is above the law and that under no circumstancesRead More
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Public Works Principal Secretary Prof. Paul Maringa on Wednesday, 9th November officially opened the International Construction Research Conference and Exhibition (ICoRCE) at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre. Prof. Maringa was representing the Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretrary Mr. James Macharia. ICORCE is the biggest construction research conference and exhibition in Africa, with the aim of nurturing and enhancing accelerated growth of the construction industry. It provides a critical platform for the dissemination of consRead More
Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja was the Chief Guest at a welcoming cocktail for delegates of the Construction Industry Business Forum (CIBF) held at the Sankara Hotel on Wednesday, 7th November 2018.
CIBF is one of the side events of the International Construction Research and Exhibition (ICoRCE), specialized forum targeting business persons and investors in the construction industry. The one-day event, which took place on Thursday, 8th November, featured conversations on the opportunities and incentives in the constructRead More