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His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday 4th October toured the Affordable Housing Village at the Nairobi International Trade fair. The village, an initiative of the State department of Housing and Urban Development and managed by the National Construction Authority, provided a platform for exhibitors to showcase various alternative construction materials and technologies that can be used in implementing the affordable housing pillar of the president’s Big Four Agenda.
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The Principal Secretary, State Department of Public Works Prof. Paul Maringa Mwangi on Tuesday, 25th September inaugurated the new board of the National Construction Authority. The ceremony, held at the Crowne Plaza, was presided over by Prof. Maringa on behalf of James Macharia, the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works.This is the third inauguration in the Authority’s history. The first Board of Directors was inaugurated on July 4th, 2012, while the second was held on 6th August 2015. Speaking at theRead More
Acting National Construction Authority Executive Director Eng. Maurice Akech, on Thursday 13th September, 2018 led the Authority’s management in hosting Turkish ambassador to Kenya, Ahmet Cemil Miroglu who paid a courtesy visit to NCA Headquarters in Nairobi. During the visit, The NCA management team and the Turkish delegation held preliminary talks on possible areas of collaboration between Turkey and Kenya with regard to the construction sector, with either party acting as go between for stakeholders from the two countries. AMB. Miroglu highlighted the fact that Turkey has a QuRead More
The Infra East Conference and Exhibition, is scheduled to take place from the 25 th -27 th September, 2018, at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi. The conference will be highlighting how to meet government goals with regards ti affordable housing in Kenya and overcoming challenges in East Africa’s infrastructural projects in general—from financing to logistical constraints and sustainable development. The event will feature interactive panels and will additionally focus on understanding the benefits of Public-Public Partnerships (PPP) in deliverRead More
National Construction Authority’s Regional Coordinator in charge of Mt. Kenya Region, QS. Lucas Adwera, has been appointed as a member of the Nyeri County Environmental Committee with his tenure running from 16th August, 2018 to the swearing in of a new County Government. The appointment was made in accordance with the existing law as stipulated in Section 29 of the Environmental and Coordination Act 1999 as read together with the Environmental and Coordination (Amendment) Act 2015. On appointment, the experienced quantity surveyor said that environmental issues are of imporRead More
Organized by the National Construction Authority (NCA) and dmg events, the event series will take place from 7-9 November 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre. Kenya’s second National Construction Week, at Kenyatta International Convention Centre from 7-9 November 2018, is set to enhance contribution of the construction industry towards the Big Four Agenda. Speaking at a press conference on Aug 8th at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi, representatives of the National Construction Authority (NCA), the State Department of Housing aRead More
National Construction Authority acting Executive Director, Eng. Maurice Akech and Arch. Stephen Mwilu on Thursday 9th August, 2018 led the authority’s officers in a quality assurance exercise at the ongoing Crystal Rivers Mall and residences in Athi River and a residential building in Nairobi's South C area. The Athi river exercise begun with an onsite accreditation drive for the site workers present facilitated by officers from the NCA Central Eastern Regional office after which Eng. Akech addressed the developers, contractor’s representatives and site workers. In his addRead More
The just concluded Construction Industry Awards gala dinner took place on the 20th July 2018 at the Carnivore Restaurant Lang’ata. The event was endorsed by the National Construction Authority and saw the Principal Secretary of the State Department of Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Charles Hinga Mwaura as well as our very own Ag. Executive Director, Eng. Maurice Akech, in attendance. Seven participants received awards with Questworks Ltd emerging as the Contractor of the Year and the ultimate winner of the night. The contractor of the year award sought to recognize the mRead More
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