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
NCA officers led by members of its Board of Directors on Tuesday 6th of August took part in a workshop as part of the Authority’s role in a collaborative initiative with Kenya National Highways Authority aimed at formulation of a National Construction Strategy through the study "Assessment of Domestic Capacity of Construction Industry in Kenya and Development of a National Construction Strategy''
Speaking on behalf of The NCA board during the opening session of the forum, NCARead More
The National Construction Authority was part of a panel discussion during the 2019 Environment and Land Court (ELC) Annual Judges Conference, which took place at the Serena Beach Resort in Mombasa from the 4th to the 8th of June 2019.
Themed ‘An Appraisal of the Environment and Land Court: Balancing Accountability, Professional Calling and the Oath of Office’, the conference brought together all ELC judges from across the country.
NCA, represented by Ag. General Manager, Registration and Compliance Eng. Raymond Karani, sat on a panel discussion entitled I
The National Construction Authority has launched the Construction Excellence Awards (CEAs) 2019, a platform that will recognize achievements, developments and innovation within Kenya’s booming construction industry.
Speaking at the official launch held at the Royal Tulip Canaan Hotel, NCA Ag. Executive DirectoRead More
National Construction Authority Ag. Executive Director Eng. Maurice Akech on Friday, 17th May paid a courtesy call to Chief Justice David Maraga at his office in the Supreme Court.
The Authority was seeking audience with the President of the Supreme Court in order to further relations between the tRead More
The National Construction Authority on Tuesday, 14th May signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Youth Enterprise Development Fund. The signing that took place at the NCA offices was graced by among others, NCA Ag. Executive Director Eng. Maurice Akech, Youth Fund Chairman Mr. Ronald Osumba and Youth Fund Chief Executive Director Mr. Josiah Moraisi.
“Today marks an exciting day for the construction industry as we set out a framework to formerly engage our youth,” Eng. Akech noted in his remarks.Read 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