Construction industry professionals are invited to a validation workshop for the Draft Building Code on 13/12/19. For more information, email email@example.com.
The Board of Directors of the National Construction Authority on Monday, 8th October 2019 met the recently appointed Public Works Principal Secretary Major General (Rtd) Dr. Gordon Kihalangwa, CBS, at his offices in the Works Building.
The team, led by Vice Chairperson Prof. Godrick Bulitia, was comprised of Qs. David Gaitho, Ms. Susan Karanja, Eng. Stephen Kogi, Mr. Kirpal Suri, Arch. Mackenzie Kiilu, Eng. Jane Mutilili, Arch. Jackson Kafuna and Ms. Elizabeth Mvoi. NCA Executive Director Eng. Maurice AkecRead More
The National Construction Authority has appointed Eng. Maurice Akech as the Executive Director and Registrar of Contractors effective 27th September 2019, for a period of four years following a competitive process that attracted scores of highly qualified industry professionals.
Eng. Akech, who has been acRead More
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 newly appointed NCA Executive Director Eng. Maurice Akech met with
representatives from the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) and the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS) over the last week.
The meetings were to formalize a series of collaborative activities that are set to be rolled out by all three institutions. Eng. Akech, speaking at each of the meetings, noted that the main agenda was to introduce a formal framework of engagement between the regulators. The institutions hRead 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