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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 Cabinet Secretary for Transport , Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works James W. Macharia vide Gazette Notice no. 2163 appointed Qs. David Mwangi Gaitho to be the Chairperson of the Board of the National Construction Authority, for a period of three years with effect from 20th January, 2020.
Qs. Gaitho has previously served on the Board as a representative of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK). He iRead More
Public Works Principal Secretary Dr. Rtd. Major General Gordon Kihalangwa, CBS joined the National Construction Authority Board for a special meeting to chart a conclusive way forward with regards to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Authority has been following the various directives issued by the Government with a view to ensuring that staff and clients are kept informed and safe.
In furtherance of the directive issued by His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday 15Read More
The National Construction Authority was part of a delegation led by Eastern Regional Commissioner Isaiah Nakoru that inspected the Isiolo International Airport on Thursday, 20th February.
The teRead More
NCA Executive Director Eng. Maurice Akech on 30th January 2020 oversaw the launch of the 2019/2020 financial year CPD & CTD training program at the Boma Inn Hotel in Nyeri. The Theme of the training was "THE BIG FOUR AGENDA IN CONSTRUCTION: Opportunities for Contractors" and a total of 155 contractors were in attendance. Also present during the event were NCA board members, representatives from the state departments of Crop Production & Agriculture, Industrialization, Housing & Urban Management and the Nyeri County Directors of Housing and Health respectively. National ConstructionRead More
The National Construction Authority, in an effort to improve service delivery, has revised the project registration timelines in order to ease the process and hasten the issuance of a compliance certificate as part of construction permitting. The revised timelines are also in line with the Government’s initiative to improve Kenya’s position in the World Bank Ease of Doing Business index. Construction projects make up one of the Authority’s three professional registers, the other two being the contractors and construction workers registers. Previously, the project registration process toRead More
Two NCA Huduma Center staff were in December 2019 feted by the Huduma Center Services Secretariat for their exemplary performance in service delivery at their respective work stations.
Harsma Guyo of Isiolo Huduma centre NCA desk and Douglas Omwocha of Narok Huduma centre NCA desk were recognized as the employees of the financial year 2018/2019 at their Centers of operation.
Through letters, Huduma Center Services Acting Chief Executive Officer Katee Mwanza commendRead 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