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Accra Shippers Centre Project

By | 2018-06-24T18:46:34+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Featured Projects|

Accra Shippers Centre Project

One level underground parking space and associated works including excavation, concrete, steel reinforcement, roofing, ceiling, wall and floor finish. The structure is basically reinforced concrete frame with sandcrete blocks in fillings.

Floors are mainly porcelain tiles. The Building has spaces such as Banking Hall, Machine Room, Conference Hall, Committee Room, Library, and Projector Room.

The special installation include: electrical installation, 3No. Lift, 16m2 Storage Tank, 6m2 Buffer Tank,
T. network, fire detector and alarm system, telecommunication system, local area network system, standby generator, public address system, air conditioning installation, lift installation, plumbing nstallation. External works such […]

Enhancing collaboration among clients, contractors and consultants on Ghanaian construction projects

By | 2018-06-22T13:55:08+00:00 May 8th, 2018|News|

Collaboration among key stakeholders is essential to the success of construction projects all over the world. Project participants have all agreed that collaboration among clients, contractors and consultants is one of the important ingredients for successful contracts and good contractual relationships.

Unfortunately, in Ghana there seems to be a complete disregard or ignorance of the provisions of the contract concerning the relationship among these stakeholders. This is seen especially between the main contractor and consultants resulting sometimes in a situation where some consultants are tempted to think that the main contractor is a subordinate to them and they treat them as […]

COTVET to amend regulations to meet TVET demands

By | 2018-06-22T13:51:49+00:00 April 30th, 2018|News|

The Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) will amend its regulations, by end of this year, to meet current demands in the technical educational sector.

The amendment, COTVET explained, will be aligned with government’s transformational agenda to meet existing demands, guidelines and materials used in teaching and learning in the country’s technical educational sector.

Recent concerns expressed by captains of industry are that graduates from most technical and vocational training institutions across the country do not meet the technical demands and skills requirement of the job.

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Government urged to establish Construction Council

By | 2018-06-22T13:53:44+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|News|

Mr. Rockson Kwesi Dogbegah, Chairman Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector, has appealed to the government to establish a Construction Council to help strengthen and promote the Ghanaian construction industry.

He said the industry was suffering quality and performance constraints as a result of weak skills especially among artisans and that there was a dire need for sector-wide skills development.

He made the call when he delivered a paper titled, ‘A Case for Sector Skills Councils in Ghana’ last Thursday at a consultative breakfast meeting with industry stakeholders.

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Construction Of Shops And Offices Complex At Community 2, Tema, Greater Accra Region

By | 2018-06-24T18:46:45+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Featured Projects|

Construction Of Shops And Offices Complex At Community 2, Tema, Greater Accra Region

Construction of 8-storey shops & Offices consist of reinforced concrete framed structure with block wall infilling internal and external staircases. Roofed with Aluzinc covering on steel roof trusses. Glazed windows and doors, acoustic and plaster board ceiling, tiling, painting to internal and external walls. External works include pavings, car park, drainage system and horticulture.
Special installations include firefighting & alarm system, H.T Distribution, Transformer, 11kv Cabling Network, General Power Point System, Audio Visual and Telephone System, Plumbing Installation, Sewage System, Lift Installation, VRV Air-condition System, […]

Construction Of Extension To Head Office Block For The Minerals Commission

By | 2018-06-24T18:46:54+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Projects|

Construction Of Extension To Head Office Block For The Minerals Commission

The structure is generally in-situ reinforced concrete framework with structural glass curtain wall with aluminium roof covering on timber roof carcass. External works include drainage, horticultural, walkways and carpark (102sqm). The windows are furnished with Aluminium casement and the doors are glazed aluminium and timber
panel doors. Special installations include firefighting (hose reel, fire extinguishers, hydrants) and alarm systems (smoke and fire detectors), plumbing installations,
voice and data system, lift installations, electrical installation and a stand-by Generator

Project Details

DATE

2015

CLIENT

Minerals Commission

PROJECT TYPE

Commercial […]

Construction Of Auditorium And Lecture Theatre For School Of Business At KNUST

By | 2018-06-24T18:49:47+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Projects|

Construction Of Auditorium And Lecture Theatre For School Of Business At KNUST

Generally, the construction is made up of reinforced concrete frame with sandcrete blocks over strip foundations. The roof also is prepainted long span aluminium sheet covering over structural timber carcassing. Finishes to the floors are polished porcelain tiles while cladding is made of sandcrete blocks painted with suvinilemulsion paint. External works include drainage, horticultural, walkways and carpark.
Specialised Installations include Electrical Works, Plumbing Works and Mechanical installations

Project Details

DATE

2012

CLIENT

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

PROJECT TYPE

Commercial

Construction Of 4- Storey Examination Halls And Lecturers’ Offices For KNUST

By | 2018-06-24T18:50:05+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Projects|

Construction Of 4- Storey Examination Halls And Lecturers’ Offices For KNUST

The works comprises of concrete framed structure with block wall infilling, lift well, wall and ceiling finishes, cladded with aluminium roofing with associated external works such as car park (4000sqm), drainage, filter bed and landscaping. Special works include; Plumbing Works, Electrical works and Mechanical Installations (Airconditions)

Project Details

DATE

2016

CLIENT

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

PROJECT TYPE

Commercial

Construction Of Proposed 5-Storey Social Sciences Building Complex, KNUST

By | 2018-06-24T18:50:17+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Projects|

Construction Of Proposed 5-Storey Social Sciences Building Complex, KNUST

Construction of proposed 5-storey Building complex consist of blocks (A,B,C,D&E) which entails lecture theatres, auditorium, classrooms and offices including associated external works, drainage and horticultural and walkways. The structure is basically reinforced concrete frame with sandcrete blocks in fillings sitting on strip foundations, roofed over with pre-painted long span aluminium sheet fixed onto structural timber or steel trusses.
The special installation include: Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Installation

Project Details

DATE

2017 – Ongoing

CLIENT

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

PROJECT TYPE

Commercial

Remodelling Of The HCIM Block (Lecture Hall Phase Iii) For Sunyani Technical University Formerly Sunyani Polytechnic

By | 2018-06-24T18:50:34+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Projects|

Remodelling Of The HCIM Block (Lecture Hall Phase Iii) For Sunyani Technical University Formerly Sunyani Polytechnic

The works are mainly renovation of existing catering block into Three (3) Storey Lecture. The works comprises reinforced concrete, and block walls, and well finished with certified modern materials to serve its full purpose Special installation: Electrical Installation, Plumbing Installation

Project Details

DATE

2016

CLIENT

Sunyani Technical University

PROJECT TYPE

Commercial