Industry News 2018-07-07T10:07:30+00:00

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

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 ...
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COTVET to amend regulations to meet TVET demands

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 ...
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Government urged to establish Construction Council

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 ...
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PPA to accept bid declaration as option or replacement of bid securities

There is good news for the Construction Sector in Ghana as the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has responded favorably to the call of AGI Construction Sector for Stakeholders to accept the use of Bid Declaration Forms as an option or ...
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Develop synergies to help gov’t achieve industrial revolution

Government’s plans of industrializing the country will involve the built environment players who are key stakeholders which therefore call for the need to develop the appropriate synergies to help the government achieve its aim, Mr. Rockson Dogbegah chairman of the ...
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Is It A Crime To Pay Interest On Delayed Payments To Contractors?

Payment of interest on delayed payment is one of the vital compensations provided in contracts to protect the capital investment of contractors and sustain their cost of financing when the payment due them is delayed. This also ensures that the contractor is able to maintain his ...
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Is Ghana’s construction sector growing to the ‘detriment’ of local industry?

The construction sector, over years, has grown averagely at an estimated rate of 7 percent annually from 2009 to the third quarter 2017. However, how much of this growth cannot be credited to indigenous Ghanaian companies in the country? Most ...
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Contractors want law to back interests on delayed payments

Contractors in Ghana want government to pass a law that will enforce the payment of interests on delayed payments for public construction works. They argue that they are overburdened with high interest rates on loans from banks and often lose ...
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Pass Construction Industry Development Authority bill

Mr. Rockson Kwesi Dogbegah, Chairman Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector, has called on government to pass the Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA) bill to regulate activities in the construction industry. He said this is necessary to help build ...
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