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Growth And Creativity In The Construction Industry

 AAK Awards Of Excellence – Dinner on 18th February  2016 Talking Notes by: Prof. Arch. Paul M. Maringa (PhD) Corp, Arch. Maak, Mkip, Principal Secretary, State Department of Public Works PREAMBLE: Awards promote our national aspirations for transformation catalyzing: Excellence in professional service provision; Responsible environmental management; Competitive enterprise development; and Social cohesion Awards renovate the […]

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Construction Regulations and Compliance in Kenya

The Kenya Property Developers Association (KPDA) held a session with the theme ‘Construction Regulations and Compliance in Kenya‘ sponsored by National Construction Authority (NCA) and PG Bison. KPDA chairman Hamish Govani gave the welcoming remarks. A progress report on compliance to the NCA regulations was given by Eng. Raymond Karani – Ag. General Manager, registration […]

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Courtesy call at JKUAT by the State Department of Public Works in the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development

The Principal Secretary of the State Department of Public Works, Prof. Arch. Paul Maringa, accompanied by: The Executive Director, National Construction Authority (NCA), Arch Daniel Manduku, Chairman of the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS), Arch Nathan Kureba, OGW, Chairman of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK), QS. Andrew Mandere, […]

Ongoing Projects

Fit for Purpose

The State Department has undertaken to review its Organization Structure and Schemes of Service for a revived and refocused entity. The processes and structures are being reviewed by several State Officers through a working workshop at the Public Works Sports Club in South C, Nairobi. The Public Service Commission has also been engaged in the […]

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BORAQS Board induction at Safari Park Hotel

An Induction ceremony was held on Thurday 12th February, 2016 for the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. The ceremony was attended by among others the Vice Chancellor of Management University of Africa, Dr. Nicholas Letting, PhD, HSC. The Board was challenged to respond to the dynamically changing […]

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NHC signs Performance Contract

“Kenyans should be happy with what the government is doing for them” said Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi, the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development during a press briefing this morning after signing the performance contract for National Housing corporation. He assured Kenyans that very soon the ministry will hand over the Kibera Slum […]

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Crown Paints to enhance collaboration with the State

The State Department of Public Works has agreed to cooperate with Crown Paints Kenya Ltd. to engage construction industry professionals and also allow for their familiarization with its new and emerging products. Discussions were held with the Principal Secretary Prof. Arch. Paul Mwangi Maringa and the following outputs were agreed upon: Training of 19 industry entrepreneurs in […]

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PAC Visits West Park

The public accounts committee chairman Eng. Nicholas Gumbo together with other PAC officials accompanied by the Principal Secretary, State Department of Public Works Prof. Paul Mwangi, paid a visit to the police housing units at West Park, Langata area. Concerns where raised over how the tenders were awarded and allocation of houses to the police […]