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  • There’s been a spate of building collapses in Lagos, Nigeria. In some cases, people have died. In one instance a building had been marked for demolition at least three times. There are also concerns about hundreds of other buildings in the city.

    Why buildings keep collapsing in Lagos and what can be done about it

    There’s been a spate of building collapses in Lagos, Nigeria. In some cases, people have died. In one instance a building had been marked for demolition at least three times. There are also concerns about hundreds of other buildings in the city. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner spoke to Ndubisi Onwuanyi about this.

  • With three of South Africa’s large construction companies having gone bankrupt in the last few months, many are questioning the future of the sector. However, while the deterioration of these companies may have hurt those investors exposed to them, it has left the gate open for o…[Read more]

  • Tunnels are some of the greatest engineering feats humanity has ever undertaken. We (humankind) have, in fact, been digging them for millennia.

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