• AGI sector chair applauds Construction Bank establishment

     The sector chair of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Construction Sector and Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB-Africa) Mr Rockson Dogbegah has lauded the establishment of Construction Bank Ghana Limited describing it as timely and strategic.

    “I see the opening of the Construction Bank, Ghana as very timely and s

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  • Building and construction experts from W/A brainstorm on standards

     The Commission on Standards for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in collaboration with the African Organisation for Standardization (ARSO) and the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) organized a three-day workshop for experts from 15 West African countries.

    This event which started on Monday 22nd May, 2017 and ended on Wednesday 24th

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  • PRIVATE SECTOR AS AN ENGINE OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT; …is the local construction industry sector ready?

     The government has indicated its commitment to transform the country into an industrialized nation in the sub-region by making the private sector the engine of the growth and development agenda within its tenure of office.

    Arguably, the construction industry is one of the most strategic sector that can contribute significantly to the achievement of thi

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     The Construction Sector of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has backed moves by the Minister of Works and housing, Samuel Atta-Akyea to bring back a specialised bank that will be dedicated to the financing of the housing and construction business.

    Its sector chair; Mr. Rockson Dogbegah, said the measure was welcoming and the association would

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  • Berock commended for quick and efficient execution of projects

    Indigenous construction firm, Berock Ventures has been commended for efficient and timely execution of its projects.

    The company, which has been in existence for close to 25 years, has won both national and international competitive biddings to undertake major building, water and civil engineering projects in Ghana.

    Key among its projects is the seven-storey Ghana Civil Aviation

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  • Industry must fund relevant academic research - Berock Chair

    The Executive Chairman of Berock Ventures, Rockson Dogbegah has challenged industry to fund academic research, particularly when they are potential users of the findings.

    This he said would be another effective form of collaboration between industry and the academia.

    Mr. Dogbegah who was speaking at the 9th Annual International Applied Research Conference of the Koforidua Polyte

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  • 20th Anniversary Seminar and Cocktail

    As part of the 20th Anniversary celebrations, a seminar and cocktail event was held on Wednesday 27th November, 2013 for the staff, suppliers, clients and stakeholders of the built environment.

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  • Volta Heroes Foundation to drive investment to the region

    Organisers of the Volta Heroes Foundation awards have primed the event to also drive business investments to the Volta Region, as one of its key objectives for putting the awards together.

    The awards' main objective is to reward people who have contributed towards the development of the Volta Region, regardless of where they hail

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  • Man on a Mission

    Mr. Rockson Kwesi Dogbegah, Founder and Board Chairman of Berock Ventures Limited, has tenaciously worked his way up the jagged terrain of Ghana’s construction industry.

    “It has not been easy, having to work with the regulators’ side; the demand

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  • Institute Policy On Construction Maintenance

    Government has been asked to institute a policy to facilitate the maintenance of projects.

    The Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Building – West Africa, Rockson Dogbegah made the call at a day's training workshop on facilities management in Accra.

    Mr Dogbegah believes the lack

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  • Desist from under-quoting -Building contractors warned

    The Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Building, Africa, Mr Rockson Dogbegah, has cautioned his colleague contractors to desist from under quoting when bidding for a construction project.

    He says although this might enable the contractor to win the bid, he will have to resort to using inferior materials in executing the

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  • Formation of construction sector regulator on the cards

    The Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda, has said that his Ministry will hold discussions with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Ghana, which could lead to the formation of a Regulator for the Construction Industry.

    The Minister said this when Executives of CIOB Ghana paid a courtesy call

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  • CIOB Africa Veep calls for industry and academia collaboration

    The disconnect in the skills gap between industry and tertiary institutions must be bridged to promote national development, Mr Rockson Dogbegah, the Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Builders Africa, has said.

    Mr Dogbegah said most graduates from higher learning institutions find it challenging to fit into the world

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  • Berock Ventures Chair Picks Another Award

    Founder and Chairman of Berock Ventures Ltd. -- an indigenous building and civil engineering company -- Rockson Dogbegah has picked up a second award (the International Nobles Award) just two weeks after an earlier one.

    The latest award by the West Africa Nobles Forum is in recognition of his achievement as an entrepreneur, his c

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  • Enforce construction laws - Minister

    The Minister of Roads and Highways, Mr Amin Amidu Sulemana, has underscored the need for the construction industry to be formally regulated, explaining that lack of enforcement of regulations for the industry had led to shoddy work by players in the sector.

    He said the lack of enforcement of building and construction regulations had resulted in low ethical standards. He made the comment

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  • International President of CIOB arrives Thursday

    The International President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) will pay a three-day visit to Ghana from April 4th to 6th as part of a working tour of two African countries.

    Mr. Crane is the first President of the Professional body to visit Ghana and will participate in a two-day workshop being organised by the Ghana Centre of the Institute as part of the crusade to regulate a

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  • Construction industry players on training tour

    A 13-member delegation made up of Government officials and built environment professionals have left Accra for a 10-day working visit to Malaysia and Singapore.

    The trip is to enable the delegation learn best practices in the construction industry and apply them here in Ghana.

    They will meet w

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  • Maiden Africa construction confab opens tomorrow

    Over 200 participants from Ghana and other African countries are expected in Accra for the maiden Africa Construction Development Conference.

    The conference, slated for tomorrow and Thursday, is to create a platform for constructors, built environment professionals, and stakeholders in the construction industry on the continent t

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  • Maiden Africa Construction Development Conference opens on Thursday

    Accra, Nov 4, GNA - More than two hundred participants from Ghana and other African countries are expected in Accra for the maiden Africa Construction Development Conference.

    The conference slated for Thursday and Friday, the 8th and 9th of November 2012, is to create a platform for constructors, built environment professionals a

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  • CIOB gets new Chairman

    The Ghana Centre of the Charted Institute of Building has elected Rockson Dogbegah as its Chair at a meeting held over the weekend. Mr. Dogbegah, who founded construction giant Berock Ventures, is a leading advocate in the construction industry, with the objective of sanitizing the industry and also promoting excellence.

    Mr. Dogb

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  • Gov’t picks local firm to construct National ICT Park

    An indigenous construction firm, Berock Ventures Ltd (BVL), is constructing the GH¢16.5million national Information Communication Technology Park which will serve as hub for ICT in the entire country.

    The 20 hectare project will commence with a first phase of 7.25 hectares in the Free Zones Enclave in Tema. This phase is bei

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  • GHACEM, World Bank at war

    he recent cement crisis that hit Ghana a couple of months ago, as a result of the temporary shutdown of the production plant of West African Cement (WACEM), producers of Diamond Cement, which shook the entire construction industry to its foundation, seems to have taken an ugly twist, following what observers see as a needless attempt by Ghana Cement Company (GHACEM)

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  • Forms for National Contractors Excellence Awards out

    Accra, July 10, GNA - Building and civil engineering and road contractors would in September compete for eleven award categories at the second National Contractors Excellence Awards slated for Accra, organisers have said. The awards, organized jointly by the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECEG) and the Progressive Road Contr

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  • Execution Of MiDA Projects, A Plus For Ghanaian Contractors-CEO Of Berock Ventures

    Bedrock Ventures Limited, a Ghanaian construction firm, has remarked that judging form the way the management team of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), has handled its projects, the country stands getting more value for its infrastructure projects.

    Speaking in an interview, the new Chief Executive Officer, Courage Dogb

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  • University Of Ghana Inaugurates Hostel, Alumni Centre

    Elizabeth Frances Sey Hall, Courtesy

    The University of Ghana,Legon has inaugurated five facilities geared towards improving teaching and learning within the university.

    The facilities are a 1,800-bed hostel facility, an alumni centre, Physics and Chemistry laboratories and a green house.

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  • Accra Shippers Centre Project

    The Centre is intended to house the Ghana Shippers’ Authority’s Head Office and a ship brokerage hall which will create the medium for a freight market in Ghana.

    It is expected to be a Centre of “maritime te

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  • Local contractors urged to invest in training

    Mr. Courage Dogbegah

    Owners of construction firms are being challenged to develop their leadership skills and those of the management staff by investing in training programmes.

    This will enable them to

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