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Architects join call for local content law                                              


The Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA) is pushing for the preparation and possible passage of a local content policy for the construction industry. They contend that the passing of the bill will guarantee their increasing involvement and active participation in Ghana’s construction industry. “There is a major action on what we call the local content bill. There’s been years of ...

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Delayed gov’t disbursement threatens infrastructure growth – Report

Infrastructure and Capital Project Leader for Deloitte Africa, J P Labuschagne

 A latest report on Africa’s construction sector has cited delays in disbursements on the part of governments as a key threat to the expansion of infrastructure within the region. The survey, conducted by Deloitte therefore suggests that governments must tackle such delays as they control majority of projects. Meanwhile, Ghana has been tipped as having the second highest number of ...

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AGI demands swift passage of local content law

Rockson Dogbega - Chairman of the construction subsector of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), is pushing for the speedy passage of a local content policy to address what they describe as the imbalances in the construction industry. A local content policy, the association says, is urgently required to increase the opportunities and incentives for local construction firms. The AGI believes this should help develop the  capacity of its ...

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