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Tuesday, 20 November 2018 01:00

How drones have affected Construction Industry

In the last years, drones have become an advantageous device, widely used in construction industry, that offers vast possibilities and applications.

Saturday, 09 November 2013 17:16

4 Dead in Nigerian Building Collapse

A four-story residential building under construction in one of the most expensive communities in Africa collapsed on Tuesday.  Four people are confirmed dead and it is believed that as many as 50 people were still trapped in the building as of Tuesday night.  All of the victims were construction workers who were working on the building.  The Nigerian Department of Occupational Safety and Health are investigating the cause of the collapse and have sent representatives to the site.  The building contractor has also submitted a report about the collapse.  According to the Associated Press, building collapses are not uncommon in Nigeria.

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  • Date occured Tuesday, 05 November 2013