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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 14:56

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development (WED) serves as a platform to honor engineering and the invaluable contributions of engineers worldwide towards building a more sustainable future for all.

Friday, April 12, 2024 - 14:39

We are thrilled to announce a remarkable achievement from the vibrant academic community at the Department, and University of Nairobi at large!

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 10:50

The commencement of the IFC DfGE Training at RECMQS on Monday, February 26th, 2024, marked a pivotal moment in the journey towards cultivating a culture of sustainability and environmental consciousness within the higher learning institutions. To enhance awareness and

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024 - 09:28

Recently, the Department  Chairman, Arch. Peter Njeru was featured on Oracle Academy’s member success Grid.

In a spotlight, the Chairman of the

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ASSESMENT OF STONE CRUSHING CHARACTERISTICS AND DEVELOPMENT OF A STONE CRUSHER FOR SMALL SCALE ENTREPRENEURS.

ABSTRACT.
In Civil Engineering and Construction Industry, crushed stones are known as aggregates and are the basic materials in modern construction work. The current methods for crushing stones to produce aggregates are characterized by the use of large, expensive and centralised crushing plants, which are beyond the reach of small scale entrepreneurs. In addition, such centralized plants are often located too far away from the point of use of aggregates leading to prohibitively high cost of the same.