Press Release

The Rehabilitation and Widening of Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge road

The Government of Zimbabwe first invited for bids for the dualisation of the Harare – Masvingo – Beitbridge Road in 1998, and in 2003 the project was awarded to the consortium of 6 local contractors and 6 local engineering firms under the name of ZimHighways. The...

The flying car is here

Flying cars may seem futuristic – but from commercial jetpacks to personal air taxis, they are already here. Here’s how they could transform the way we commute, work and live. The original Blade Runner film took place in an imagined Los Angeles of 2019, a futuristic...

No Engineers No Economic Transformation in Zimbabwe

The only way to turn around Zimbabwe’s fortunes is to appoint professional  engineers in positions of authority. It is no secret that Zimbabwe’s infrastructure has been steadily falling apart since the 1980s. Zimbabwe is riddled with a multitude of crumbling roads and...

Development of a COVID-19 Community Isolation Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Built Environment Professionals – a community of professional bodies that include the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers, the Zimbabwe Association of Consulting Engineers, the Architects Council, the Institute of Architects, Zimbabwe Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Project Management Institute Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Building Contractors Association and the Construction Industry Federation of Zimbabwe.

Zim faces shortage of engineers

ZIMBABWE has only 1 500 civil, mechanical, architectural and scientific engineers out of about 6 000 accredited professionals in the field. This emerged during the Zimbabwe Infrastructure Development Conference here on Tuesday where delegates raised concerns about...


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