Fiji Building Code Update: a new sustainable approach to construction in Fiji – Government of Fiji

The Government of Fiji is asking residents to provide opinions, comments and ideas regarding the update to the Fiji National Building Code (FNBC). […]

2023-09-23T10:16:45+12:00August 31st, 2023|News|

Updated Fiji Building Code final draft to be released this week – The Fiji Times

Draft three of the updated Fiji Building Code is near completion and will be released this week. The Government confirmed this in a statement released on its official social media Facebook page.   Consulting team Wavefront Planning and Design has been engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in partnership with the Fijian Government for the [...]

2023-09-23T10:02:05+12:00July 24th, 2023|News|

Fiji needs standards written into building code – The Fiji Times

Fiji needs standards written into the building code to address termites, one of the biggest issues in the Western Division, says policy planning consultant Janis Fedorowick. Speaking at a public consultation on the Review of the National Building Codes in Nadi last week, she said proposed changes to the legislation would ensure Fijians were building [...]

2023-09-23T10:25:29+12:00May 22nd, 2023|News|

Negotiating a Construction Contract and some Basic Points to Note

This is a great article from Atu Siwatibau about Negotiating a Construction Contract and some Basic Points to Note. The best way of ensuring the efficient management of your risk in a construction contract is to negotiate the management and allocation of those risks during the negotiations stage. […]

2019-09-03T13:16:54+12:00August 8th, 2019|News|

Compliance, Implementation Key To ensuring the quality and correct interpretation of Fiji National Building Code

“While the revision of the Fiji Building Code is the easiest, the implementation, compliance, monitoring, ensuring its quality and correct interpretation is a long-term process,” says Jane Romero of the Pacific Regional Infrastructure Facility (PRIF). […]

2019-08-07T10:11:55+12:00July 15th, 2019|News|

Opposition MP, Honourable Lenora Qereqeretabua Addresses The Importance Of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) 

The need for Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) on proposed developments was elaborated on at the 2019 Construction Industry Council (CIC) Conference, held 13th to 15th of June 2019, at the Grand Pacific Hotel. […]

2019-07-08T10:10:45+12:00July 8th, 2019|News|

Construction Industry Council – 2019 CIC Conference

Following the major success of last year, the Construction Industry Council will launch its 2019 CIC Conference scheduled for June 13, 14 and 15 at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva. With 370 delegates, with limited accommodation, an untested trade show, and a conference site off the beaten path, the results were not only gratifying but a strong indication [...]

2019-04-07T11:50:26+12:00April 7th, 2019|Commercial, News|

Construction Council Growing From Strength To Strength

Construction Industry Council members were updated on developments at their monthly meeting held recently at the Fiji National University. CIC President Gordon Jenkins said that CIC is growing from strength to strength “following the success” of its conference held at the Warwick last June. […]

2019-04-07T12:00:41+12:00November 7th, 2018|News|
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