Significant Achievements

i. Development and production of Portland Pozzolana cement
ii. Development and production of calcined-clay Pozzolana
iii. Development of ternary cements from Portland Cement, calcined clay pozzolana and Limestone
iv. Development of Portland Limestone cement from local limestone
v. Development of steel slag cement
vi. Production of pedestrian and light traffic pavement bricks
vii. Construction of laminated timber bridge from lesser-known timber species and pozzolana cement
viii. Production of lime from clam shells
ix. Improved laterite/earth materials for building construction
x. Evaluation of 100 clay deposits for construction purposes
xi. Identification of 80No. termite-resistant timber species
xii. Application of Drones and GIS in surveying and construction
xiii. Publication of Ghana Building Code
xiv. Publication of Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures book
xv. Publication of monthly Construction Cost Indices for the building industry (adopted by PPA and the World Bank)
xvi. Publication of book on Pozzolana cement
xvii. Database of National Accident Statistics from 1990 – to date
xviii. Construction supervision of Kumasi City Road Rehabilitation Project
xix. Design and construction pozzolana cement plants at Fumesua, Kumasi and Gomoa Mprumem
xx. Design and construction of over 20No. semi-mechanised burnt bricks factories in Ghana
xxi. Design and construction supervision of Tailings Storage Facilities for mining companies like Prestea Sankofa Gold Ltd and Ghana Bauxite Co.
xxii. Development of cost-saving fast-track building technologies that gives a saving of at least 20% over traditional methods
xxiii. Design and construction of 253No. schools under the Primary Education Rehabilitation Project in the 3 Northern regions
xxiv. Design and use of empty plastic bottles as walling materials
xxv. Management improvement training for small-scale contractors
xxvi. Management improvement training for technicians and artisans on cost-saving technologies and techniques
xxvii. Improved Technical training for engineers, foremen and artisans on bricklaying, geomatic and geotechnical engineering
xxviii. Training of Police, and highway/traffic engineers in road safety applications

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