• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Construction Quality To Get a Boost

July 8, 2005

A new collaboration between theFederated Association of Engineers andArchitects (CFIA) and the Costa RicanInstitute of Cement and Concrete seeks toimprove the quality of civil constructionprojects.The two organizations have agreed towork together to evaluate and improvethe country’s bridges, roads, sidewalksand other projects that use cement andconcrete, according to a statement fromboth groups.Beyond training, technology-sharingprograms and standardization efforts,the groups will work together to determinestatistics regarding the number ofconstruction permits requested, the numbergranted, and the time lapsed inbetween.The organizations will also makeefforts to evaluate whether projects complywith norms and quality levels, andrespond to defects in the constructionprocess.

You may be interested

Vaccinated people don’t have to self-isolate after Covid contact
Costa Rica
16423 views
Costa Rica
16423 views

Vaccinated people don’t have to self-isolate after Covid contact

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 8, 2021

People who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 won’t have to isolate if they are a close contact to someone who…

Starting in April, Manuel Antonio NP will be open on Mondays
Costa Rica
2181 views
Costa Rica
2181 views

Starting in April, Manuel Antonio NP will be open on Mondays

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 8, 2021

Costa Rica’s most popular national park is switching up its hours.  Starting April 1, Manuel Antonio National Park will remain…

Costa Rica unemployment disproportionately impacts women
Costa Rica
2551 views
Costa Rica
2551 views

Costa Rica unemployment disproportionately impacts women

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 8, 2021

Unemployment in Costa Rica is at 19.1%, but the job loss provoked by the pandemic has predominantly impacted women. According…