Technologies Transfer

Technologies Transferred to Industry or ready for transfer 
These include Fast track, cost-saving building technologies; lime production for paint and as a road stabilizer; construction of laminated timber bridges with lesser-used species of local timber, assisting in the establishment of small and medium scale brick industries in some villages (Asokwa, Fumesua and Ankaful); production of timber building components; tile press fork making roofing tiles; production of clay-pozzolana cement blocks; and improved clamp firing method for burnt bricks and tiles.

Technical Services Offered 
Services are offered in all areas of building construction and, in particular, architectural works; structural engineering; highway engineering, settlement planning and erosion control, quantity and physical surveying, geotechnical engineering. In addition, assistance is offered in:

  1. Evaluation, planning, design and construction of low cost housing;
  2. Evaluation of site plans and competitive design for low-cost houses;
  3. Foundation engineering and structural analysis of multistorey and complex buildings;
  4. Treatment of ground infested with termites;
  5. Setting up of cottage brick industries;
  6. Production of timber building components;
  7. Timber building projects;
  8. Training of brick-masons and brick-layers for the construction industry;
  9. Special Courses for highway engineers on request;
  10. Training on accident black spots for the police (Motor Traffic Unit), highway engineers, and planners;
  11. Training in construction management for small-scale contractors.

Contact Us

The Director, 
Building & Road Research Institute, 
University P. O. Box 40, 
Kumasi, Ghana

Telephone: +233-032-206-0064 
+233-032-206-0064 
+233-032-206-0065 
+233-032-206-0066 
+233-032-206-0221 

Email: brriadmin@gmail.com