Alarm sounded over lack of professionals for construction sector

-failings in education system seen as drivers

Chief Works Officer Geoffrey Vaughn yesterday warned that the local construction sector will continue to suffer delays and poor quality work unless the lack of qualified professionals, driven by continued student failures in Mathematics and Science is addressed.

“There is an ominous shortfall of professionals [and] sub professionals,” Vaughn said yesterday at a University of Guyana and the Public Works Ministry engineering conference, at the Guyana International Conference Centre, where he noted that quality is closely related to training and development.

Calling human resources the “most important asset” for meeting the demand of the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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