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mobile electric machines

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Construction industry emission targets necessitate the use of mobile electric machines

Construction industry emission targets necessitate the use of mobile electric machines International Energy Agency (IEA) figures show that the construction sector is responsible for around a third of global energy demand and associated carbon dioxide emissions. As a result, leading construction firms are now setting targets to reduce their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. These targets reflect the need to support international efforts to mitigate global climate change. The IEA […]

todaySeptember 13, 2022

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Roundtable With Claire Wansbury, Award-Winning Ecologist & Associate Director at Atkins

Biodiversity Roundtable Led By Claire Wansbury, Award-Winning Ecologist & Associate Director at Atkins 31st January 2023 Led By Claire Wansbury, our Roundtable will include delegates with the below profiles in order to discuss the issues from as many relevant perspectives as possible. The Roundtable is timed to focus on the hopes and expectations of COP15 in December 2022, specifically how these relate to the built environment sectors. - Representative of […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022

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How can the construction industry achieve net zero homes

How can the construction industry achieve net zero homes The Good Homes Alliance has launched a new campaign calling for urgent action from the construction industry to build carbon-neutral homes. The Build Net Zero Now campaign urges the government to set a target of zero-carbon homes by 2030. It wants the construction industry to meet this target by retrofitting existing homes and building new homes to high energy efficiency standards. […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022

First-Ever Black Top Official Elected By The Building Trades In Philadelphia

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First-Ever Black Top Official Elected By The Building Trades In Philadelphia

First-Ever Black Top Official Elected By The Building Trades In Philadelphia Some promising news for black workers and their treatment by construction unions has emerged from Philadelphia. The Building Trades elected its first-ever black top official in a bid to reflect the demographics of the city. It remains to be seen if this appointment will cause changes or if it's just for show.Being part of a union can be very […]

todaySeptember 1, 2022

concrete recycled tyres

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Concrete Made From Recycled Tyre Rubber Meets Building Strength Standards

Concrete Made From Recycled Tyre Rubber Meets Strength Standards A potential good news story for sustainability and the circular economy has emerged from Melbourne where engineers have cracked a new method to replace all of the conventional aggregates normally used in concrete with rubber. These traditional aggregates such as crushed rock and gravel have been replaced with recycled rubber from tyres.Lead Author and PhD researcher, Mohammad Momeen UI Islam, said,“Recently, […]

todayAugust 29, 2022

wind farms wind energy ireland

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Ireland Leading By Example In Its Utilisation Of Wind Energy To Power Homes

Ireland Leading by Example in Its Utilisation of Wind Energy to Power Homes It is becoming increasingly clear that the development of renewable energy is essential to our path to Net-Zero. Wind energy offers many advantages, so it is no surprise that it’s one of the fastest-growing energy sources in the world. Wind energy provides a clean and sustainable solution to our energy problems. The main advantage of using wind […]

todayAugust 27, 2022

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Biodiversity: We Know We Are The Problem But Can We Also Be Part Of The Solution?

Biodiversity: We Know We Are The Problem But Can We Also Be Part Of The Solution? Very rarely does a week go by without the climate change emergency trending or being mentioned. Young environmental activists such as Greta Thunberg make it their mission to keep the deteriorating condition of life on earth at the forefront of peoples’ minds. However, it is clear that people need to wake up and take […]

todayAugust 26, 2022

manufactured sand

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Why The Construction Industry Needs To Entirely Embrace Manufactured Sand

Why The Construction Industry Needs To Entirely Embrace Manufactured Sand Sand is the second largest natural resource by volume after water and is one of the most important materials in the modern world. Despite this, it is barely regulated in some areas. This has resulted in many people depleting the supply of natural sand. Some individuals forecast that buildable sand may run out as early as the first half of […]

todayAugust 25, 2022

Old Oak and Park Royal London

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Why Community Review Groups Should Be Part Of All Building Decisions

Why Community Review Groups Should Be Part Of All Building Decisions Do you live or work in or within 2km of the Old Oak and Park Royal area? Have you ever wanted to have your say in the planning and urban design process in buildings being built in your local area? The Mayor of London’s development corporation for Old Oak and Park Royal (OPDC) is now recruiting new members for […]

todayAugust 23, 2022

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