In: General News

14
Jan

Five Things All Builders Should Know About Social Media

Social media presents a huge opportunity for businesses to connect with potential clients, with 71%[1] of…

14
Jan

Chinese Probuild Takeover Blocked by National Security

The takeover of a major construction contractor which is owned by a South African firm but…

14
Jan

Skyscraper Completions Fall in 2020

The number of tall building completions has declined to its lowest level in five years, the…

13
Jan

Martijn Wilder joins Prince Charles, HSBC, Natixis in new agenda for “natural capital” asset class

The Fifth Estate – Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views Prince Charles is…

12
Jan

World Construction Sector Must Eliminate All Corruption

In December 2019, Canadian engineering giant SNC Lavalin pleaded guilty in the Court of Quebec to…

12
Jan

A new look for NCC 2022

As part of the Australian Building Code Board’s (ABCB) commitment to delivering a National Construction Code…

12
Jan

Post-Brexit UK – like other gas-producing nations – betting on uncommercial, unproven carbon capture and hydrogen

The Fifth Estate – Green buildings and sustainable cities – news and views The United Kingdom,…

11
Jan

Australia Should Mandate Lower Lead in Plumbing Products

Australia should mandate a maximum lead content of 0.25 percent in all plumbing products which come…

11
Jan

Australia Gains 22,900 Construction Jobs

Almost 23,000 jobs have been created in design and building throughout Australia as the employment market…

11
Jan

Construction Must Move to the Circular Economy

The growing global discussion around climate change and consumption has generated new demand for sustainable goods…