Monthly Archives: April 2007

For each 250 that join, I’ll donate £1 to solve Climate Change through C&C

As Dave Hampton over at Carbon Coach says:  “Take a look at this new group – its membership has soared from 0 to 1000 in just 72 hours – please consider joining and helping” I endorse Dave’s comment and urge … Continue reading

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Think Debate – whats your top 10?

As part of the Think 07 event this week, the Think web site is running a number of debates that should hear your voice and opinion – see below – and if you do have a top 10 actions we … Continue reading

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They bid to win

Some 25 construction professionals attended the Best Practice Clubs Bidding to Win event last Thursday that provided a free taster session of the Evolution-IP Biding to Win course. As Roger Jones, the club secretary said: “delegates took away expert advice … Continue reading

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Free Steps to Heaven

Picked this up from Mel Starrs at Elemental this morning. Property week have made their news and searchable database free on line at propertyweek.com As Property Week say: “News, gossip and data are ‘must haves’ for property people the world … Continue reading

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BoKlok

If that sounds like a product from Ikea to you, then you are correct. The name BoKlok means “smart living” in Swedish, and is Ikea’s approach to prefabricated housing. Last month, it received planning permission for 36 dwellings in St. … Continue reading

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Building the Future – build as we mean to go on ….

Last Wednesdays (April 18th) Guardian Society supplement was a must read series of articles under the theme of Building the Future. The supplement, a collaboration with Think 07 addressed Sustainable Building for the 21st Century. Copies of the supplement are … Continue reading

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Construction waste plans to be compulsory

Just look at these statistics from Defra: 13% of all the solid materials delivered to construction sites goes unused Each year 400 million tonnes of solid materials are used in the UK construction industry but only two-thirds is added to … Continue reading

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