Monthly Archives: April 2011

Importance of Forests in the NW

Sign spotted at Grizedale Forest in Cumbria yesterday:

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Constructing Excellence Social Media Forum: Unlocking potential

Construction Excellence ran a Social Media forum on Wednesday with a view to understanding current use of social media within construction and what the industry, in particular, CE could or should do with social media. Presentations from Paul Wilkinson, Jon de Sousa and Martin Brown … Continue reading

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Sustainable Built Environment Business

The Guardian Sustainable Business web pages are proving a great resource for information, articles, debates and inspiration for sustainability as a strategic rather than just an operational level issue. To reinforce the importance of the  built environment sector, the way … Continue reading

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Best Practice Club visit: BREEAM Outstanding Brockholes Visitor Center

Last night the Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Mansell Construction hosted an event and tour of the new, soon to be opened ‘floating’ Brockholes Visitor Center in Preston for members of the Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club and local CIOB The visitor centre has … Continue reading

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Site Waste Management Plans #swmp update from @diemltd

Friend and colleague David Inman at DIEM Ltd has published this very useful Environmental Management update focusing on SWMP.  Download this file    

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