Archive for 'Construction'
The Olympic Park has been given the Eric Hughes award for its outstanding contribution to improving sustainability in civil engineering at the 2013 CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement awards.
A new good-practice guide on how to achieve sustainable development through sustainable design and construction, and local plan-making, has produced for use by local planning authorities in England, together with other interested parties.
Olympic Delivery Authority chairman Sir John Armitt's report on the construction of the Olympic Park highlights the new approaches to sustainability successfully adopted for construction of the “greenest Games ever”.
Following its series of events highlighting the sustainability lessons learned during the London 2012 construction project, the UK Green Building Council has published a guide to achieving the gold standard in sustainability.
The background and aims of the Green Construction Board, a close collaboration between industry and Government to make the most of business opportunities from the transition to a greener economy.
The SDRN highlights recent reports on sustainable development and housing: regenerative design and development, sustainable urban neighbourhoods, sustainable growth for the built environment.
Introducing the SCI-Network, which connects public sector buyers with sustainable construction solutions, and inviting construction industry professionals and suppliers to share their experience through a brief online survey.
Online events in March from 2degrees: UK green build market, energy behaviour change, ISO 50001 and how to use it, connecting smallholders and global value chains, carbon disclosure, biodiversity offsetting.
Over the past 18 months, the Welsh Government has been working with industry-led Sector Skills Councils to deliver training to support a cultural shift in Wales' move to a low carbon economy.
The Welsh Government and Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council are developing the former Ebbw Vale steelworks to provide a revitalised community through strong regeneration and sustainability principles.