Landscape failed in eco-town plans, says Landscape Institute

July 4, 2008,AEST

The importance of landscape is neglected in the Government’s eco-towns plans, the Landscape Institute said this week. Chair of the Landscape Institute Policy Committee Jon Lovell said eco-towns provided “an outstanding opportunity” but warned that the sustainability of the proposed | Read More

EAD Launch of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group – WAM

June 30, 2008,AEST

WAM reports – The invitation by H.E Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Secretary General of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Managing Director of EAD to establish the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group attracted high response from government establishments | Read More

IFLA 2008 starts today – June 30

June 30, 2008,AEST

The latest IFLA World Congress is about to start today in the Netherlands with over 350 delegates attending. The theme for this Congress is Transforming with Water. This 45th IFLA World Congress will be held in the Netherlands in conjunction | Read More

Building costs a headache for Asia investors

June 26, 2008,AEST

Property investors in Asia are worried that soaring construction costs are squeezing profit margins, and see little respite as a Chinese iron ore supply deal this week signals more steel price hikes. SOURCE: Reuters –  Building costs a headache for Asia | Read More

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