Hyder makes 5.4% on turnover

June 11, 2008,AEDT

The latest figures give Hyder a profit margin on 5.4%, down slightly on the previous year. However Hyder says it is making progress towards a goal of a 10% margin. Hyder Consulting has reported a 15% rise in turnover to | Read More

Site choosen for New housing for earthquake victims

June 11, 2008,AEDT

A national earthquake relief team has chosen a site to rebuild the Beichuan county seat, which was severely devastated in the earthquake. This is the Bandengqiao area of Mianyang city, and it covers ten square kilometers. After a 20-day field | Read More

Irrigation dam ‘inappropriate’ – Stuff.co.nz

June 11, 2008,AEDT

Central Plains Water’s (CPW) proposed dam across the Waianiwaniwa Valley would be like a line of tower blocks extending 2km across the Canterbury countryside, a hearing has been told. Landscape architect Di Lucas, who was giving evidence on behalf of | Read More

Talking green: A guide to eco-English

June 9, 2008,AEDT

Denise Ryan of the Times Colonist (Canada) has written a great article on the language, lexicon, jargon of Eco-English. Terms that we use in day to day life as professionals and educators but often we forget what they actually mean. | Read More

LED Landscape Lighting sales growth 37.2% – R&M

June 9, 2008,AEDT

Research and Markets has announced the addition of The Research of China’s LED Lighting Market 2007 to their offering.Under the global energy crisis and the growth awareness of environmental protection, semiconductor LED lighting has been considered by the world as | Read More

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