Housing Policy tabled in Indian Parliament

December 8, 2007,AEDT

The National Urban Housing & Habitat Policy 2007 seeks to promote various types of public-private partnerships for realizing the goal of “ Affordable Housing For All’ with special emphasis on the urban poor. This was stated by Kumari Selja the | Read More

Municipalities want power to preserve natural areas

December 7, 2007,AEDT

EDMONTON – Municipalities have asked the provincial government to give them more power to protect natural areas within their boundaries. “We’re losing a lot of our natural areas — wetlands, tree stands, that sort of thing — and we don’t | Read More

Zande joining Stantec

December 6, 2007,AEDT

A Canadian engineering and design company plans to acquire R.D. Zande & Associates, a Columbus-based business known for environmental and civil engineering. Stantec Inc., a publicly traded company in Edmonton, Alberta, will pay an undisclosed amount of cash for R.D. | Read More

Shortage of Skills in the Built Environment

December 6, 2007,AEDT

The Construction Industry Council launched their Professional Services Survey yesterday stated that the Built Environment industry requires 12,000 competent new professionals to enter the industry every year to meet demand as major projects such as the Olympics gather speed. Added | Read More

Landscape Sacrificial – Landscape Institute

December 6, 2007,AEDT

The Landscape Institute called for a greater role for the profession in response to the Government’s ‘Draft Strategy for Sustainable Construction.’ Chair of the Landscape Institute Policy Committee Jon Lovell said landscape was often “the sacrificial lamb” on projects, which undermined | Read More

Varna is the Best City to Live in Bulgaria

December 6, 2007,AEDT

Varna was elected for the best city to live in Bulgaria, according to the special research of DarikNews.bg On the second and third place are rated Plovdiv and Veliko Turnovo. The capital of Bulgaria takes the 4thplace of the ranking. | Read More

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