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A biotech startup is researching building materials that could revolutionise construction. Not only are they biodegradable – some also absorb toxins
Treasury in line for millions as auction starts for seabed leases on sites able to supply 6m homes
Offshore leasing auction starts for 7GW capacity project that could supply 6m UK homes
Readers respond to Stephen Buranyi’s long read on how air cooling systems burn electricity and fuel global heatingKudos to Stephen Buranyi for drawing attention to the growth of air conditioning worldwide and the accompanying...
Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says union
We will have to change almost everything, from our homes to our meals
New material could replace plastic or glass in construction of energy-efficient homes
We are trying to be positive, but there’s little likely to put a smile on your face – except for a couple of things …
Workers on Beatrice project in Scotland include unregulated migrants on under £5 an hour
Underbidding for contracts to bring in cash – if that is what has happened – is a dangerous practice. We need to knowThe collapse of Carillion, the building and outsourcing company, throws up so many questions about the...
‘Clean growth’ report steps into scrapping of green deal void and reinstates all new homes be zero carbon by 2020
Adam Vaughan visits the nuclear site in Somerset, where EDF is pushing ahead despite challenges from unions and Brexit
Building a house typically takes months, exacerbating the housing crisis so many people face worldwide. Apis Cor, a San Francisco-based company that specializes in 3D-printing, decided to tackle that crisis with a groundbreaking...
Concrete and steel make up the bulk of today's skyscrapers and city buildings. But both materials require huge amounts of energy to process, accounting for nearly 10 percent of global carbon emissions. University of Cambridge...
The weakest state, Tasmania, is on the mend while a manufacturing downturn, high jobless rate and weaker dollar drag on SA economy, a CommSec report says
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