THE GREEN FUTURE OF STEEL – BY DR TROY COYLE, CEO, HERA Several great leaps forward in the steel sector recently have signalled that zero carbon steel is within our grasp. The green future of steel might have struck many as laughable even a half-decade ago – but the advancements being made locally and globallyContinue reading “Going green… building green”
GREEN PROOF: NATURAL HABITATS TRANSFORMS INNER-CITY AUCKLAND LIBRARY Auckland’ s Central City Library Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero has a new look and a greener future thanks to Natural Habitats. In response to delivering those climate change targets, a living ‘green roof’, a first for a council asset, has been installed on the central Auckland library locatedContinue reading “Living roof…”
Copenhill/Amager Bakke in Copenhagen, Denmark has been announced as the World Building of the Year 2021. The scheme is designed by B.I.G Architects and was selected from the ‘Production, Energy & Recycling’ category.
Two of the biggest crises of our times – housing and climate change – could be the target of a new Ministry of Green Works that would integrate important responsibilities related to safeguarding New Zealand’s future, according to a report released today by First Union.
Climate-tech startup Aspiring Materials has raised $1 million to further expand its carbon capture technology for reducing industrial carbon emissions.
Kiwi builders can now replace plywood, particle board and plaster board, with low carbon, environmentally sustainable construction boards made from industrial packaging waste.
The Sustainable Steel Council is a group of industry leaders committed to the circular economy and Aotearoa New Zealand’s low emissions future.
Kiwis are more tuned into the impact of failing infrastructure and the effects it has on their lives than ever before. This is not just a New Zealand phenomenon, it is a view shared worldwide says Pete Renshaw, director of business development for Pultron Composites. Particularly in countries where there have been ongoing struggles with aging infrastructure, corrosion, and failures caused by the extreme effects of climate change.
Though some will disagree, sustainability and the ‘need to go green’ is not a trend. With climate temperatures rising and the planet’s population increasing at the same time, there is a very real need to consider the impact that projects have if they aren’t thoughtfully planned, designed and constructed.
Assembly challenge cuts time and labour input by half – with better safety and bolt integrity.