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James Hardie Buys into European Market
Business
Wednesday November 8 2017

James Hardie Buys into European Market

Building materials supplier James Hardie has agreed to buy Europe's biggest fiber gypsum board manufacturer as it looks to expand presence in the region's affluent construction...

German House Prices at Breaking-point
Residential
Wednesday February 22 2017

German House Prices at Breaking-point

Homes in large German cities are between 15 and 30 per cent overpriced, the Bundesbank says.

Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities
Urban Planning
Monday December 5 2016

Leaning from the Leadership of Asian Cities

Many Australian planners and politicians seem to retreat back to comfortable European examples of city form when projecting their visions for the growth of Australian cities.

UK Construction Hit Hard by Brexit
Business
Monday August 8 2016

UK Construction Hit Hard by Brexit

As Britain's construction industry reels from its sharpest downturn for seven years, it is companies that operate under longer-term contracts and have less exposure to London...

Brexit Shockwaves Hit UK Economy
Business
Monday August 1 2016

Brexit Shockwaves Hit UK Economy

Shockwaves from Britain's vote to leave the European Union are reverberating through the economy with surveys published showing a sharp dive in consumer confidence and a...

Crossrail’s Lessons on Project Management Technology
Technology
Tuesday March 29 2016

Crossrail’s Lessons on Project Management Technology

In order to derive lessons about effective delivery strategies for major projects, looking at well-known developments around the world which have been delivered successfully is a...

Local Pay for Workers Demanded Across Europe
Business
Thursday March 10 2016

Local Pay for Workers Demanded Across Europe

The European Commission has proposed that workers posted from one European Union country to work in another should be entitled to the same pay as local...

Are the ‘Wrong Type of Trees’ Increasing Global Warming?
Landscaping
Thursday March 3 2016

Are the ‘Wrong Type of Trees’ Increasing Global Warming?

The assumption that planting new forests helps limit climate change has been challenged by a new study.

Dublin to Banish Cars from its City Centre
Urban Planning
Friday July 10 2015

Dublin to Banish Cars from its City Centre

Dublin is resorting to drastic measures to address the problem of worsening traffic congestion in its city centre.