New “Foundations” magazine – Celebrating global prizes and promoting sustainable construction

New “Foundations” magazine – Celebrating global prizes and promoting sustainable construction The latest issue of “Foundations” magazine is dedicated to the activities of the Holcim Foundation over the past year including the Global Holcim Awards Gold prize hand-over that took place last December in Burkina Faso, West Africa. The winning …

Plans for Severn Barrage tidal project resurrected as developers seek investors

Plans for Severn Barrage tidal project resurrected as developers seek investors Sustainable construction materials business DIRTT receives $20m Italian waste group Eco Eridania brings in €14m equity IFC partners with Aldwych, Six Telecoms for 100MW African wind project EDF wins rights to build 219MW hydro dam in Brazil GDF sells …

Holcim Awards 2011: 6,000 projects showcase the relevance of sustainability in construction

3rd International Holcim Awards competitions attract entries for construction projects and visions to be pursued in 146 countries on all continents Zurich/Switzerland, April 5, 2011 – The USD 2 million Holcim Awards competitions for sustainable construction projects and visions has attracted 6,065 submissions. The number of entries and countries participating …