Monthly Archives: March 2012

Some interesting arctic links

A couple of links related to the arctic and its resources: Is the arctic about to be ravaged in the search for oil and other reserves? Britain’s richest man to build giant arctic iron ore mine Fascinating interactive map of … Continue reading

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a guide to understanding the embodied impacts of construction products

The Guide which I wrote with Jane Thornback is now available to download, free of charge, from the Construction Products Association website.  I hope you will find it a useful resource.

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New Update from BRE Global on TC 350

I am pleased that BRE Global have updated their November position statement on CEN/TC 350 which I discussed in my blog earlier this month, and there is some positive news to report. The update can be downloaded here and but … Continue reading

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Launch of Construction Products Association Publication

I’ve been working on a publication with Jane Thornback, ‘A Guide to the Understanding of the Embodied Impact of Construction Products’, and we will be launching it next week – details below. Date:    Tuesday 13 March 2012 Venue: Building Centre, … Continue reading

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The different cost of European standards

With the publication of BS EN 15804 in the UK, I was surprised by how much it was going to cost to buy our UK office a copy, and having offices in Denmark and Germany too, I had a quick … Continue reading

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