Barloworld Equipment, Caterpillar launch free training programme in Mozambique
Barloworld Equipment, Caterpillar launch free training programme in Mozambique

Barloworld Equipment and Caterpillar recently launched Technicians for Africa, a free foundation training programme, in Tete Province, Mozambique.

22 Feb 2017

Amanda Clack, president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is one of the speakers at the RICS Africa Summit.
RICS Africa Summit to host mentoring workshop with Women's Property Network

The annual RICS Africa Summit, taking place in Sandton, Johannesburg, 22-23 February, will place a stronger focus on the empowerment of women in the built environment.

21 Feb 2017

The 20th century saw a 23-fold increase in natural resources used for building
The 20th century saw a 23-fold increase in natural resources used for building

The volume of natural resources used in buildings and transport infrastructure increased 23-fold between 1900 and 2010, according to our research. Globally, there are now 800 billion tonnes of natural resource “stock” tied up in these constructions, two-thirds of it in industrialised nations alone.

By Heinz Schandl and Fridolin Krausmann 20 Feb 2017