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Renewable Energy Use Need Not Impede Reliability
A new report indicates that renewable energy use has surged throughout the US over the past five years...
America’s First Net-Zero Museum
The Exploratorium, San Francisco’s world renowned centre for science and art, has incorporated a raft of green...
US Construction Recovery Continues With Leap in Housing Starts
Another emphatic sign of recovery in the US building sector has emerged with new home starts leaping by...
Handling of Open Mine Landslide
A catastrophic wall collapse has led to the suspension of operations at Rio Tinto’s vast Bingham Canyon copper...
JCB Posts Record Profits on Global Rebound in Construction
Earth moving equipment manufacturer JCB posted record profits in 2012 and expects growth to continue this year, with...
Green Building Code Comes To New Mexico
The incumbent Republican governor of New Mexico has failed in her efforts to overturn green building regulations introduced...
Nevada National Park Hosts World’s First Floating Green Building
A holiday resort situated in Nevada’s Lake Mead National Recreational Area has made history by building the first...
Two Children Die in US Home Construction Collapse
Two children have died after a dirt wall collapsed on them while they were playing in a pit...
Chicago Lines its Streets with Smog-eating Cement
Chicago is pioneering the use of a groundbreaking new paving material which is capable of expunging the adjacent...
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