News

Bricks and aggregate made from fly ash

Researchers at the University of New South Wales' Australian Defence Force Academy have developed bricks and building aggregate that can be manufactured entirely from waste fly ash from coal-burning power plants. Potential markets include increasingly industrialised countries such as China and India.

BTEC award in lean construction

The Construction Lean Improvement Programme (CLIP) has launched a BTEC level 3 advanced award in lean construction. Trainees are expected to participate in a Masterclass for at least 15 days. The sessions include lean processes, lean relationships, leadership and communications, and teamwork and team leader training.

Nominations invited for Institute's 2007 Awards and Prizes

The Institute is inviting nominations for its Awards and Prizes 2007.