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Why local building materials are better, by NBRRI

Professor Danladi Matawal

Director General of Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), Professor Danladi Matawal, has said that using locally-sourced building materials not only saves money for the builder, but can be more environmentally-suited to the particular locality. The professor of Civil Engineering was speaking at the Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja, venue of the 17th Lagos International Housing Fair on Friday, May ...

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Nations, groups launch construction alliance to curb climate change

cop21-group-photo

Eighteen countries (Austria, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Senegal, Singapore, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America) and over 60 organisations on Thursday at the UN climate conference (COP21) in Paris launched an unprecedented Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction to speed up and scale up the sector’s huge potential to reduce its emissions and ...

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