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Concept of sustainability

Concept of sustainability
by Mohammed Azad Hossain
Sustainable development is the concept of a relationship between economic growth and the environment. (Read more..)

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Dubai Municipality releases new safety manual for worksites

By  Sona Nambiar  on Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Dubai Municipality’s (DM) Building Department has issued a new safety manual for construction work priced at Dh100, which is an update on the previous one written more than a decade ago, according to a top municipal official. (Read more..)

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Don’t waste your breath

by Rob Wagner

This summer has been brutal, and I’m not talking about the heat.

I can’t remember the last time I saw truly blue skies here in Dubai. I mean like the ones in those television advertisements and travel brochures. Instead, we are treated to a milky white substance that is a cross between fog and smog. (Read more..)

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Good form

Contractors were getting away with using inferior quality formwork on construction sites in the UAE, but with health and safety rules coming into play, times are changing, discovers Shikha Mishra. (Read more..)

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