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Material Justice

Lance Hosey | Posted 10.04.2013 | Green
Lance Hosey

The U.S. already imports much of its construction materials and products, including a quarter of all steel and cement, but typically it comes from industrialized nations, such as Germany. Why not target sources that desperately need the support?

How to Send Less to a Landfill by Keeping More in Your Building

Peggy Brennan | Posted 03.11.2012 | Detroit
Peggy Brennan

In addition to the creative benefits of repurposing, consider the cost savings. Other than labor, many of the materials are free.

China's Real Estate Bubble 'Unprecedented,' Will Be A 'Doozy': Billionaire Investor Jim Chanos

CNBC | Antonia Oprita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bubble in China's real estate is unprecedented and companies exporting for the country's construction sector should be watched carefully, James Ch...

BIG BUSINESS IN THE CARIBBEAN- ILLEGAL SAND MINING

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stefanie Michaels

The Caribbean, known for its crystal blue waters, powdery sand beaches with colors ranging from coco to pink and all the shades in between, is a haven...