Bruntwood sets net zero carbon target

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Paul Unger

Bruntwood has become the first commercial developer in the UK to sign up to the Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon Commitment, which launched at the Global Climate Action Summit last month.

Costain

Costain awarded contract for Wi-Fi road

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Nicola Byrne

Tech-based construction and engineering company, Costain, has been awarded a contract by Highways England to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first connected vehicle corridors in Kent.

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Property innovations for a warming planet

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NATALIE HOLMES

An unusually cold winter followed by a near-global heatwave has brought the issue of climate change to the fore. A range of tech is available and in use for stemming emissions and mitigating the effects, as new climate norms emerge.

Paul Unger PlaceTech

EDITOR’S NOTE | Earth Tech

The 'Hothouse Earth' study published by scientists this week rightly gained a lot of media coverage with its alarming warning that we could be heading for a point of no return if the planet warms by so many degrees that humans can no longer control its fate.

City Birds Eye View

Cybersecurity critical for smart cities

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NATASHA STOKES

From household appliances to civic infrastructure, cities are getting connected, securing their vast networks of smart, internet-enabled devices is a rising priority.

Paul Unger PlaceTech

EDITOR’S NOTE | Chained to the future

While business folk and tech watchers go on attacking and defending blockchain, arguing in a loop over whether it has value or not, notable evidence of its growing credibility among large companies and authorities keeps racking up quietly in the background, writes Paul Unger.