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Global construction firm turns 125 years

HARDIEFLEX Flooring made by James Hardie

With countless companies playing in the global building materials field, only a handful of them are true heritage brands. Taking pride in their tradition and long experience and expertise in offering the best products for consumers, James Hardie is one of the esteemed few as it marks its 125th.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Concrete or steel?

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THE DESIGN of the new World Trade Center in New York includes safety measures such as a 24-inch-thick concrete wall enclosure for its building core, where the elevators, stairs and power system are placed for protection from fire or terrorist attack. Photo from boston.com

Choosing A construction material for a building is a dilemma for any designer. The right decision can have a positive or negative impact on the success of a project in terms of cost, schedule and overall quality. The construction industry accounts for half of all resources used worldwide, which calls for building designers to use caution in the choice of material.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

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