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5 ways to bridge the gap between best community engagement practice and actual project experiences
Community engagement and impact assessment go hand-in-hand. Our core principles prize informed consultation and human rights. Many IAIA members also subscribe to the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2), striving to deliver the golden experience promised at the far side of the engagement spectrum. But any of us who’ve spent time in the field know that the ideal regularly remains just that. And project proponents are bearing the costs. In the past decade in Australia, where I live, we...
Top 5 Questions about Geoplast Formworks
Which standards does the system meet? Geoplast Formwork Systems were developed within an ISO9001 certified organization, and performance is rated according to the relevant European standards:DIN 18218:2008: Pressure of fresh concrete on vertical formwork;EN 206-1 Concrete – Part 1: Specification, performance, production, and conformity;DIN 1045: Guideline Concrete, reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. Are plastic formworks environmentally safe?Geoplast reusable Formworks are made of ABS (Acrylonit...
The 5 Benefits of Professional Arsenic Removal from Water
It is a sad and scary truth, but many homes have arsenic in their water systems. High levels of arsenic can be dangerous to you, your family, your pets, and the property you inhabit. Do not panic, though. Simply research an arsenic filtration system. There are many advanced methods that can be used to remove arsenic from water. Arsenic in water removal is completely affordable and safe.Below are the top 5 benefits of investing in devices or systems that can filter arsenic out of your water supply. Notes about...
5 Mistakes companies make when adopting EQMS
When a person has been in industry for a while, they tend to see the same patterns repeat themselves. How businesses deploy Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) is one example; companies tend to experience a common pathway, and take a similar approach. Often, it takes a lot of time and effort to get the budget for an EQMS deployment, and the budget award is greeted with excitement! All too often this initial euphoria is replaced by disillusionment or disappointment over the course of the project. As...
MBBR Wastewater Treatment - 5 Top Advantages
Modular wastewater treatment solutions have become very important to treat waste water. Water scarcity has become an important issue worldwide, requiring strategies for both water conservation and effective water and wastewater treatment. Several technologies have been in practice for generations including the conventional activated sludge process. MBBR wastewater treatment is a relatively new water treatment process being used for filtering waste water in both industrial and domestic sectors with excellent...