AMRC Training Centre

Merchant bankers pitch in to help funding for apprentices

THE NEXT generation of engineers – hopefully brimming with energy and fresh ideas – is taking steps down the education path at Britain’s AMRC...
Tesla Model 3 2018

Tesla shuts showrooms and moves to online sales in bid to bring down Model...

TESLA is cutting prices and closing showroom doors in a dramatic bid to remain viable. (Click here to see stock prices for the companies mentioned...

UNCTAD: Africa Rising

Africa needs investment to advance sustainable development and see the continent prosper. James Zhan, Astrit Sulstarova and Mathabo le Roux argue that the nature...
Etihad Airbus A380

Airborne behemoth to go extinct as orders fall — and smaller craft begin ruling...

Future A380 orders cut by Emirates, putting up to 3,500 Airbus jobs in doubt (Click here to see stock prices for the companies mentioned in...

Troy Wiseman: Bamboo – A Sustainable Source of Fibre

Over the last ten years, REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and REDD+ developments have proved that the price attributed to, and...

Tannoy: At Home in Country Manors, Concert Halls, and Race Tracks

To tannoy – verb; to make an announcement, particularly at a public venue. Tannoy – noun; public address system. Whenever a brand becomes so ubiquitous that...

Steve Jobs: Genius at What?

Americans love their heroes; the loners and outsiders who take on the meanest, most black-hearted baddies, and beat them single-handedly. Who knows if Steve Jobs...
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Commodity prices likely to rise further in 2018: World Bank

Oil prices to average $56 a barrel in 2018, up from 2017 average of $53/bbl Oil prices are forecast to rise to $56 a barrel...
ILO SCORE

SCORE-ing big! How a cooperative approach to improved work conditions in SMEs can increase...

Improving SMEs workplace practices can help them achieve better productivity. The ILO’s SCORE Training programme is helping companies in China improve work conditions, and...

Charlie Paton: Growing Salad in the Desert

Cash crops grown from desert sands. The seawater greenhouse can do just that. This ingenious concept allows vegetables and fruit to be grown in...