MUSCAT: A very interesting and educational Continued Professional Development (CPD) program on Sustainable Construction was conducted by Neil Hanney of Sheffield Hallam University at the Al Falaj Hotel on Thursday evening.
Sustainable Construction is the trend of today. Global sustainability conserving finite resources minimizing carbon emissions and utilization of renewable energy are the key elements to prevent the environment pollution/over exploitation today. At a time the world is looking at sustainable green development with zero waste, zero carbon to preserve the environment for future generations, this program has been well timed in Oman.
Neil Haney is currently a principal lecturer in Building Surveying and low and zero carbon buildings at Sheffield Hallam University and a director of Cade Consultants ltd UK. He is also a member of the RICS UK, commercial energy performance working group and a member of Charted Institute of Buildings (CIOB) accreditation panel.
MILCRIS Pvt Ltd (Oman), a charted cost consultancy, sponsor of this event are leaders in these concepts. Their dedication to Oman and professional development has brought forth many such events in the past. They also conduct training programmes for Omani nationals in Quantity Surveying activities.
The CEO of MILCRI, Milan De Silva, when contacted commented “we at MICRIS are dedicated to assist the technical fraternity to gain or refresh knowledge and thereby make a greater contribution to the development drive of Oman and the society, our theme is knowledge, experience, excellence.