Edition 36 - June 2010

Pedals for progress endorses EcoSur Network

Pedals for Progress endorses EcoSur Network to focus the reconstruction efforts for Haiti. In its web page says:
How Can We Help Haiti?
Disaster areas require immediate assistance and, unfortunately, the type of economic development work Pedals for Progress does not lend itself to disaster relief. However, P4P has a long-standing relationship with EcoSur.

 Pedals for Progress had received prizes like the Forbes Enterprise Awards, the Rolex Awards for Enterprise, the Royal Geographic Society award, among others.

Read the full note in the website from Pedals for Progress: www.p4p.org

Haití: Pedales para el Progreso recomienda a Red EcoSur

 

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Consultants

Fernando Martirena
Cuban
Civil Engineer, PhD. Professor.
Spanish, English, German.
Research and investigation of materials, specifically alternative cement and cement products.

Videos

EcoMateriales: Teja de MicroConcreto y Paneles de FerroCemento

The EcoSur network presents a short professional video on two major technologies, the Ferrocement panels and the Micro Concrete Roofing Tiles. Filmed in Nicaragua and Salvador, it shows production and application and gives a summary overview of those two materials that have a relatively small ecological footprint and have widely proven to be sustainable in the three classical dimensions ecology, economy and social acceptance.

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