|Use and potential abuse of marl in Jamaica
MARL IS used extensively in Jamaica for different aspects of civil engineering and general construction works, and has become the material of first choice for road construction projects.
The zinc alu-steel sheet and tiles
THE ZINC/ALU-STEEL sheet is the most versatile and is still the preferred type of roofing solution among low-cost houses that are configured with hip and valley, flat/shed or gable frame.
Jamaicans embracing technology
OVER THE decades, planners, engineers and entrepreneurs have sought to transfer new technologies and inventions to Jamaica's shores long before they even took root in many of the affluent and developed countries.