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How are materials passports changing construction?
KHL writer Lucy Barnard analyses the use of materials passports in construction
The evolution of demolition
Big changes in the past 30 years mean demolishers can be trusted with full control of a project
Demolition or refurbishment?
Increasing numbers of politicians and architects are favouring reused buildings over demolition
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
NDA applauds Biden as infrastructure bill becomes law
Demolition association members ‘ready to continue vital work’ after $1.2 trillion package enacted
10% drop in construction emissions misleading says report
Lockdowns and slowing economies have reduced CO2, not decarbonising measures
Video: Sustainable Construction webinar
Recording of the Price of Green Construction live event is now available to view
US construction sector to grow by 3.3% a year
New forecast from GlobalData says total infrastructure spending in US to hit US$1.4 trillion over the next eight years
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
UK police launch new equipment theft task force
Specialist Agricultural and Construction Equipment police unit will support the CEA’s CESAR scheme
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualification for tenders cheaper and faster
‘Once in a lifetime’ moment for US infrastructure
Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation, says low interest rates and high unemployment have created a generational opportunity to invest in infrastructure
Canada to spend $11.8 billion on infrastructure
Largest public infrastructure investment in Canadian history will fight climate change and build a more sustainable and resilient economy
ERA launches equipment CO2 calculator
Free-to-use online calculator will determine CO2 emissions for a range of equipment scenarios
Biden’s impact on construction
The impact of the new US President has already been felt by the construction sector
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
President-elect Biden urged to invest in infrastructure
Joe Biden’s economic relief plan could put US$2 trillion toward infrastructure
EU extends Stage V emissions deadline
Revision gives OEMs another year to bring transition-engine machines to market
Proposal to extend Europe’s Stage V deadlines
European Commission officially presents legal proposals to extend Stage V engine transition deadlines
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