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Kobelco suspends some machine sales in Europe
Temporary stop on certain crane and excavator sales due to Hino engine emission certification issue
Can SME contractors be hydrogen powered?
Bramble Energy’s Peter Sayce describes four pillars of infrastructure that could enable greater hydrogen use in European construction
Decommissioning resumes at Chernobyl nuclear plant
Ukrainian authorities restore works license, after occupying Russian forces exit
What happens if construction companies breach safety regulations?
Joe Harmon, chief product owner at Evotix outlines the importance of keeping construction workers safe, and how failure to comply with regulations can lead to severe consequences.
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
New York’s plan to attract new construction workers
US$18 million programme aimed to entice new workers into construction 
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
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