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US slaps increased tariffs on Chinese goods used in construction
The US government has announced that it is raising tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, including on materials and machinery used in the construction industry
5 reasons why construction suffers stubborn labour shortage in Europe
Europe’s construction industry continues to suffer a labour imbalance, with almost half the occupations classified as being in shortage in the region belonging in the sector
U.S. noncompete ban: protecting company interests if or when it goes through
The rule banning noncompete agreements is already facing legal challenges. In the meantime, companies can take steps to protect their interests.
Reconstruction of Ukraine ‘should start now’
Rebuild Ukraine conference held at Intermat
Norway’s ‘world-first’ ship tunnel gets technical advisor
See which company has contracted with the Norwegian government on this one-of-a-kind project
ESG reporting and the changing generational and regulatory landscape
Younger generations want their investments to align with their values. The related ESG regulations can make that a challenge for OEMs.
Judge: decision to halt demolition of flagship M&S store was “unlawful”
High Court rules in favour of Marks & Spencer, saying Michael Gove “thoroughly confused” on embodied carbon
Regulatory Alert: OSHA injury and illness data due by March 2
US association issues urgent reminder to demolition contractors
Tickets go live for nuclear decommissioning event
UK authority holds forum to “share knowledge, research and innovation” 
2024 is the biggest election year in history. What could it mean for construction?
What could national-level elections this year in the European Union, India, South Africa, UK and USA mean for construction? 
House Committee approves NDA-backed workforce legislation
Overhaul of WIOA and Pell acts clear key hurdle in Congress
Updated asbestos guidance announced in the UK
Health & Safety Executive says 5,000 workers die every year from asbestos related illnesses
CECE joins transatlantic call for end to EU/US steel tariffs
Industry bodies rally as steel and aircraft dispute threatens to be renewed
Putin clears sale of Caterpillar’s Russian assets
President Vladimir Putin has approved the purchase of the Russian assets of U.S. machinery maker Caterpillar by Russia’s PSK-New Solutions, owned by ex-Sberbank executives, according to a decree published on Monday and a corporate database.
Interview: Why a US construction body has started a legal battle with Biden
Associated General Contractors outgoing chief executive Stephen Sandherr on 27 years representing the construction industry
Why engineers must embrace uncertainty
Sue Arundale of EFCA explores how construction needs to remain adaptable and responsive to unforeseen challenges
Ireland urged to raise demo project tax to 23%
Chartered Institute of Building says current 13% VAT “creates perverse environment”
Video: What is the current state of the European construction sector?
Sebastian Popp, Economic Affairs Manager at CECE, recently spoke with Construction Europe magazine at the Off-Highway Conference 2023
Silicosis: ‘the biggest risk to construction workers after asbestos’
What is silicosis and why is it a threat to construction workers?
What one government minister had to say to demolition contractors
David Piccini, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development addresses WDS 2023 delegates
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