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Turkey promises swift rebuild; contractors make pledge
Country’s contractors pledge to donate 1% of public reconstruction costs.
Why demolition is only the start as US Environmental Protection Agency cleans up former electroplating site
Premises abandoned in 2016 had been added to country’s National Priorities List of the worst sites for hazardous substances and pollutants
Biden: US infrastructure to be made with US construction materials
At his State of the Union address US President Joe Biden said all federal infrastructure projects would have to use US made materials 
Hitachi welcomes AI technology update to Europe’s Machinery Directive
New safety rules will regulate connectivity, autonomy, and data dependency
Cost of decommissioning oil platforms to rise
UK oil and gas sector faces US$24 billion bill to plug old wells, says Offshore Energies 
O’Donovan Waste awarded zero emission accreditation
Award reaffirms company’s sustainability pledge 
Jet Demolition collaborates on End-of-life facilities report
EDA report brings specialised companies together for best practice advice
EIB supports €2.5bn investment in climate action projects
The money will be spent on meeting the EU’s climate and energy targets and will come from the European Investment Fund (EIF)
Scale of Ukraine reconstruction highlighted at Bauma
Cost of reconstruction could be as high as US$540 billion
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
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