All Govt & Regulatory Articles

New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
Heavy industry big part of climate crisis solution, says Mammoet
Mammoet’s head of sustainability, Erica Gray, discusses engineered heavy lifting’s role as an enabler of the climate change transition
UK announces €760bn infrastructure plan
‘Construction Pipeline’ document outlines huge public and private investment over next 10 years
OSHA to develop emergency standard for vaccination mandate
OSHA will issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to outline the requirments for how vaccination mandates will be enforced.
Black & Veatch building for the future
Since its founding 106 years ago, Black & Veatch has defined its mission as “building human critical infrastructure
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
10 Key steps to decarbonise the construction industry
New report from the Global Alliance for Building and Construction provides step-by-step policy strategy to help lower carbon emissions
US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure package
After many months of negotiations, the Senate gave bipartisan approval for the infrastructure bill
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
Calls for consultation on Germany’s “rail and waterways” proposal
Crane association ESTA calling on German transport authorities to consult Brussels and European neighbours before shifting heavy transport from roads to rail and waterways
FIEC : A bidding war that goes beyond Europe
The presence of foreign state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the European public procurement market has been accelerating
EFCA claims high insurance premiums suppress innovation
Two industry experts discuss the view European insurers are currently taking on construction projects
Dispute boards can be an effective resolution for projects
Why dispute boards often prove useful on major infrastructure and energy projects
Australia awards US$1.44 billion Metro West tunnel contract
Joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will construct the central 11km of the new Metro West line in Sydney, Australia
Rising materials prices could set back Covid recovery
European Builders Confederation warns of supply chain issues for construction SMEs in Europe
UK appoints contractors for €1.2bn prison programme
ISG, Kier, Laing O’Rourke and Wates to work in collaboration on four new prisons for the UK Ministry of Justice 
Madrid awards ring-road tunnel project contract
Ferrovial and Acciona joint venture to enclose part of the Spanish city’s M30 orbital and build new underground road section for the Calle-30 tunnel
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Global reporting rules proposed for construction carbon
Coalition of industry organisations calls for ‘toolkit’ to minimise the carbon footprint of projects
Page 1 of 54