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Abu Dhabi to build new natural history museum
Abu Dhabi will enhance the Saadiyat Cultural District with a the building of a natural history museum
ANSI A92 Standards – 15 years in the making
In 2007, IPAF’s Tony Groat broke down what the then-new ANSI A92.3 and A92.5 standards entailed. We asked Groat to look back at the last 15 years and discuss what’s changed.
Tender launched to extend nuclear capacity in Czech Republic
The Czech Republic’s electricity producer, Cez, shortlists bidders for new unit at Dukovany power station
Investing in India’s construction industry
Despite the challenges that continue to disrupt the construction sector, India is emerging as a growing economy that has learned to adapt and overcome
Call for US to end tariffs on materials
Construction employment and spending up again in US, but tariffs could halt progress
UK budget disappoints equipment owners
Association accuses UK Chancellor of failing after no change to red diesel rebate end date
US$2.9 billion for US transport infrastructure
Grant money part of President Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Spring Statement fails to deliver for construction
Rishi Sunak’s mini-budget is ‘an exercise of smoke and mirrors’, says the CEA
A vision for net-zero buildings
Zsolt Toth of the Building Performance Institute of Europe discusses the need to measure the whole-life carbon emissions of the built environment
Biggest US construction wage rise in 40 years
Contractors association says more needs to be done to ensure workers can pursue jobs in construction as worker shortages look set to worsen 
America’s low-carbon construction plan
Buy Clean Task Force will support clean manufacturing in the US
Jacobs working on first electric charging road in the US
One-mile stretch of road in Michigan, US, to be capable of dynamic and stationary wireless electric vehicle charging
Executive order on project labour could inflate costs in US
The introduction of a new executive order by President Biden could exacerbate existing worker shortages in construction
Four reasons building physics engineering is on the rise
Rob Gill on the key construction challenges that will see his specialism go mainstream this year
UK gov invests £100m in Sizewell C nuclear project
EDF secures funding commitment to continue developing the Sizewell C project in Suffolk
FIEC highlights distortive foreign subsidies
EC proposal for regulation on foreign subsidies ‘will impact construction’
New CECE presidency announced
Niklas Nillroth, CECE president for the last two years, hands over the baton
UK to boost construction exports to Africa
Government launches Growth Gateway tool to strengthen UK and African business relationships
PCA forecasts strong year for construction
The Portland Cement Association said the IIJA bill will provide up to $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects over the coming years
London mayor calls for construction worker visa
Sadiq Khan says Gov must introduce temporary visa system to avoid impending crisis
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