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What were Europe’s top 10 construction stories in 2021?
CE looks back at some of the biggest and best stories from a challenging year
Russia and Serbia to build nuclear science facility
‘Historic’ agreement will see new centre develop radioactive isotopes for use in medicine and industry
EU set to loosen its Belt
Bloc’s Global Gateway plan to invest €300bn in global infrastructure projects
Chinese Government takes over Evergrande stadium
Developer’s ongoing debt crisis to see unfinished Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium sold
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
Ghana awards US$80m water plant contract
Strabag selected to build water treatment facility for the city of Sekondi-Takoradi
Swedish cement crisis averted
Government grants Cementa permission to continue limestone mining for another year
United awarded for work with veterans
United Rentals received multiple awards for its hiring, retention and professional development of veterans
Video interview: America’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Peter Comstock, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) senior director of legislative affairs on Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
‘Huge disappointment’ in HS2 project changes
Elimination of Leeds to Birmingham section of HS2 project will “significantly dent confidence in the sector”
CBI, Turner & Townsend urge UK infrastructure overhaul
New ‘projects playbook suggested’ among other proposals to streamline UK infrastructure and support net zero plans
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
U.S. announces final ruling on Chinese MEWP tariffs
Government rules that U.S. MEWP industry is being economically harmed by Chinese imports, countervailing tariffs to go into effect
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
US covid vaccine rules “cause confusion” for construction
Construction workers could be forced to move to smaller firms due to covid vaccine rules
9 key points from President Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure bill
We look at the key areas where investment opportunities lie following the approval of Joe Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure bill
Investigation into collapse of 21-storey building
Tragedy in Nigeria kills 43, Governor of Lagos declares three days of mourning
COP26 Hope Sculpture: a figure for a sustainable future
The Hope Sculpture is part of Glasgow’s COP26 legacy
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