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UK government makes partial u-turn on CE marking
Trade bodies fear damage to the industry with construction products not included in rethink
Crumbling UK hospitals highlight problems with reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete
Why reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) is proving to be a headache for the owners of older buildings and why good inspection, remediation and maintenance are crucial.
An update on trucking-related legislation
Proposed trucking bills are making their way through Congress.
Retail giant refused approval for flagship store demolition
NFDC comments on UK gov’s decision to bench Marks & Spencer’s Marble Arch project 
US Department of Labor issues heat hazard alert, steps up inspections in construction
The US Department of Labour’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a heat hazard alert to remind employers of their obligation to protect workers against heat illness or injury.
What is the future for construction in Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia is currently building some of the world’s most audacious infrastructure projects as it seeks to decrease its reliance on the exportation of oil
US Congress urged to bring back workforce act
NDA calls for long-term Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to tackle labour crisis 
Why US contractors fear new injury reporting rules will leak sensitive information
Contractors in the United States of America (USA) have expresss fears over new injury and illness reporting final rule.
Speedy named as climate leader by Financial Times
Company included in list for its operations and product range
VDMA: Hydrogen ‘the only way to climate neutrality’
German trade body calls for a rapid shift to hydrogen-focused projects
Britain proposes stricter company payout rules after Carillion collapse
Britain has proposed tougher rules to force companies to show they can afford dividends and other payouts, drawing lessons from the collapse of builder Carillion in 2018.
OSHA’s plan to reduce warehouse hazards
Program will focus on safety inspections to identify hazards within warehouses, distribution centers, local delivery
OSHA proposes rule to clarify PPE standard
OSHA looking to revise the personal protective equipment standard in construction 
Dept. of Labor to require expanded submission of injury, illness data
High-hazard industries such as construction to be affected by final rule
OSHA to host construction safety meeting next month
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health will meet Aug. 9-10 online, in D.C.
Renovations drive construction growth in Europe…but is the pace fast enough?
Renovation of existing buildings is a growth area of construction in Europe - but is the pace of that growth fast enough to attain the EU’s climate goals?
South Korea signs agreement with Poland to develop transport infrastructure
South Korea has signed an agreement with Poland to develop transport infrastructure in central and eastern Europe.
New project to map construction ID cards in Europe to start this summer
A new study to map the different identity cards used in the construction industry across the European Union is set to start this summer.
Help is on the way for European heavy transport
Brussels tells ESTA that improved support for European heavy transport is in the pipeline
Fears remain for working at height laws
Plan to repeal influencial UK rules scrapped but concerns continue, says leading access OEM
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