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US edges closer to trillion-dollar infrastructure deal
US ‘has a deal’ in principle but numerous hurdles remain before bill becomes law
Norway offers lots on large infrastructure project
E39 Ålesund-Molde project in Norway comprises up to 25 tenders, with big contracts for bridge and tunnel construction
Infrastructure spending expected to rise in Eastern Europe
GlobalData report suggests just four out of 15 countries can speed up infrastructure projects to boost post-pandemic growth
EU ‘must change the way it renovates’
European science council calls for reduction in embodied carbon as part of Renovation Wave
FIEC: Spotlight on carbon
Construction industry federation examines the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2 project
Biden administration hopes to rebuild relations with Europe over controversial Russian gas pipeline
CECE calls for competitive steel market
As Europe begins to recover, reasonable pricing for steel is vital for the construction industry
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualification for tenders cheaper and faster
Snorkel achieves UK ISO certification
Energy and environmental standards acknowledged at Washington, Tyne and Wear factory 
Biden eyes US$3 trillion infrastructure package
US President considering best approach for ambitious infrastructure package
Blind spot rules said to be unworkable
Talks underway over “unworkable” French blind spot safety sticker rules
Bahrain spent US$875 million on construction in 2020
Government figures show Bahrain awarded construction and engineering industry 317 tenders last year
ECOL exploring rigger training
ESTA’s European Crane Operator Licence (ECOL) project team in talks over rigger training
‘Once in a lifetime’ moment for US infrastructure
Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation, says low interest rates and high unemployment have created a generational opportunity to invest in infrastructure
PASMA guidance for new tower scaffold standards
Free guide covers the updated BS EN 1004 European standards for tower scaffolds
Azerbaijan’s construction industry to rebound by 9.1%
Research report from GlobalData says infrastructure and oil and gas investment to drive sector’s recovery
ERA to hold sustainability conference on 31 March
European Rental Association online event will ask how low-carbon construction can contribute to Europe’s recovery
Canada to spend $11.8 billion on infrastructure
Largest public infrastructure investment in Canadian history will fight climate change and build a more sustainable and resilient economy
The impact of Brexit
How trade between the UK and the EU will change for construction equipment manufacturers
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