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How can we address the skills shortage in Europe?
A talent gap is plaguing Europe and construction is under pressure to rise to the recruitment and retention challenge. Catrin Jones reports
Utility contractors welcome $5.8bn in funding for US water infrastructure projects
The National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) has welcomed news of $5.8 billion in new funding for clean water and wastewater infrastructure projects across the USA.
How could new European emissions targets impact the construction sector?
What could impact on construction be as Europe plans to cut emissions by 90% by 2040?
EU vote backs heavy transport reforms
European Parliament voted to back proposed transport rule revisions and harmonisation, including SERT
Regulatory Alert: OSHA injury and illness data due by March 2
US association issues urgent reminder to demolition contractors
US airport construction receives funding boom from federal government
See which US airports are set for building and demo activities this year
Will America’s biggest-ever civil engineering project ever get started?
Funding remains elusive and questions on effectiveness linger for the Coastal Texas Project
US construction associations call for improvements ‘made in America’ requirements
A group of four US construction associations have joined forces to call for the White House to improve its implementation of its “made in America” requirements for construction products and materials.
Local authority building control ‘will cease’ in April amid lack of registered surveyors, UK government warned
Letter from LABC warns UK government that trouble getting enough building control professionals registered by the 6 April deadline means local authority building control ‘will cease’.
Tickets go live for nuclear decommissioning event
UK authority holds forum to “share knowledge, research and innovation” 
Trade corridor deal between India and UAE paves way for new rail projects
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement to develop a trade corridor connection Europe with India through the Middle East.
How ‘ghost’ subcontractors are defrauding US insurers
What are ‘ghost’ subcontractors and how are they defrauding insurance companies?
US contractor fined US$1m for ‘ongoing disregard for safety laws’
New Jersey firm cited for failure to provide fall protection
What transport challenges can be expected for 2024?
Mike Chalmers offers insight on how to avoid them
Skanska to prep hyperscale data centre construction in Norway
What countries are building the most tech centres across the globe?
Could the drive to decarbonise military forces present an opportunity for construction companies?
As some of the world’s biggest militaries start to look at ways to cut their carbon emissions, could there be opportunities for construction companies?
Jeff Eisenberg on the Stage V genset rental challenge
Good for environment, but complicated to rent?
Crunch time for EU heavy transport reform
Decision imminent on harmonisation and reform of rules for abnormal road transport
Bangladesh pursuing US$9bn in loans for bridge projects
The government is looking to borrow approximately US$9 billion for five bridge projects.
The 6 project types China is expected to target under BRI
China is expected to focus on six types of projects as it grows engagement under its Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) this year.
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