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Balfour Beatty surfaces as winner of contract to double size of Rolls-Royce submarine facility
Balfour Beatty has won a contract as construction partner to deliver the expansion of Rolls-Royce’s Raynesway submarine site in Derby
What construction law changes will there be across the EU and UK in 2024?
Construction ERP software experts have outlined the legal developments that may be in store for 2024 to help the industry prepare for what lies ahead
€1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel project in UK faces fresh legal battle
The tunnel project was due to begin next year
UK government confirms North Wales as chosen site for the third new mega-nuclear facility
The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has confirmed Wylfa as the chosen site
Speedy Hire recognised as “climate leader”
Company receives award for second year running
Tariffs imposed on Chinese crane imports to USA
President Biden imposes 25% tariff on port cranes imported from China
US slaps increased tariffs on Chinese goods used in construction
The US government has announced that it is raising tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, including on materials and machinery used in the construction industry
5 reasons why construction suffers stubborn labour shortage in Europe
Europe’s construction industry continues to suffer a labour imbalance, with almost half the occupations classified as being in shortage in the region belonging in the sector
Update: SAIA Canadian Council
New gaps analysis tool in development will address specific requirements for scaffold and access equipment across Canada’s provinces
US Senate passes FAA authorisation with $20bn for airport construction
Senators authorised nearly US$20 billion for airport improvements
10 new ‘megaprojects’ certified by US Department of Labor
A look at new megaprojects approved and funded by the US government
Microsoft plans $3bn AI hub investment in Wisconsin, US
Tech giant announces new major data centre build
The opportunities and the challenges of a data centre building boom
The construction challenges of storing the world’s data
Uzbekistan announces Saudi-funded data centre builds
Uzbekistan announces the building of a new data centre
U.S. noncompete ban: protecting company interests if or when it goes through
The rule banning noncompete agreements is already facing legal challenges. In the meantime, companies can take steps to protect their interests.
UK government to share digital map technology with Canada
The agreement sets the stage for the UK’s Geospatial Commission to share the best practices and technology utilized by NUAR with Infrastructure Ontario
Construction firm to pay $99,000 to settle sex discrimination suit
An Ohio-based construction company has agreed to pay $99,000 to settle a claims of sex discrimination and retaliation in a lawsuit filed by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Law and contract: Why digital technology is leading to increased cybersecurity risks
Pinsent Masons’ Tori Graney examines cyber risk in the construction industry
Interview: Will a ban on noncompete agreements affect US rental consolidation?
Josh Nickell, VP of equipment rental with the American Rental Association, talks about whether the FTC’s latest move will change the landscape of the US rental industry
10 major rental firms, OEMs and contractors join forces for new sustainability group
Ten major players in the construction industry, including rental companies, OEMs and contractors have joined forces to create a new group dedicated to making the sector more sustainable.
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