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Does this US state have too much construction activity?
Projects are springing up in this American locale, but are there enough workers?
Thousands of construction workers ‘falsely’ certified by safety school
DA’s office alleges a company gave safety certificates without training, leading to the death of one worker
Judge: decision to halt demolition of flagship M&S store was “unlawful”
High Court rules in favour of Marks & Spencer, saying Michael Gove “thoroughly confused” on embodied carbon
Specific ‘Buy America’ regulations waived for broadband construction
Federal act made to encourage use of US-made materials gets update
These 18 US firms won the inaugural GSA ‘Construction Awards’
The US agency named its favourite projects on federal property
Four guilty of bid rigging in relation to Oklahoma transportation construction contracts
Four individuals have pleaded guilty to bid rigging and price fixing in an ongoing investigation of Oklahoma transportation construction contractors in the USA.
SC&RA debuts best-practice guide for carriers and pilot cars
The guide was born out of a concern was growing over a disconnect between carriers and pilot car services in both the U.S. and Canada.
Navigating cannabis confusion in the construction sector
As cannabis laws continue to be relaxed, the number of construction and transport workers who test positive will continue to increase
Speedy apprenticeship schemes receive accreditation
Awards highlight progress of emerging talent programme
Major Northern Ireland infrastructure projects now billions over estimate
Projects costs are ballooning for yearslong public projects.
CECE: ‘EU is ignoring industry warnings regarding the complexity of machine architecture’
CECE says the EU is ignoring industry warnings regarding the complexity of machine architecture
UK competition watchdog to investigate 8 major UK housebuilders
The UK’s competition watchdog is to investigate eight of the country’s biggest housebuilders following evidence that suggests they may have been sharing commercially sensitive information.
Banking on Europe: Why the EIB is backing rental firms with cheap loans
The European Investment Bank announced in 2019 it would phase out lending to fossil fuel projects and has since funded several rental firms investing in zero-emission equipment
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
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