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Association sues to block Biden administration’s effort to mandate project labour agreements
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) and its Louisiana chapter have filed a lawsuit in federal court to block the Biden administration’s effort to mandate project labour agreements on major federal construction projects.
EIB invests €475m into Brussels’ north-south metro line
The North-South Metro is projected to be completed by 2032
HS2 project costs soar up to £66.6bn
In 2013, the estimated cost of HS2 was £37.5 billion
What lies ahead for Argentina and its construction market?
Argentina has secured finance to develop its infrastructure, but a new President may have different plans. Catrin Jones looks at what the future for construction might hold
Why European construction companies have welcomed concessions to world-first ‘Nature Restoration Law’
European construction companies have welcomed concessions made by European Union (EU) legislators as they develop a ‘Nature Restoration Law’.
Ramirent achieves ISO certification
Three management system certifications awarded
Kazakhstan begins construction of a third railway link with China
Construction has now begun on the 272km track
South Africa needs major power plant construction drive, government report warns
South Africa is in need of a massive power plant construction programme if it wants to ensure adequate electricity supplies up to 2050.
Engineering a better future for women in Saudi Arabia
Women in Saudi Arabia are training to become engineers as a result of a raft of wide-ranging legal reforms over the last six years
2024 is the biggest election year in history. What could it mean for construction?
What could national-level elections this year in the European Union, India, South Africa, UK and USA mean for construction? 
Skanska books Howard Street Tunnel project
Project aims to eliminate all double-stack osbtructions in the US states of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania
House Committee approves NDA-backed workforce legislation
Overhaul of WIOA and Pell acts clear key hurdle in Congress
SCRA looks back at successes from 2023
Association’s advocacy gains for crane and transport industry were undeniable in 2023
Disagreements over PLAs in US could lead to legal challenges
A US-history first, mandated PLAs likely to face legal woes
What sanctions could companies found to be ‘dumping’ cheap machinery into EU and UK face?
With probes into alleged ‘dumping’ of Chinese construction equipment ongoing in both the UK and Europe, what could the possible sanctions be?
CECE joins transatlantic call for end to EU/US steel tariffs
Industry bodies rally as steel and aircraft dispute threatens to be renewed
ERA to develop carbon reporting guidance
First of its kind for the equipment rental industry
Recapping SC&RA’s advocacy initiatives in 2023
SC&RA advocacy wins come early and often.
How to get the most from your internal audit
Joel Dandrea discusses evaluating and enhancing the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance procedures.
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