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Metals recycler victim of US$195 million fraud
Aurubis Inventory reveals massive shortfall in precious metals, indicating widespread fraud
ESTA backs SPMT operator licence
SPMT licence will be a first from the European Crane and Transport Operators Licence (ECTOL) organisation
Balfour Beatty sued in sexual harassment case at construction worksite
The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against construction company Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, alleging that a female truck driver on one of its worksites suffered long-term sexual harassment.
Explainer: What is the Davis-Bacon Act and how is it changing?
Legal experts explain what the Davis-Bacon Act is and how recent updates to regulations could result in higher wages for employees as well as some other, more negative consequences.
Judge declares Texas law that would ban construction workers’ water breaks unconstitutional
A judge in Texas, USA, has ruled a new law that would effectively ban water breaks for construction workers by eroding cities’ power to enact local rules as unconstitutional.
How can companies increase employee engagement?
In this article, Clover HR’s Managing Director, Michael Doolin, delves into the topic of employee engagement within the construction industry and discusses simple changes that may make the biggest difference
Railway projects valued at €250m are set to be suspended
Reports indicate that contractors have purportedly misappropriated EU funds and engaged in money laundering
Technology building blocks for mitigating risk and impact in construction litigation
The construction and engineering fields are constantly evolving in response to new technological developments. While these changes bring innovation, efficiency and opportunity, they also introduce risk
Contractor guilty of fraud and money laundering on $15m contract
The founder of a construction contractor based in Charleston, South Caroline, faces years in prison after being found guilty of fraud and money laundering on a $15 million contract.
Widening US marijuana legalisation creates challenge for construction companies
The widening legalisation of cannabis in the United States is creating a headache for construction contractors when it comes to hiring scarce new workers and testing their wider workforce.
Demolition company director disqualified for seven years
Fourth disqualification following UK markets watchdog’s investigation
Scottish hirers tackle equipment and fuel theft
Theft estimated to cause €920 million losses yearly
Contractors win additional $34.9 million in Panama Canal expansion dispute
A group of contractors who worked in a consortium to expand the Panama Canal have won $34.9 million at a tribunal following a dispute of the project.
NFDC: ‘We do not condone collusion’
UK demolition contractors federation responds to bid rigging fines issued to 10 companies
Keltbray to appeal ‘excessive’ bid rigging fine
CEO says penalty does not reflect ‘actual level of culpability’
Demolition contractors fined almost £60 million for bid rigging
Three directors also disqualified after UK Competition and Markets Authority investigation
Cause identified in Hong Kong tower crane collapse
Contractor among 67 prosecutions for tower crane collapse attributed to foundation failure
How construction can avoid allegations of ‘greenwashing’
Bureau Veritas pubishes guide to assessing green claims
New OSHA enforcement is coming, says NDA
Health and safety guidance aims to deter non-compliant employers
Saudi Binladin Group fined for 2015 crawler crane collapse
Saudi contractor ordered to pay a fine of more than $5 million and seven people are fined and jailed
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