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‘Noise reduction’ an additional benefit revealed during Skanska-Volvo testing
A Volvo CE machine on a Skanska project in Los Angeles, US, showed reduced noise levels
Fatalities as fire engulfs apartment blocks in Spain
There are reports that the cladding used on the building may have caused the fire to spread quickly 
Trimble releases 3D paving control platform for millers and cold planers
US-based technology company says new product helps produce smoother surfaces
Two killed in bridge lift accident on Dutch construction site
Two construction workers have died and another two were seriously injured when a section of bridge being lifted into place on a road project collapsed.
EU vote backs heavy transport reforms
European Parliament voted to back proposed transport rule revisions and harmonisation, including SERT
US airport construction receives funding boom from federal government
See which US airports are set for building and demo activities this year
Five killed in Italy construction site collapse
Five construction workers have now been confirmed dead after a concrete beam and slabs collapsed on a construction site in Italy on Friday, 16 February
Granite Construction awarded final leg of work in US National Park
US-based contractor will finish up at Alaska-based National Park
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’.
Construction trade association creates AI guide for contractors
ABC’s AI guide was released earlier this month and features tips to navigating the new technology
US contractor fined US$1m for ‘ongoing disregard for safety laws’
New Jersey firm cited for failure to provide fall protection
‘Lego’ project wins innovation awards for first US build
Company’s modular build in Florida wins two global awards
Interview: United Rentals on why access management is a key to success
Tony Leopold, senior vice president of strategy & digital at United Rentals, talks about the company’s new Access Management system and what it means for renters
US construction company fined after heat illness kills worker
An Alabama, US, contractor was cited for the heat illness death that claimed a 33-year-old worker.
Six firms to improve Swiss motorways
Six Swiss companies will work on two major road projects
Why construction workers are demanding more
Construction workers on the Paris Olympic sites are just some of the construction workers taking to strike action to demand improvements in pay and conditions in 2023
OSHA teams up with demo association
Health & safety partnership aims to address hazards in deconstruction and dismantling
Addressing growing mental health concerns in construction
Starting an open dialogue for improving the overall wellbeing of construction professionals
From playroom to construction site, company creates ‘real-life Lego kit’
Renco’s composite blocks were used to a build a 96-unit residential building in Florida, US
Genie to launch VR training
Shown exclusively to ALH in early January, the tech-forward training will be used in conjunction with
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