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New project to map construction ID cards in Europe to start this summer
A new study to map the different identity cards used in the construction industry across the European Union is set to start this summer.
Fatal injuries in UK construction increase
The number of fatal injuries in construction in the United Kingdom (UK) increased to 45 in 2022/23, up from 29 in the previous year, according to new official figures.
Japan suspends construction of elevated roadways after double fatality
Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has ordered the temporary suspension of elevated road projects it has commissioned following an accident that killed two construction workers.
New federal program aims to clean up railroad danger zones
The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has announced the first round of funding.
Contractor pays out millions to settle civil claim after Grenfell Tower disaster
UK-based contractor Rydon has paid out nearly £26.7 million (€31.3 million) to settle a civil court claim lodged by people affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster in London.
Fears remain for working at height laws
Plan to repeal influencial UK rules scrapped but concerns continue, says leading access OEM
The engineering challenges of Grand Paris Express, Europe’s largest transport infrastructure project
Société du Grand Paris boss, Bernard Cathelain, tells KHL’s Lucy Barnard about the engineering challenges behind Europe’s largest transport infrastructure project
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.
Final reminder - World Demolition Awards entries close on 30 June
Nine contractor and two manufacturer categories available
AEM and OSHA form ‘safety alliance’
Association of Equipment Manufacturers spent five years setting up relationship
Scissor lift safety specialist reaches milestone
Company celebrates historic sale of OverWatch secondary guarding solution
What is the Crewtek workforce development program?
The training and career placement program is setting out to tackle the labor gap and form a pathway to meaningful occupations.
Crane failure at Australian refinery
Extent of the damage to the compressor yet to be determined
Local rules mandating water breaks for Texas construction workers face cut
Local rules mandating regular water breaks for construction workers in parts of Texas face being nullified amid a planned chance in the law.
AMCS Technologies and Wolffkran announce partnership at ITC
Tower cranes to be equipped with latest safety systems from AMCS Technologies
Detailing SC&RA’s safety award winners
At SC&RA’s Annual Conference, the Association took the time to formally recognize its 2023 safety award winners across both crane and rigging as well as transportation.
Genie debuts VR training tool
Manufacturer plans to roll out key technician training product internally later this year
How to recognise worker burnout
Pressures faced by workers in the construction and transportation industries can lead to high levels of emotional stress
Could you become a Certified Demolition Supervisor?
NDA says demolition professionals can still apply for CDS examination
Video | Under-construction bridge collapses in India
Video has captured the moment that sections of a bridge under construction in Bhagalpur in the state of Bihar, India
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