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The supply chain reaction
Supply chain disruptions are hitting hard in Europe and the conflict in Ukraine means companies will need to be resilient to weather another year of uncertainty. Catrin Jones reports
Webuild reports strong growth
Despite the pandemic, Webuild has reported a positive financial position for 2021
Strabag cuts Russian connections
Austrian contractor will close Russian operations and terminate Russian shareholder agreements
Saudi Arabia seeks funding for US$500 billion megaproject
Funding is being sought for futuristic and extremely ambitious city
Sunbelt results point to strong growth
Strategic priorities including growing tool hire and specialty
Biggest US construction wage rise in 40 years
Contractors association says more needs to be done to ensure workers can pursue jobs in construction as worker shortages look set to worsen 
What are major contractors doing to promote equal pay?
As Women In Construction Week focuses attention on gender inequality in the construction sector, Lucy Barnard looks at what some of the world’s largest construction companies are doing to employ more women and to promote equal pay
Survey reveals top global risks for construction
Concerns over Covid-19 pandemic lessen, but fears over climate-rated disasters increase
Strabag ‘shocked and appalled’ by invasion
Austrian-based contractor makes statement and comments on Russian minority shareholding
Aggreko to exit Russia
Decision follows Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Metso stops deliveries to Russia
Company says the temporary move is due to the current ‘unclear and changing sanction situation’
War in Ukraine: the construction impact
Assessing the wider impact on construction of the war in Ukraine
Shortages delay equipment production, says VDMA
German association cautious on expectations for 2021 due to supply chain issues
America’s low-carbon construction plan
Buy Clean Task Force will support clean manufacturing in the US
Colas joins anti-sexism initiative
The French group becomes the first construction business to join the programme
Major leadership changes at Deutz AG
Dr. Frank Hiller dismissed as Chairman of the Board of Management, succeded by Dr. Sebastian Schulte, former CFO 
Global “infrastructure investor renaissance”
CEO of AECOM talks about increasing infrastructure investment in earnings call
Major cities make push on electric construction equipment
What role are major cities playing in the switch to electric or low-emission construction equipment?
Chinese funding of sub-Saharan African infrastructure ‘double’ that of the West
China’s development banks provided US$23 billion for infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to 2020
Hilti and Trackunit launch strategic partnership
Partnership to bring global scale to tool and equipment connectivity 
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