All Govt & Regulatory Articles

‘Record’ carbon output for buildings and construction
CO2 produced by construction and buildings hit a record-high in 2021 
Indian PM to launch projects worth US$943m
PM Narendra Modi has announced projects across India
EIB supports €2.5bn investment in climate action projects
The money will be spent on meeting the EU’s climate and energy targets and will come from the European Investment Fund (EIF)
G20 countries short on reducing emissions
A report has found that countries are not moving in line with net zero targets
Scale of Ukraine reconstruction highlighted at Bauma
Cost of reconstruction could be as high as US$540 billion
CECE launches initiative to measure equipment use
European industry body says Uptime Tracker will gather data from 400,000 machines
US$778 million fine for Lafarge for actions in Syria
Lafarge to pay US Department of Justice after pleading guilty to funding terror groups to keep factory open 
Construction blueprint for ‘best practice’
Comprehensive toolkit incorporating worldwide building and construction best practices to be established by global research
Construction costs jump 12%
The US construction industry is said to be suffering from inflation and ‘Buy American’ scheme could make matters worse 
EU timber regulations to be replaced
Timber importers will have to familiarise themselves with new regulations
Kobelco suspends some machine sales in Europe
Temporary stop on certain crane and excavator sales due to Hino engine emission certification issue
South Africa to increase renewable energy
The country has signed three project agreements amounting to 420 MW
German construction ‘will be short of 100,000 workers by 2030’
Bauindustrie welcomes government support to adress the problem
How is construction becoming more sustainable?
Sustainable practices in construction are on the up, and the industry is adopting new technologies to reduce emissions
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
New York’s plan to attract new construction workers
US$18 million programme aimed to entice new workers into construction 
China’s central bank to help property crisis
The bank will aim to reduce the level of debt that is currently rife in the country’s property sector
UAE plans US$23bn of infrastructure investment
Innovative road, rail, port and hyperloop projects to revolutionise country’s transport network
EIB joins coalition to support sustainable development
The bank’s membership will mobilise a number of climate projects
€23.5bn UK nuclear project gets go-ahead
UK government and EDF now in discussions over funding of Sizewell C project
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