All Govt & Regulatory Articles

Contractors face ‘runaway costs’
Contractors are increasing their bid prices, but rising cost of materials set to continue 
How are materials passports changing construction?
KHL writer Lucy Barnard analyses the use of materials passports in construction
The future of German infrastructure
Government prioritises infrastructure projects and a climate-neutral construction sector
FIFA urged to pay compensation to Qatar construction workers
Thousands of workers working on projects for the World Cup are believed to have been killed or injured
Court upholds Syrian charges against Lafarge
Case relates to Syrian plant that was kept open during civil war, endangering staff that worked there 
Demolition or refurbishment?
Increasing numbers of politicians and architects are favouring reused buildings over demolition
3D printer to be used for wind turbine construction
3D printer the size of a three-story building can print tower sections up to 20m high
Worker shortages, war in Ukraine and lockdowns hit US construction
AGC calls for end to construction material tariffs amid serious labour and supply chain issues
Epiroc launches energy saving drum cutter
VC2000 enables users to save up to 40% energy compared to other models
Biden administration encourage US iron and steel
It has been reported that imported iron and steel were high last year
How can jobsite health and safety be improved?
Managing jobsite health and safety risks is vital for the future of the construction industry 
US$8 billion Indonesian high-speed railway nears completion
The railway will be open to passengers in June 2023
Pakistan construction sector to “expand by 92%”
PCRA reports that the construction sector contributes significantly to global GDP
Construction associations join to condemn Russia
FIEC, EIC and CICA have released a joint statement on Russia’s ‘war of aggression’ against Ukraine
Abu Dhabi to build new natural history museum
Abu Dhabi will enhance the Saadiyat Cultural District with a the building of a natural history museum
Investing in India’s construction industry
Despite the challenges that continue to disrupt the construction sector, India is emerging as a growing economy that has learned to adapt and overcome
Call for US to end tariffs on materials
Construction employment and spending up again in US, but tariffs could halt progress
US$2.9 billion for US transport infrastructure
Grant money part of President Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
A vision for net-zero buildings
Zsolt Toth of the Building Performance Institute of Europe discusses the need to measure the whole-life carbon emissions of the built environment
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 
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