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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 
America’s low-carbon construction plan
Buy Clean Task Force will support clean manufacturing in the US
Jacobs working on first electric charging road in the US
One-mile stretch of road in Michigan, US, to be capable of dynamic and stationary wireless electric vehicle charging
Executive order on project labour could inflate costs in US
The introduction of a new executive order by President Biden could exacerbate existing worker shortages in construction
FIEC highlights distortive foreign subsidies
EC proposal for regulation on foreign subsidies ‘will impact construction’
Does engineering design matter for Asia’s future infrastructure investments?
Asia’s future infrastructure is facing increasing scrutiny of its sustainability, constructability, bankability, and resilience
EU set to loosen its Belt
Bloc’s Global Gateway plan to invest €300bn in global infrastructure projects
Chinese Government takes over Evergrande stadium
Developer’s ongoing debt crisis to see unfinished Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium sold
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
Ghana awards US$80m water plant contract
Strabag selected to build water treatment facility for the city of Sekondi-Takoradi
Video interview: America’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Peter Comstock, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) senior director of legislative affairs on Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
‘Huge disappointment’ in HS2 project changes
Elimination of Leeds to Birmingham section of HS2 project will “significantly dent confidence in the sector”
CBI, Turner & Townsend urge UK infrastructure overhaul
New ‘projects playbook suggested’ among other proposals to streamline UK infrastructure and support net zero plans
10% drop in construction emissions misleading says report
Lockdowns and slowing economies have reduced CO2, not decarbonising measures
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