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Australia awards US$1.44 billion Metro West tunnel contract
Joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will construct the central 11km of the new Metro West line in Sydney, Australia
UK appoints contractors for €1.2bn prison programme
ISG, Kier, Laing O’Rourke and Wates to work in collaboration on four new prisons for the UK Ministry of Justice 
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Global reporting rules proposed for construction carbon
Coalition of industry organisations calls for ‘toolkit’ to minimise the carbon footprint of projects
Latin American Construction Market 2021
Latin American infrastructure faces challenge to tap into vast potential
US edges closer to trillion-dollar infrastructure deal
US ‘has a deal’ in principle but numerous hurdles remain before bill becomes law
Infrastructure spending expected to rise in Eastern Europe
GlobalData report suggests just four out of 15 countries can speed up infrastructure projects to boost post-pandemic growth
EU ‘must change the way it renovates’
European science council calls for reduction in embodied carbon as part of Renovation Wave
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2 project
Biden administration hopes to rebuild relations with Europe over controversial Russian gas pipeline
Biden eyes US$3 trillion infrastructure package
US President considering best approach for ambitious infrastructure package
Bahrain spent US$875 million on construction in 2020
Government figures show Bahrain awarded construction and engineering industry 317 tenders last year
‘Once in a lifetime’ moment for US infrastructure
Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation, says low interest rates and high unemployment have created a generational opportunity to invest in infrastructure
Azerbaijan’s construction industry to rebound by 9.1%
Research report from GlobalData says infrastructure and oil and gas investment to drive sector’s recovery
ERA to hold sustainability conference on 31 March
European Rental Association online event will ask how low-carbon construction can contribute to Europe’s recovery
Canada to spend $11.8 billion on infrastructure
Largest public infrastructure investment in Canadian history will fight climate change and build a more sustainable and resilient economy
The impact of Brexit
How trade between the UK and the EU will change for construction equipment manufacturers
India’s US$5 trillion economic ambitions
Large infrastructure investment being used as vehicle for India’s wider economic goals
New coalition calls for Canadian infrastructure investment
Of around 17,000 approved projects, fewer than 900 are reported to have actually received funding
India’s budget boosts construction
Construction industry in India predicted to rebound strongly in 2021
ERA launches equipment CO2 calculator
Free-to-use online calculator will determine CO2 emissions for a range of equipment scenarios
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