All Govt & Regulatory Articles

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
How technology is keeping Rail Baltica on track
International project is utilising technology as it moves to the construction phase
High court JCB/Manitou patent ruling
UK court finds Manitou infringed JCB patents, but rejects three other claims 
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
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