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PCA forecasts strong year for construction
The Portland Cement Association said the IIJA bill will provide up to $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects over the coming years
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
United awarded for work with veterans
United Rentals received multiple awards for its hiring, retention and professional development of veterans
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”
10% drop in construction emissions misleading says report
Lockdowns and slowing economies have reduced CO2, not decarbonising measures
U.S. announces final ruling on Chinese MEWP tariffs
Government rules that U.S. MEWP industry is being economically harmed by Chinese imports, countervailing tariffs to go into effect
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
Video: Sustainable Construction webinar
Recording of the Price of Green Construction live event is now available to view
UK announces €760bn infrastructure plan
‘Construction Pipeline’ document outlines huge public and private investment over next 10 years
US construction sector to grow by 3.3% a year
New forecast from GlobalData says total infrastructure spending in US to hit US$1.4 trillion over the next eight years
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure package
After many months of negotiations, the Senate gave bipartisan approval for the infrastructure bill
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
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
UK police launch new equipment theft task force
Specialist Agricultural and Construction Equipment police unit will support the CEA’s CESAR scheme
US edges closer to trillion-dollar infrastructure deal
US ‘has a deal’ in principle but numerous hurdles remain before bill becomes law
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualification for tenders cheaper and faster
Biden eyes US$3 trillion infrastructure package
US President considering best approach for ambitious infrastructure package
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