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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
‘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
PASMA guidance for new tower scaffold standards
Free guide covers the updated BS EN 1004 European standards for tower scaffolds
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
Renovation – the key to post Covid recovery?
FIEC examines the content and potential for the European Commission’s recently announced Renovation Wave strategy
ERA launches equipment CO2 calculator
Free-to-use online calculator will determine CO2 emissions for a range of equipment scenarios
Biden’s impact on construction
The impact of the new US President has already been felt by the construction sector
Republic of Ireland halts non-essential construction
Non-essential construction in the Republic will halt from 6pm on Friday 8 January
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