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EU moves to name nuclear a ‘green’ energy source
Nuclear and gas energy projects could benefit from sustainable financing under proposal
HS2 goes modular with ‘green tunnels’
New images show the green tunnel at Greenworth, Northamptonshire
What were Europe’s top 10 construction stories in 2021?
CE looks back at some of the biggest and best stories from a challenging year
ERA to update CO2 Calculator
Updated tools one of a range of ERA initiatives for 2022
Vinci completes €4.9bn ACS energy acquisition
Sale sees French construction giant taking over many of Spanish firm’s renewables interests
‘Ground-breaking’ environmental road opens in France
Vinci Autoroutes’ new €561 million Western Strasbourg bypass sees €130 spent on environmental integration 
Volvo CE researches electric machine usage
Electric worksite in Gothenburg aims to make construction’s transition to electric power easier
Alimak partners with leading engineering charity
Access specialist to provide funds and expertise to Engineers Without Borders Sweden for global humanitarian projects
€100 million sustainability-linked loan for Metso Outotec
Metso Outotec to receive €100 million sustainability-linked loan from Nordic Investment Bank 
New wind turbine for construction projects
Wind power can now be easily embedded into a wide range of projects
Speedy delivery fleet switches to HVO
Move to HVO will save 5,000 tonnes of CO2e over the next 12 months
NCC to construct wooden office building in Denmark
Sustainable government hub will be constructed for Danish Building and Property Agency in 2022
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
Prototype electric excavator developed by Yanmar
The SV17e is a battery powered model in the 1.5 to 2.0 t segment, with the commercial launch at Bauma 2022
Epiroc’s CO2 goals validated by Science Based Targets
Manufacturer to halve carbon emissions from production, transport and use of its equipment by 2030
Speedy gathers momentum
UK company’s half-year results buoyed by major infrastructure projects and efficiencies
FIEC launches webinar series for contractors
European Construction Industry Federation’s first webinars to focus on future of green housebuilding
Speedy opens low carbon innovation centre
New Milton Keynes Innovation Centre to showcase carbon-zero tools and equipment
Contractors discuss carbon emissions at COP26
Representatives from Keltbray, Costain, Atkins and Travis Perkins will debate carbon reduction strategies on Thursday 11 November
COP26 Hope Sculpture: a figure for a sustainable future
The Hope Sculpture is part of Glasgow’s COP26 legacy
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