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EU chief: Construction ‘key’ to sustainability
Frans Timmermans describes ‘incredible opportunity’ for industry to support Green Deal
EU could seize €300bn from Russia to rebuild Ukraine
The damage suffered by Ukraine is estimated at €600 billion
Cost of decommissioning oil platforms to rise
UK oil and gas sector faces US$24 billion bill to plug old wells, says Offshore Energies 
Is hydrogen the future of construction equipment?
Luigi Arnone of Kohler engines discusses alternative power solutions for construction
‘Record’ carbon output for buildings and construction
CO2 produced by construction and buildings hit a record-high in 2021 
We’re ‘not very good’ at infrastructure, says UK government
Chancellor slams cost rises on HS2 megaproject, but commits to infrastructure spending
EIB supports €2.5bn investment in climate action projects
The money will be spent on meeting the EU’s climate and energy targets and will come from the European Investment Fund (EIF)
What are the benefits of modular construction?
Off-site construction offers alternative methods to contractors
G20 countries short on reducing emissions
A report has found that countries are not moving in line with net zero targets
Scale of Ukraine reconstruction highlighted at Bauma
Cost of reconstruction could be as high as US$540 billion
CECE launches initiative to measure equipment use
European industry body says Uptime Tracker will gather data from 400,000 machines
US$778 million fine for Lafarge for actions in Syria
Lafarge to pay US Department of Justice after pleading guilty to funding terror groups to keep factory open 
Construction blueprint for ‘best practice’
Comprehensive toolkit incorporating worldwide building and construction best practices to be established by global research
EFCA report looks to future of consulting engineering
Trade body’s Future Trends Report for 2022
EU timber regulations to be replaced
Timber importers will have to familiarise themselves with new regulations
Kobelco suspends some machine sales in Europe
Temporary stop on certain crane and excavator sales due to Hino engine emission certification issue
Can SME contractors be hydrogen powered?
Bramble Energy’s Peter Sayce describes four pillars of infrastructure that could enable greater hydrogen use in European construction
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
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