All Govt & Regulatory Articles

London mayor calls for construction worker visa
Sadiq Khan says Gov must introduce temporary visa system to avoid impending crisis
Transport regs tighten in Europe
Regulations for abnormal load transports are tightening in Germany, France and Belgium, reports transport and crane association ESTA
EU moves to name nuclear a ‘green’ energy source
Nuclear and gas energy projects could benefit from sustainable financing under proposal
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
Russia and Serbia to build nuclear science facility
‘Historic’ agreement will see new centre develop radioactive isotopes for use in medicine and industry
EU set to loosen its Belt
Bloc’s Global Gateway plan to invest €300bn in global infrastructure projects
Construction’s first universal standard for reporting emissions
International coalition establishes new method of accounting for carbon emissions 
Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
Swedish cement crisis averted
Government grants Cementa permission to continue limestone mining for another year
‘Huge disappointment’ in HS2 project changes
Elimination of Leeds to Birmingham section of HS2 project will “significantly dent confidence in the sector”
CBI, Turner & Townsend urge UK infrastructure overhaul
New ‘projects playbook suggested’ among other proposals to streamline UK infrastructure and support net zero plans
10% drop in construction emissions misleading says report
Lockdowns and slowing economies have reduced CO2, not decarbonising measures
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
9 key points from President Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure bill
We look at the key areas where investment opportunities lie following the approval of Joe Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure bill
COP26 Hope Sculpture: a figure for a sustainable future
The Hope Sculpture is part of Glasgow’s COP26 legacy
Video: CECE Summit 2021
The Committee for European Construction Equipment takes a deep dive into future tech and diversity.
Strabag fined €45 million in cartel ruling
Two companies within the Austrian construction group found guilty by competition authority
What the Net Zero Strategy means for UK construction
CEA welcomes new UK Government roadmap to net zero, but seeks more clarity for the equipment sector
UK secures £10bn in foreign investment
Boris announces partnership with Bill Gates and secures £6bn deal for green energy with major international utilities company
10 Euro nations in drive for more nuclear plants
France leads call to designate nuclear power ‘green’ and reduce ‘third country’ energy dependence
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