All Govt & Regulatory Articles

UK announces €760bn infrastructure plan
‘Construction Pipeline’ document outlines huge public and private investment over next 10 years
10 Key steps to decarbonise the construction industry
New report from the Global Alliance for Building and Construction provides step-by-step policy strategy to help lower carbon emissions
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
Calls for consultation on Germany’s “rail and waterways” proposal
Crane association ESTA calling on German transport authorities to consult Brussels and European neighbours before shifting heavy transport from roads to rail and waterways
FIEC : A bidding war that goes beyond Europe
The presence of foreign state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the European public procurement market has been accelerating
EFCA claims high insurance premiums suppress innovation
Two industry experts discuss the view European insurers are currently taking on construction projects
Dispute boards can be an effective resolution for projects
Why dispute boards often prove useful on major infrastructure and energy projects
Rising materials prices could set back Covid recovery
European Builders Confederation warns of supply chain issues for construction SMEs in Europe
UK appoints contractors for €1.2bn prison programme
ISG, Kier, Laing O’Rourke and Wates to work in collaboration on four new prisons for the UK Ministry of Justice 
Madrid awards ring-road tunnel project contract
Ferrovial and Acciona joint venture to enclose part of the Spanish city’s M30 orbital and build new underground road section for the Calle-30 tunnel
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
Norway offers lots on large infrastructure project
E39 Ålesund-Molde project in Norway comprises up to 25 tenders, with big contracts for bridge and tunnel construction
Infrastructure spending expected to rise in Eastern Europe
GlobalData report suggests just four out of 15 countries can speed up infrastructure projects to boost post-pandemic growth
EU ‘must change the way it renovates’
European science council calls for reduction in embodied carbon as part of Renovation Wave
FIEC: Spotlight on carbon
Construction industry federation examines the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive
US waives sanctions on Nord Stream 2 project
Biden administration hopes to rebuild relations with Europe over controversial Russian gas pipeline
CECE calls for competitive steel market
As Europe begins to recover, reasonable pricing for steel is vital for the construction industry
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