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Crane industry responds to “unworkable” new EU regulations
Crane industry brands parts of the new EU Machinery Regulations as “completely unworkable”
Controversy over Skanska loader crane ban
Industry association warns of far-reaching consequences for contractor’s hydraulic truck loader crane ban
50% of construction workers have seen ‘obvious discrimination’
New report reveals that the depth of discrimination issues in the construction industry 
How can construction develop a Circular Economy?
Branislav Simovic, Despina Kallidromitou and Elisa Maceratini discuss the development of a Circular Economy in construction
The digitalisation of the construction industry
Trackunit looks at key trends in the cohesive development of construction technology
UK construction associations unite to diversify sector
Six leading bodies sign MoU, pledging to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry 
ERA pushes for rental in EU sustainability criteria
ERA is advocating for the broad inclusion of rental in EU Taxonomy list of sustainable activities
Connected and autonomous plant scoring system launched
National Highways reveals ‘CAP Levels’ to construction leaders 
Vinci audits Qatari company
Construction giant reports on operations, sites and workers’ accommodation
Four reasons building physics engineering is on the rise
Rob Gill on the key construction challenges that will see his specialism go mainstream this year
Loxam accelerates environmental shift
Equipment rental company aims to halve direct emissions by 2030 and cut indirect emissions by 30%
How achievement awards contribute to the rental industry
Appleton Column: What are industry awards really for, and how do judges know true achievement when they see it?
Rob Oliver to step down as CEA’s chief exec
Suneeta Johal named as new CEO of UK-based Construction Equipment Association
Global reporting rules proposed for construction carbon
Coalition of industry organisations calls for ‘toolkit’ to minimise the carbon footprint of projects
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualification for tenders cheaper and faster
Bravi achieves ISO 9001 certification
Accreditation covers the design, manufacture and servicing of its platforms 
Speedy COO joins board of sustainability school
Dan Evans appointed by Supply Chain Sustainability School as it helps construction industry meet the UK Construction Strategy 2025 targets
EU’s renovation wave to drive sustainability
New vision to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty by doubling renovation rate
Volvo CE demonstrates renewable fuel
Swedish manufacturer now using HVO biodiesel as its fuel of choice in customer demonstration units
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