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What Women Want: Why Skanska is designing its own women’s workwear
A shortage of PPE for women is encouraging some construction contractors to start designing their own.
Equal Opportunities Commission publishes guide to help tackle harassment in the construction industry
Requiring plans to address harassment in contract bids and providing an anonymous hotline to receive complaints for all onsite workers cited as examples of good practice by EEOC
World’s most sustainable cities revealed
Green infrastructure a key metric in deciding world’s most sustainable cities

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How to hit net zero
A short history of Rokbak’s carbon reduction journey
Smarter, safer and more sustainable falsework and formwork solutions
Advancements such as BIM, prefabrication techniques, and the integration of automation are already enhancing efficiency, safety, and quality in construction processes
UK’s United Utilities names seven partners for ‘record’ investment plan
United Utilities named these companies as part of its investment plan
Japan’s construction skills shortage threatens to overshadow Expo 2025
Japan’s construction skills shortage is one of the worst in the world and is threatening to delay progress on the country’s Expo 2025 site.
Epiroc completes purchase of autonomous mining company
Epiroc buys remaining share of OEM agnostic autonomous mining solutions company
Survey reveals biggest project risks and disputes in construction
Survey shows a 100% increase in respondents ranking ESG as one of their top three sources of disputes in future
Three electric machines on zero-emission jobsite
Machinery noise levels are said to be ten times lower than that of traditionally powered equipment
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
XCMG releases its first ESG report
Report reveals how much OEM spent on research and development in 2023 
Wired differently: Harnessing neurodiverse talent in construction
What skills can people with autism, dyslexia and ADHD bring to the construction sector?
Uzbekistan announces Saudi-funded data centre builds
Uzbekistan announces the building of a new data centre
Züblin constructs ‘world first’ load-bearing concrete walls with 3D printer
Company says it has printed concrete structure with load-bearing walls
Will greener supply chains shape the future of the built environment?
The construction and engineering sector currently accounts for 40% of global energy consumption
Morgan Sindall to add AI to carbon calculator
Morgan Sindall Construction estimates that the tool has saved more than 30,000 tonnes of carbon to date
Intermat hails success of new format
Vistor numbers down 26%, but successful focus on decarbonisation
3 takeaways from AGC’s ‘one-of-a-kind’ decarbonisation playbook
What we learned from AGC’s ‘Playbook on Decarbonization’
Intermat opens in Paris
More than 1,000 exhibitors, with focus on sustainability
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