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Saudi Arabia exploring building carbon-negative concrete facility
Operating at full capacity, the planned facility has the potential to generate 1.3 million carbon credits annually
Engineering a better future for women in Saudi Arabia
Women in Saudi Arabia are training to become engineers as a result of a raft of wide-ranging legal reforms over the last six years
€200m solar farm proposed for Ireland
German energy company GP Joule unveils plans for 190MW facility in County Meath
HYIELD consortium to develop EU-backed waste-to-hydrogen project
Demonstration plant in Spain to manufacture 400 tonnes of green hydrogen
United Rentals launches carbon emissions estimator
Digital tool is part of United’s ‘Total Control’ cloud platform
What does COP28 mean for construction?
Amanda Williams, Head of Environmental Sustainability, CIOB on some of the main construction-related discussion points at COP 28 
Offshore specialists make progress on major German wind farm
Borkum Riffgrund 3 set to add close to 1GW to Germany’s renewables Capacity
UK government unveils €2.3 billion hydrogen investment plan
Initial funding set to generate more than 700 jobs and reduce CO2 across 11 projects
European construction industry’s new manifesto calls for ‘radical change’ to tackle climate challenge
A group of bodies representing Europe’s construction industry have called for the adoption of a circular business model to achieve carbon and resource neutrality, as COP 28 draws to a close.
ESG performance of contractors to ‘be rewarded’
Construction contractors can access additional professional indemnity cover based on their ESG performance
Building inside mountains: Global demand for pumped hydroelectric storage soars
How mountain lakes are being used to store the world’s excess renewable energy
ERA to develop carbon reporting guidance
First of its kind for the equipment rental industry
Sany outlines its steps towards sustainability
OEM says it is increasing its sustainability though its production processes, supply chains and by how its equipment is powered
Skanska partners on €111 million Norwegian road project
Swedish contractor aims for ambitious 50% CO2 reduction on A6 project
Yanmar’s ‘next generation’ electric machine prototype
The prototype can automate fine manual tasks, helping with construction’s labour shortages
Jacobs wins €2.3 billion decarbonisation project in Germany
Engineering services giant to lead construction management work at Thyssenkrupp Steel
Balfour Beatty Vinci adopts digital concrete testing to cut carbon on HS2
Verifi enables real-time monitoring, measurement, and management of fresh concrete properties during transportation.
Bechtel in new initiative to promote construction jobs for women in Saudi Arabia
US-based engineering and construction firm Bechtel has launched a new partnership with Saudi Women Engineers Society (SWES) to promote construction careers for women in Saudi Arabia.
Decarbonisation efforts stalling in Europe and US, new study finds
Global Retrofit Index reveals current plans to improve energy performance are falling short
What benefits do veterans bring to construction?
On Veterans’ Day, former services personnel working in construction discuss why they think veterans are well suited to working in construction.
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