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Remex managing director calls for EBV revision
Missing provision means recycled/substitute materials are still labelled as waste, says Remex
Carbon-negative materials considered for US$63 bn project
Carbon-negative building materials could be used throughout US$63 billion Diriyah project
Sustainability influencing articulated hauler design
How Rokbak plans to meet the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions 
California alters building code to reduce embodied carbon in building construction
California changes its building code in a move that has been called a “real catalyst for change”
Volvo CE moving away from ‘linear’ business model
One of world’s top ten equipment manufacturers focuses on remanufacturing, rebuilding and reusing
Sustainable solutions aid Ramboll’s solid first half figures
CEO says environmental strategy has played a central part in the group’s organic growth
First turbine installation marks milestone for world’s largest offshore wind farm
Jack-up vessel Voltaire to position first turbine for Dogger Bank wind farm this weekend
Brazil’s US$76 billion infrastructure investment
Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s ambitious infrastructure investment plan
Poland’s €4.73 billion offshore wind farm a step closer
Energy giant Orlen and Northland Power to start construction on 1.2GW renewables project
Germany earmarks €18.9 billion for green construction and renovation subsidies
Germany’s cabinet has approved €18.9 billion (US$20.8 billion) for subsidies in the building sector to encourage the construction of new energy efficient buildings and the renovation of existing buildings.
Ground works complete at major Scottish energy transition facility
O’Keefe builds 1.5km haul road to facilitate €350 million renewable energy project
Preferred bidders announced for €11.6 billion Scottish energy initiative
Plans include integrating renewable energy into Scotland’s electricity transmission
How can construction reduce plastic consumption?
Hollywood Monster has been committed to replacing the majority of its materials with viable eco-friendly alternatives
Report finds UK construction industry must address waste management
The UK Construction Industry Annual Waste Report 2023 sheds light on the consequences of omissions from waste management
Using technology to measure – and reduce – carbon emissions
Contractors are under pressure to reduce emissions but to do this they have to be able to accurately record them. A new study from Trimble has scientifically documented the carbon reduction benefits that can be realised using automated solutions
Climate change… construction’s hottest topic
Dr Sreejith Balasubramanian of Middlesex University Dubai, and Dr Vinaya Shukla of Middlesex University London, describe how the construction industry must adapt if it is to mitigate the worst effects of climate change
Temporary trackway supplier creates carbon calculator
Calculator tracks emissions between stone and aggregate roads
Kennards survey highlights contractor confidence in Australia
Smaller contractors happier than large, finds survey
Speedy partners to rent fuel-cell generators
UK hirer launches joint venture with hydrogen specialist
‘World’s largest battery energy storage scheme’ gets green light
Carlton Power granted permission to build €875 million facility in northern England
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