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UN backs concrete industry’s net zero plan
Concrete sector currently accounts for 7% of global CO2 emissions.
Why is European construction generating more waste, not less?
Why has the level of waste the European construction industry in Europe increased rather than decreased - and what is happening with new regulations aimed at boosting circularity?
Volvo CE’s hybrid excavator delivers CO2 emission savings of “around 15%”
Volvo CE’s hybrid technology promises fuel savings of up to 17% as well as CO2 emission savings of around 15%
McKinsey Report: construction can reduce emissions by 50% with existing tech
Report looks at over 1,000 potential decarbonization levers for the built environment and identifies 30 of the largest opportunities
AECOM appointed to deliver green hydrogen production facility
AECOM to oversee the delivery of the expansion of The Chemours Company’s green hydrogen production facility in France
How technology can advance modular construction
Modular construction can play a role in the industry becoming more sustainable, and tech can turbocharge this process, says Eva Carranza, Hexagon’s Global Director ESG & Sustainability
5 recommendations on how to stamp out modern slavery in construction
Conflicts such as the war in Ukraine are contributing to the problem of modern slavery within construction supply chains.
Skanska wins €395 million Norwegian road contract
Swedish contractor will build 2.3km section of E18 motorway near Oslo
3 ways to improve your company’s ESG performance
Creative ITC expert reveals the IT changes that can help construction businesses meet ESG targets
Onshore construction underway on huge Polish energy project
Substation to receive electricity from 1.2GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm
ERA updates sustainability KPIs for equipment rental
New document supercedes 2021 guidance
Boels hails 2022 performance
Netherlands-based company also reports positive start to 2023
Shortage of land could hamper crucial renewables construction
McKinsey research highlights major issue for Europe’s net zero ambitions
Bill Gates plans bid to build mini nuclear plant in Wales
Microsoft chief and Rolls-Royce in the running to develop UK’s first small modular reactor
Komatsu launches mid-sized hydrogen fuel-cell excavator concept
Manufacturer aims to bring large zero emissions machines to market in ‘near future’
Equippo launches carbon monitoring tool
Cloud-based tool available for free
Tallest tower in Greece breaks ground
Bouygues and Intrakat set to deliver 200m-high Riviera Tower project in Athens
JCB expands electric powerpack range
The three new power packs, 3.50QE, 3.75QE and 3.100QE, have an output voltage of 400V
Trackunit’s 2022 revenue nearly doubles despite “uncertain and difficult macro environment”
Revenue for construction telematics specialist up 48% despite challenges caused by inflation and supply chains 
Why EU Fit for 55 package will take green construction to a new level
The European Construction Industry Federation examines the implications of the EU’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
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