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What construction law changes will there be across the EU and UK in 2024?
Construction ERP software experts have outlined the legal developments that may be in store for 2024 to help the industry prepare for what lies ahead
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
€1.7bn Stonehenge tunnel project in UK faces fresh legal battle
The tunnel project was due to begin next year
Wired differently: Harnessing neurodiverse talent in construction
What skills can people with autism, dyslexia and ADHD bring to the construction sector?
Law and contract: Why digital technology is leading to increased cybersecurity risks
Pinsent Masons’ Tori Graney examines cyber risk in the construction industry
Jury concludes that Caterpillar owes $100m to importer amid US lawsuit
A jury in the US has concluded that Caterpillar must pay $100 million to an importer, following a legal dispute between the two companies.
How Turkey is rebuilding a year on from devastating earthquake
What challenges face Turkey’s construction industry a year after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake?
The struggle to agree UK parliament’s £22bn refurbishment plans
What has happened to plans to refurbish the historic Palace of Westminster?
Vinci’s request for €1.6bn in damages over cancelled airport job rejected
French construction giant Vinci has seen its €1.6 billion (US$1.7 billion) request for damages after the cancellation of an airport project rejected by a French court.
10 new cities under construction around the world
Can building new cities around the world help lift tens of millions of people out of poverty?
When do you insert an international arbitration clause into a construction contract?
When is it sensible to insert an international arbitration clause into a construction contract and what are the advantages of doing so? 
Another US builders’ association sues Biden over PLAs
This trade organisation is suing the Biden administration
What is adjudication and how can it be used to resolve construction disputes?
What is the role of adjudication in construction disputes and what are its advantages and disadvantages?
Proposal to build US’ tallest skyscraper gets billions in funding
See where America is planning its next biggest high-rise
Law and contract: Sampling and extrapolation
Pinsent Masons examines cases of energy and infrastructure disputes
Thousands of construction workers ‘falsely’ certified by safety school
DA’s office alleges a company gave safety certificates without training, leading to the death of one worker
Judge: decision to halt demolition of flagship M&S store was “unlawful”
High Court rules in favour of Marks & Spencer, saying Michael Gove “thoroughly confused” on embodied carbon
Specific ‘Buy America’ regulations waived for broadband construction
Federal act made to encourage use of US-made materials gets update
Caterpillar to pay Wirtgen $12.9m in damages after patent battle
Deere & Co subsidiary Wirtgen has won around US$12.9 million in damages from Caterpillar after a legal dispute over patent rights in road-building technology
How ‘ghost’ subcontractors are defrauding US insurers
What are ‘ghost’ subcontractors and how are they defrauding insurance companies?
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