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EFCA: Will EU institutions respond to the call for integrated water policy?
EFCA responds to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) declaration on an EU Blue Deal
Opinion: the pace of learning is accelerating. Don’t be left behind
The common thread to the three big technology trends is ‘pace of learning’, argues Soeren Brogaard, CEO at Trackunit.
FIEC: Is there a new push for circularity in Europe?
FIEC takes a look at the European Green Deal and paving the way to a more sustainable future
Can standardised data transform the construction industry’s approach to carbon assessment?
Antony Brophy, UK Director of Business Development at Cobuilder takes a deep look at the construction industry’s approach to carbon measurement
3 conditions for success of new ‘green buildings’ initiative
FIEC president on pros and cons of the recently released EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Finning urges OEMs to up engine efficiency with connectivity tech
Finning says that the platform collects a wide range of data points from the engine and connects them to a single remote platform for analysi
Column: Protecting workers from falling objects
David Glabe provides ‘fun facts’ about falling object protection
Meeting sustainability: How construction can step up and overcome its biggest challenge
Matt Bloor, Chief Commercial Officer of YardLink, looks at the challenges of getting to net-zero and what can be done to get overcome them
Demolition excavators: Factory-fitted or aftermarket, which is better?
Volvo construction equipment expert Tony den Hoed reveals what you need to know
Looking to 2024: Four predictions for construction technology
Matt Desmond looks to the future as the company highlights some of the trends to take over the industry in 2024
CIOB CEO: ‘Wherever I go in the world, people have a problem with a lack of skilled workers’
CIOB CEO Caroline Gumble tells Andy Brown how she hears of skills shortages in construction everywhere she goes, and why the organisation wants to drive quality, diversity and sustainability in the sector.
What can construction equipment OEMs expect in 2024?
A look at three concerns for equipment manufacturers going into the New Year
Video: Do we need to standardise charging solutions for battery-powered equipment?
Alex Woodrow, Managing Director at KGP Commercial Powertrains, speaks to Construction Europe at the Off-Highway Conference
How can construction firms bring order to complex supply chains using technology?
Matt Bloor explores how technology can change the way companies manage their supply chains
How fuel can add to construction’s vehicle maintenance equation
The right fuel can increase the productivity of construction equipment 
Bomag president gives update on energy transition progress
Compaction specialist chief outlines the dangers of making power choices too soon
Why engineers must embrace uncertainty
Sue Arundale of EFCA explores how construction needs to remain adaptable and responsive to unforeseen challenges
Contractors: ‘new deal’ needed for global energy transition
EIC says contractors and suppliers must be rewarded for providing infrastructure need for energy transition
Why our buildings must be more resilient in the future
Every year, disasters linked to natural and climate hazards strike, and infrastructure suffers. Jan Przydatek of Lloyd’s Register Foundation, explains why resilience needs to be embedded into the built environment.
How much will the global construction industry be worth by 2037?
Graham Robinson, Global Infrastructure and Construction Lead, Oxford Economics and Graham Harle, Chief Executive Officer, Gleeds, on where future growth for construction will come from.
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