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Are construction companies unfairly made scapegoats when projects go wrong?
Are construction companies an easy target for politicians and the wider public when projects go wrong?
Achieving zero-emissions means electrifying entire job sites
There’s a problem with how the world is advancing electrification, specifically in construction
EFCA: ‘Engineering consultancies of Europe remain strong and optimistic’
The majority of countries reporting stable or increasing markets
Podcast: Where are we on our journey to autonomy?
Catrin Jones speaks to Bibhrajit Halder, founder and CEO of SafeAI, on where construction is on our journey to autonomy
Will greener supply chains shape the future of the built environment?
The construction and engineering sector currently accounts for 40% of global energy consumption
Q&A: What role will technology have in the construction supply chain?
Neeral Shah, founder and CEO of YardLink, highlights the potential for technology in our supply chains
5 different ways to control construction labour costs
Brian Kassalen, partner and construction leader at Baker Tilly suggests five ways construction companies can control costs.
Law and contract: Why digital technology is leading to increased cybersecurity risks
Pinsent Masons’ Tori Graney examines cyber risk in the construction industry
Q&A: Develon CEO looks to the future
One year on from Develon brand launch, Young-cheul Cho reviews its development
Is better progress management the secret to successful projects?
Jean Luc Ozoux looks at why some companies report that they have not met planned timelines or budgets
FIEC: What is the bottom line for late payments in commerical transactions?
Rules on combatting late payments in commercial transactions under review
Latest episode of Construction Briefing podcast now available
New episode of Construction Briefing podcast focuses on Ukraine 
EFCA: Looking to the future of engineering
Just how important will the next generation of engineers be for the built environment?
Can robots solve the US construction worker shortage?
What are the long-term implications for the construction industry?
CECE: The sustainable reindustrialisation of Europe should be a key priority
CECE calls on EU to deliver legislation that will prioritise reindustrialisation
How to get your sustainability message right
Why construction companies need to reassess their sustainability message and how to get it right
What’s next for global construction equipment sales in 2024?
After exceptional stimulus-driven volumes during the pandemic, global construction equipment sales will return to a more sustainable levels this year
What is the right call for collaborative data transformation?
Shweta Saxena, CEO of MachineMax, looks at the potential data has in construction
Why upskilling is key for construction in turbulent economic times
Stacey Hayes-Allen of the UK’s Arden University looks at the role upskilling can play in tackling the industry’s talent gap
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