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What Women Want: Why Skanska is designing its own women’s workwear
A shortage of PPE for women is encouraging some construction contractors to start designing their own.
Equal Opportunities Commission publishes guide to help tackle harassment in the construction industry
Requiring plans to address harassment in contract bids and providing an anonymous hotline to receive complaints for all onsite workers cited as examples of good practice by EEOC
BCIS launches tool to measure whole life costs and carbon
The tool measures and reports on both whole life costs and whole life carbon emissions
Japan’s construction skills shortage threatens to overshadow Expo 2025
Japan’s construction skills shortage is one of the worst in the world and is threatening to delay progress on the country’s Expo 2025 site.
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
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
XCMG releases its first ESG report
Report reveals how much OEM spent on research and development in 2023 
How ISO standards connect construction stakeholders for an interoperable job site
The construction industry currently grapples with disconnected systems
Open-S wins at 2024 Innovation Awards
Alliance of OEMs celebrate milestone win for tiltrotator and quick coupler global standard
3 takeaways from AGC’s ‘one-of-a-kind’ decarbonisation playbook
What we learned from AGC’s ‘Playbook on Decarbonization’
Are mild winters helping European construction efficiency?
How a global warming trend is helping winter construction activity
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?
UK Labour Party proposes £1.8 billion port infrastructure investment
Labour plans nearly £2 billion in spending on port infrastructure
The struggle to agree UK parliament’s £22bn refurbishment plans
What has happened to plans to refurbish the historic Palace of Westminster?
Major OEM joins the Open-S Alliance for construction tool attachments
Open-S will benefit the customers by simplifying the handling of attachments, says Wacker Neuson
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?
Job hopping, remote working, and tech: How can construction retain Gen Z?
What does Gen Z want from the construction industry? And can the industry provide it?
A92.9 and A92.10 standards to undergo changes
MCWP and MCTP fleet owners and operators to face updates on recently revised and finalized standards
Bechtel’s Catherine Hunt Ryan on the battle to recruit more female tradespeople
Catherine Hunt Ryan, head of manufacturing and technology at infrastructure giant Bechtel explains why the company needs to recruit more female craft professionals
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