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COP28 Opens with Flurry of Commitments for Climate Funding

ENR Construction

The Loss and Damage fund for vulnerable nations now is operationalized, with initial funding commitments of more than $420 million.

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Legal terms explained: Retention

Construction Law

In a construction context, retention typically refers to money that the employer deducts and retains from interim payments due to the contractor as security for the proper completion of the works and/or the rectification of any defects or other non-compliant work. This story is only available to subscribers to the printed edition of Construction Law.

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COP28 Opens with Flurry of Funding Commitments

ENR Construction

The Loss and Damage fund for vulnerable nations is operationalized, with initial funding commitments of more than $420 million.

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New and proposed legislation: State of play table 285

Construction Law

This table, prepared by Alignment Media , provides a regularly amended guide to new and proposed legislation that will affect the construction industry. In addition to EU Directives and UK legislation, the table includes notes highlighting discussion papers issued by both government and non-government organisations, and commentary on the latest developments.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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COP28 Opens with Flurry of Funding Commitments

ENR Construction

The Loss and Damage fund for vulnerable nations is operationalized, with initial funding commitments of more than $420 million.

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Dow OKs $6.5B Canada Petrochem Project, With Fluor as Key Contractor

ENR Construction

Alberta project would be the world’s first net-zero ethylene and derivatives complex, the chemicals giant said, with construction set to start next year.

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Evolution can disrupt more than revolution

Construction Law

The government’s bid to “transform public procurement” in the UK has now reached the statute books, with the Procurement Act 2023 receiving Royal Assent on 26 October. The new regime is to come into effect in October next year and construction procurement professionals will be spending a great deal of time between now and then getting ready for the implementation.

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Dow Inks $6.5B Canada Petrochem Project Set to Be Net Zero

ENR Construction

Fluor said it will gain $3B in design and construction work on the ethylene and derivatives complex planned in Alberta, with major building to start next year.

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News in Brief; December 2023

Construction Law

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has put two ‘working papers’, on housing developer’s landbanks and on planning, out to consultation for feedback on its assessment of the use of landbanks and how new homes are delivered, and on how planning rules may be impacting competition. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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The Ultimate Procurement Software Buyer’s Guide

Choosing the right procurement software is a crucial step in ensuring third-party risk management, process governance, and bidding efficiency. With so many procurement solutions to choose from, it can be overwhelming without a frame of reference and a solid starting point. This free buyer’s guide will cover: Benefits of Procurement Software –– Why do you need it?

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Dow Okays $6.5B Canada Petrochem Project Set to Be Net Zero

ENR Construction

Fluor said it will gain $3B in design and construction work on the ethylene and derivatives complex planned in Alberta, with major building to start next year.

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Record fines for fire risks

Construction Law

A landlord and a property management company have been given record fines after being found guilty of putting tenants at risk following a Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council investigation and prosecution. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Dow Okays $6.5B Canada Petrochem Project, With Fluor As Key Contractor

ENR Construction

Alberta project would be the world’s first net-zero ethylene and derivatives complex, the chemicals giant said, with construction set to start next year.

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School buildings deterioration unacceptable and alarming, say MPs

Construction Law

The lack of basic information from the Department for Education (DfE) on the concrete crisis in schools is both shocking and disappointing, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) warns in a new report. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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Stop Making These Mistakes and Start Scaling Your Specialty Contractor Business

Anything that is built on a poor foundation will soon crumble from the ground up. This is literally the case in the construction stage of projects and it applies just the same during the pre-construction stage. This free eBook is your ultimate guide to scaling your business with customizable software as early as during the bidding stage.

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Dow OKs $6.5B Canada Petrochem Project Setting Net Zero Milestone

ENR Construction

Fluor said it will gain $3B in design and construction on the ethylene and derivatives complex planned in Alberta, with major work to start next year.

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MPs have no confidence in hospital delivery promises

Construction Law

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) says in a report that it has no confidence government will deliver on promises made in 2020 to build 40 new hospitals. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.

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AI’s value in Dispute Resolution is growing – but keep your human brain engaged

Construction Law

In our latest Alternative Dispute Resolution series article Tracey Summerell and Aileen Banks of Dentons UK and Middle East LLP welcome the use of artificial intelligence in the law, but caution against blind over reliance. This story is only available to subscribers to the printed edition of Construction Law. If you have a subscription please log in to read the rest of the story.

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The moment of truth – making a claim

Construction Law

Our insurance expert John D Wright of JD Risk Associates looks at the process of making a claim under an insurance policy, which generate a lot of court attention. There are pitfalls for the unwary, he warns - and for the insurers as well. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details.

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The Specialty Contractor's Guide to Job Cost Accounting

Supply chain challenges and rising material costs are forcing specialty contractors to pay more for what they need to complete each job. Following a simple set of principles, this easy-to-follow guide can help you manage job costs, ease the pains of accounting, and run a more profitable businesses. If you are a Specialty Contractor or Self-performing GC, you do not want to miss out on this essential guide!