building and construction sector

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29 SEPT - 1 OCT – BARCELONA, CCIB   Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Health & Safety Measures   REBUILD: Building a new era  
Post date: 17 Ιουλ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Living Future Europe  
Post date: 17 Ιουλ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

With the aim of a Europe-wide comparability of acquired skills, a competence database has been developed. This database provides a basis for the mutual recognition of skills of professionals throughout Europe.
Post date: 3 Ιουλ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

This Addendum Paper sets out the EuroACE interim position on the topics of section 5.3 of the Commission Public Consultation on the 2030 Climate Target Plan, i.e. questions related to the proposal to extend the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) to the building sector.  
Post date: 2 Ιουλ 2020
Type: Publication

While the Covid-19 pandemic is still ongoing and the analysis of its impact will require time, the European institutions are discussing the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the EU Recover Plan, notably the overall financial size of the package and its funding priorities.  
Post date: 1 Ιουλ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

On 17th June the European Commission hosted the 8th annual meeting of the High-Level Tripartite Strategic Forum of Construction 2020, a 2012 Strategy by the EC to boost the competitiveness of the European construction sector. The meeting gathered online 100 persons from different departments of the EC, national competent ministries and construction sector’s stakeholders.  
Post date: 1 Ιουλ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

This is an updated version of the Analytical Report “Improving the human capital basis” published in 2017. Based on both statistical data and policy analysis, it provides insights and lessons learnt related to the workforce in the construction sector. The data collection for this report was performed before January 2020, before Brexit went into effect. Therefore, this report refers to EU as EU-28 and the United Kingdom is considered as a part of European Union.
Post date: 29 Ιουν 2020
Type: Publication

Faced with the challenge of mitigating climate change, EU leaders have committed to saving 20 % of the EU Member States’ projected energy consumption by 2020 and 32.5 % by 2030. Improving the energy efficiency of buildings is a key tool to achieving these targets. Buildings consume the greatest share of energy and have the largest energy savings potential.
Post date: 29 Ιουν 2020
Type: Publication

DigiPLACE online information seminar taking place on 9 July 2020, 14.00 - 16.00.   Please note that this seminar will be conducted in French.   Registration is now open bit.ly/3eplRMi  
Post date: 26 Ιουν 2020
Type: Συμβάν

The construction industry seems to be comparatively unscathed by the pandemic – at least at first glance. Work has continued on many building sites. But what about the long-term situation at the global level? Should urban densification in this new age of interpersonal spacing still be advocated? Do architects, planners, engineers, and urban designers need to rethink certain precepts or even embrace a paradigm shift?
Post date: 10 Ιουν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις