building and construction sector

Technologies for efficient recycling and recovery of valuable raw materials from complex construction and demolition waste (video)  
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Type: News

At end of August the Flemish Minister of Environment, Nature and Agriculture officially recognised Tracimat as Construction and Demolition Waste management organisation.  
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Type: News

What: Stakeholder Workshop during European Vocational Skills Week 2017   Topic: Taking stock of the European BUILD UP Skills initiative and looking forward   Is it for you? If you are a construction industry professional, or a VET professional, or you are simply interested in energy efficiency building (skills), this workshop is for you!   Date: Thursday, 23 November 2017, 14:00-18:00  
Post date: 21 Sep 2017
Type: Event

In October, PROF/TRAC project is offering a free online course to develop and certify trainers’ skills on nZEB design and construction. This Train-the-Trainers course is designed for trainers linked to training organizations of lifelong learning courses for architects, engineers and managers.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: News

In Europe, buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions. Currently, about 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old, and by improving the energy efficiency of its building stock the EU could reduce its total energy consumption by 5-6% and lower CO2 emissions by about 5%. Local governments can influence the efficiency of new and existing buildings in their communities and can deploy a variety of measures, policies and incentives to speed-up renovation in the public and private sector.
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: Event

PROF/TRAC project offers a free online course to develop and certify trainers’ skills on nZEB design and construction. The participation is free of charge, but the registration is compulsory.
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: Link

The 4th Annual Construction Summit North will take place on 13 and 14 September 2017 at the University of Salford, in Manchester, United Kingdom. Now in its fourth year, this property and construction event will connect 400 delegates with some of the biggest names in the industry and will provide an opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the region and across the UK construction sector.  
Post date: 30 Aug 2017
Type: Event

European Construction Sector Observatory report identifies BUILD UP Skills as best practice   The final version of the analytical report on ‘Improving the human capital basis’ by the European Contruction Sector Observatory (ECSO) is out, with direct references to the BUILD UP Skills initiative highlighting some of the projects carried out under the second Pillar as well as Horizon 2020 Construction Skills projects.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
Type: News

This Analytical Report, elaborated by the  European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO), aims to draw a snapshot of the current skills situation in the construction sector in the EU-28, in the context of Construction 2020, the strategic policy agenda for the construction sector in Europe, specifically focusing on skills under the Thematic Objective 2 “Improving the human-capital basis of the construc
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

This research from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) examines the views of professionals on the current state of procurement within the construction industry sector, with a particular focus on the UK industry. It focuses on the role of the client, current methods of procurement, the effects of the current and future spending cuts, the prevalence of practices such as suicide bidding, and what can be done to improve construction procurement practice.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2017
Type: Publication