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Save the Date for the Virtual ManagEnergy Talk

After two very successful editions featuring story-teller Rob Hopkins and Prof. Per Espen Stoknes, the ManagEnergy Talk is back for its first ever virtual edition. Dr Cara Augustenborg will deliver an inspirational speech on "A holistic...

|Call for abstracts| 13th International Scientific Conference on Energy and Climate Change

Calls & Registration form   4th Open Call deadlines Deadline for abstracts’ submission:         30 August 2020 Notification of acceptance:                     7 September 2020 Deadline for full paper...

Covid-19 stimulus spending for green construction means building back better

The construction sector is essential for an economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. It can rapidly create large amounts of jobs and involves far-reaching value chains of small and large businesses. In 2015, the sector accounted for 11...

Building energy efficient, sustainable homes for all

The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects...

Commission outlines plan for EU financing mechanism to support new renewable energy projects

The Commission has opened a four-week public consultation for feedback on draft rules to establish a new EU financing mechanism to support renewable energy projects. The main objective of this mechanism is to enable Member States to work...

Follow-up call with EU Internal Market Commissioner Breton

On 20th April EBC Vice-President Philip van Nieuwenhuizen joined a follow-up call with EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton and other construction stakeholders to discuss about the COVID-19 impact on the construction sector. In...

Covid-19: how to take advantage of the crisis to optimize digital skills in the construction industry?

In this particular period of health epidemic linked to COVID-19, during which many construction sites are idling or even being closed, it is important to rethink the ways of organizing work in the construction sector and to think about the...

Will coronavirus have lasting labour market effects? Cedefop seeks answers

Cedefop is designing the second wave of its European skills and jobs survey (ESJS) to include questions aimed at discovering whether the coronavirus effects on the EU labour market will be permanent.   The coronavirus pandemic has had an...

|CALL FOR PAPERS| Fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy SUM 2020

Paper submission   The postponement of the Symposium allows us to welcome paper proposals until 31st May 2020.   Papers must address one of the conference topics and be prepared using the...

Practical steps for responding to the coronavirus crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant effect on markets and commercial activity will likely present a range of challenges to the engineering and construction (E&C) industry — challenges that could deepen depending on the severity and...