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Carbon market omission: The cement industry

The cement industry has huge potential for emission reductions and innovation, but the current EU carbon market rules don’t reward industry frontrunners. On the contrary, the over-generous allocation of free pollution permits favors big incumbents.

Circular Economy package to regulate construction sector

The future Circular Economy Package will aim to create a market for reused construction materials salvaged from demolition sites. EURACTIV France reports.

Vella: Construction essential for circular economy

SPECIAL REPORT / Construction will be an essential part of the transition to a circular economy, and can also drive growth, the European Union's Environment Commissioner has said. 

Construction industry’s recovery can drive economic growth

SPECIAL REPORT/ Europe’s construction industry was badly hit by the financial crisis, suffering from the “double dip” recession hot on the heels of the 2008 meltdown.

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