US: State of Massachusetts considers new building code

Builders consider new standards too strict and advise other ways to achieve efficiency

New Zealand: Building material costs remain low

Fletcher Building commissioned a new report to prove their prices are low

India: Drought in Chennai affects construction efforts

Industries are sourcing water from private players, and costs keep escalating

Construction input prices continue to rise, says ABC

Prepared asphalt products were among the commodities registering the largest price increases

Raubex's revenue edges down in 2019

There was a significant reduction in the volume of road construction

UK: Private house building activity drops in March

The public housing sector recorded an improvement during the same period

Australian expert calls for more sustainable construction

The former architect denounced oversupply of office space and other issues in the industry

Construction activity to increase in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda are expected to grow in the medium-term

Cambodia: Construction boom boosts economic growth

Manufacturing of construction materials and other has also increased in response to boom

Rwanda prepares reforms in the construction sector

The country is very low ranked in terms of easiness to obtain permits

Qatar builds first cable-stayed bridge

The work is part of the preparation to the 2022 FIFA World Cup
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