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Crimea: EU extends restrictions in response to illegal annexation

Crimea: EU extends restrictions in response to illegal annexation

On 19 June, the Council extended the EU restrictive measures in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol until 23 June 2016. The sanctions include prohibitions on: Imports of products originating in Crimea or Sevastopol into the EU; investment in Crimea or Sevastopol, meaning that no Europeans nor EU-based companies can buy real […]

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Announcement of Brussels airport renovation

Announcement of Brussels airport renovation

Brussels Airport has announced that it will start important renovation works on one of its main runways from 27 May.   So as to minimize the impact on the neighbouring residents and the airport activities, the airport plans these renovation works in several stages and also at night.   Runways have to be thoroughly renovated […]

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June 2014 compared with May 2014: Production in construction down by 0.7% in eurozone, down by 0.3% in EU-28

June 2014 compared with May 2014: Production in construction down by 0.7% in eurozone, down by 0.3% in EU-28

In June 2014 compared with May 2014, seasonally adjusted production in the construction sector fell by 0.7% in the eurozone (EA-18) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to first estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In May 2014, production in construction fell by 1.4% in both zones. In June 2014 […]

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Information about construction products placed online to save time and money

Information about construction products placed online to save time and money

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today (30 October) the Commission took another step to simplify administration and reduce costs for businesses in the construction sector. According to the Commission’s proposal, manufacturers of construction products (e.g. bricks, insulation, doors etc.) will be able to upload digital “declarations of performance” on their websites. These documents must accompany every construction product sold, in […]

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