FIEC Newsletter 2023


Soil Monitoring Law + Feedback by 3/11 + SOTEU by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered on 13/9 + EU Green Deal addressed in Ursula von der Leyen's SOTEU + 13/9 Lisbon: Eurodétachement FELM project + SIDE-CIC Project: first Steering Group meeting / Social ID cards + Late Payment Directive + Critical Raw Materials.



EFBWW and FIEC board meeting in Brussels - First "EU Blue Deal" proposal - European Commission's Consultation on Whole life carbon emissions in buildings - Investing in the Green Deal - EU Communication on Digitalisation in Social Security coordination - On 27/09: FIEC President speaks at BIBM, Amsterdam - Open Call for Tender: SIDE-CIC project external experts.



FNTP elects new President, Alain Grizaud - Routes des France's new President: Jean-Pierre Paseri - Watch new video of FIEC Conference & GA held on 12/5 in Rome - CPR & Nature Restoration Law - Sustainable Finance & CSRD: European Commission adopts new reporting rules - Maroš Šefčovič temporarily in charge of "EU Green Deal" following Frans Timmermans' departure.



European Commission publishes proposal for "Soil Monitoring Law" - Taxonomy is becoming common market practice, says EU Finance Commissioner - FELM Project - Final deliverables online - New project on Social ID Cards in Construction - 30 June: Visit of Japanese researchers - New FIEC digital brochure of Annual Report 2022 is online - FIEC Newsletter soon "on holidays": Back on 5 September!



FIEC Statistical Report 2023 - Nature Restoration Law - Pace of the green transition still slow - European Commission's survey on provision of services in construction - Political deal on Asbestos - 10th Anniversary of the EAfA.



Update on Nature Restoration Law - LIFE programme: new Call for Proposals - Deadline: November - EUSEW2023 - TEN-T: new support lines & "lanes" - New Ukraine Facility launched by the European Commission - Spain gets ready for 1 July: "EU2023ES", the Presidency of the Council of the European Union, is kicking off - European Labour Authority: Annual Conference held on 20/06 with focus on labour mobility.



European Commission on taxonomy circular economy criteria - FIEC participated in the Workshop launched by UNIDO on 13 June, with focus on the "Green" Reconstruction of Ukraine - Mr Laurențiu Plosceanu re-elected President of ARACO - Connecting Europe Facility: European Commission associates Ukraine to the EU programme - EU-OSHA tackles Mental Health at Work - MOBICCON-PRO project & "Sustainable Places" conference held on 16 June under the Horizon Europe EU-funding programme.



Mr Michail Daktylidis re-elected President of PEDMEDE GR (2023-2026) - EU Soil Health: next update on 5 July - EU Council on the Nature Restoration Law - EU-OSHA addresses Heat at Work: guidance for #workplaces - EP on Due Diligence - "Making Skills Count": outcomes of EU Conference held on 8-9 June in Brussels.



French Senate delegation visit at FIEC to tackle energy efficiency + EPP Group withdraws negotiations on Nature Restoration Law + DESOCO 2 - New EU Social Dialogue project+ FIEC/EBC joint call on Asbestos at Work + Eurobridge: 3rd edition on 05/04/2024 + Video interview with Aleksi Randell - DG of CFCI Rakennusteollisuus RT, FIEC's Finnish member federation.



European Parliament IMCO votes on the new construction products rules / CPR (Rapporteur: MEP Christian Doleschal) - FIEC & ELA on undeclared work - OSHA EU Agency: Stockholm Summit, health & safety at work in the spotlight & Joint Declaration by FIEC & EFBWW - FIEC President, Philip Crampton, joined the European Policy Centre's Online Policy Dialogue to debate about the opportunities and key challenges of circular economy for the construction sector - EU-funded project TANSIRC 2 - Webinar 25/05 with EFBWW & AEIP - Project MOBICCON-PRO, funded by Horizon Europe: General Assembly in Sofia (BG) 25-26/5.



Special issue on FIEC Annual Conference & General Assembly in Rome - 12 May, 2023



Michel Barnier at FIEC Conference in Rome to prepare our messages to the candidates of the EU 2024 Elections & Announcement of 2 FIEC Honorary Presidencies + EU Parliament wants to speed up standardisation process + World’s most and least expensive cities to build in + The Year of Skills 2023 is officially launched + 7 May 2023 - Open Day of Construction work sites organised by Embuild.



FIEC contribution to the public consultation on Taxonomy Environmental Act - FIEC intervenes in ECCREDI Council meeting - Asbestos: EP ready to negotiate with Council - New data on skills developments and trends in construction by CEDEFOP - 11 May: Business Forum in Kyiv - EP JURI Committee adopts its position on Due Diligence Directive.



European Commission's Webinar of 25/4 with focus on digital transition in construction - IMCO/European Parliament issued opinion on new rules for construction products - Visit in Brussels of FIEC's Finnish member federation Rakennusteollisuus (RT) - EU-Norway 'Green Alliance' announced - FELM project: Outcomes of the Final Conference & Joint Recommendations by FIEC and EFBWW - European Labour Authority on social ID cards & undeclared work.



Joint Recommendations on the Reconstruction of Ukraine + What will the Reconstruction of Ukraine cost? + EP adopts revised Emissions Trading System + High Level Construction Forum: EC webinar on the green transition + EC takes Portugal and Slovakia to Court of Justice of EU over the Late Payment Directive + Asbestos: FIEC warns against unrealistic demands by the EP.



EU Taxonomy: improvements still needed, despite more balanced criteria - Top 20 European construction companies 2013-2022 by sales - FELM project: Final Conference - Visit of FRTP Ile-de-France delegation to FIEC - Eurobridge 2023: tackling Europe's bridge maintenance deficit.



EU Taxonomy: draft environmental Delegated Act published - EC's clarification on working time rules - EuroBridge 2023: tackling maintenance deficit in Europe -  Non-road mobile machinery EU proposal.



EU reports on labour shortages - Construction Blueprint: project end - New FIEC Vice-President for France: Jean-Pierre Paseri - Renewable energy benchmark of 49% of energy consumption in buildings by 2030 - EC guidance on adapting buildings to climate change.



Outcome of Recovery Construction Forum, Warsaw 15/02 - Digitalisation of construction SMEs Website: new trainings - ELA 2023 Construction campaign - Late payments: update of EU rules -ELA's call for good practices in construction.



HL Construction Forum & Transition Pathway - EP position on EPBD recast - Critical raw materials - FELM project: final conference, Vienna 25/04 - EU Report on skills shortage & structural changes after COVID.



European Commission gives boost to digitalisation of Social ID Cards and social security - Energy Efficiency Directive: agreement reached by EU institutions on renovation targets for the public sector - Farewell to Maxime Verhagen as President of Koninklijke Bouwend Nederland - New EU Sanctions against Russia (10th package) - Eurobridge14/04/2023: the ''Maintenance Book'' of bridges.



EU Survey on circular approaches - "Net Zero Industry Act" proposal - Final Conference of FELM project - FIEC responds to consultation on Foreign Subsidies.



Nature Restoration Law - Study on draft taxonomy criteria - Construction Blueprint final dissemination event - EUROBRIDGE conference hosted in Brussels on 14 April 2023.



MEPs on the importance of ebergy efficiency, raw materials, public procurement and skills - Posting of workers: kick off of new EU funded project - ELA work programme 2023 - FIEC at the Recovery Construction Forum in Warsaw - EC consultation on EU learning mobility.



New ''Platform 2.0'' on Sustainable Finance: Construction is not represented - European Parliament approves position on EPBD - BUILD UP & FIEC - EUROBRIDGE 2023 Symposium on 14 April - FIEC contributes to the Public Consultation on screening and registering asbestos in buildings - EU sectoral social partners ask the European Commission to effectively support sectoral social dialogue.



European Commission presents its Green Deal Industrial Plan – EPBD compromise deal – Joint Statement FIEC/EBC on Asbestos at work - Due Diligence: FIEC/EIC key messages - Recovery Construction Forum on 15/02 in Warsaw - Construction Blueprint: final dissemination event on 22/02.



Construction Products: Parliament considers amendments - EUSEW 2023: key deadlines - FIEC on 'alternative taxonomy' - Workshop on third country national companies and workers in the EU (held on 26.01.2023) - European Commission launches consultation on the revision of the Late Payment Directive - Construction Blueprint: final dissemination event 22/02/2023.



Digitalisation of Construction SMEs on the dedicated Website: new training dates - Save the date 22/02/2023: Construction Blueprint final dissemination event - MOBICCON-PRO project: official launch - MFA+ package to Ukraine - Save the Date 15/02/2023 Ukraine ''Recovery Construction Forum'' in Warsaw - FIEC's hiring.



Save the Date 14/04: EUROBRIDGE2023 in Brussels - Latest updates from EMEcs project on Covid impact - EU Action Plan for pending EADs in the OJEU - Timo Vikström: new President of FIEC Finnish member federation - CPR amendments - 13/01/2023 Meeting of the Construction 2050 Alliance - New European Bauhaus & EPBD.



Swedish EU Council Presidency has started! EU2023SE - Intra-EU #labour mobility after the pandemic - EU-funded R&I Framework Programmes: Consultation open until 23/02/2023 - EVP Frans Timmermans in Kyiv to discuss green reconstruction in Ukraine & renewable energy.



Save the Date: 14/04 EUROBRIDGE 2023 in Brussels - EMEcs project on Covid impact - EU Action Plan for pending EADs in the OJEU - Timo Vikström: new President of FIEC Finnish member federation - CPR amendments - Meeting of the Construction 2050 Alliance - New European Bauhaus & EPBD.

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