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Revision of the driving times and tachograph regulations: FIEC & EBC welcome breakthrough agreement reached in the EP

After an unusually long and complex procedure, the European construction industry, represented by the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) and the European Builders Confederation (EBC), is glad to see that the outcomes of the European Parliament’s vote of 4 April recognise the fact that construction enterprises are no road transport companies.


EBC Manifesto for the European elections: Give construction SMEs the means to build a sustainable Europe

The European Builders Confederation is delighted to share its manifesto for the 2019-2024 European legislative term. The EBC proposals and requests aim to truly value construction SMEs for what they are: not only the backbone of the construction sector, but of the whole European economy.

Latest activities


1 April 2019
Joint Initiative on Standardisation Action 5, Brussels

2 April 2019
EBC Board of Directors, Brussels

4 April 2019
EC High-level tripartite Forum Construction 2020, Brussels

5 April 2019
First social LCA metrics workshop, Brussels

8 April 2019
SMEUnited ECOFIS committee, Brussels

9 April 2019
Social dialogue (VET and youth), Brussels

24 April 2019
European Construction Forum, Brussels

29-30 April 2019
StandarDays, Brussels