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Waste directive: construction SMEs promote an enabling framework and specific support for successful implementation

On 8 October, EBC gave a presentation highlighting the main challenges, shortcomings and possible solutions in regard to waste legislation for construction SMEs at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) expert hearing on the implementation of EU environmental legislation on air quality, water and waste. EBC Policy Officer, Ann-Cathrin Rönsch, highlighted during the presentation that construction SMEs are still facing major challenges when dealing with construction and demolition waste


Improving the digital skills of construction mentors: new Erasmus+ project CONDAP

EBC has engaged in an EU-funded project titled CONDAP with the objective to enhance the digital skills of mentors in construction apprenticeships. Funded by the Erasmus+ programme for the period 2018 – 2021, CONDAP also gathers the Greek creative learning solutions company Exelia, the Vilnius Builders Training Centre and the Polytechnic University of Valencia, under the lead of the UK cross-sector apprenticeships authority Instructus.

Latest activities

Have a look at the EBC Annual Report 2017-2018. It's got a new fresh look and features key construction-related topics, from the performance of the sector and posting of workers to energy efficiency, circular economy, standardisation and much more. French version available.


10 September 2018
"Circular economy impact on the steel industry" Conference, Brussels

11-13 September 2018
CEN TC 442, Paris

20-21 September 2018
NETconVET project meeting, Düsseldorf

26 September 2018
SBS Board, Brussels

26-27 September 2018
EeMAP meeting, Venice

28 September 2018
EBC Board, Brussels