With this newsletter we are opening a new channel of communication, one that aims to be an effective tool for furthering our activities at international level, which we believe may be of relevance to you. ITeC is a private foundation at the service of society as a whole working in the construction sector. […]
With the aim of learning more about the European Union’s vision of innovative public procurement, our special guest at the ITeC Breakfast on February 2 was Philippe Le Quément, Head of Projects and Policies at the European Commission‘s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, who explained the latest developments in the Public Procurement Directive. […]
Unlike the Directive, the Regulation (UE) 305/2011 introduces the kit concept into its articles. According to the Regulation: “Kit means a construction product placed on the market by a single manufacturer as a set of at least two separate components that need to be put together to be incorporated in the construction works”. […]
Euroconstruct report: Attributing blame for the crisis to the construction industry has unnecessarily complicated the sector’s future
As a member of the Euroconstruct network representing Spain, ITeC presented the conclusions of the Winter Report to the Infrastructure Circle, a foundation made up of organizations and companies with the aim of fostering a fuller awareness of the importance of infrastructure in economic development and in our well-being as citizens. […]
In January, the Institute took part in the BAU 2017 architecture trade fair in Munich, where we presented the HomeSkin project, funded by the European research and innovation programme Horizon 2020. BAU is the leading international trade fair for architecture, construction materials and systems, with more than 2000 exhibitors from 42 countries. […]
The Euroconstruct winter conference began last November 25th without many expectations of good news for the construction sector in Europe. It was the first opportunity to assess the effects of the Brexit referendum on the construction industry, and as expected the new forecast does not contemplate as much growth as the previous summer forecast. The prospect of European construction growing slightly above 2% may not be very exciting, but we must be aware that this is the average of the 19 countries covered by Euroconstruct, and averages often distort reality. […]
The latest Report from ITeC EOTA Office, concerning construction products without harmonized standards, is available. Regulations, European Commission, European Technical Assessment… are some of the sections of this report number 9.
The Reports of ITeC EOTA Office regularly compile information and the most important documents issued at European level in EOTA meetings.
These reports are addressed to all those companies producing, distributing or marketing construction products not covered by harmonized standards, or without direct access to information and documents approved in Brussels.