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The cost of doing nothing

London’s tough regulations on emissions for NRMM already expose construction companies to potential costly project delays. If the Mayor’s advisors get their way, charges and financial penalties could be next (Source: London Assembly Environment Committee March 2022).

Outside the capital, key infrastructure projects like HS2 and the Thames Tideway Tunnel are starting to adopt the same regulations, and other UK cities and the Government are also eyeing them up with interest.

This growing legal and financial emissions risk is prompting many companies to look at ways to ditch diesel from their site operations altogether. But choosing the right alternative can have repercussions for other areas of revenue. Here’s a quick look at some of them.

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