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Delays expected at construction sites due to decrease in workforce

The Government has decided to restrict the traffic at borders starting on 19 March 2020. This also concerns commuting to work across the borders. The restrictions have impacts on the Finnish construction sector, which has a lot of foreign workforce. Read more

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Ministerial Working Group on Climate and Energy Policy: Measures after coronavirus epidemic to support the building of a carbon neutral society

2020-04-01
At its meeting on Wednesday 1 April, the Ministerial Working Group on Climate and Energy Policy discussed the economic measures after the coronavirus epidemic and the set of measures concerning a just transition.

Delays expected at construction sites due to decrease in workforce

2020-03-20
The Government has decided to restrict the traffic at borders starting on 19 March 2020. This also concerns commuting to work across the borders. The restrictions have impacts on the Finnish construction sector, which has a lot of foreign workforce. The Ministry of the Environment has compiled questions and answers on the new situation.

Guidance from Ministerial Working Group on Climate and Energy Policy for the reform of the Climate Change Act

2020-03-18
The Ministerial Working Group on Climate and Energy Policy met on Tuesday 17 March 2020. The ministers discussed the key principles that guide the reform of the Climate Change Act and received an update from the working group preparing the reform of energy taxation. The Ministerial Working Group also heard a briefing on the impacts of coronavirus in the energy sector.
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Preparedness for coronavirus in the administrative branch of the Ministry of the Environment

Preparedness for coronavirus in the administrative branch of the Ministry of the Environment
The Ministry of the Environment and agencies and institutes in its administrative branch are following the coronavirus situation and its impacts on construction, housing production, waste and wastewater management, etc. very closely. The Ministry of the Environment and agencies and institutes under it are prepared to react fast should further measures be required due to the spread of the coronavirus.

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