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The current evolution of business processes over digital networks today requires to provide actors in the construction industry with new solutions over the Web for quick set up of CE infrastructures for Virtual Enterprises, and with various and flexible types of communication for teamworking. This paper presents the approach and current developments in the OSMOS project, which aims at enhancing the capabilities of construction enterprises and SMEs, to act and collaborate effectively on projects by setting up and promoting value-added Internet-based flexible services that support team work in the dynamic networks of the European construction industry.