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AGC sues two US federal agencies over PPP loan rules
Lawsuit alleges secretly crafted questionnaire asks for ’unprecedented amounts of proprietary information’
US House passes water resources bill lacking key funds
Officials call on Congress to address the shortfall in support for local clean water initiatives
No-deal Brexit is ‘worst-case’ for construction
Industry prepares for rising costs as the UK’s transition out of the EU looms
Tax issues, vaccine rollouts affecting US construction industry
US workers and small businesses face changes as 2020 ends
Four cities make Clean Construction declaration
Mayors pledge to halve construction emissions by 2030, in collaboration with local businesses
Bloomberg economist: Expect more gridlock in US
Despite a new incoming administration, a meaningful stimulus package seems remote
EU hits US with new import duties
Construction equipment included in list of goods incurring 25% export tariffs
Exclusive: JLG president looks at post-election future
Despite significant destabilising forces, Frank Nerenhausen says there’s hope for 2021 
US construction officials call for action on infrastructure
Industry groups express hope for post-election cooperation toward economic revitalisation
President-elect Biden urged to invest in infrastructure
Joe Biden’s economic relief plan could put US$2 trillion toward infrastructure
New lockdowns currently exclude construction
Europe and UK impose new restrictions, while other regions rely on softer measures to combat spread of virus
Dubai's new building codes
A new Dubai Building Code has been approved which aims to boost the Middle East’s flagging construction sector
EU’s renovation wave to drive sustainability
New vision to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty by doubling renovation rate
IMF puts spotlight on infrastructure investment
International finance body said governments should invest in infrastructure to bolster economies and generate jobs in post-Covid-19 environement
US Carmix Concrete approved for public works
New American project for Carmix reaches key milestone only months after creation
US House resolves to extend highway funding for one year
No long-term agreement was made but latest proposal extends current surface transportation funding levels
Shortlists announced for Diesel Progress Summit
Winners will be announced on 20 October during the free, online event, which includes a market webinar
US surface transportation law could be extended
Industry stakeholders appeal to congressional leaders for continued funding ahead of upcoming deadline
US sees steep decline in nonresidential construction
Industry officials appeal to government for more coronavirus relief to prevent further losses
US Supreme Court rules border wall construction can continue
Justices were divided but ultimately decided to allow construction despite legal challenges
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