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Contractors lend a hand with European flood disaster clean up
Local construction and other industries initiate European flood disaster clean up
Italian Fire Brigade adds new Bobcat loader
Italy’s disaster response division, the Special Operating Group, receives customised T870 compact tracked loader
Interview: India’s equipment rental industry fights Covid impact
International Rental News talks to Satin Sachdeva of India’s Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA)
Contractor L&T to supply oxygen to Indian hospitals
Larsen & Toubro will deliver 22 oxygen generators to hospitals in India in response to the country’s Covid-19 crisis
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
New lockdowns currently exclude construction
Europe and UK impose new restrictions, while other regions rely on softer measures to combat spread of virus
US commercial construction poised for recovery
US Chamber of Commerce survey shows 83% of contractors expect revenue to increase or remain the same next year
Construction output continues contraction in MENA region
Worldwide pandemic and tumultuous oil prices deal deadly blow to tourism economies
Construction in France to contract 9.4% in 2020
Firms struggle despite construction’s exemption from Covid-19 lockdown
US construction jobs rebound in May
Future job losses are predicted as federal assistance winds down
Asia-Pacific region poised for infrastructure investment
Philippines and Vietnam are reported to be in the best position for growth
Regional Report: North Africa fights battles on many fronts
Covid-19, dropping oil prices, plus poverty and political unrest threaten the region
Asian banks offer rescue to the Philippines economy
US$750 million in loans available to offset 6% drop in nation’s GDP
US businesses call for liability relief during pandemic recovery
Coalition letter to US Congress appeals for protection against ’unfair lawsuits’
Hong Kong construction to contract by 9%
The second most expensive city in the world for construction faces numerous challenges
US home building plunges to five-year low
April saw the largest decline in housing starts on record
Komatsu partners with Feeding America in Covid-19 response
Largest hunger-relief organisation in the US is predicted to need additional US$1.4 billion  
US construction industry wants liability protection
Industry official rallies for more help in latest coronavirus relief bill 
US construction output to drop 6.6% this year
Overwhelming majority of construction owners expect an economic rebound by year’s end
Vermeer serves growing reliance on digital infrastructure
Doug Hundt at Vermeer talks with International Construction’s Jenny Lescohier about how the company’s products are serving critical needs during the Covid-19 crisis
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