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US VP Pence appeals to equipment manufacturers
Associated Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) works with government to navigate effects of COVID-19 on industry
UK construction faces COVID-19 dilemma
New UK restrictions on travel and business are creating enormous challenges for contractors
US construction officials, unions rally to continue working
Some states have already ruled construction can continue, despite shelter-in-place orders
Construction considered ‘essential’ in many US regions
Despite increasingly strict coronavirus precautions, construction continues in many large American markets
Economic recovery post coronavirus could be ‘robust’
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development releases €1 billion in emergency funds
US government mulls unprecedented economic stimulus
Construction industry braces for shutdowns amid increasingly dire circumstances
JCB offers relief
Leading equipment manufacturer donates US$250,000 worth of machines after Indonesian earthquake
Laos dam failure
Subsidiary dam in major Laotian hydropower project gives way during construction
Earthquake recovery to get US$3 billion in aid
Government of Mexico announces US$3 billion fund for rebuilding homes and infrastructure after earthquakes
Thompson Pump prepares for Hurricane Irma
US pump manufacturer declares itself ready to aid recovery, if and when Hurricane Irma hits the US
Cost of Fukushima nuclear disaster rises to $ 188 bn
Japan’s government seeks improved performance as costs soar on reparation work at the site of Japan's worst ever nuclear plant disaster
Huge sinkhole in Japanese road repaired in a week
City centre road reopens just seven days after suffering a dramatic cave-in that spanned all five lanes
Construction workers buried by deadly landslide in southeast China
35 dead after mud and rock engulfs living quarters of workers at hydropower site
18 dead following crane collapse in southern China
Second devastating construction industry accident in months befalls the country’s Guangdong Province
High-rise toppled by deadly earthquake in Taiwan had tin cans in its concrete
Authorities investigate construction of the only building to fall in Tainan City during major quake
Suicide and arrests follow construction waste landslide in China
Eleven arrests and one apparent suicide follow lethal landslide of construction waste in Shenzhen city
Qatar bans construction bosses leaving country in rain damage investigation
Inquiry called as heavy rain in the Gulf exposes worrying level of ‘construction flaws’
JCB machines worth “millions” on stricken cargo ship
UK-based manufacturer confirms there are 105 of its machines on board the Hoegh Osaka, which has been grounded in the Solent
Strabag’s solid expectations for 2014
Contractor reports slight decline in output volume for 2013, forecasts business to hold steady this year
Cost of UK flood damage up to €768 million
Accountant PwC estimates economic damage caused by flooding so far, forecasts costs to rise as poor weather continues
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