All Natural disasters Articles

US$ 8 billion cost of Philippines reconstruction
Asian Development Bank increases support to over US$ 1 billion to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan, on top of World Bank funds of US$ 500 million
December International Construction now on-line
News on support from the industry after Philippines Typhoon, plus damages against an asphalt cartel in Finland, features on concrete construction, OEMs and Portable power and much more
More aid for Typhoon-hit Philippines
Doosan provides construction equipment and financial aid to support recovery efforts after Typhoon Haiyan
US$ 500 million for Philippines reconstruction
Asian Development Bank to provide US$ 23 million for immediate relief to typhoon-ravaged areas, further US$ 500 million for reconstruction
€200 million for earthquake protection in Turkey
European Investment Bank funding agreement signed on the day of the Marmaray Tunnel inauguration ceremony
US$ 200 million for Uttarakhand reconstruction
Asian Development Bank funds to help Indian state recover from unprecedented floods and landslides
Infrastructure investors failing to address climate change
Report warns major global developments exposed to increased long-term risks from changing environment
US$ 400 million for Bangladeshi flood defences
World Bank funds will upgrade country’s embankment system to protect against tidal flooding and storm surges
Germany approves €8 billion flood repair package
Federal and state governments agree on financial aid to help rebuild
German flood damage estimated at €12 billion
European Investment Bank “stands ready” to provide over €1 billion in financial support to central European countries help reconstruction
€600 million for Italy earthquake recovery
European Investment Bank funds will support reconstruction in areas hit by the earthquake in Emilia-Romagna one year ago
Up to US$ 20 billion damage from Hurricane Sandy
Economic damage estimate from ‘super storm’ that struck US East Coast ranges between US$ 10 billion and US$ 20 billion.
US$ 45 billion for reconstruction in Japan
Japanese government passes JPY 90.3 trillion (US$ 1.1 trillion) 2012/2013 budget
Sekisui sees steady recovery in Japan
Japanese property developer Sekisui has reported a +25.8% increase in net operating income to JPY 70.9 billion (US$ 866 million) for 2011
Sekisui sees ‘normalised’ manufacturing in Japan
Property developer’s nine-month results rise in the wake of March’s disaster, but global uncertainty heightened
Sekisui House sees Japan reconstruction boost
Full-year forecast revised upwards amid increased demand for earthquake-proof homes
Editor's Comment: Nuclear future?
The devastation caused by the March 11 earthquake off Japan's northeast coast will have huge consequences for the construction industry as its impacts begin to be understood and reconstruction work gets underway.
Komatsu gives earthquake/tsunami update at Conexpo
Komatsu said it hoped to resume normal production levels in mid-April following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Japanese reconstruction estimates revised upwards
Damage from the 11 March earthquake put at US$ 183 billion by both Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse. Reconstruction could cost US$ 61 billion over three years.
Earthquake impacts Japanese equipment production
Damage reported to several of Komatsu and Hitachi's factories in eastern Honshu. Exports may also be hampered by damage to ports.
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