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Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
African nations impacted as China tightens Belt and Road
China tightens Belt and Road financing, with impact of Covid-19 partly to blame, according to a news report from Reuters
Why ESG-linked loans are impacting construction finances
A way to help fight the climate crisis or a pile of greenwash? How ESG-linked loans are entering the corporate mainstream 
India’s US$1.3 trillion infrastructure plan
Indian Prime Minister Modi promises substantial infrastructure investment
Causeway Technologies secures US$193 million investment
Funding deals means Five Arrows Principal Investments now gains a minority share in the construction software specialist 
EBRD funds floating solar plant in Albania
Utility company KESH secures €9.1 million loan from European bank for new floating solar photovoltaic plant
Biden eyes US$3 trillion infrastructure package
US President considering best approach for ambitious infrastructure package
UAE construction sector in ‘crisis’
Contractors’ performance guarantees pulled for project at Abu Dhabi International airport
US House passes water resources bill lacking key funds
Officials call on Congress to address the shortfall in support for local clean water initiatives
Soil Connect serves as digital marketplace for soils and aggregates
New e-ticketing service supports tracking and invoicing of dirt-related transactions, eliminating paper-based process
Bloomberg economist: Expect more gridlock in US
Despite a new incoming administration, a meaningful stimulus package seems remote
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 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
Asian banks offer rescue to the Philippines economy
US$750 million in loans available to offset 6% drop in nation’s GDP
US firms benefit from relief loans, but more help needed
Industry officials say real help will come from infrastructure funding 
Podcast: US construction bears impact of pandemic
Ken Simonson, chief economist with Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) talks with International Construction’s Jenny Lescohier
Economic recovery post coronavirus could be ‘robust’
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development releases €1 billion in emergency funds
Nigeria settles hydropower plant dispute
The Mambilla facility is expected to become Africa’s second-largest hydropower plant, producing 3,050MW
Bechtel offshoot launches US$100 million construction tech fund
Construction Tech start-ups to get a boost from Darren Bechtel’s venture capital plan
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