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Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
Special Report: 2021 Forecast
Chris Sleight answers pertinent questions about a post-Covid economic picture for the construction industry in 2021.
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
Manitex announces European debt reduction
Manitex International has minimised its European bank debt by approximately 4.96M €, effective 20 July 2020
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
US construction jobs rebound in May
Future job losses forecast in USA as federal assistance winds down and Covid-19 pandemic progresses
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
SC&RA Workshop goes virtual
The 2020 SC&RA Crane and Rigging Workshop will now be a virtual event on 16 and 17 September
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  
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