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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  
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
Construction to contract 5.7% in Australia
Despite ongoing activity, industry feels impact of Covid-19 and low oil prices 
US Census Bureau reports impacts on construction spending
Increase in utilities construction suggests greater reliance on digital connectivity
AGC: Loan threats are hurting US relief programme
Recent changes to Paycheck Protection Programme loan guidance are making It harder for firms to maintain jobs 
UK needs ‘transformative infrastructure investment’
Trade body underlines construction’s importance to UK’s economic recovery from pandemic
More layoffs at Caterpillar
Cuts include full-time support, management and production positions
US firms benefit from relief loans, but more help needed
Industry officials say real help will come from infrastructure funding 
Opinion: US needs national manufacturing strategy now
AEM president urges American lawmakers to support equipment suppliers during pandemic
Q&A: Will we see a post-pandemic construction tsunami?
Industry veteran talks about what it will take to succeed in the post-coronavirus world
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
NAHB: Include home builders in US relief efforts
The National Association of Home Builders pushes to protect firms from economic crisis
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