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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
Construction Europe podcast December 2013/January 2014 (audio)
The latest Construction Europe podcast, introduced by Sandy Guthrie, editor, and Helen Wright, deputy editor, is available for download
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
New Tadano for Carpin Autogru
Crane rental company Carpin Autogru in Veneto, Italy, has taken delivery of a Tadano ATF 70G-4 all terrain
Can rental industry provide power security for UK?
UK trade association responds to TV broadcast on the vulnerability of the UK's power infrastructure and suggests key role for power rental fleets.
Infrastructure investors failing to address climate change
Report warns major global developments exposed to increased long-term risks from changing environment
Buyer sought for NZ Crane Group
Leading New Zealand mobile crane rental company NZ Crane Group has been put up for sale by its private equity owner of eight years
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
HKL helps in flood relief efforts
HKL provides wheeled loaders, trucks and mini-dumpers to help distribute sandbags at the Elbe River near Magdeburg, Germany.
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
United Rentals assists with Oklahoma tornado cleanup
Aerial work platforms, telehandlers, power and HVAC equipment has been supplied by United Rentals to assist in the cleanup following the tornado that ripped through Moore, OK, last week.
€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
Cleaning up after Sandy
Clean-up from the Super Storm Hurricane Sandy has required the expertise of crane and rigging companies across the country. D.Ann Shiffler reports
US rental industry mobilizes for Sandy recovery efforts
Enormous need for pumps and power on the East Coast, with restoration projects likely to create a second wave of demand for power and dehumidifiers.
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.
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