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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
OSHA issues coronavirus guidance
New interim enforcement response plan offers intructions and procedures
US lawmakers urged to create national strategy for manufacturing
Associated Equipment Manufacturers want greater government support for equipment makers
US construction groups included on Trump’s panel to reopen
Trade associations, unions and corporations will advise how and when to get back to business
Eyewitness: public contractor in Iran details Covid-19 response
Mashhad Municipality Civil Organization in Iran takes proactive approach to combating Covid-19    
US firm settles over alleged bid-rigging scheme
M.A. Mortenson must donate construction services for project related to pandemic
Analyst: Cracks widening in Dubai’s construction market
Coronavirus pandemic threatens already stressed building industry in middle eastern hub
Pandemic cuts US nonresidential construction employment
Industry economist sees infrastructure spending as a possible silver lining
Ontario Canada accelerates essential construction projects
Hours are being extended on projects related to health care 
Speedy Hire furloughs 50% of employees
UK rental company temporarily closes some smaller depots but maintains national coverage through its superstores
US clarifies construction eligibility for paycheck protection loans
American firms that meet small business size standards are eligible 
Coates Hire working through crisis
Events business has ceased, but rental company still active in construction and natural resources sectors
Chile gets ready for construction slowdown
Chamber of Commerce highlights risks of company bancruptcies and growing unemployment
Coronavirus affects industry in Brazil and Colombia
Major equipment manufacturers have ceased production while thousands of jobsites are shut down
Survey: Over 25% of US construction firms laying off workers
Despite challenges, some are gaining work in the face of the coronavirus pandemic
VIDEO: challenges for Maxim from Covid-19
Frank Bardonaro, Maxim Crane Works chief operating officer, talked to D.Ann Shiffler, American Cranes & Transport magazine editor
Wim Sarens on Covid-19
Sarens said the great majority of its projects worldwide were still open and that it hoped to see restrictions on other sites being lifted
CNH Industrial updates European production plans
The majority of its European assembly operations will remain suspended until April 17
Ainscough Crane Hire virus update
Key Worker status assigned to Ainscough Crane Hire for Critical National Infrastructure assets
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