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Skanska says ‘ambition is to keep projects running’
The company is taking additional precautions as it aims to keep its construction sites working
European construction: ‘Urgent measures required during COVID-19’
Joint statement by 15 sector bodies calls for help to protect workers and support business
JCB to produce ventilators
Following an appeal by UK Prime Minister, JCB will help address the national ventilator shortage
Comment: Italy after three weeks of lock-down
Roberta Prandi, Associate Publisher at KHL’s Power division, reports from Northern Italy on the COVID-19 crisis
Russian rental faces up to virus challenge
The Russian Rental Association has asked its rental members for their views on the impact of COVID-19
US crane & transport sector classified "essential"
US Department of Homeland Security confirms crane, rigging, and specialized transportation as Essential Critical Infrastructure
Exclusive: Chinese crane owner on the construction recovery
Mr. Chai Zhao Yi of tower crane rental company Pangyuan Rental describes the recovery in China following the effects of COVID-19
US VP Pence appeals to equipment manufacturers
Associated Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) works with government to navigate effects of COVID-19 on industry
Mateco meets cross-border challenges
Europe-wide access rental group faces different regulatory conditions and employee needs around the continent
UK construction faces COVID-19 dilemma
New UK restrictions on travel and business are creating enormous challenges for contractors
US construction officials, unions rally to continue working
Some states have already ruled construction can continue, despite shelter-in-place orders
SC&RA sets up Crisis Command Center
Assistance service set up to help association members deal with Covid-19 pandemic
Construction considered ‘essential’ in many US regions
Despite increasingly strict coronavirus precautions, construction continues in many large American markets
City Lifting’s response to Covid-19
Safety is highest priority, states UK crane rental firm City Lifting, as it manages to provide uniterupted services despite the challenges of the Coronavirus outbreak
Economic recovery post coronavirus could be ‘robust’
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development releases €1 billion in emergency funds
US government mulls unprecedented economic stimulus
Construction industry braces for shutdowns amid increasingly dire circumstances
SLD helps prevent dam collapse
Rental company’s rapid emergency response helped save UK reservoir from total failure
APR installs 120MW in 30 days
APR Energy took just 30 days to install a 120MW power plant in the Dominican Republic.
JCB offers relief
Leading equipment manufacturer donates US$250,000 worth of machines after Indonesian earthquake
Genoa bridge collapse
Part of Morandi Bridge collapses in northern Italy during stormy weather
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