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Suicide and arrests follow construction waste landslide in China
Eleven arrests and one apparent suicide follow lethal landslide of construction waste in Shenzhen city
Qatar bans construction bosses leaving country in rain damage investigation
Inquiry called as heavy rain in the Gulf exposes worrying level of ‘construction flaws’
JCB machines worth “millions” on stricken cargo ship
UK-based manufacturer confirms there are 105 of its machines on board the Hoegh Osaka, which has been grounded in the Solent
Fire crane for Reutlingen
The Reutlingen fire brigade in Germany has taken delivery of a four axle, 70 tonne capacity Liebherr LTM 1070 4.2 wheeled mobile telescopic crane
Strabag’s solid expectations for 2014
Contractor reports slight decline in output volume for 2013, forecasts business to hold steady this year
JCB lends machines to support UK flood relief
Manufacturer deploys fleet of machines worth nearly €1 million, plus operators, to help clear up and move people amid flooding
Cost of UK flood damage up to €768 million
Accountant PwC estimates economic damage caused by flooding so far, forecasts costs to rise as poor weather continues
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
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