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US construction sector to grow by 3.3% a year
New forecast from GlobalData says total infrastructure spending in US to hit US$1.4 trillion over the next eight years
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
More details for US$550 billion infrastructure bill
Legislative text of ‘once-in-a-generation infrastructure package’ released
UK police launch new equipment theft task force
Specialist Agricultural and Construction Equipment police unit will support the CEA’s CESAR scheme
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualification for tenders cheaper and faster
‘Once in a lifetime’ moment for US infrastructure
Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation, says low interest rates and high unemployment have created a generational opportunity to invest in infrastructure
Canada to spend $11.8 billion on infrastructure
Largest public infrastructure investment in Canadian history will fight climate change and build a more sustainable and resilient economy
ERA launches equipment CO2 calculator
Free-to-use online calculator will determine CO2 emissions for a range of equipment scenarios
Biden’s impact on construction
The impact of the new US President has already been felt by the construction sector
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
President-elect Biden urged to invest in infrastructure
Joe Biden’s economic relief plan could put US$2 trillion toward infrastructure
EU extends Stage V emissions deadline
Revision gives OEMs another year to bring transition-engine machines to market
Proposal to extend Europe’s Stage V deadlines
European Commission officially presents legal proposals to extend Stage V engine transition deadlines
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
US clarifies construction eligibility for paycheck protection loans
American firms that meet small business size standards are eligible 
Survey: Over 25% of US construction firms laying off workers
Despite challenges, some are gaining work in the face of the coronavirus pandemic
US coronavirus relief package now covers self-employed contractors
The recently enacted CARES Act provides unemployment benefits to independent contractors
US unemployment claims break records while construction slows
Tighter shelter-in-place orders bring constuction to a halt in many areas, putting thousands out of work
CCA: Canadian construction sites should remain open
Canadian Construction Association says work should continue, provided set protocol is followed
Trump pushes for $2 trillion infrastructure package
The latest US economic relief package could focus on construction of roads, bridges and airports
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