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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
New federal guidance suggests US construction could continue
Appeals from construction officials appear to be heeded as new guidelines more strongly support work on US sites
US VP Pence appeals to equipment manufacturers
Associated Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) works with government to navigate effects of COVID-19 on industry
US construction officials, unions rally to continue working
Some states have already ruled construction can continue, despite shelter-in-place orders
Construction considered ‘essential’ in many US regions
Despite increasingly strict coronavirus precautions, construction continues in many large American markets
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
ANCE asks for suspension of Italian construction
Italy’s contractors association has called for the suspension of construction work in Italy in response to COVID-19 crisis
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