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How did Turkey’s construction equipment industry respond to the February earthquake?
IRN speaks to Oğuz Yusuf Yiğit, secretary general of İMDER and İSDER
Turkey promises swift rebuild; contractors make pledge
Country’s contractors pledge to donate 1% of public reconstruction costs.
Dutch rental firms create alliance for disaster response
Bredenoord and Riwal to provide equipment for natural disaster rellief
Interview: India’s equipment rental industry fights Covid impact
International Rental News talks to Satin Sachdeva of India’s Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA)
Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
Construction to contract 5.7% in Australia
Despite ongoing activity, industry feels impact of Covid-19 and low oil prices 
US firms benefit from relief loans, but more help needed
Industry officials say real help will come from infrastructure funding 
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
Pandemic cuts US nonresidential construction employment
Industry economist sees infrastructure spending as a possible silver lining
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
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
US coronavirus relief package now covers self-employed contractors
The recently enacted CARES Act provides unemployment benefits to independent contractors
Loxam issues COVID-19 update
10% of Loxam’s French network remains open in support of the health crisis or to ensure the continuation of public services
Eyewitness: COVID-19 and South African construction and rental
George Landsberg of Hi-Reach Manlift in South Africa reports that many rental and construction businesses have stopped working
Brazil’s rental industry ‘on the front line’
Brazil’s rental association ALEC sends letter to federal, state and municipal governments highlighting ‘essential’ role
Manitex addresses Covid-19
Crane maker Manitex International updates investors in response to the evolving Covid-19 virus pandemic
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