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Contractors lend a hand with European flood disaster clean up
Local construction and other industries initiate European flood disaster clean up
Italian Fire Brigade adds new Bobcat loader
Italy’s disaster response division, the Special Operating Group, receives customised T870 compact tracked loader
Contractor L&T to supply oxygen to Indian hospitals
Larsen & Toubro will deliver 22 oxygen generators to hospitals in India in response to the country’s Covid-19 crisis
New lockdowns currently exclude construction
Europe and UK impose new restrictions, while other regions rely on softer measures to combat spread of virus
UK needs ‘transformative infrastructure investment’
Trade body underlines construction’s importance to UK’s economic recovery from pandemic
CNH Industrial updates European production plans
The majority of its European assembly operations will remain suspended until April 17
BAM reopens in UK and offers Euro update
Dutch contractor says it has redesigned operations to ensure social distancing can be observed
Strabag gradually restarts work in Austria
Austria’s largest construction group Strabag is gradually resuming work on more than 1000 construction sites in the country 
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
Economic recovery post coronavirus could be ‘robust’
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development releases €1 billion in emergency funds
Genoa bridge collapse
Part of Morandi Bridge collapses in northern Italy during stormy weather
Hydrogeological risk awards at Samoter
Projects dealing with hydrogeological problems and action after natural calamities such as earthquakes, landslides and floods to be recognised at show
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
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
€200 million for earthquake protection in Turkey
European Investment Bank funding agreement signed on the day of the Marmaray Tunnel inauguration ceremony
Germany approves €8 billion flood repair package
Federal and state governments agree on financial aid to help rebuild
German flood damage estimated at €12 billion
European Investment Bank “stands ready” to provide over €1 billion in financial support to central European countries help reconstruction
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