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Merlo units available through GSA
AMS-Merlo is now listed with the General Service Administration, an independent agency of the United States government
US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure package
After many months of negotiations, the Senate gave bipartisan approval for the infrastructure bill
US edges closer to trillion-dollar infrastructure deal
US ‘has a deal’ in principle but numerous hurdles remain before bill becomes law
Pete Buttigieg tapped as US transportation secretary
Industry officials support the nomination with an eye toward infrastructure investment
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
Bloomberg economist: Expect more gridlock in US
Despite a new incoming administration, a meaningful stimulus package seems remote
Exclusive: JLG president looks at post-election future
Despite significant destabilising forces, Frank Nerenhausen says there’s hope for 2021 
US construction officials call for action on infrastructure
Industry groups express hope for post-election cooperation toward economic revitalisation
Hy-Brid Lifts meets Canadian standards
Manufacturer confirms full range complies with CSA standards, alongside US ANSI version
US sees steep decline in nonresidential construction
Industry officials appeal to government for more coronavirus relief to prevent further losses
Trump to ‘speed up’ infrastructure projects
President Trump alters National Environmental Protection Act to reduce ‘unnecessary delays’
Steel Wall Construction requests Hy-Brid Lifts
Hy-Brid Lifts’ PS-1930 features non-folding guardrails in compliance with the new ANSI A92.20 standards
Easybook Training launches online U.S. courses
Easybook Training in the U.S. has introduced a complete online training library including OSHA-authorized 10- and 30-hour training, plus more
Revised ANSI A92 standards approved
The long-awaited ANSI MEWP standards will go into effect on June 1
US firms benefit from relief loans, but more help needed
Industry officials say real help will come from infrastructure funding 
ARA seeks additional $300 billion
A proposed two-fold approach asks government for an incremental $300 billion to make additional Economy Injury Disaster Loans 
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
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
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