As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds in North America many news articles pertaining to COVID-19 and its impact upon the construction industry and construction projects are being published. Coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 is a respiratory illness caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2Our understanding of how the virus spreads is evolving as we learn more about it so check the CDC website for the latest information and current list of symptomsThe virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person.
More than 10 months since the first coronavirus cases were reported in Wuhan China COVID-19s global spread continues to plague commercial construction.
How covid 19 affect construction industry. Construction Industry Coronavirus COVID-19 News. On the contractual side much focus is now being given to the wording of standard forms where used such as FIDIC and NEC for more on this topic see our Client Alert. Written by Dodge Research on June 1 2020.
The Ongoing Effects of the Pandemic on Business The construction industry stands in a unique position when gauging the impacts of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Largely declared an essential industry many construction projects were not shut down even in the early months of the pandemic. COVID-19 is having a massive impact on construction projects but the legal implications vary from country to country and contract to contract.
COVID-19s effects on supply demand and industry dynamics Beyond the short-term impact of an economic downturn on construction demand the crisis is also expected to hit long-term supply and demand resulting in lasting shifts in investment patterns. To help you stay on top of this rapidly evolving situation we.