Japanese contractor Shimizu to start reopening construction sites

Major Japanese construction contractor Shimizu Corp. said Wednesday it will reopen worksites at projects it had suspended since April due to the coronavirus outbreak.The company decided to reopen construction sites in 13 prefectures in stages starting Thursday “from a viewpoint of providing job security in the construction industry and maintaining economic activities,” Shimizu said in a statement.Shimizu suspended work in the 13 prefectures, including Tokyo and Osaka, after virus infections rapidly increased and led the government to expand a state of emergency declaration from seven densely p…

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