North Dakota Investing $33M In UAS Infrastructure

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Read: North Dakota Investing $33M In UAS Infrastructure at BusinessFacilities.com. The state’s investment represents one of the largest Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) for unmanned aircraft systems investments in the U.S.

Analysts: Infrastructure, modularization, resiliency top industry drivers

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While a recession is likely on the horizon, several segments of the construction industry will experience massive growth in the next few years, say experts from McKinsey and Dodge

Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure

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Read: Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure at BusinessFacilities.com. Google.org Impact Challenge will award $1M to Nevada nonprofits with bold ideas to create economic opportunity .

Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

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Read: Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure at BusinessFacilities.com. Daily News Featured Florida Tourism Transportation & Infrastructure Central Florida Infrastructure KPMG Orlando Economic Partnership Orlando International Airport Sponsored Content TransportationFrom a world renowned airport to new commuter rail, Orlando knows how to gets things moving.

Bill For Infrastructure Job Training Reintroduced

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Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills Act, aiming to ensure workers are well-trained for infrastructure jobs in fields like construction. CBS 19 Washington reports that Senators Tim Kaine (D-MN) and Rob Portman (R-OH) have reintroduced the Building U.S.

Bipartisan bill shoots for $125B infrastructure investment

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By eliminating capital gains taxes on certain foreign investments, supporters of the Invest in America Act hope to draw in more federal funds for state and local construction projects

Trump authorizes $6B of water infrastructure projects

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The legislation, which the president signed into law this week, also reauthorizes the EPA's WIFIA program, allowing the agency to loan money to contractors and others for eligible water and wastewater infrastructure projects

Report: Infrastructure Deal Must Consider Environment

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Instead of building new roads and widening highways, StreetsBlog says there’s a better way to spend $2 trillion in infrastructure. According to a recent article, the authors of a U.S.

[VIDEO] Illinois Governor Signs $45 Billion Infrastructure Plan

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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed a $45 billion plan to repair Illinois’ infrastructure over six years. According to Curbed Chicago, the plan, dubbed “Rebuild Illinois,” calls for nearly $1.8 billion in tax increases. In order to generate funding, the state will: Raise gas taxes from 1

Resilient Infrastructure Could Save $4.2 Trillion

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The World Bank report says making infrastructure strong, more able to respond to natural disasters and regular stressors saves $4 to every $1 spent

Googlizing Infrastructure

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The question for the built industry - and the professionals who deliver planning, design, and construction services is how do we googlize the infrastructure we deliver for our clients? As you read the article think in terms of how arming your clients with "Big Data" related to the infrastructure you deliver. Big data is having a big impact on business and the internet.

NABTU: Union, wage protections must underlie $1T infrastructure plan

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Union leaders and lawmakers at a conference this week called for prevailing wages, project labor agreements and other standards to be included

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EPA Announces New WIFIA Funding for Water Infrastructure

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EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced an estimated $6 billion in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans in 2019

President Trump outlines $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill

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The Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America is divided into four parts — and is light on specifics

Reported Death of Infrastructure Package Is Exaggerated: A Commentary

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For urgent reasons, an infrastructure pact has a good chance of surviving the defeatist gloom

Infrastructure Funding Detour

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The Washington Post writes that President Trump told lawmakers Tuesday he was abandoning a key element of his planned $1 trillion infrastructure package, complaining that certain partnerships between the private sector and federal government simply don’t work

Trump Administration to Attempt Infrastructure Pledge Again

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The Trump administration is in preparation for another attempt at a $1 trillion upgrade of the nation’s road, rail, and energy infrastructure.

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Green Infrastructure For Better Communities

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A new online guide launched by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) explains the many benefits of “green infrastructure”—designed systems that harness nature to create proven benefits for communities. billion less than a comparable grey infrastructure approach.

Tidal Flooding Closing in on Coastal Infrastructure

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NOAA report says coastal cities had five days of high tide flooding in 2018, tying the 2015 record. But problem is only growing

Reported Death of Infrastructure Package Is Exaggerated: A Commentary

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For urgent reasons, an infrastructure pact has a good chance of surviving the defeatist gloom

Trump planning another pass at $1T infrastructure package

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A massive program of infrastructure construction and rehabilitation was one of the linchpins of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign but the initiative has not yet come to fruition

President's Infrastructure Plan Pothole

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The President has said his infrastructure plan will be made public after the tax reform legislation is passed but the Republican tax proposal could significantly discourage private investments in public projects

[VIDEO]: 3D Visual of Largest Croatian Infrastructure Project

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Croatia’s largest infrastructure construction project is currently underway, prompting Croatian Roads to release a 3D visualization of a bridge it is building through Peljesac, a peninsula in southern Dalmatia in Croatia.

Federal shutdown threatening some infrastructure projects

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States are holding off on cementing plans for 2019 surface transportation projects since much of their funding has been cut off

VIDEO: Trump Calls Infrastructure a ‘Bipartisan Policy’

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infrastructure policy may improve after President Donald Trump declared the policy capable of bringing Democrats and Republicans together. Transport Topics reports that the U.S.

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Leaked White House infrastructure draft suggests private investment on track

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Details of the $1 trillion infrastructure spend were supposed to be unveiled this month, though reports have pointed to a possible overview being revealed during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address next week

[VIDEO]: Illinois Governor to Fund Infrastructure with Alcohol Tax

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Pritzker says new taxes on beer, wine, and liquor would provide an estimated $120 million for infrastructure work in the state. Illinois governor J.B. In published reports, Pritzker said he is confident that Illinois residents will agree to the overall $1.8

EPA Accelerates Investments in America’s Water Infrastructure

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Under President Trump, EPA has issued seven WIFIA loans to help finance over $4 billion in water infrastructure projects

Trump Signs Disaster Relief Bill, Gives Billions to Infrastructure

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According to ENR, more than half will go toward infrastructure and related work to help storm-battered regions of the U.S. President Trump has signed a package containing $19.1 billion in disaster-relief funds.

More evidence that drones could and should play major role in infrastructure inspections

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Researchers at a Swedish university further solidified the idea that UAVs can inspect dams, wind turbines and other types of infrastructure faster and more safely than humans

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Top 10 States for Infrastructure

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Keyword 'Infrastructure' has found its way into almost daily conversations as the country continues to organize and find funding to repair and rebuild U.S.

Trump's Infrastructure Package Likely Delayed

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TheHill.com reports that during Monday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicated work on the promised $1 trillion infrastructure package will likely be delayed until next year, after the legislature takes care of tax reform.

Tennessee, Memphis Invest $37M To Improve City Infrastructure

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The investments will improve public infrastructure surrounding the St. Read Tennessee, Memphis Invest $37M To Improve City Infrastructure on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Public-Private Partnerships Research & Development Tennessee Transportation & Infrastructure Economic Development Employment Expansion FastTrack Infrastructure Memphis Pinch District St.

4 ways states will fund infrastructure projects in 2018

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President Donald Trump's soon-to-be-revealed $1 trillion infrastructure plan will likely leave many states funding projects with P3s, bond issues, infrastructure banks and taxes and fees

Energy Infrastructure Required

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Meanwhile, we need to upgrade our energy infrastructure and embrace the reality that fossil fuels must be used to ensure lower energy costs until renewable technologies become competitive. In doing so, this country will have to upgrade and improve our existing energy infrastructure.

What construction wants from Trump's infrastructure plan

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Six industry influencers weigh in on what they want to see in the details of a national infrastructure plan

Report: OR has nation's best infrastructure

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News & World Report infrastructure ranking of 50 states is based on scores in energy, transportation and internet access, among others The U.S.

Senate Democrats Criticize Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal

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Democrats continue to be disappointed with President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plans, a proposal that would rely heavily on private sector investors to advance large-scale infrastructure projects.

Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America

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The White House has released the long-awaited infrastructure plan ( available here ). Here are some highlights

Tariffs driving up infrastructure construction costs, analysis shows

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President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs have increased the cost of several public works projects and could limit the scope of future initiatives, Bloomberg reports