Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

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mayors agree that investing in infrastructure to generate jobs and economic growth is the top priority in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study. Read: Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery at Most U.S.

Improving Infrastructure: Land, Sea, and Cloud


For the construction industry, we are seeing more solutions for leveraging digital twin—which could completely transform the shape and face of our infrastructure in the months ahead. The use of digital twins in infrastructure is giving weight to the idea that data is the new infrastructure.

Tracking: New Gold for Infrastructure


Even with all the upheaval going on in the world today, we are seeing an uptick in infrastructure initiatives from public works projects to filling potholes and repairing roads. of Agriculture is putting a lot of dollars into our economy and our infrastructure.

Electrical Infrastructure Projects


billion to build or improve rural electric infrastructure in 25 states. Use hashtags #construction #IoT #sustainability #AI #5G #cloud #edge #futureofwork #infrastructure. The post Electrical Infrastructure Projects appeared first on Constructech.

Rural Infrastructure Financing


Big cities have tax revenue to help finance needed infrastructure repairs, upgrades, and new construction. of Agriculture) is investing $828 million to modernize rural drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in 43 states.

A New Drone-based System to Assess Aging Infrastructure Projects

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Canada-based infrastructure technology company, Niricson, has developed a unique drone-based data collection and damage-assessment system to inspect.

Rural Infrastructure Development


This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; high-speed internet access, and community facilities such as schools, public safety, and health care. The post Rural Infrastructure Development appeared first on Constructech. The USDA (Dept.

EO – Expediting Infrastructure Investments

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EO – Expediting Infrastructure Investments. Integrated construction planning, procurement, and project delivery can not only expedite infrastructure repair, renovation, and construction, but do so cost effectively! The post EO – Expediting Infrastructure Investments appeared first on 4BT link]. construction #construction #facilitiesmanagement #leanconstruction #ipd #constructionprojects.

Infrastructure, Rural and Urban


of Agriculture ) is investing $371 million to build and improve critical electric infrastructure that will benefit more than 222,000 rural residents and commercial customers in 11 states. million to modernize critical drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across rural America.

Infrastructure Rescue Map


One approach being discussed vigorously is to create massive infrastructure renewal projects to put people to work. This is especially important in the current environment, as robust and targeted infrastructure investment has been shown to be one of the strongest drivers of economic recovery.

Democratic candidates talk infrastructure plans

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Former Vice President Joe Biden said raising the corporate income tax rate to 28% would generate about $740 billion in additional funds that could be used for infrastructure

4 things to know before taking on an infrastructure project

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Deciding to bid on an infrastructure project involves evaluating internal and external factors. Experts say make sure you consider these four

Critical Infrastructure: Water Systems


Recurring concerns about aging infrastructure assets, a graying workforce, challenges from wildfires, floods and drought increasingly are testing the resilience of water systems. Use hashtags #construction #bigdata #digitaltransformation #sustainability #infrastructure #resiliency.

Infrastructure and the Department of Agriculture


This assistance supports infrastructure improvements, business development, housing, community facilities such as schools, public safety and health care, and high-speed internet access in rural areas. The post Infrastructure and the Department of Agriculture appeared first on Constructech.

Infrastructure and Homes for Rural America


This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety, health care, and high-speed internet access in rural areas. The post Infrastructure and Homes for Rural America appeared first on Constructech.

Navistar Partners for Charging Infrastructure

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Navistar’s NEXT eMobility Solutions business unit has signed a master services agreement with In-Charge Energy, an energy solutions company based in Los Angeles, to provide charging infrastructure and consulting services to Navistar and its electric vehicle customers.

Strong Growth Predicted for AU Commercial and Infrastructure Construction

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The commercial and infrastructure outlook is good for Australian contractors -- even better if they're using modern technologies. Construction Technology/News

NY Gov. Cuomo introduces $275B infrastructure plan

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The $175 billion, five-year infrastructure proposal has been added to the governor's previous $100 billion initiative, making it the largest state plan in U.S. history

Sustainability and Infrastructure


Bridges, roads, dams, and other infrastructure elements are intended to last for generations. What can be done to make infrastructure more sustainable? The ISI (Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure ) develops and manages Envision, a framework that encourages systemic changes in the planning, design, and delivery of sustainable and resilient infrastructure through education, training, and third-party project verification.

Bioswales and Green Infrastructure and ….

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Embracing green infrastructure as an approach and installing specific interventions comes with many challenges. What is Green Infrastructure? Learn more… The post Bioswales and Green Infrastructure and … appeared first on 4BT. Bioswales and Green InfrastructureIt demands educating clients, communities, contractors, and designers; experimenting with new techniques and learning from failures; and making changes to policy and regulations.

Building information modeling for infrastructure: An engineer's perspective

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Dive deeper into the transportation asset life cycle with Building Information Modeling (BIM) for infrastructure

Infrastructure, Healthcare, and Transportation


As the pandemic ebbs and flows, healthcare facilities are strained, new hospital projects are being expedited, and long-range planning for other infrastructure projects move forward to ensure the environmentally positive movement of needed resources. During the COVID-19 pandemic, utilities and infrastructure operators are using technology to enhance emergency work, keeping communities safe while protecting workers from unnecessary virus exposure risk on priority field work.

Data insights from The Civil Quarterly: A new heavy/civil infrastructure report

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Read top data insights from heavy civil contractors in a new regular report on the $300B infrastructure industry

3 Infrastructure Construction Companies Pivot


With that being said, I was excited when I heard that factors are playing out in three big infrastructure organizations. In the virtual Bentley Systems press briefing event, on April 29, the Bentley experts explained how its ProjectWise 365 cloud service can help keep civil engineers connected, even while working from their home offices, to complete their critical infrastructure projects. The post 3 Infrastructure Construction Companies Pivot appeared first on Constructech.

$9.6B worth of infrastructure projects delayed or canceled during COVID-19

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The American Road & Transportation Builders Association released a report detailing projects that have been delayed or canceled by 44 states, transportation authorities and local governments

AGC Calls for New Infrastructure, Other Relief Measures

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Association officials urged government officials to enact liability reform, boost infrastructure investments and extend tax credits to help the industry recover and rebuild. “It’s The post AGC Calls for New Infrastructure, Other Relief Measures appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

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Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

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Read: Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure at 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.

House Democrats introduce $1.5T infrastructure bill

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The bill includes $500 billion in green measures at the same time construction industry groups have called for additional streamlining of environmental and permitting reviews

Stanley Infrastructure Paladin Excavator Attachments

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The company’s Paladin brand has introduced new bucket, thumb system and coupler products that provide a manufacturer-agnostic bundled attachment solution for excavators. The upgraded JRB Excavator Bucket increases capacity by 15 percent while maintaining required OEM pin-to-tip geometry. A dual

Why Infrastructure Investment Will Drive the Equipment Industry's Future

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Why Infrastructure Investment Will Drive the Equipment Industry's Future. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 15:34.

Infrastructure Workorder Management


Civil engineers have these nightmares and infrastructure companies have the answers. Use hashtags #construction #IoT #sustainability #AI #5G #cloud #edge #futureofwork #infrastructure #digitaltransformation #machinelearning #bigdata #blockchain #cybersecurity. The post Infrastructure Workorder Management appeared first on Constructech. News Home Page Slider Infrastructure construction cloud infrastructure Sustainability digital transformation future of work repairs

North Dakota Investing $33M In UAS Infrastructure

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

Chicago Short $2.7B for Infrastructure

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Chicago needs $4.4 billion over the next five years to put its streets, bridges, and vehicles on a maintenance-and-replacement cycle, but has funding for only $1.7 billion. During a virtual meeting of the City Council’s Committee on Capital and Economic Development, Budget Director Susie Park

Infrastructure Jobs Slip by 4,000 in July

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Construction employment increased by 20,000 jobs in July but the gains were limited to housing, while employment related to infrastructure and nonresidential building construction slipped by 4,000, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of government data released

$7.5B Digital Infrastructure City To Be Built In Las Vegas

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Digital Infrastructure City To Be Built In Las Vegas at Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate Daily News Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Nevada Quality Of Life Site Selection Transportation & Infrastructure Uncategorized Workforce Development Artificial intelligence Bleutech Park construction Corporate Real Estate (CRE) digital infrastructure IoT Las Vegas mixed-use development net-zero buildings nevada Robotics Solar Energy Technology

Stormwater Added to Infrastructure Report Card

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The decision reflects increased interest in stormwater infrastructure by decision-makers

Infrastructure Roundup

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said Thursday the House intends to do a piecemeal infrastructure overhaul with five or six bills instead of one huge umbrella bill. “We We think it’s easier to break it into pieces,” he said.

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.

Hard and Harder for Infrastructure Reliability


One area of importance that has been agreed upon by both major candidates is the need for increased investment in infrastructure. Both candidates and their parties understand the urgency of getting to work on infrastructure even while disagreeing on priorities.

Covid-19’s Impact on Infrastructure

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An ASCE report notes the pandemic has caused a decline in several revenue sources that support infrastructure. Municipal and state budgets are also buckling under unprecedented demands, meaning less support is available for parks, schools, and other publicly owned infrastructure. ASCE wants