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Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

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South Carolina’s Infrastructure

Constructech

I recently moved from one state—Illinois—to another—South Carolina—and they both have work to do in terms of improving their infrastructure. This is a much-needed step in the right direction, but there is still a long way to go to fix our crumbling infrastructure.

Improving Infrastructure with Strategic Planning

The Constructor

With regards to Biden’s infrastructure plan, the US congress has pointed towards the issues related to the funding for infrastructure. It is. Construction Engineering & Management News

Fiber Infrastructure

Constructech

Magellan will conduct extensive consultation with tribal leadership, utilities, businesses, and commercial service providers in the area to develop a new broadband infrastructure to support current and future needs. The post Fiber Infrastructure appeared first on Constructech.

Infrastructure: What Comes Next

Constructech

There is a lot happening in Washington these days, but for today’s blog, I would like to talk about something near and dear to my heart: infrastructure. This is a much-needed step in the right direction, but there is still a long way to go to fix our crumbling infrastructure.

Building Up Sustainable Infrastructure

Constructech

What impact will this have on our infrastructure? In America, the figure is already 80%, and I think this is going to place a huge, additional strain in the future on our existing infrastructure assets.”. So perhaps then the solution for both lies with our infrastructure.

Tech Speeds Infrastructure Inspections

Constructech

While infrastructure inspection techniques have been evolving over the years, many are still very manual and rely on visual inspection—which often means the process is time consuming. With our failing infrastructure, the time is now to step up and make a difference.

Hard Infrastructure

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The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress have been negotiating with Republicans over the form and funding of an Infrastructure bill. A major barrier to agreement appears to be the definition of “infrastructure.” The post Hard Infrastructure appeared first on Constructech.

Infrastructure Funding

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In Congress, the two major parties are negotiating an infrastructure bill that could, if passed at the level proposed by the Democrats, significantly improve the physical infrastructure of the country. The post Infrastructure Funding appeared first on Constructech.

Equitable Infrastructure Investment

Constructech

As we are discussing rolling out infrastructure investments across the country, we need to keep in mind the importance of an equitable distribution of the funds. What I like is this brings infrastructure and sustainability together—two things I have been espousing for quite some time.

Innovating Infrastructure Development

Constructech

Welcome to March, where we are going to be digging into America’s infrastructure. Today, I am kicking off a short blog series about where we are at—and what still needs to be done to improve our infrastructure.

Infrastructure Construction Experts Stress Digitization, Collaboration as Keys to Success

Viewpoint Construction Technology

infrastructure and how heavy and civil contractors are modernizing to meet needs. First quarterly Trimble Dimensions Spotlight Series highlights U.S Construction Technology/News

Mayors Prioritize Infrastructure Investments In Economic Recovery

Business Facilities

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 BusinessFacilities.com. Most U.S.

Backing the Electric Infrastructure

Constructech

The electric grid and infrastructure necessary to create, carry, and distribute the electric power countries depend upon has been stressed more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic as people stayed home and used more electricity.

Is Broadband Infrastructure?

Constructech

Many a word has been expended in Congress lately trying to define “Infrastructure.” The term has even been broken down into two parts, “Hard Infrastructure” and “Soft Infrastructure” in hopes of driving wedges between factions lobbying for a narrow or a broad definition.

Infrastructure Spending To Fight US COVID-19 Recession

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The post Infrastructure Spending To Fight US COVID-19 Recession appeared first on cnstrctr. All Posts Construction News construction contractor coronavirus covi covid covid19 infrastructure recession spendingWeekly Construction News Analysis.

Infrastructure: The American Jobs Plan

Constructech

By now, I am sure you have heard about President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which looks to create millions of jobs, rebuild our infrastructure, and position the United States to outcompete China. 50 billion in dedicated investments to improve infrastructure resilience. $2 trillion.

Hurricanes and Our Nation’s Infrastructure

Constructech

For years, I have been espousing the need for improving our nation’s failing infrastructure, saying that it needs to be resilient and smart. The good news is some of the steps we have already been taking with our infrastructure seem to be working.

Airport Infrastructure Projects

Constructech

For four years, “Infrastructure Week” was proclaimed with little to show for it. In 2021, infrastructure has been resurrected with a massive collection of projects proposed in a single bill. The post Airport Infrastructure Projects appeared first on Constructech.

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

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ZETA is in the news for its endorsement of the Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Act , which was introduced by U.S. The infrastructure to maintain and supply those vehicles is a first step. The post Electric Vehicle Infrastructure appeared first on Constructech.

Democratic candidates talk infrastructure plans

Construction Dive

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

Our Infrastructure: Failure to Act

Constructech

Our infrastructure is failing. The report shows that in the next 20 years, households will spend $3,300 a year due to infrastructure deficiencies. This equates to $63 a week due to chronic underinvestment in infrastructure. Period.

Biden Unveils $2T Infrastructure Plan

Construction Equipment

President Biden will unveil an eight-year, $2 trillion infrastructure plan that will be paid for with higher corporate income taxes. Two construction equipment groups offered initial support for the plan, although concerns about tax increases came from the manufacturing side. What Biden's

Cedar Port: Largest U.S. Industrial Park, With The Best Infrastructure

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Industrial Park, With The Best Infrastructure appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. TGS Cedar Port Industrial Park is the largest master-planned, rail-and-barge-served industrial park in the U.S.,

ASCE 2021 Infrastructure Report Card

Constructech

Last week, the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) released its 2021 Infrastructure Report Card. Every four years, the ASCE estimates the investment needed in each of the 17 infrastructure categories to maintain a state of good repair. The grades are in.

4 things to know before taking on an infrastructure project

Construction Dive

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

The Energy Infrastructure: Stress and Storms

Constructech

But they are hampered by aging infrastructure among other problems. Aging infrastructure remains a vexing issue as utilities strive to bolster their resilience and reliability. Use hashtags #construction #IoT #sustainability #AI #5G #cloud #edge #futureofwork #infrastructure.

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 Infrastructure

Infrastructure Report for 2021

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One of the subsets, civil and infrastructure construction, was slowed by the impact of the shutdowns and falling tax base that governments depend upon to fund civil works. Use hashtags #construction #IoT #sustainability #AI #5G #cloud #edge #futureofwork #infrastructure.

Tracking: New Gold for Infrastructure

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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.

Blockchain, AI and Infrastructure

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Blockchain specialist Datarella , in partnership with Fetch.ai , an AI (artificial intelligence) lab, launched M-ZONE, their smart city zoning infrastructure trials using AI-powered software agents to optimize resource usage and reduce the carbon footprint.

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.

Sustainability and Infrastructure

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Bridges, roads, dams, and other infrastructure elements are intended to last for generations. What can be done to make infrastructure more sustainable? The post Sustainability and Infrastructure appeared first on Constructech.

Resilient, Sustainable Infrastructure and Cities

Constructech

From natural disasters to the COVID-19 pandemic, buildings and infrastructure need to be resilient to withstand whatever may come. But there is another angle worth talking about today: our buildings and infrastructure.

Improving Infrastructure: Land, Sea, and Cloud

Constructech

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.

Sustainable Infrastructure for 2021 and Beyond

Constructech

Now, we need to look at something a bit more specific—our infrastructure. 2021 will be a big year for infrastructure in the United States. More specifically, the industry may see a greater focus on sustainable infrastructure.

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

3 Infrastructure Construction Companies Pivot

Constructech

With that being said, I was excited when I heard that factors are playing out in three big infrastructure organizations. He shared the company’s connected data environment, which depends on the stability of IT infrastructure and ProjectWise.

NY Gov. Cuomo introduces $275B infrastructure plan

Construction Dive

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.