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

Building information modeling for infrastructure: An engineer's perspective

Construction Dive

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

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COVID-19 and Infrastructure

Constructech

Among those that are critical, however, is infrastructure repair and rebuilding. Indeed, around the world, calls are out for increased spending and implementation of infrastructure work. Use hashtags #IoT #construction #sustainability #futureofwork #infrastructure.

Strong Growth Predicted for AU Commercial and Infrastructure Construction

Surveyor

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

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.

Bioswales and Green Infrastructure and ….

Job Order Contracting

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

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

Business Facilities

Digital Infrastructure City To Be Built In Las Vegas at BusinessFacilities.com. Bleutech Park Las Vegas, the first city in the world to boast a digital revolution in motion, will break ground in the Las Vegas Valley this December.

Stormwater Added to Infrastructure Report Card

Contractor Magazine

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

Infrastructure project management in construction: The path to success

Lets Build

Infrastructure projects are vital for every country around the world. Schools, motorways, new metro stations are only a few examples of why infrastructure construction projects are so important for a nation.

Infrastructure Roundup

Construction Equipment

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

Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

Business Facilities

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.

Analysts: Infrastructure, modularization, resiliency top industry drivers

Construction Dive

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

Bipartisan bill shoots for $125B infrastructure investment

Construction Dive

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

Bill For Infrastructure Job Training Reintroduced

Construction Equipment

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.

2020 IFS Predictions for Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure

ENR Construction

Industry predictions 2020: Engineering, construction and infrastructure

The Ratio of Value vs. Waste in Brazilian Infrastructure Projects

Lean Construction

Brazil’s public and private infrastructure sector is investing in processes improvement and kaizen implementation. Included in this investment is a study of the of ratio of value added vs. non-value added activities on site.

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Louisiana Contractors Hope For Infrastructure Stimulus

ENR Construction

Industry leaders and lawmakers in Louisiana are eyeing infrastructure projects as the remedy for a coronavirus-plagued economy

Infrastructure Bills Move to the Back Burner

ENR Construction

Early April talk about including infrastructure provisions in recovery bills related to the coronavirus pandemic has been overtaken by other priorities, such as more aid for small businesses

Bechtel opens NYC office to capitalize on infrastructure opportunities

Construction Dive

The top contractor by revenue has opened a Manhattan office to improve work on transit and other projects in the area

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Googlizing Infrastructure

Collaborative Construction

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.

EPA Announces New WIFIA Funding for Water Infrastructure

Contractor Magazine

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

Dems Aim to Aid Infrastructure With COVID Package

Construction Equipment

House Democrats aim to invest a portion of the next Covid-19 stimulus package in the nation's infrastructure systems, the Hill reports. In addition to the emergency aid, Democrats are also eyeing new funding for infrastructure systems that have proven insufficient during the current crisis.

President's Infrastructure Plan Pothole

Construction Equipment

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

No labor. No infrastructure. No problem.

BD+C

Documenting a construction site is a time-consuming process that can require equipment such as tripods and scanners, the need to hire outside experts to operate said equipment, or tasking an unlucky individual with the job of walking to various points throughout a jobsite and manually taking photographs and video.

Report: Infrastructure Deal Must Consider Environment

Construction Equipment

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.

Marcum Commercial Construction Index Reports Strong Q4 Driven by Infrastructure Spending

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the fourth quarter of 2019 reports healthy levels of construction spending in large part due to the ongoing strength in infrastructure-related categories.

Presidential Candidates to Discuss Infrastructure at Forum

Construction Equipment

Transportation and manufacturing associations will host a forum for presidential candidates to discuss infrastructure issues called Moving America Forward.

ASCE Report Gives Mississippi Infrastructure “D+” Grade

ENR Construction

Bridges and roads each received the poorest grades of “D-” from the Mississippi Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in its the 2020 Report Card for Mississippi’s Infrastructure out of the 12 graded categories.

Top 10 States for Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

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.

Advances in Satellite Imagery Benefit Alaskan Infrastructure

ENR Construction

When working in northern Alaska, keeping the roads, bridges, and other key infrastructure in good repair takes some extra work

Green Infrastructure For Better Communities

Business Facilities

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.

Google Investing $600M In Nevada’s Internet Infrastructure

Business Facilities

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 .

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

Construction Dive

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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Federal bill could cut water infrastructure project costs by $371B

Construction Dive

A bill introduced to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee could put an end to mandates requiring iron pipes in water main projects

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Lendlease seeks buyers for troubled infrastructure division

Construction Dive

While selling its Engineering Services Division, the Australian firm continues being a leader in U.S. mixed-use development

Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America

Construction Equipment

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

Report: OR has nation's best infrastructure

Construction Dive

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

Benefits of Smart Infrastructure

Construction Business Owner

As with most technology on the market, smart infrastructure has its risks and benefits Smart devices are not the way of the future; they have already arrived. Beyond smartphones, other connected devices are becoming more prevalent.

Opportunity Ripe for Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

Norman Anderson, CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure and contributor to TheHill.com , isn't taking sides but he is calling for the two leading potential presidential candidates to speak up about how they plan to make massive changes as to how the nation's infrastructure is funded, permitted, and built

Federal shutdown threatening some infrastructure projects

Construction Dive

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