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 BusinessFacilities.com. Most U.S.

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

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Infrastructure and the Department of Agriculture

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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 Spending To Fight US COVID-19 Recession

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Infrastructure, Rural and Urban

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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.

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

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.

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.

3 Infrastructure Construction Companies Pivot

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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.

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

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

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 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.

Infrastructure, Healthcare, and Transportation

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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.

Hard and Harder for Infrastructure Reliability

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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.

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 Rescue Map

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One approach being discussed vigorously is to create massive infrastructure renewal projects to put people to work. CG/LA Infrastructure , a firm that specializes in infrastructure concepts and development, created the Blueprint 2025 Project Stimulus Map , an interactive digital platform that identifies more than 550 infrastructure projects with the potential to revive the U.S. infrastructure. The post Infrastructure Rescue Map appeared first on Constructech.

COVID-19 and Infrastructure

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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.

Critical Infrastructure: Water Systems

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Recurring concerns about aging infrastructure assets, a graying workforce, challenges from wildfires, floods and drought increasingly are testing the resilience of water systems. Respondents cited aging water and wastewater infrastructure as the industry’s chief challenge, eclipsing such issues as justifying capital improvement programs, managing capital costs, or system resilience. The post Critical Infrastructure: Water Systems appeared first on Constructech.

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

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

Infrastructure Workorder Management

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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

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.

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

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.

$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

$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 BusinessFacilities.com. 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

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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Stormwater Added to Infrastructure Report Card

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

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

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.

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

2020 IFS Predictions for Engineering, Construction, Infrastructure

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Industry predictions 2020: Engineering, construction and infrastructure

Infrastructure project management in construction: The path to success

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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. Construction management construction project infrastructure productivity project managementIt’s what allows us to commute on a daily basis or to have power in the buildings we are living and working.

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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

Bechtel opens NYC office to capitalize on infrastructure opportunities

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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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Electric Grid Infrastructure Faces Growing Problems Amid Spending Shortfall

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faces a $338-billion shortfall in grid infrastructure by 2039, driven by state renewable-portfolio standards The U.S.

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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

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

Building for infrastructure durability

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When building infrastructure, there is often little, if any, ability to control the environment in which the roads, bridges, drainage culverts, or other public structures are built. Infrastructure must be made to fit the environment, which already exists to support a healthily functioning society. Until then, civil and infrastructure engineers mainly referred to mechanical considerations (tensile and compressive strength, etc.).