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Water Tariffs in Major Cities Growing at Twice the Global Inflation Rate in 2017

October 25, 2017 - in Featured, Water

The results of Global Water Intelligence’s 2017 Global Water Tariff Survey, published last month, have revealed that water and wastewater tariffs rose by 3.91% on average across 385 cities between July 2016 and July 2017, more than two times the global inflation…

Reports: Trump Tells Senators Tax Reform Can Pay for Infrastructure Plan

October 24, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

President Trump told members of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee that lawmakers can find funds to pay for a major infrastructure investment…

Billion-Dollar Projects Fuel Spike in Private Sector Infrastructure Investment

October 23, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

Singapore: Multi-billion dollar projects are fueling stronger private sector investment in infrastructure projects in developing countries, which increased…

New Study Tracks Participation in Energy Management Programs

October 20, 2017 - in Energy, Featured

PHOENIX, AZ – Utility-driven energy management programs are growing, although participation rates are still somewhat low, according to findings from Trends In Energy and Demand Management, a new, wide-ranging energy industry survey conducted by the Association…

Fluor Awarded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract to Support Power Grid Repair in Puerto Rico

October 19, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Emergency, Energy, Featured, News

IRVING, Texas (October 19, 2017) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the company was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntsville (Alabama) Engineering Center to help restore electric power to Puerto Rico. The six-month…

Project Frog Announces Autodesk Investment, Bolsters Industrialized Construction Movement by Linking Architectural Design to Fabrication

October 17, 2017 - in Corporate, Featured, News

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 17, 2017 –Project Frog, a leading technology and building systems provider, today announced an alliance with Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) to develop a transformational cloud-based platform to standardize and simplify data flow between…

September – October 2017 TRENDS

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some of the top infrastructure stories that shouldn’t be missed. For ongoing news coverage, turn to Informed…

From the Field: M-8.1 Earthquake Strikes Mexico

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Featured, Showcase

Preliminary Structural Damage Assessed On Sept. 7, 2017, approximately 87 kilometers southwest of Pijijiapan, Mexico, an 8.1-magnitude offshore earthquake struck at a depth of 70 kilometers. At time of this writing, more than 90 deaths have been confirmed,…

State DOTs, Road-Building Groups Urge Congress to Fix Trust Fund in Tax Measure

October 11, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

State highway department CEOs joined with officials from two major road-building industry groups to urge Congress to make a permanent fix to the ailing Highway Trust Fund as lawmakers take up tax legislation. The 52-member board of the American Association…

Going Digital: Bentley Announces iModel 2.0 Cloud Platform and Its iModelHub Cloud Service – Automating Change Synchronization, Digital Alignment, and Immersive Visibility

October 11, 2017 - in Featured, News, Products, Technology

SINGAPORE — The Year in Infrastructure 2017 Conference — Today, Bentley Systems’ founder Keith Bentley introduced the company’s “iModel 2.0” cloud platform and its first new service, iModelHub, to accelerate “going digital” for users of its…