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Senate Panel Backs Bill That Funds TIGER, Transit Starts Without Highway Program Rescissions

August 2, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

The Senate Appropriations Committee backed a bill to fund the U.S. Department of Transportation for the 2018 budget year that would increase TIGER infrastructure grants, support new transit capital starts and avoid rescinding any highway program funds. That…

Arcadis Acquires E2 ManageTech

August 1, 2017 - in Corporate, Featured, News

Amsterdam, Netherlands & Chicago  – Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets,…

What Has Happened with U.S. Bridges in the 10 Years Since the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse?  

August 1, 2017 - in Bridges, Featured, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— August 1 marks the 10th anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. The bridge was classified as “structurally…

AISC Introduces New Steel Construction Manual

Have you heard? AISC's 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual is available! This new edition of the Manual includes the 2016 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, with improvements and revisions in the provisions for slender-element compression members,…

Joe Harrison: GT STRUDL, Product Innovations, Key Customers, Important Use Cases

July 15, 2017 - in Featured, Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Hexagon's Joe Harrison, Product Owner of GT STRUDL, at the HxGN Live event held June 13-16, 2017, in Las Vegas. He discusses the creation and growth of GT STRUDL, key product strengths and use cases, new components and what…

Volvo Jolts Auto Industry With Plan to Make Only All-Electrics, Hybrids as of 2019

July 11, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

Sweden-based Volvo Cars announced that starting in 2019 it will only manufacture vehicles that are either all-electric or hybrids, making it the first mainstream automaker to phase out models that operate just with traditional gasoline- or diesel-powered internal…

Monthly Renewable Electricity Generation Surpasses Nuclear for the First Time Since 1984

July 7, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

In March, and again in April, U.S. monthly electricity generation from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation for the first time since July 1984. This outcome reflects both seasonal and trend growth in renewable generation, as well as…

Geothermal Energy Market to Surpass $57 Billion by 2024

July 6, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Geothermal Energy Market size is set to exceed USD 57 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.   Increasing energy demand from heating & cooling systems including ground source heat pump and district heating…

NPG Report Focuses on U.S. Infrastructure and Population on a Collision Course

July 6, 2017 - in Featured, News

Alexandria, VA  – If current trends continue and immigration remains such a driving force in America’s population growth, our country may be forced to accommodate as many as 417 million people by 2060.  That means that our nation’s present…

HNTB Continues Commitment to STEM Education Through Successful Second Year of SPARK Program

July 3, 2017 - in Featured, News, Projects

CHICAGO – HNTB Corporation, an infrastructure solutions firm, and Chicago Public Schools, recently completed the second year of a successful on-going partnership to support and grow student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through…