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Russia’s Gazprom Topples U.S.’ ExxonMobil for 1st Place: S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings

September 25, 2017 - in Energy, Featured

SINGAPORE (September 25, 2017) – The results of the 2017 S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings® , now in its 16th year, show a two-pronged changing of the guard, the most profound in the Rankings history. First, Russia’s Gazprom…

Mexico Earthquake: Why So Many Buildings Failed

September 25, 2017 - in Featured, Land Development

Why do buildings fail? Which buildings in your community are dangerous? Read Miyamoto’s official tech report on the Sept. 19 Mexico earthquake…

State DOTs Support Florida as FDOT Crews Work to Reopen Irma-Closed Roads

September 20, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

As Hurricane Irma was bearing down on Florida with high winds, heavy rains and an unusually wide path of likely destruction, Florida Department of Transportation…

FHWA Decision on Highway Safety Equipment Cost Recovery Will Improve Safety & Promote Innovation, ARTBA Says

September 19, 2017 - in Featured, Roads, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— A Sept. 8 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) decision will improve safety for workers and motorists, and encourage competition and innovation in both the public and private sectors by allowing funding for new classes of construction and…

Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts by USDOT & FAA in the Caribbean

September 15, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

In the wake of Hurricane Irma's destructive path through the Caribbean, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting storm recovery efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands with a fully-staffed mobile air traffic control tower at Cyril E. King International…

Shelter In Place – Georgia Experiences Severe Flooding, High Winds and Extreme Wind Gusts

September 14, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

ATLANTA, GA –  As Tropical Storm Irma moves throughout the state today, Georgia DOT strongly advises residents to stay safe and shelter in place.  After the storm passes and officials deem conditions safe, Georgia DOT crews will work quickly to…

Governments Adopt ‘Florence Declaration’ and Agree to Work Closer to Advance Geothermal Energy

September 14, 2017 - in Energy, Featured, Renewables

Florence, Italy — Governments have agreed to work together to identify and implement measures that will significantly increase the speed of geothermal energy development around the world, following a milestone meeting between public and private leaders Florence…

Majority of Americans Willing to Pay More to Rebuild and Grow Transportation Infrastructure

September 12, 2017 - in Corporate, Featured, News, Transportation

NEW YORK  – As federal and state lawmakers continue to search for solutions to fund and finance critically needed transportation infrastructure, HNTB Corporation’s latest America THINKS national public opinion survey finds Americans with definitive…

Emergency Declaration Issued by USDOT in Advance of Hurricane Irma

September 11, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to issue a Regional Emergency Declaration in advance of Hurricane Irma for the States of Alabama, Florida, Georgia,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $500 Million Funding Opportunity through TIGER Program

September 11, 2017 - in Featured, Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the opportunity for state and local stakeholders to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.…