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New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North America

October 30, 2017 - in Featured, Transit, Transportation

Highlands Ranch, Colo., Oct. 30, 2017 – New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to the first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index.   No city in the United…

Engineered Solutions: Autodesk InfraWorks: Not Just for “Mega Projects”

October 27, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

Even Pump Stations Get the Blues 3D Visual Presentation Pushes Wastewater Project Forward The retrofit of a wet-well/dry-well pump station into a submersible…

Autodesk Publishes Civil Infrastructure Industry Foresight

October 26, 2017 - in Featured, News

As the global population increases and a demographic shift sends more people to urban areas, so too will the demand for adequate and more resilient infrastructure,…

Industrial IoT: Fulfilling the Promise of the Digital Oilfield

October 25, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

For the oil and gas industry, the relative stability around the $50 price-point represents a change that may herald the arrival of an era of relatively cheap oil over the long-term, placing unprecedented emphasis on operational efficiency and using technologies…

Stormwater Management: D.C.’s Capitol Crossing Project Takes Innovative Approach

October 25, 2017 - in Articles, Featured

Stormwater management is a challenge for most cities, but this is particularly true for highly urbanized areas such as Washington, D.C., where there’s little remaining open space for conventional stormwater management infrastructure such as detention or…

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 program out of a pending tax overhaul, and could perhaps combine those measures, news reports said. That,…

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 by 24 percent from 2016 levels, reflecting US$36.7 billion across 132 projects, says a new World Bank…

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…