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Ranking Member Graves: Future of Our Infrastructure Depends on Transformative Approach

February 8, 2019 - in Featured, News

Washington, D.C. - Opening remarks, as prepared, of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s hearing entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait”:…

T&I Hearing Highlights Importance of Addressing Current & Future Needs of America’s Infrastructure

February 8, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Washington, D.C. - Today’s first hearing in the 116th Congress of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee highlighted the importance of finding…

EIB Approves EUR 4.8 Billion of Transport, Business, Urban and Energy Financing and Meets with Civil Society Organisations

February 7, 2019 - in Featured, Financial, News

EUR 2.3 billion of new financing for business investment across Europe and Africa EUR 1 billion for electric vehicles, upgrading international rail links…

Thirteen Steel Projects Win 2019 AISC IDEAS2 Awards

February 7, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News

Drumroll please… Announcing the 2019 IDEAS2  winners, showcasing the best structural steel projects this year! The Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program is conducted annually by AISC, and is the highest…

ARTBA Foundation Seeks Nominations for Annual Industry Leader Development Program

February 7, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News, People

Deadline: April 1 WASHINGTON) - The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is accepting nominations for its 2019 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), a first-of-its-kind “101”…

Ranking Member Graves in The Hill: Improving America’s Infrastructure to Break Washington Gridlock

February 6, 2019 - in Featured, Transportation

BY REP. SAM GRAVES (R-MO.), OPINION CONTRIBUTOR News coverage of Washington today focuses on gridlock.  Frequently ignored is the fact that there are issues where members of Congress from both parties and the administration have worked together recently…

Fairfield Glade: Pressure Sewer System Perfect Fit for Tennessee Retirement Locale

February 4, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  In the early 1970s, a flashy promotional campaign launched Fairfield Glade, a private retirement enclave atop East Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau. It was the first step of a marathon project that developers likely knew would take generations to complete,…

Poll Shows Strong Partisan Divide on Border Wall Funding, Strong Bipartisan Support for Broad Infrastructure Initiative

February 4, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - While a new national poll shows only 43 percent of likely voters support using federal dollars to build “a wall or physical barrier along parts of our southern border to make it harder for people to enter our country illegally,” almost…

SOM’s Design for Alárò City is Launched in Nigeria

February 1, 2019 - in Featured, Land Development

London, UK.  On Tuesday, January 29th, Africa’s largest urban developer, Rendeavour, in partnership with the Lagos State Government, broke ground on a new city development in the Lekki Free Zone. The master plan carried out by Skidmore, Owings…

New Milestone: Demand for Renewable Electricity Surpasses 500 TWh in Europe

January 28, 2019 - in Energy, Featured, News, Renewables

For the first time renewable energy demand in Europe surpasses 500 TWh - or half a billion Guarantees of Origin (GOs),” says Tom Lindberg, Managing Director in ECOHZ, commenting on 2018 statistics from the Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB).”If…