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Senate Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2021 Funding Bills

November 17, 2020 - in Financial, News

The Senate Committee on Appropriations released all 12 of its fiscal year 2021 funding measures and subcommittee allocations on November 10: paving the way for negotiations to begin with the House of Representatives, which released a “minibus” of appropriations…

DFI Educational Trust Announces the Establishment of the Goble Rausche Likins Scholarship Fund

November 16, 2020 - in Financial, News

Hawthorne, N.J.:  The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, announces the establishment of a new scholarship.…

Skanska is divesting its ownership in Elizabeth River Crossings in Virginia, USA, for USD 625M, about SEK 5.4 billion

November 10, 2020 - in Financial, News

Skanska has signed a binding Sale and Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) for its 50 percent ownership stake in Elizabeth River Crossings HoldCo LLC, (“ERC”)…

Houston Natural Resources Receives Financing Commitment for It’s Second Wastewater Disposal Unit

November 9, 2020 - in Corporate, Financial, News

Houston, Texas - HNR Oil Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Houston Natural Resources Inc., the wholly owned Operating company of Houston Natural Resources Corp. (OTC: HNRC) (“HNR or the Company”) announced today that it has received a financing…

Smart Cities to Create Business Opportunities Worth $2.46 Trillion by 2025, says Frost & Sullivan

November 3, 2020 - in Financial, News

In observance of World Cities Day on October 31st, our experts reveal key findings on the smart city ecosystem SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The uncertain post-pandemic situation will compel smart cities to focus more on developing collaborative, data-driven infrastructure…

Gov. Justice awards over $1.6 million in Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program grants benefitting Metro Valley region

October 30, 2020 - in Financial, News

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice awarded over $1.6 million in Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Program grants today for a dozen projects in cities and towns all across West Virginia’s Metro Valley region. https://youtu.be/OPv3TWTR8ag…

USDOT Announces $291 Million in ‘State of Good Repair’ Grants to Improve the Reliability and Safety of America’s Rail Network

October 29, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced an investment of more than $291 million in grants for 11 intercity passenger rail projects in nine states through the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program…

USDOT Announces $6.5 Million to Seven States and Pawnee Nation for Highway Innovations

October 26, 2020 - in Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the latest recipients of federal funds to help enhance safety and rebuild infrastructure with cutting-edge innovations that can potentially be replicated…

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz signs $1.9 billion public works bill

October 23, 2020 - in Financial, News

Gov. Tim Walz signed a $1.9 billion public works infrastructure package into law Wednesday, touting the jobs it will add as a growing number of Minnesotans have given up on looking for work amid the pandemic. “The ability to create jobs, get them in the…

New funding to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia by 2024

October 21, 2020 - in Financial, News, Water

New funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will support global research and practice to improve water security for 10 million people in Africa and Asia. The FCDO’s grant to the University of Oxford will now extend…