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China’s Smart City Concept Comes Together

October 17, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Smart Cities

China is in the midst of an urban planning boom for "smart cities" across the country with 193 trial cities approved and under development. Acknowledging IBM's concept, the idea involved a combination of sensors, systems and cloud computing resources to control…

New Security Report Indicates China's Cyber Espionage Efforts Targeted Infrastructure

February 20, 2013 - in Security

Mandiant, a leading threat detection organization, released a detailed report exposing a multi-year espionage campaign by one of the largest “Advanced…

China's Mountain Moving Project Gets Underway

December 9, 2012 - in Construction, Projects

In what is being billed as the largest "mountain-moving project" in Chinese history, one of China's biggest construction firms will spend £2.2bn to…

Outsourcing America's Infrastructure

October 27, 2012 - in Construction

The corporate undertow that draws more American manufacturing jobs overseas each year has taken hold of mega-projects like bridge-building, too. In the last ten years, significant pieces of America’s biggest infrastructure projects have been built abroad.…

Obama's Transportation Secretary Hails Chinese Infrastructure

July 7, 2012 - in Transportation

Echoing the laments of pundits like Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood argued Saturday that China outpaces the United States in building major transportation infrastructure like high-speed rail because of its authoritarian…