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$116.9 Billion Worth of Water Projects in the MENA Region

May 26, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Water

As the world changes its energy portfolio, the impact of water is of growing importance. In 2015, the countries in the Middle East region expect to award $12.3 billion US dollars to the development of Water and used water projects and infrastructure. In…

Ten U.S. Cities Now Have 1 Million People or More; California and Texas Each Have Three of These Places

May 26, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

May 21, 2015—San Jose, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population of 1 million or more, according to estimates released today by the…

Timmons Group’s Asset Management Practice Continues to Expand

May 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance

Richmond, Va., May 20, 2015—Timmons Group, a leader in enterprise geospatial products and services is growing their Asset Management (AMS) practice…

Eighty Percent of Construction Firms Plan to Expand Headcount in 2015 as Contractors Foresee Growing Demand in Most Market Sectors

January 27, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate

Firms in Virginia Lead Other States in Hiring Optimism; Most Firms Expect Growth this Year, But Are Coping With Worker Shortages, Rising Health Care Costs and New Regulatory Burdens, New Outlook Finds Eighty percent of construction firms plan to expand their…

New Model Explores Location of Future U.S. Population Growth

January 21, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. Jan. 20, 2015—Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a population distribution model that provides unprecedented county-level predictions of where people will live in the U.S. in the coming…

Newforma Ranked Number 347 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500

MANCHESTER, NH, Nov. 13, 2014—Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company transforming building and infrastructure project delivery, today announced it ranked number 347 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest…

The International Monetary Fund Calls for an Infrastructure Push

October 1, 2014 - in Projects

In the current global environment of sub-par growth, there is a strong case for increasing public investment in countries where conditions are right, finds a new study released in the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. The study, which is published in the IMF’s…

Worldwide Shipments of Smart Meters Are Expected to Peak at 116 Million Units Annually in 2023

September 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Energy

In North America, after 5 years of numerous U.S. smart meter deployments backed by federal stimulus money, the frenzy of new smart meter deployments is over, and the market has entered a steady growth pattern. The focus of the smart electric meter market is…

Smart Grid as a Service Will Reach $11.2 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023

August 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Modeling

While they represent a small part of the smart grid market today, smart grid as a service (SGaaS) solutions allow utilities with financial constraints to spread project costs over several years, and can provide skilled IT professionals to utilities that may…

The Infrastructure the Next Generation of Cities Will Need

July 31, 2014 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Are we truly entering an era of "Cities 3.0"? Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is an advocate of that notion, and few elected officials are in a better position to look at cities from a broad, historical perspective than is Johnson, the new president of the…