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Minnesota’s Governor Announces $220 Million Plan to Modernize Aging Water Infrastructure

January 18, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Mark Dayton today announced a $219.7 million plan to modernize Minnesota’s aging wastewater and drinking water infrastructure, and protect groundwater from contamination. Governor Dayton’s plan would allocate $167 million of his…

EPA Survey Shows $271 Billion Needed for Nation’s Wastewater Infrastructure

January 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Wastewater

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a survey showing that $271 billion is needed to maintain and improve the…

Interactive Map Lets Hoosiers Track Road And Bridge Projects

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that the agency launched an online, interactive tool that allows Hoosier taxpayers to find quickly…

Georgia Governor Outlines Major Transportation Investments

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

Gov. Nathan Deal, joined by legislators and Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) representatives, released a comprehensive infrastructure maintenance plan made possible through the Transportation Funding Act of 2015. The announcement included an 18-month…

Topcon Invests in Viasys VDC

January 11, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

LIVERMORE, Calif., CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands, Jan. 11, 2016—Topcon Positioning Group announces it has acquired a significant share of holdings in Viasys VDC, based in Espoo, Finland. Viasys VDC has developed a complete suite of tools and services…

Interior Department Announces Natural Resource Investment Center

December 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Water

WASHINGTON—U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the Department will establish a Natural Resource Investment Center to spur partnerships with the private sector to develop creative financing opportunities that support economic…

Electrical Contractors Say Long-Term Transportation Bill Puts Nation on Path of Prosperity

December 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

John M. Grau, CEO of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), released the following statement on the release of the Conference Report for the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act: “A systemic failure to adequately invest in…

Autodesk Invests in Skycatch to Evolve Construction Technology

November 11, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Sensors

Skycatch has announced a new relationship with Autodesk, a leader in design and engineering software for the manufacturing, building, and media & entertainment industries. For more than 30 years, Autodesk has invested in the company's $25M series b round,…

Colorado Commits $20 million to High Tech Transportation Solutions

October 28, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads, Sensors

The Colorado Department of Transportation commits $20 million for a high tech project dubbed RoadX. Thesolution will deploy over the next 10 years. What Is RoadX? RoadX is Colorado’s bold commitment to our customers to be a national leader in using innovative…

Amtrak Urges Infrastructure Investment as a National Priority

October 27, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Rail

WASHINGTON – Amtrak President & CEO Joe Boardman was joined by a panel of industry experts today at the National Press Club to highlight the need to make infrastructure planning and investment a national priority. Joined by Chicago Gateway Blue Ribbon…