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Surging 28 Percent, US Municipal Water Infrastructure Forecast Reaches $532 Billion

July 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

Capital expenditures (CAPEX) for U.S. municipal water & wastewater utilities – including spending on pipes, plants, and pumps – are expected to exceed $532 billion between 2016 and 2025, according to new forecasts from Bluefield Research. This new…

Solar Roads Prove Attractive Option

February 19, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Roads

Nowadays a major trend is the move to off-grid clean energy created by "energy harvesting" to produce electricity where it is needed. This is more controllable…

Engineering Leaders See Industry Employment Rebound

May 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The nation's engineering firm leaders are bullish about the direction of both the industry and the overall economy, according…

Engineering and Construction CEOs Are Confident Amid Widespread Change

October 28, 2014 - in Analysis, Construction, Financial

According to Price, Waterhouse, Cooper's (PwC) 17th Annual Global CEO Survey, engineering and construction CEOs worry about raw material prices, capital markets and getting access to the right skills at the right price, but overall they’re still much more…

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…

Frost & Sullivan: Moving the Smart Cities Idea from Concept to Reality

July 23, 2013 - in Smart Cities

The goal of smart cities is to enhance the lives of residents through improved performance, efficiency and functionality. This is expressed through an increase in living standards, improvement of communities, and betterment of the overall city experience. …