CARTAGENA, Colombia, April 24- Engineering work ordered by Colombia's constitutional court that would allow the country's main coal railway to operate at night was blocked by protesters shortly after the work got under way this week, a Mines and Energy Ministry official said on Friday. The Fenoco railway, owned and operated by a consortium of coal miners...» Read More
Across Asia, governments are trying to boost renewables' share of the energy mix, but often, there's one big obstacle holding projects back: money.
Serious damage has been done to the West Coast ports business and it needs to be addressed quickly, say the CEOs of the US Chamber, NRF and NAM.
Mexico is trying to get Chinese state-run companies in on the construction of a new airport as it seeks to make up for a tainted rail tender.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, (D-Md.), provides the details of the Democrats' budget plan and weighs in on the looming spending showdown on Capitol Hill.
SEATTLE, March 20- Washington state regulators have recommended BNSF Railway be fined $700,000 for not properly disclosing that its trains had spilled crude oil and other hazardous materials on 14 occasions over four months, officials said on Friday. BNSF rail cars leaked hazardous material in 16 separate incidents between November and March but in only two...
"There's a complete disrepair of our roads in the United States," says fund manager Josh Duitz. Here's how he'd play it.
How to invest in the repairing of America's infrastructure, with Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds.
WASHINGTON, March 17- The Obama administration has asked U.S. airlines for more information on their claims that Gulf carriers have received market-distorting subsidies, marking its first written response to U.S. airlines' lobbying effort, Reuters has learned. Leaders in the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure have recently called on...
Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, board member & chairman of the management executive committee at The Abraaj Group, talks about the opportunities going forward in Egypt, however, there's a huge shortfall in energy in the country
Indonesia’s economic positives should have made it an investment magnet, but a slew of obstacles make the country a tough sell for foreigners.
Brett Himbury, CEO of IFM Investors, discusses the Australian infrastructure investment firm's decision to acquire the Indiana Toll Road Concession for $5.73 billion.
Jakarta property prices have more than doubled since 2009, but with a new infrastructure push, the boom might only be getting started, analysts said.
This Saturday, investors will tune in to see if India's Narendra Modi delivers on the reforms he's promised as he unveils the country's annual budget.
Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says the economic realities of India may prompt the government to refrain from big ticket spending.
Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.
LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- A group of shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union reached a tentative labor deal late on Friday after nine months of negotiations, settling a dispute that disrupted the flow of cargo through 29 U.S. West Coast ports and snarled trans-Pacific maritime trade with Asia. The White House called the deal "a huge relief" for the economy,...
Guggenheim recently launched an exchange-traded fund concentrating on infrastructure that goes to unusual places.
A total shutdown of West Coast ports could cost the U.S. economy about $2 billion a day, Jay Timmons tells CNBC.
CANADA LABOUR MINISTER SAYS CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY STRIKE IS OVER, NO NEED FOR LEGISLATION.
NEW DELHI, Feb 16- India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years. Under the deal, India will help Sri Lanka build its nuclear energy infrastructure, including training of personnel,...