MALABO, March 10- On land cleared of tropical forest, gleaming new office towers, apartment blocks, homes and highways dazzle the eye in Equatorial Guinea, Sub-Saharan Africa's No. 3 energy producer where oil and gas revenues have fed a frenzy of construction.» Read More
The fiscal squeeze in Washington is trickling down to America's cities. Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn travels to five American cities in the midst of crisis- tune in to find out if one is yours.
Jeffrey Schwartz, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Executive Committee at warehouse operator Global Logistics Properties discusses its $3 billion China-focused logistics-inftrastructure fund.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Nov 14- U.S. railroads on Thursday urged regulators to improve safety standards for tank cars carrying flammable liquids, following a spate of accidents in the booming crude-by-rail industry.
Most old tank cars must be phased out, and even new cars will require modifications, the Association of American Railroads said in a letter to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. The letter came after a train derailed and exploded in western Alabama on Friday, spilling crude oil into a trackside wetland area.
Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he thinks Chinese markets look attractive.
PJ Garcia, Head of Institutional Business at BPI Asset Management says restructuring efforts will offset some of economic impact of the super storm.
The Olympics in Sochi will surpass $50 billion, making it the most expensive games ever. Some experts say the costs far outweigh the benefits.
NEW ORLEANS, Nov 8- President Barack Obama made a pitch on Friday to create jobs by fixing roads, dredging ports and modernizing the U.S. air traffic control system, urging Congress to focus on these investments as it tries to work out a budget deal by a January deadline.
NEW DELHI, Nov 7- India's top iron ore exporting state of Goa hopes the Supreme Court will soon lift a year-long ban on mining but aims to rein in production to ease pressure on roads and infrastructure, the state's regulator of mining licenses said on Thursday.
Jonathan Windham, Head of Asia Ex-Japan Transport and Infrastructure Research at Barclays thinks investors should steer clear of shipping stocks, saying they aren't cheap enough to justify the risk.
BOGOTA, Oct 23- A stretch of the railway belonging to Colombia's biggest coal producer, Cerrejon, was bombed late on Tuesday, the second such attack in 10 days but one that would not have any immediate impact on exports, the company said in a statement.
Stan Ryan, Corporate Vice President, Cargill speaks about the factors behind food price volatility and the infrastructure that is needed to reduce them and boost food security.
BOGOTA, Oct 13- Colombia's biggest coal producer, Cerrejon, said a bomb attack on its railway on Sunday partially derailed a train carrying coal to port and damaged the track, but exports would continue as normal using stocks held at its privately-owned port.
Roberto Jaguaribe, Brazil ambassadot to U.K., says inflation remains Brazil's main priority and that the country is focusing on infrastructure investment as an engine for growth.
*Syria seen as risk area for many shipping companies. LONDON, Oct 9- War and sanctions are taking an increasing toll on Syria's vital sea-borne trade, with fewer vessels calling at its cargo ports as ship-owners shy away from the risks associated with a conflict now in its third year.
James Emmett, global head of trade and receivable finance at HSBC, comments on global infrastructure trade and says China should become top investment equipment importer by 2020, overtaking the U.S.
Alpesh Patel, principal at Praefinium Group, explains that India needs to work on its infrastructure, as raising interest rates is ineffective..
Though a number of recent Olympics have disappointed host cities, some experts say Tokyo is poised to benefit from the 2020 games.
Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.
At the Ambrosetti Forum in Italy, Mario Monti, Italy's former prime minister, says Europe needs to implement "more aggressive demand management policies" to boost infrastructure investment in the public sector.