Oct 13- Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Tuesday announced a $1 billion, partly bond-funded, four-year plan to fix roads and bridges. Pence said he will ask the legislature to approve $150 million a year in additional funding for roads and bridges in fiscal 2018, 2019 and 2020, while tapping $241 million from Indiana's $2 billion budget reserve projected at the...» Read More
Both cities boast enviable transport systems and low crime rates, but expensive real estate. So given the choice, which would you choose as home?
COLUMBIA, S.C.— Long before the historic floods of the past week, crumbling roads, bridges and dams and aging drinking water systems plagued South Carolina— a poor state that didn't spend much on them in the first place and has been loath to raise taxes for upkeep. "You're not going to have people down there tomorrow giving out money," said Gerry Galloway, a civil...
"The Martian" star Matt Damon says he hopes the movie will get people excited about space travel again.
Stretching almost a quarter of a mile across a nearly 600-foot deep chasm in China's Hunan province, is Haohan Qiao, a glass-bottomed bridge.
The bill, introduced by lawmakers on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, could avert a threatened service suspension by major railroads that cannot meet the current Dec. 31 deadline, which Congress imposed in 2008, for implementing positive train control technology. The proposed legislation would extend this year's deadline to Dec. 31,...
GRANTS PASS, Ore.— Federal regulators granted final environmental approval Wednesday for building a pipeline and port facilities for shipping Rocky Mountain natural gas to Asia via the Oregon coast. The Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas terminal at Coos Bay would be the first LNG port on the West Coast and would be linked to existing pipelines by construction...
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- U.S. lawmakers, under mounting pressure from the railroad industry, announced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend a Dec. 31 deadline for costly new safety technology for at least another three years. The bill, introduced by Republicans and Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, could avert a...
WASHINGTON, Sept 30- Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives announced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to extend the Dec. 31 deadline for railroads to implement advanced safety technology for three years to the end of 2018..
John Keung, CEO of Building and Construction Authority (BCA), says nearly 30 percent of the buildings in Singapore are green buildings which provide better indoor environments.
Paul Pong, managing director of Pegasus Fund Managers, likes military stocks because China will likely increase its military budget. He also thinks the 'One belt, one road' initiative will lift sectors such as infrastructure.
European nations are convinced that the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be a "first-class multilateral institution with 21st century governance," says Jin Liqun, President-Designate of AIIB.
How bad is the US infrastructure system? Well, it ranks behind Germany, Japan and even this tiny country, says Doug Oberhelman.
SHANGHAI, Sept 9- China will strengthen fiscal policy, boost infrastructure spending and speed up reform of its tax system to support the economy, the Ministry of Finance said, joining other steps by authorities to re-energise sputtering growth. The National Development and Reform Commission approved two railway projects on Tuesday with a total value of...
AIRPORT DEAL WITH FRAPORT EXPECTED TO BE CONCLUDED THIS YEAR BUT WILL TAKE SEVERAL MONTHS BEFORE GREECE RECEIVES THE MONEY- PRIVATISATION AGENCY CHIEF.
There is no where better to admire skyscrapers than in Asia, home to some of the tallest buildings of our time.
China's new international development bank will offer loans with fewer strings attached than the World Bank, sources said.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, photographer Mario Tama revisited locations that he captured in 2005.
Andrew Charlesworth, fund manager at John Laing Infrastructure Fund, says government-funded infrastructure projects can end up being less efficient than those led by the private-sector.
Virginia Gov. McAuliffe says an arrest is imminent for the killing of two journalists during a live TV interview, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
The country has over 80,000 dams and fixing them will cost tens of billions of dollars. Jane Wells reports from a $500 million new dam being built in California because the old dam is right next to an active fault line.