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...» Read More
Matthew Jones, partner and head of infrastructure at Nabarro, explains why the company's survey found the U.K. is the most attractive country for infrastructure investment.
Thursday's collapse of a bridge in Washington has brought more attention to other bridges and roads that are in dire need of repair. David Doll, Sequent Asset Management, and Adam Babson, Russell Global Infrastructure, discuss what opportunities exist for investors in the infrastructure industry.
There may be a way to fix both crumbling U.S. infrastructure and the corporate tax issue.
A bridge along I-5 collapsed into the Skagit River in Washington Thursday night. Business Insider reports public construction spending is at its lowest level in more than 20 years. Trying to find a solution, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Former PA Governor Ed Rendell (D).
The federal government is helping Washington state rebuild a bridge that collapsed after a truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead girder.
CNBC annual Top States for Business is coming up. A look at what is measured in comparing states, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Several people were hurt when a bridge along I-5 collapsed over the Skagit River in Washington State Thursday night. Discussing the state of American infrastructure, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Casey Dinges, American Society of Civil Engineers.
Private equity investment in Indian infrastructure is poised to pick up following a lengthy dry patch as debt-stressed operators come under pressure from banks to offload assets.
Jamie Cooper-Hohn, president and CEO of CIFF, explains the impact poor nutrition has on economic growth and estimates an 11% GDP loss for Africa and south-East Asia due to under-nutrition.
Tom Leighton, Akamai Technologies CEO, explains how his company plans to improve the infrastructure needed to help customers deliver content faster and more secure on the web.
Jakarta will soon receive its first mass transit railway project to help end the gridlock that brings the capital to a near halt during rush hour.
"There's no reason we have to spend on defense at the rates we've had," said Richard Haass, Council On Foreign Relations president, providing insight on how to fix the nation's growing debt burden.
Andy Brown, analyst at Panmure Gordon, explains why he keeps his buy stance on Balfour Beatty, despite the company issuing a second profit warning in six months.
Darren Schuringa, managing partner at Yorkville Capital, explains why the U.S. energy boom provides a lot of opportunities, especially in infrastructure assets which offer very good returns.
Paul McNamara, investment director at GAM, explains that the Chinese government has a lot more scope to deal with economic troubles and that a full-scale crisis in the country is highly unlikely.
Andre Loesekrug-Pietri, chairman and managing partner at A Capital, explains why urbanization is the Chinese "mega trend" and that it offers a lot of opportunities.
James Kynge, principal of China Confidential at the Financial Times, says the disappointing Chinese quarterly growth is a "blip", as funding for construction projects and fixed asset investments remain very strong.
Brett Himbury, CEO of Industry Funds Management says the company's deal to acquire two ports in Australia should deliver good revenue growth with expectations for trade activity to pick up.
Rotana CEO Selim El-Zyr discusses business opportunities in Iraq and Iran, both of which he says have "huge untapped potential".
Indonesia is seeking investors for $9 billion worth of water, road, air and seaport projects in what will be a litmus test of Southeast Asian countries' ability to seize on ripe financial conditions to upgrade decrepit infrastructure.