Transportation Infrastructure


  • Infrastructure trade: EM 'core story' Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 4:40 AM ET
     Infrastructure trade: EM 'core story'

    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.

  • India needs to reduce its subsidies: pro Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    India needs to reduce its subsidies: pro

    Alpesh Patel, principal at Praefinium Group, explains that India needs to work on its infrastructure, as raising interest rates is ineffective..

  • Ignore the scolds: Olympics are great for Japan Sunday, 15 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Residents of Olympic bid city Tokyo celebrate while holding Tokyo signs after the announcement of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games host city at Komazawa Olympic Park in Tokyo, Japan.

    Though a number of recent Olympics have disappointed host cities, some experts say Tokyo is poised to benefit from the 2020 games.

  • Momentum in China equities will continue: Nomura Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:21 PM ET
    China market will grind higher till November

    Wendy Liu, China Equity Research at Nomura expects Chinese equities will continue to climb higher between now and November.

  • Monti: Europe needs more 'leeway' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 5:10 AM ET
    Monti: Europe needs more 'leeway'

    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.

  • What businesses want from the G20 Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:35 AM ET
    What businesses want from the G20

    Harold McGraw, chairman of the ICC, explains that the B20 priorities are trade and investment, especially in infrastructure, as well as better cooperation between governments and businesses.

  • Bay Bridge costs 4 times original estimate Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:25 PM ET
    Bay bridge costs 4 times original estimate

    The new span of the Bay Bridge between Oakland and San Francisco opened this morning, replacing a structure that was damaged by an earthquake in 1989, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Why you should invest in US pipelines Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    Why you should invest in US pipelines

    Darren Schuringa, founder & portfolio manager at Yorkville Capital Management, explains that the best and safest way to invest in the "U.S. shale revolution" is by investing in infrastructure.

  • Tall trucks smash into Indiana bridges 400 times Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

    Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.

  • Who benefits from Obama's 'grand bargain?' Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 | 11:01 AM ET
    Who benefits from Obama's 'grand bargain?'

    Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, provides perspective on President Obama's proposal to lower the corporate tax rate, create jobs for the middle-class, and provide tax cuts for infrastructure spending.

  • How to play China's economic rebalancing Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:03 PM ET
    How to play China's economic rebalancing

    Matt Jamieson, Head of APAC Research, Corporate Ratings Group at Fitch Ratings thinks the housing, cement and steel industries will benefit the most from China's economic transition.

  • As drought spreads, firms could be up the creek Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:34 PM ET
    2011 file photo what had been a cotton field near Hermleigh, Texas, left barren by drought.

    Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.

  • Top States for Infrastructure Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    Top States for Infrastructure

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals America's top states for infrastructure as well as the worst.

  • What the Future Holds for SABIC Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    What the Future Holds for SABIC

    Surging oil revenue has transformed Saudi Arabia, and is unleashing another oil boom.SABOC's CEO, Mohamed Al-Mady, shares his plans to tap the potential of an evolving energy mix.

  • Osborne Keeps on 'Failing to Deliver': Labour Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 11:32 AM ET
    Osborne Keeps on 'Failing to Deliver': Labour

    Chuka Harrison Umunna, U.K.'s shadow business secretary, says Chancellor George Osborne's plans have failed to deliver, especially on infrastructure spending.

  • Should UK Boost Infrastructure Spending? Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Should UK Boost Infrastructure Spending?

    David Gauke, U.K. Treasury minister, explains that further cuts are needed to help the U.K. boost its infrastructure spending.

  • Mystery Man Behind the Nicaragua Canal Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    He's won a $40-billion plan to build a canal through Nicaragua, but there aren't a lot of details about just who Chinese businessman Wang Jing really is.

  • Brazil Faces Worst Internal Unrest Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 2:15 PM ET
    Brazil Faces Worst Internal Unrest

    NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports protesters are upset because the country has spent $26 billion to prepare for the World Cup; and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports just how horrible the demonstrations have become.

  • Massive Protests Throughout Brazil Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    Massive Protests in Brazil

    Protesters in Brazil are demonstrating against higher taxes, and terrible infrastructure. Mad Money host Jim Cramer, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discuss.

  • What Russia Needs to Grow Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 5:50 AM ET
    Russia Red Tape No Worse Than Others

    Igor Shuvalov, Russia deputy prime minister, says Russia should invest more in education, welfare and infrastructure and says investor's wariness to invest in Russia is due to a bad image rather than on the real economic climate.