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  • Poll: Is Shale-Gas Fracking Safe? Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:32 AM ET
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    Proponents say proper technology for fracking is already in place, but opponents worry about water contamination. What do you think?

  • Is China's Growth Story Peaking? Monday, 5 Mar 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    Is China's Growth Story Peaking?

    Discussing China's infrastructure needs, and its outlook for growth and how to play it, with the Fast Money traders

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    The Indonesian government's approval of a long-awaited land acquisition bill in December will speed up land purchases for public infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia's largest economy and boost the country's cement space, according to one analyst. 

  • China Warns on Growing Water Shortages Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 7:09 PM ET
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    Chinese officials have issued a stark warning over growing water shortages, saying the situation is worsening every day and that more than two-thirds of cities have a water shortage. The Financial Times reports.

  • Mining equipment is submerged by flood waters on January 6, 2011 in in the central Queensland city of Rockhampton, Australia.

    An Australian military aircraft on Friday was due to deliver needed supplies to a flood-stricken town hit by the worst of summer flooding in eastern parts of the country, with coal mining and agriculture also affected.

  • Blog: Rebuilding America With US - Not Chinese Steel Monday, 23 Jan 2012 | 11:01 AM ET

    America’s infrastructure can and should be built with American steel. That is why current Buy America provisions are so important, and why efforts to circumvent these provisions, such as California used in the Bay Bridge project, need to be stopped.

  • China Set to Buy Stake in Thames Water Thursday, 19 Jan 2012 | 7:18 PM ET
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    A Chinese sovereign wealth fund is poised to buy a stake in the water network that serves London, in what would be the fund’s first acquisition in the UK following investment talks with British politicians. The Financial Times reports.

  • Increasing America's Competitive Edge Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 2:05 PM ET
    Increasing America's Competitive Edge

    Building strategies to keep America competitive and revitalize its manufacturing base, with Chad Holliday, Bank of America chairman of the board.

  • When You Wish Upon A Star Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:25 PM ET

    I celebrate my birthday today. As I will blow out the ever-expanding number of candles on birthday cake tonight, I will have a list of wishes I want to come true.

  • The World's Best Places to Live 2011 Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 12:24 AM ET
    The world’s biggest and most important cities aren’t often the best places in which to live. High levels of crime, traffic congestion, and long commutes can worsen the quality of life. So which are the best cities to live in the world?We've put together a list of the world's 15 best cities, according to human resources consulting firm Mercer's 2011 quality of living survey. The annual report looks at living conditions in 221 cities worldwide and ranks them against New York as a base city in 10 c

    So which are the best cities to live in the world?  We've put together a list of the world's 15 cities with the best quality of life.

  • Race to Rebuild: Regulation Power Strangle Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 7:54 PM ET
    Race to Rebuild: Regulation Power Strangle

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at whether regulations are strangling the ability for power companies to improve our nation's infrastructure.

  • Repairing America's Infrastructure Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 7:45 PM ET
    Repairing America's Infrastructure

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a plan to use off-shore drilling royalties to pay for America's infrastructure rebuild.

  • Race to Rebuild: CA High-Speed Rail Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Race to Rebuild: CA High-Speed Rail

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on California's proposal to build a high-speed rail system, but Congress could derail that plan.

  • New Careers After 40 Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are

    CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Can Infrastructure Be Fixed? Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 2:53 PM ET
    Can Infrastructure Be Fixed?

    Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor, discusses what it will take to improve America's infrastructure.

  • Infrastructure: Private Sector Solution? Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 7:53 PM ET
    Infrastructure: Private Sector Solution?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the state of our nation's crumbling infrastructure, and whether there's a role for private sector investment.

  • Danger Underground Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:04 AM ET
    Danger Underground

    There are 2.5 million miles of pipelines criss-crossing our country, and the age of some of those pipelines is raising concern. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at what happens when pipelines fail, and what is being done to prevent disasters.

  • Levees on the Brink Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:03 AM ET
    Levees on the Brink

    The American Society of Civil Engineers rates our nation's 100,000 miles of levees with a grade of a D-. So what area of the country is most at risk for a levee failure?

  • The I-35W Bridge Collapse Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:02 AM ET
    The I-35W Bridge Collapse

    The Minneapolis Bridge Collapse in 2007 was a real awakening when it comes to the state of our infrastructure. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera meets with one family that experienced that awaking first hand.

  • State of Our Nation's Bridges Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:01 AM ET
    State of Our Nation's Bridges

    America's infrastructure crisis stretches coast to coast. One of the worst problems facing the country -- the state of our nation's bridges.