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Topcon introduces ‘Infrastructure and Technology’ documentary series

Topcon Positioning Group announced a new series of documentary videos designed to bring greater awareness to automation and technology in the construction and agriculture industries.

P3 statute expected to boost New Jersey infrastructure

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Senate Bill No. 865, establishing a Public-Private Partnership (P3) program to allow for the repair, restoration and improvement of New Jersey’s infrastructure.

Michigan creates two councils to improve state’s infrastructure

Michigan is first in the nation to implement a coordinated effort to better manage the state’s drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, and private utilities under legislation signed July 2 by Gov. Rick Snyder.

National League of Cities: City priorities shine through FY18 omnibus spending bill

The recently enacted omnibus appropriations bill maintains or increases funding for key programs that cities use to fund infrastructure, economic development and public safety, among others, according to the National League of Cities.

AECOM defines infrastructure’s next chapter with inaugural global report: The Future of Infrastructure

AECOM released its inaugural global research report, The Future of Infrastructure, which harnesses survey data and opinions from more than 500 industry decision-makers working in major organizations across the North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific regions.

TRC’s 2018 predictions: Infrastructure initiatives intensify, grids get smarter and renewables remain all the...

TRC Companies Inc., an engineering, environmental consulting and construction-management services firm, released its top predictions for 2018, which include federal and state governments pumping trillions into the nation’s aging infrastructure and utilities building smarter, more balanced grids.

RAND study: U.S. transportation and water infrastructure not broken

Transportation and water infrastructure funding and finance in the United States are not nearly as dire as some believe, but a national consensus on infrastructure priorities, accompanied by targeted spending and selected policy changes, is needed, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Autodesk announces 2017 AEC Excellence Awards winners

The 2017 AEC Excellence Awards winners were revealed Nov. 14 at Autodesk University 2017 in Las Vegas. The 2017 AEC Excellence Awards competition recognizes global projects that embrace connected BIM technologies and sustainable design in the AEC industry.

New study warns of changing climate’s impact on Midwest infrastructure

As intense weather events batter U.S. coastal cities and offshore islands, a new study from the Midwest Economic Policy Institute warns that the threat of climate change extends much farther inland, with potentially devastating impacts on transportation and infrastructure systems across the Midwest.

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