Related Links: InvestorPlace: 5 Construction Stocks To Load Up and Buy Motley Fool: Comparing Two E&C Stocks It has been a brutal year for construction stocks, but hedge funds and exchange-traded funds tracking the construction sector have provided modest appreciation.The popularity of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has exploded in recent years, bringing increasing play to construction and infrastructure stocks. Miami's Mastec Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) is included in at least 26 ETFs—such as First Trust's Clean Edge Smart Grid (NASDAQ:GRID)—and that exposure is good for the firm, says J. Marc Lewis, Mastec investor-relations coordinator."I'm sure it does help drive demand for our stock,"
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.