Standard and Poor's Standard and Poors Ratings Service report highlights private-public partnerships. Related Links: Standard & Poor's report Pension funds, insurance companies and other big institutional investors could help shrink the mammoth $500-billion-a-year worldwide infrastructure financing gap by 2030 if they follow through on meeting their own investment-mix goals, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service says in a new report.In its report, released on Jan. 16, S&P estimates institutional investors could contribute as much as $200 billion a year for infrastructure between now and 2030—or a total of $3.2 trillion during that span. (S&P and ENR are units of McGraw Hill
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.