One afternoon this May, a group of journalists and market analysts convened in London at the Royal Society headquarters in Carleton House to hear the CEO of Salini Impregilo unveil the Italian engineering and construction conglomerate’s strategy for the next four years.
The Aug. 7 completion of the world’s largest concrete-arch railroad bridge, which reaches 384 meters, at the Alcantara reservoir in western Spain adds another link in the nation’s big and growing high-speed network.
A series of construction work-zone crashes on Massachusetts roadways—all allegedly involving drunk drivers—prodded state officials to launch a federally funded impaired-driving enforcement campaign in August through Labor Day.
For months, the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. has been unable to vote on large new loans because its board is one member short of a quorum, putting on hold $20 billion in potential aid for U.S. sales overseas.
A three-judge panel from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a bid by several states, led by Georgia, to have their challenge to the Obama administration’s June 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule heard by the court.
Social media, mobile devices, apps and drones are finding new roles helping stakeholders—such as construction companies and their personnel and jobsites—who have assets at risk when they confront shifting disasters, such as hurricanes and wildfires.
A call by Brendan Bechtel to improve schedule and cost performance
August 24, 2016
Brendan Bechtel, soon to be chief executive of the engineering and construction company that bears his family’s name, sounded an alarm about the industry’s performance on megaprojects with words as plainly spoken as any you will hear at a conference.