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Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the middle signals hope for infrastructure funding

The RINOs charge: Republicans’ return to the...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 06, 2013

With Chris Christie easily winning his second term as governor of New Jersey and Bradley Byrne winning his first election ...

AED and 17 construction industry groups call for House to support approval of Keystone XL pipeline

AED and 17 construction industry groups call for House...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 22, 2013

In a letter addressed to Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the ...

Congressional transportation funding talks at a stalemate

Congressional transportation funding talks at a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

With the expiration of of the MAP-21 transportation bill coming in September of next year, congressional talks about how to ...

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2013

America's infrastructure has been the topic of many conversations lately—few, if any, of them good. President Barack Obama said U.S. ...

Senate bill would create incentives for private transportation investment

Senate bill would create incentives for private...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 05, 2013

As the federal government continues to search for ways to grapple with the country's slowly crumbling infrastructure, two Senators have ...

Obama gives more details on proposed infrastructure investments

Obama gives more details on proposed infrastructure...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 21, 2013

The New York Times has obtained a summary of President Barack Obama's plan to repair the failing infrastructure in the ...

Head of Volvo Construction Americas lauds Obama’s focus on improving infrastructure

Head of Volvo Construction Americas lauds Obama’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2013

During his State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama dedicated a significant amount of time to the ...

Caterpillar CEO: Growth, immigration and tax code reforms key to job creation in U.S.

Caterpillar CEO: Growth, immigration and tax code...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

After receiving a mention during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Caterpillar's CEO Doug Olberhelman was invited to ...

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus on infrastructure in State of the Union

Transportation Sec. LaHood praises Obama’s focus...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 14, 2013

President Barack Obama spent a great deal of time discussing the sad state of American  infrastructure in his State of ...

Obama stresses importance of construction, infrastructure, skilled labor in State of the Union

Obama stresses importance of construction,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 13, 2013

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Barack Obama stressed the great importance of construction, housing, infrastructure, ...

LaHood to continue as Transportation Secretary

LaHood to continue as Transportation Secretary

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 28, 2013

United States Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he plans to remain in his position for an indefinite period during President ...

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