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PCA forecast: Cement consumption to see growth through 2016

PCA forecast: Cement consumption to see growth through...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 29, 2014

According to the latest forecast from the Portland Cement Association (PCA), cement consumption in the U.S. will see steady gains ...

How robot designed for Disney could extend lives of bridges

How robot designed for Disney could extend lives of...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 04, 2014

  A new robot dubbed C2D2 developed by a team of Swiss researchers is able to move atop, underneath and across ...

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to largest monthly gain in more than 2 years in July

Nonresidential projects push construction spending to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 03, 2014

After seeing its first drop in one year during June, construction spending in the U.S. fully recovered and then some ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another dip in government spending

Construction spending up 0.4% in April despite another...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 03, 2013

Spending on construction projects in the United States rose 0.4 percent in April, continuing a volatile trend in 2013 of ...

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 ...

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

U.S. needs new bridges but states lack funding

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 03, 2013

The average age of the 600,000 bridges in the United States is 43 years old, according to a new report ...

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