Asphalt Pavement Alliance Names New National Director
The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has named Amy Miller, P.E., as its new National Director.
forconstructionpros.com – 8/11/2015
Infrastructure projects to drive the construction industry in Norway
According to a recent report by Timetric's Construction Intelligence Center (CIC), Norway's construction industry will continue to expand over the coming five years, with investment in transport infrastructure projects continuing to drive growth.
World Highways – 8/7/2015
McConnell rules out linking highway bill to overseas tax reform
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday ruled out using revenue from taxing U.S. companies' foreign profits to pay for a multi-year highway bill, something Senate Democrats have discussed with House Republicans.
The Hill – 8/6/2015
AEM Urges Congress to Finish Work on Highway Bill
AEM is asking members to contact Congress through IMakeAmerica.com or by attending a town hall meeting this August to urge House members to finish the important work started by the Senate on a long-term highway bill.
AEM – 8/3/2015
Obama scolds Congress at highway bill signing
President Obama on Friday signed a three-month stopgap bill preventing federal highway funding from drying up, but blasted lawmakers for failing to agree on a long-term measure.
The Hill – 7/31/2015
Plan in hand for new Indonesian toll road
Indonesian road firm Jasa Marga will fund work on a major toll road project using a loan from state lenders, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), Bank Mandiri, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) and Bank Sumatera Utara (Bank Sumut).
World Highways – 7/30/2015
House votes to provide money for highway aid, plug hole in veterans' health care budget
The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans' health care before heading out of town for its August recess, leaving unresolved an array of sticky issues that are sure to complicate an autumn agenda already groaning under the weight of indecision.
U.S. News & World Report – 7/29/2015
Nepal plans major infrastructure development
Nepal's Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management has been allocated US$524.48 million in the 2015-16 budget for developing infrastructure projects in the country.
World Highways – 7/27/2015
Caterpillar 2Q results mixed; cuts 2015 revenue forecast
Caterpillar's says it's looking to manage costs as ongoing economic weakness in countries like China and Brazil and soft commodity prices pressure sales.
Chicago Tribune – 7/23/2015
Poor U.S. urban road conditions take toll on motorists' pocketbooks: report
More than a quarter of U.S. urban roads and interstate highways are in poor condition, costing motorists more than $500 annually, according to a report released on Thursday as Congress debates extending transportation funding.
Reuters – 7/23/2015