India: Asian Development Bank to support rural road works
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it will provide around US$2 billion for constructing new rural roads in five Indian states, according to The Hindu newspaper.
World Highways – 5/6/2015
McConnell: 'We clearly have to do an extension on highways'
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) included passing an extension of federal transportation funding that is scheduled to expire this month on a list of "must-do items before Memorial Day" on Tuesday.
The Hill – 5/5/2015
Texas Approves 23 New Road Projects Worth $168 Million
The Texas Transportation Commission today approved 23 more projects (out of 200 planned projects) encompassing nearly $168 million worth of roadway construction, rehabilitation and restoration.
forconstructionpros.com – 5/5/2015
Hawaii Considers Changing Gas Tax as Highway Funds Decline
Hawaii lawmakers are pushing a plan that could increase the fuel taxes that drivers pay at the pump.
Construction Equipment Guide – 5/2/2015
Texas tentatively approves $3 billion for roads and bridges work
The Texas State House of Representatives on Thursday voted 138-3 in favor of shifting more than $3 billion in existing revenue to non-toll roads.
Roads & Bridges – 5/1/2015
McCarthy to House GOP: 'We will need to act' on road funding
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told members of the chamber's Republican caucus that they will "need to act" to extend federal transportation funding this month.
The Hill – 5/1/2015
Are You Prepared for Safety Week 2015?
May 3 through May 9 marks the second U.S. Industry Safety Week. This year over 40 national and global construction firms - known as The Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) - and the Incident and Injury Free CEO (IFF) Forum have joined forces to raise awareness and inspire everyone in the construction industry to be leaders in safety.
forconstructionpros.com – 4/30/2015
Foxx willing to accept 'purposeful' highway funding extension
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said he can accept a temporary infrastructure funding extension, but only if lawmakers use the extra time to come up with a long-term solution later this summer.
Roads & Bridges – 4/29/2015
Atlas Copco appoints new road construction management team
Atlas Copco Construction Equipment recently appointed five managers to lead its expanding road construction division.
Canadian Rental Service – 4/29/2015
Construction steady for Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco Construction Technique's revenues for the first quarter of the year were up +10% compared to the same period last year to SEK 3.7 billion (US$ 438 million).
International Construction – 4/29/2015