A Senate committee gave a big boost to a new source of water infrastructure spending by including an amendment in the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601). That WRDA bill passed the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on March 20 by a unanimous vote.
Boston-based construction management firm BOND (Bond Brothers) has promoted two associates to the firm’s Civil and Utility Connecticut Division. Anthony Bond has been promoted to director and Sean McAuliffe to director of Operations.
Straight 8 Logistics, a leading brokerage company, specializes in transporting pipeline equipment seamlessly. Headquarted in Watford City, ND, Straight 8 Logistics offers fast and efficient equipment mobilization.
The collection and analyzing of data about accidents damaging the nation’s underground utilities is significantly helping efforts to develop and implement programs to protect underground facilities, Robert Kipp, president of the Common Ground Alliance (CGA), said in a presentation at the 2013 UCT Show in Houston in late January.
Exports of U.S.-made construction equipment topped 13 percent in 2012 compared to the previous year for a total $26.7 billion, with South America and Asia reporting the weakest gains, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), citing U.S. Commerce Department data it uses in global markets reports for members.