Posts belonging to Category Construction Headline News

Shale Oil and Gas Market to Get Boost from New Pipelines

August 26, 2013 The August issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the new pipeline projects in the works surrounding shale gas exploration across the United States. Pipeline companies are capitalizing on the abundant shale oil and gas plays, like Eagle Ford, Bakken, Utica, and Marcellus shale formations, among others. These deposits require extensive pipeline [...]

Solar Power Projects Heat Up Across the US

July 25, 3013 The June issue of Construction Headline News brings the activity of the US solar market to light. Photovoltaic panel manufacturers are trying to keep pace with the many solar power projects ramping up across California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Georgia. Many of these public and private ventures will be the biggest [...]

Hurricane Season 2013: US Coasts Prep for Next Big Storm

June 21, 2013 With memories of Katrina and Sandy still fresh, the June issue of Construction Headline News uncovers what preparations the Gulf and Atlantic coasts are making for the 2013 hurricane season. Louisiana is completing major improvements to its levee systems, while New York and New Jersey are outlining plans for improved building codes, [...]

Construction Delays in the VA: Setbacks and Soaring Costs Plague US Veterans Centers

May 23, 2013 The May issue of Construction Headline News focuses on the recent government audit that reported that VA hospitals under construction across the US are facing cost overruns upwards of $300 million each and delayed schedules averaging three years. Changes in design and scope have affected hospitals from Orlando to Denver, costing taxpayers [...]

India Inks International LNG Deals to Meet Rising Demand

April 29, 2013 The April 2013 issue of Construction Headline News explores how liquefied natural gas is becoming a rising star in India’s energy program. In order to meet rising energy demands, India has inked new deals with suppliers from the US, Spain, and France, and is racing to build new and expand existing terminal [...]

Cross-Border Pipeline Agreements Create New Ties in Europe and Asia

March 19, 2013 Political and economic tensions are heating up in the March issue of Construction Headline News as countries across Europe and Asia form alliances and agreements in order to decrease their dependence on unfavorable energy sources. From Italy to India, cross-border pipelines, with many routes in competition with one another, are in talks [...]

African Mining Industry Rocky but Worth the Risk to Some Investors

March 12, 2013 Africa is one of the most strategic locations around the world for mine construction and speculation opportunities. In the February issue of Construction Headline News, we look at how recent political turbulence and labor strikes are causing many investors to think twice about projects in Africa, particularly in South Africa. Some mining [...]

Booming Fossil Fuels Market Energizes US and Canadian Economies

January 23, 2013 Lately, the booming fossil fuels market across the US and Canada continues to make headlines. The January 2013 issue of Construction Headline News delves into the enhancements to infrastructure and advances in technology, like fracking, that makes these once hard-to-reach resources more accessible. This has allowed for increased domestic production and made [...]

Bustling Biofuels Industry Gets Boost in the US

The December 2012 issue of Construction Headline News peeks into the new world of biofuels and the rapid growth in the industry as the technology to produce biodiesel, bioethanol, and other types of bioenergy becomes more streamlined. Interest in domestic alternative energy sources is increasing, and even the federal government passed a recent amendment that encourages [...]

Rebuilding and Rethinking the US East Coast after Hurricane Sandy

Early on October 29, Hurricane Sandy made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey. The storm affected over 20 states, from Florida to Maine and west to Wisconsin and Michigan. In the weeks following the Superstorm, the US East Coast has scrambled to replenish basic short-term needs such as food, shelter, electricity, and fuel for transportation [...]