Tag: infrastructure

The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.

Incentivizing Groundwater Management

Incentivizing Groundwater Management

How can organizations finance the changes needed to preserve groundwater? In Brazil, where drought has left the countryside parched, farmers are being paid to improve infrastructure and implement groundwater preservation techniques.

In Brazil, about 60% of the country’s freshwater is used for crop and livestock production. With the understanding that poor

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

Asset management has emerged as a methodology that water agencies have adopted to evaluate and manage their pipeline infrastructure. The profiles of public works and water utility departments discussed in this article reflect how, over the course of 25 years, water agencies have transitioned from replacing a pipe simply because

Project Profile: From the Bottom to the Top

Project Profile: From the Bottom to the Top

“Construction, construction, construction. There is road construction as far as the eye can see.” This is probably what residents in Columbus, OH, think when they travel practically anywhere. And due to the multi-year Interstates 70/71 Columbus Crossroads project, much of the freeways in downtown Columbus will be under construction into

Scraping By

Scraping By

Tight deadlines and tighter margins, combined with a shortage of skilled operators, have made the addition of advanced technology for heavy equipment such as scrapers and motor graders crucial.

How to be Defense-minded With Trenching and Shoring Projects

How to be Defense-minded With Trenching and Shoring Projects

Trenching operations are never “ordinary.” Accidents are never expected. But they can be anticipated and prevented. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. Geotechnical investigation of the soil to be excavated during the trenching operation provides the first warnings that there could be a problem with trench stability. Engineering analysis

Epiroc becomes fully independent company

Epiroc becomes fully independent company

Commerce City, Colorado: The shares of Epiroc AB, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, have started trading on Nasdaq Stockholm in Sweden. This marks the start of Epiroc as a fully independent company following its separation from the Atlas Copco Group.  

“We are excited

FUTURE-PROOFING EXCAVATORS

FUTURE-PROOFING EXCAVATORS

The excavator market has soared in recent years thanks to growing urbanization – with 2018 set to mark a record high. But what happens next? Volvo Construction Equipment’s Vice President of Excavator Business Platform Sungmo Yang discusses three market shifts set to impact the future of excavators.

Excavators are big business.

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