Latest News for: General infrastructure


Harith General Partners launches US$200m top up fund

B & FT Online 11 May 2021
Harith General Partners, one of the largest investors in African Infrastructure, has announced a US$200 million capital raise in a follow-up fund to its Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF) 2 that is open to existing and new investors ... Harith General Partners is one ...

Cordoba Corporation Welcomes Emilio Cruz as Senior Vice President

The Marshall News Messenger 11 May 2021
Brown, Jr., and Assistant General Manager for Infrastructure at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission ... We have successfully completed hundreds of significant infrastructure projects throughout our nearly 40-year history, and we are proud that Cordoba is as one of the leading firms of our kind in the nation.

Biden Seeks Bipartisanship Even as McConnell Admits GOP Only Wants Obstruction

truthout 11 May 2021
President Joe Biden is meeting with top lawmakers from both parties this week in search of bipartisan support for his jobs and infrastructure plan ... In Kentucky on Sunday, McConnell said that the infrastructure package should not cost more than $800 billion, less than a third of the spending proposed by Biden.

States, cities to receive first chunk of $350 billion in aid this week from COVID ...

Pocono Record 11 May 2021
Local and state governments are also authorized to use the money to invest in water and sewer or broadband infrastructure. But roads, bridges and other general infrastructure are not among the acceptable uses despite some mayors lobbying for the extra flexibility ... infrastructure.

North Dakota governor signs remaining bills from Legislature

The Bismarck Tribune 11 May 2021
“This session saw strong collaboration with legislators to deliver a balanced budget that keeps general fund spending in check, makes strategic investments in infrastructure, education and other priorities, and ...

Why is the energy industry prone to cyber attacks?

The National 11 May 2021
Cyber attacks on energy infrastructure are typically politically or financially motivated ... Suppliers including general vendors and those specialising in outsourced infrastructure, customised software, network connectivity, and critical data processors need to obtain Saudi Aramco's cyber security standard certification.

Australia plans big defense and security investments

Billings Gazette 11 May 2021
Traffic is diverted as work is underway on road infrastructure in Sydney, Tuesday, May 11, 2021, as the government prepares to release its big-spending economic plan for the next fiscal year designed to create jobs and repair pandemic damage and with an eye toward winning votes at looming general elections.

East metro cities, counties ponder how to spend sudden injection of federal relief dollars with ...

Pioneer Press 11 May 2021
Through allocations to state and local governments and tribes, the American Rescue Plan authorized by Congress and the administration of President Joe Biden is funding everything from unemployment benefits, emergency rental assistance and small business relief to major capital infrastructure projects ... SOME CAN BE USED FOR TAX RELIEF, INFRASTRUCTURE.

Biden to visit Michigan next week ahead of electric F-150 reveal

Detroit news 11 May 2021
The visit would come amid ongoing debate in Washington over the president's $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure package, which includes significant funding for electrical vehicles. It also would come nearly three weeks after General Motors Co ... jobs and infrastructure package.

Top US fuel pipeline remains days from reopening after cyberattack

RTE 11 May 2021
The episode laid bare the vulnerabilities of energy infrastructure to hackers. US lawmakers responded with calls for stronger protections for critical energy infrastructure. A spokesman for United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the attack showed that UN member ...

COVID crisis: WHO launches ‘Together for India’ initiative

DNA India 11 May 2021
As India is witnessing an exponential surge in COVID-19 cases and burden ...

DNA: Top News of the Day | May 11, 2021 | COVID Crisis: WHO launches ...

DNA India 11 May 2021
In top news of the day, as India is witnessing an exponential surge in COVID-19 cases and burden on medical infrastructure, World Health Organization (WHO) ...

Amazon opens new AWS Local Zones in Boston, Houston, Miami

ZDNet 11 May 2021
AWS now has five Local Zones generally available across four cities, bringing cloud infrastructure closer to particular geographic areas, industries and IT centers ... .

Netanyahu and Gantz: Hamas will pay a heavy price

Debka 11 May 2021
“Their blood is on their heads!” said Netanyahu and stressed ... Gen ... The general said. “We have struck 500 targets, killed scores of terrorist activists and destroyed infrastructure ...  . .

Bill would create fund to support the socioeconomic well-being of state’s rural population

The Advocate 11 May 2021
The Louisiana House Appropriations Committee advanced a bill Tuesday that would create the Rural Development Fund to support the socioeconomic well-being of the state’s rural population through better health, education and infrastructure.