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Easy ways to reduce excavator ownership costs

Easy ways to reduce excavator ownership costs The cost of excavator ownership includes so much more than the initial purchase price. Fuel consumption, maintenance and depreciation all play an important role. By understanding these factors and choosing a machine that is equipped to control them, owners will get more from their excavator for less. Vary […]

Crews to work night and day and through Thanksgiving to speed Chesapeake Bay Bridge rehab

Screen shot from Fox 45 video. The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) announced plans to take a series of steps to shorten the duration of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge rehabilitation project and mitigate the traffic impact. “My most important responsibility is the safety of Maryland citizens,” said Gov. Larry Hogan during a meeting of the Board […]

OPEN CALL 2019 CONTINENTAL YOUTH CONSULTATION

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: NOVEMBER 15, 2019 The African Governance Platform through its Secretariat based at the Department of Political Affairs, together with the Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees, and Internally Displaced Persons Division (HARDP) of the African Union Commission and in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) will co-convene the 2019 Continental Youth Consultation under the theme ‘Youth […]

EIB funds €140m expansion for Port of Piraeus transformation in Greece

EIB funds €140m expansion for Port of Piraeus transformation in Greece The European Investment Bank (EIB) today formally agreed to provide €140 million to support expansion and upgrading of the Port of Piraeus, the principal port of Greece. The largest ever loan for port investment in the country by Europe’s long-term lending institution, will support […]

CalPortland receives WACA Excellence in Concrete Construction Award for its work on Seattle’s SR 99 tunnel

Photo courtesy WSDOT. CalPortland received the Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association (WACA) 2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete Construction “Grand Award” for its work on the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program SR-99 Tunnel. The nearly 2-mile-long tunnel has two stacked 32-foot-wide roadways — two southbound lanes over two northbound lanes — and features state-of-the-art fire […]

COMESA and EAC Hold Regional Consultative Workshop Ahead of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) and the Conference of Parties (COP25) meetings

Kigali, Thursday, 7 November 2019: The COMESA and East African Community (EAC) Secretariats in partnership with the Government of Rwanda will conduct a regional technical consultative workshop in Kigali on 8 – 9 November 2019 as part of preparations for COP25. The Secretariats, both beneficiaries of the European Union’s ACP’s Global Climate Change Alliance Plus […]