Chao announces recipients of $900 million in 2019 BUILD Transportation grants

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced that the Trump Administration awarded a total of $900 million to 55 projects in 35 states through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. “The Administration is targeting BUILD Transportation grants to repair, rebuild, and revitalize significant infrastructure projects across the country,” Chao […]

Committee Meeting on Administrative and Budgetary Matters Underway

Lusaka, November 13, 2019: The 40th COMESA Meeting of the Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Matters began in Lusaka today. The focus of the meeting is on strengthening the organization’s structures responsible for implementation of regional programmes at the national level. Over 100 senior officials from Ministries that coordinate COMESA programmes in the 21 Member […]

GSSI announces GS Series GPR for Geophysical and Environmental Surveys

GSSI announces GS Series GPR for Geophysical and Environmental Surveys GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, introduces the new 200 MHz (200 HS) antenna, the first of the next-generation high-performance GS Series, designed for applications that require deeper depth penetration such as geophysical and environmental surveys. The new 200 HS […]

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 […]


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 […]