• Australian Infrastructure Priority List raises concerns about transportation priorities Australia’s Infrastructure Priority List has received a mixed welcome from freight representatives – some important players involved in Australia’s international trade are yet to be convinced about some of the transportation priorities laid out in the list. In this latest addition to our series on ‘Infrastructure’, we look at Australia’s just-released Infrastructure Priority List and […] Fwd News 0 Comments April 11, 2018
  • Africa’s infrastructure bottleneck Continuing our series on ‘infrastructure’ around the world, we look at the African continent, which is well-known to suffer from serious infrastructure shortfalls. With technological advances, Africa is now connected. Despite this, growth has slowed in recent years after a decade of rapid expansion, reported The Economist. Poor infrastructure, a lack of skills and excessive […] Fwd News 0 Comments March 15, 2018
  • Doubts raised about ability to fund US infrastructure plan With President Trump finally announcing some details about his much-anticipated $1.5tn infrastructure plan, some commentators fear the projects will never make the light of day. In the first of a series investigating ‘Infrastructure’, we consider this recent Trump announcement and whether funding will be available to raise $1.5tn and broader economic implications of these proposals. […] Fwd News 0 Comments February 22, 2018
  • Infrastructure repair policy raises concerns A UK scheme designed to incentivise minimum disruption to critical infrastructure is to be rolled out on a national basis. The Lane Rental Schemes (TLRS), where UK utility companies are charged up to £2,500 a day when carrying out essential roadworks during peak hours, has government approval for widespread adoption across England. However, concerns that […] Fwd News 0 Comments February 28, 2018