for May, 2012

American Exceptionalism As published by Water Utility Infrastructure Management Online

Posted on 05/16/2012 in Economic Overview, Utility - 0

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The next era of “American Exceptionalism” hinges upon clean water access and effective wastewater management. America’s prosperity is based in part upon the leadership demonstrated by forward thinking capital asset owners, American entrepreneurs and farsighted government leaders in the water, wastewater and sewer markets. Will we enter the next generation of “American Exceptionalism” or fall behind competing nations?

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America’s IT Construction Challenge As published by Compact Equipment Online

Posted on 05/14/2012 in Economic Overview, Utility - 0

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The utility industry has been in the news a great deal lately, with much of the emphasis on the energy segment. Concerns about volatile energy prices, environmental regulation and renewable energy have led to a great deal of focus from both government and industry leaders on America’s energy future. America’s communication infrastructure is frequently an afterthought, however, this is changing. Communication infrastructure spending is accelerating, and in the short-term, it exhibits the fastest construction spending growth rate of all the utility segments.

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