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2018 Outlook in Review: Power Project Opportunities Abound Despite Flat Growth Market

Demand in the U.S. power market will remain flat for the foreseeable future, but opportunities still abound as development of grassroot gas-fired power plants…

Power Transmission Projects | Power Generation | Forecast

Industrial Info

Mon Feb 05 2018

Outlook Forecasts 2018 Spending Jump for North American Metals & Minerals

Spending on Metals & Minerals projects in North America will rise 9.67% this year from 2017, according to Industrial Info’s 2018 Global Industrial…

Metals & Minerals | Outlook | Forecast | Industrial Forecast | Market Trends

Industrial Info

Wed Jan 31 2018

ENR Honors Iron Workers for Groundbreaking Maternity Leave Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2018 Contact: Sara Schuttloffel (202) 383-4885 sschuttloffel@impact-net.org ENR Honors Iron Workers for Groundbreaking Maternity Leave Program Iron Workers…

IMPACT | Iron Workers | Maternity Leave

Industrial Info

Mon Jan 29 2018

GMI Paints Healthy Picture of 24-Month Kickoff Outlook for North America

Industrial Info's Global Market Intelligence (GMI) Integrated Platform is tracking more than $1.18 trillion in projects this month in North America that are slated…

GMI Platform | North America | Outook | Forecast | Industrial Forecast

Industrial Info

Mon Jan 15 2018

Join Industrial Info at its Industrial Market Outlook in Houston

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info will hold its annual Industrial Market Outlook conference in Houston, Texas on January 17, 2018.…

Industrial Market | Outlook | Live Event

Industrial Info

Tue Jan 09 2018

Developers Submit Proposals for Massachusetts Offshore Wind Power Project

Developers submitted bids to meet the Wednesday deadline for what would be Massachusetts' first offshore wind energy project. The project is part of a Massachusetts…

Offshore | Windfarm | Wind Power | Renewables

Industrial Info

Thu Dec 21 2017

Massive Change to the U.S. Tax Code Expected to Boost Corporate Investments

Tax reform in the U.S. has always been a sensitive subject. In a country in which the tax code requires more than 70,000…

Tax Code | Government | U.S. | Taxes | Corporate Tax

Industrial Info

Mon Dec 18 2017

ISM: U.S. Manufacturing to Maintain Upward Trajectory in 2018

Capital spending and production by U.S. manufacturers will continue to grow in 2018, albeit at a slower pace than what was seen in 2017,…

U.S. | Industrial Manufacturing | ISM | Capital Expenditures

Industrial Info

Tue Dec 12 2017

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Power Project Spending

SUGAR LAND--Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary online webinar focusing on the outlook for global Power project spending…

Power-Gen | Project Spending | Capex | Maintenance | Global Development

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 21 2017

New Majority Ownership Offers Brock Group More Opportunities to Grow

The Brock Group (Houston, Texas) has more room to grow in existing and new end-markets under its new majority owner, according to the industrial specialty…

The Brock Group | New Ownership | Maintenance | Capital Projects

Industrial Info

Wed Nov 08 2017

Industrial Info Tracks More Than $5 Billion in U.S. Power Dismantlement/Demolition Projects

SUGAR LAND--November 7, 2017--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking 70 projects worth more than $5 billion that involve the…

Power Plants | Demolition | West Coast

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 07 2017

CDM Smith to Present Webinar on Mixed Reality Technology

Imagine being able to walk through your facility before it’s ever built, to understand how your design is evolving and identify changes now before…

Webinar | Live Event | CDM Smith | Mixed Reality | Technology

Industrial Info

Thu Nov 02 2017

Caterpillar’s Successful Quarter Signals Industrial Growth Across Multiple Markets

When analysts and other market-watchers want a quick look at the global economic picture, one of the first places they turn to is Caterpillar Incorporated…

caterpillar | Mining | Equipment | Industrial Manufacturing

Industrial Info

Thu Oct 26 2017

FERC Chairman Seeks to Reduce Project Regulatory Lags

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee is looking to improve review timelines for natural gas- and hydropower-related projects, he said in a recent…

FERC | Pipelines | Regulations

Industrial Info

Tue Oct 24 2017

Ophelia Pounds Ireland, Knocks Out Power

At least two people were reported dead and 360,000 homes and businesses were without power following the arrival of former Hurricane Ophelia this morning…

Hurricane Ophelia | Ireland | Disaster Impact Tracker

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 16 2017

Industrial Info Presents Annual Oil & Gas Outlook in Baton Rouge This Week

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to present an Industrial Oil & Gas Outlook and Networking Event in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 12. As President…

Baton Rouge | Market Outlook | Forecast | Petroleum Refining | Chemical Processing | Power | Oil & Gas Outlook

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 09 2017

Tropical Storm Nate Closes In on Gulf of Mexico

Refinery operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast have normalized since the devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Tropical Storm Nate now threatens to…

Tropical Storm Nate | Gulf of Mexico | GulfCoast | Disaster Impact Tracker

Industrial Info

Fri Oct 06 2017

Industrial Info Provides Vital Plant Information During Hurricanes

When hurricanes Harvey and Irma barreled through parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, Industrial Info and IIR Energy were on hand to provide clients…

Hurricane Irma | Hurricane Maria | Hurricane Harvey | Industrial Info | Plant Updates

Industrial Info

Wed Oct 04 2017

Industrial Info Sees Growth in Oil & Gas Pipeline Projects in 2017

Years of high oil prices and growing demand for pipelines culminated in strong growth and a slew of new midstream plans in 2014--only for oil…

Pipelines | Industrial Projects | Kinder Morgan | Premico Energia | Pipeline News | Oil & Gas Pipelines

Industrial Info

Mon Oct 02 2017

Puerto Rico's Hurricane-Stricken Power Industry Faces Long Road to Recovery

Long before the one-two punch from hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA-Autoridad de Energia Electrica) was struggling. Earlier this year,…

Puerto Rico | Hurricane Maria | Power Outages

Industrial Info

Fri Sep 29 2017

2018 Outlook in Review: Power Project Opportunities Abound Despite Flat Growth Market

Demand in the U.S. power market will remain flat for the foreseeable future, but opportunities still abound as development of grassroot gas-fired power plants and renewable energy projects moves forward, along with modernization and maintenance of existing plants, according to Britt Burt, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Global Power Industry. Burt was one of the speakers »

Outlook Forecasts 2018 Spending Jump for North American Metals & Minerals

Spending on Metals & Minerals projects in North America will rise 9.67% this year from 2017, according to Industrial Info’s 2018 Global Industrial Outlook. Joseph Govreau, Industrial Info's vice president of research for the Metals & Minerals Industry, said the jump in project expenditures can be linked to the improved economy, improvements in commodity price/demand fundamentals, tax »

ENR Honors Iron Workers for Groundbreaking Maternity Leave Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2018 Contact: Sara Schuttloffel (202) 383-4885 sschuttloffel@impact-net.org ENR Honors Iron Workers for Groundbreaking Maternity Leave Program Iron Workers General President Eric Dean Named ENR Top 25 Newsmaker for Pioneering Paid Maternity Leave Program in the Building Trades Washington -- Iron Workers (IW) General President Eric Dean was named one of 2017 ENR Top »

GMI Paints Healthy Picture of 24-Month Kickoff Outlook for North America

Industrial Info's Global Market Intelligence (GMI) Integrated Platform is tracking more than $1.18 trillion in projects this month in North America that are slated to kick off construction over the next 24 months, a slight decrease (1%) from the 24-month December outlook of $1.19 trillion. Comprising this $1.18 trillion total are more than 18,500 projects in »

Join Industrial Info at its Industrial Market Outlook in Houston

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info will hold its annual Industrial Market Outlook conference in Houston, Texas on January 17, 2018. Please join us as we discuss the latest trends that will impact project spending in North America, including the Gulf Coast region, over the next 12-24 months. Some of the topics include: Labor constraints on »

Developers Submit Proposals for Massachusetts Offshore Wind Power Project

Developers submitted bids to meet the Wednesday deadline for what would be Massachusetts' first offshore wind energy project. The project is part of a Massachusetts law that allows for the procurement of up to 1,600 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy by 2027. A request for proposals (RFP) for long-term contracts for offshore wind energy projects was issued on »

Massive Change to the U.S. Tax Code Expected to Boost Corporate Investments

Tax reform in the U.S. has always been a sensitive subject. In a country in which the tax code requires more than 70,000 pages of guidance, adjusting this delicate balance of rates, brackets, deductions, credits and exemptions will almost certainly result in mixed feelings for different groups. However daunting the task, the ultimate goal of the Trump administration »

ISM: U.S. Manufacturing to Maintain Upward Trajectory in 2018

Capital spending and production by U.S. manufacturers will continue to grow in 2018, albeit at a slower pace than what was seen in 2017, according to the latest survey results from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM). Manufacturers will see 2.7% growth in both production capacity and capital expenditures next year, the group said Monday in a press »

Industrial Info to Present Webinar on Global Power Project Spending

SUGAR LAND--Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary online webinar focusing on the outlook for global Power project spending in 2018. The webinar will be held November 29 at 9 a.m. CST (10 a.m. EST). Globally, the Power Industry continues to make major transformations, especially as development of renewables take the place »

New Majority Ownership Offers Brock Group More Opportunities to Grow

The Brock Group (Houston, Texas) has more room to grow in existing and new end-markets under its new majority owner, according to the industrial specialty services provider. American Industrial Partners (AIP) (New York), an operationally oriented private equity firm that makes control investments in industrial businesses serving domestic and global markets, took on majority ownership of The Brock Group effective »

Industrial Info Tracks More Than $5 Billion in U.S. Power Dismantlement/Demolition Projects

SUGAR LAND--November 7, 2017--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking 70 projects worth more than $5 billion that involve the dismantlement and demolition of power plants in the U.S. The Great Lakes region, home to a large number of coal-fired plants, leads the U.S. in the number of dismantlement/demolition projects, although the »

CDM Smith to Present Webinar on Mixed Reality Technology

Imagine being able to walk through your facility before it’s ever built, to understand how your design is evolving and identify changes now before they become issues later. Thanks to immersive mixed reality, this is now possible. CDM Smith (Boston, Massachusetts) will be presenting a complimentary webinar on mixed reality on Tuesday, November 7, at 2 p.m. EST »

Caterpillar’s Successful Quarter Signals Industrial Growth Across Multiple Markets

When analysts and other market-watchers want a quick look at the global economic picture, one of the first places they turn to is Caterpillar Incorporated (NYSE:CAT) (Peoria, Illinois). The heavy-machinery manufacturer has a hand in industries ranging from mining to oil and gas exploration to residential construction, and any movement in those markets--be it a ripple or a shockwave--will »

FERC Chairman Seeks to Reduce Project Regulatory Lags

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Neil Chatterjee is looking to improve review timelines for natural gas- and hydropower-related projects, he said in a recent speech. "One of the biggest complaints that I hear from stakeholders is that it takes too long to review applications for natural gas and hydropower projects," Chatterjee said on October 17 at the Energy Bar »

Ophelia Pounds Ireland, Knocks Out Power

At least two people were reported dead and 360,000 homes and businesses were without power following the arrival of former Hurricane Ophelia this morning on the southern Irish coast. Industrial Info is closely monitoring the impact of the storm on plant operations via its Disaster Impact Tracker. For related information, see September 12, 2017, article - Industrial Info Introduces »

Industrial Info Presents Annual Oil & Gas Outlook in Baton Rouge This Week

Industrial Info Resources is pleased to present an Industrial Oil & Gas Outlook and Networking Event in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on October 12. As President Trump completes his first year in office and geopolitical situations continue changing, how will this affect the industrial marketplace? What will be the impact on industrial plant spending? Industrial Info's upcoming Industrial Market Outlook will »

Tropical Storm Nate Closes In on Gulf of Mexico

Refinery operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast have normalized since the devastation of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but Tropical Storm Nate now threatens to inundate Central America and potentially hit the U.S. as a hurricane on Sunday, with an impact on offshore oil & gas operations and citrus and cotton crops in the southern U.S. Industrial Info's »

Industrial Info Provides Vital Plant Information During Hurricanes

When hurricanes Harvey and Irma barreled through parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, Industrial Info and IIR Energy were on hand to provide clients with continually updated and in-depth reports on the status of potentially impacted and disrupted industrial plant operations. Following Harvey's August 25 landfall on the Texas Coast, more than 1,700 industrial plants were in its »

Industrial Info Sees Growth in Oil & Gas Pipeline Projects in 2017

Years of high oil prices and growing demand for pipelines culminated in strong growth and a slew of new midstream plans in 2014--only for oil prices to crash in 2015 and 2016, dramatically reducing the outlook for new pipeline projects. But this year offers hope that the industry is recovering, as spending and project numbers already have surpassed their levels »

Puerto Rico's Hurricane-Stricken Power Industry Faces Long Road to Recovery

Long before the one-two punch from hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA-Autoridad de Energia Electrica) was struggling. Earlier this year, PREPA had estimated the price tag to upgrade its aging generation fleet to be in the $4 billion range. Several of those plants are 44 years old or more. Currently, roughly half of electricity for »