Construction and engineering

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, homes in the Cantera area are covered with FEMA tarps, where buildings from the Hato Rey area stand in the background in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The U.S. government announced Tuesday, April 10, 2018 that it will award $18.5 billion worth of disaster recovery grants to Puerto Rico to help repair homes, businesses and its crumbling power grid as the U.S. territory struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File)
April 10, 2018 - 6:09 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it will award $18.5 billion worth of disaster recovery grants to Puerto Rico to help repair homes, businesses and its crumbling power grid as the U.S. territory struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria. It is the largest...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2010 file photo, a pair of coal trains idle on the tracks near Dry Fork Station, a coal-fired power plant being built by the Basin Electric Power Cooperative near Gillette, Wyo. Ten teams competing to make money from carbon dioxide pollution will share $5 million in prize money and advance to the final round of an international competition. Five of the finalists will compete to make use of actual flue gases from this Wyoming plant. The other five will compete at a gas-fired power plant in Alberta, Canada. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
April 09, 2018 - 10:52 am
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A $20 million international competition to make profitable products from a gas that otherwise would contribute to global warming has entered its final stretch. The 10 finalists in the contest sponsored by a U.S. energy company and a group of Canadian oil sands producers have...
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April 09, 2018 - 5:20 am
DJIBOUTI (AP) — Two fighter jets took off and roared over the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, a sprawling complex in this tiny African nation that is quickly becoming a strategic military and shipping outpost for the world. Not far away, a massive U.S. flag waved over transport planes...
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In this Saturday, April 7, 2018, photo, Cedar George-Parker addresses the crowd as protesters opposed to Kinder Morgan's plan on Trans Mountain pipeline extension, in Burnaby, British Columbia. Kinder Morgan is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 9:07 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast was in doubt Sunday after the company announced a suspension in all non-essential activities and related spending on the...
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April 08, 2018 - 7:14 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kinder Morgan said Sunday it is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on its controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The company said its decision is based on...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, construction workers prepare for the teardown of a U.S. 75 bridge deck over Southwest Boulevard in Tulsa, Okla. In the Trump era, a popular $500 million transportation grant program is focused more on funding projects in rural areas that turned out for Trump. The result is more road and rail projects in red states like Idaho, North Dakota, and Oklahoma _ and fewer “greenways,” “complete streets,” and bike lanes. (Matt Barnard/Tulsa World via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget about bike-share stations in Chicago or pedestrian walkways in Oakland. That's so Obama-era. In the Trump administration, a popular $500 million transportation grant program is focused more on projects in rural areas that turned out for Donald Trump in the 2016 election...
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April 06, 2018 - 1:15 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says funding included in the recently passed state budget will allow New York City subway cars to be repaired quicker, improving service for a transit system notorious for frequent breakdowns. Cuomo says the more than $800 million included in the state budget...
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Supporters of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, with signs that read in Portuguese "No to prison for Lula," gather outside the Metallurgic Union headquarters after an arrest warrant for da Silva was issued, in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The warrant came after the country’s top court denied da Silva's request to stay out of prison while he appealed a corruption conviction that he contends was simply a way to keep him off the ballot ahead of October's elections. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
April 06, 2018 - 10:41 am
SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (AP) — Latin America's largest nation prepared for what would have been unimaginable just a few years ago: the arrest of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a once wildly popular leader whose administrations were credited with bringing millions out of poverty...
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Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, left, and his lawyer Cristiano Zanin leave the Lula Institute building in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, April 5, 2018. Federal judge Sergio Moro on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for da Silva, a major blow for the once wildly popular leader who was trying to mount a political comeback ahead of October's elections. (AP Photo/Marcelo Chello)
April 05, 2018 - 6:53 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, dealing a major blow to the once wildly popular leader who was trying to mount a political comeback ahead of October's elections. The warrant came several hours after the country'...
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April 04, 2018 - 8:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Residents and businesses are already bracing for the shutdown of one of New York City's busiest subway lines a year from now. The New York Times says the "L'' train between Brooklyn and Manhattan will be halted for 15 months to repair Superstorm Sandy damage to an East River tunnel...
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