- Should the government fund public projects? // Building Design;5/11/2012, Issue 2013, p7
The article offers the contradicting views of the authors on the need of the Great Britain government to fund public projects.
- Stop the Gravy Train. Moorlach, John // Orange County Business Journal;5/10/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p47
Comments on the financial implications of proposed toll road projects in California. Flaws in the proposals raised by critics; Requirement of legislation to consummate the alternative proposal; Concern on the difficulty of amending the bond indentures.
- Privatized financing is costly. Williams, John F. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/27/97, Vol. 238 Issue 4, p137
Opinion. Presents public works cases in the United States to prove that traditional forms of public finance are superior to privatized financing. Achievement of a monopolistic position by winning bidders; Loss of value in the payment of private sector expenses; Cases in which privatized...
- HUF 250 million available via Social Land Program. // Hungary A.M.;3/25/2014, p6
The article reports on an announcement made by the Hungarian Human Resources Ministry regarding the availability of some 250 million Hungarian forints in funding from the central government's Social Land program.
- LOW BID, Low Speed. Ellis, Rebecca // Engineered Systems;Oct2003, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p32
Focuses on the difference between a government project and a private sector project. Dependence of the schedule of public projects on funding; Comparative efficacy of a public project and a private project; Effect of low bidding on the success of the public project.
- INFRASTRUCTURE. Frith, Damon // BRW;5/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p23
The article examines how infrastructure benefits from the 2008 Australian budget. According to the author, big infrastructure projects are high on the federal government's agenda through the creation of the $20 billion Building Australia Fund. However, the author reports that existing urban...
- Pennsylvania P3 Board OKs Natural Gas Project. Burton, Paul // Bondbuyer.com;9/29/2014, p30
The article reports that Pennsylvania's Public-Private Partnership Board has approved a project that will seek a private partner to develop clean-burning compressed natural gas fueling stations at public transit agencies statewide including public access to the facilities.
- The best defense. // Public Works;Jan2008, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p48
The article presents the responses of readers to an annual budget forecast survey conducted by "Public Works," on the challenges and their action plan in public works. Officials of public works in 10 regions of the U.S. have pointed to the lack of budget for maintenance as a major challenge...
- BOSTON ARTERY COST MAY GROW. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/27/2001, Vol. 247 Issue 9, p12
Reports that dewatering problems caused by leaking temporary seals at the Fort Point Channel Area tunnel may prompt an increase in the budget allocated for the Central Artery/Tunnel project in Boston, Massachusetts. Estimated amount in additional funding needed to repair defects in the tunnel;...