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Alberta Contractors Association Sees Growth Potential with Budget Announcement
The 2015 Alberta budget was released on Mar.26, and among some of the big changes happening in Alberta's economy, the construction industry should see potential with several of the government's priorities.
AED News – 3/31/2015

Nepal highway project now moving forward again
The Nepalese Government is now moving forward with its plans for the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track highway project.
World Highways – 3/26/2015

Kazakhstan planning major infrastructure program
Kazakhstan is planning a major programme of infrastructure investment in a bid to develop the country's economy.
World Highways – 3/20/2015

ANALYSIS: Mixed signals from Mexico (Login Required)
Despite comforting news of a recovery in Mexico, marked by falling inflation and even hopes that the economy grew modestly in the first two months of the year, other factors, mainly the steep drop in oil prices and a global slowdown, could derail this positive trend.
BNamericas – 3/18/2015

Falling Oil Prices Stall Alberta Construction Projects
Declining oil prices are having an impact on Alberta's construction industry, resulting in new project cancellations, delays and job losses.
On-Site – 3/18/2015

Canada's construction sector needs to adjust to changing conditions: BuildForce
The composition of resource-related investments is changing after more than a decade-long construction expansion, driven by new resource developments.
On-Site – 3/18/2015

Infrastructure plan for China's Gansu Province
Major plans for infrastructure investment have been set out by the authorities in China's Gansu Province.
World Highways – 3/12/2015

New highway linking Serbia with Albania through Kosovo planned
Plans are now being worked on for a new highway that will connect Serbia with Albania, running through Kosovo.
World Highways – 3/9/2015

Peru requires reforms to unlock investment projects - Afin (Login Required)
Peru's government needs to carry out immediate reforms to pave the way for US$78bn in delayed investment projects before the country turns its attention to the 2016 presidential election campaign, infrastructure association Afin said.
BNamericas – 3/9/2015

Chile SEA watch: 6 projects approved in February (login required)
Chile's environmental evaluation service (SEA) approved six mining-related projects worth US$682mn in February, according to information compiled by BNamericas.
BNamericas – 3/6/2015