A Stockholder's Story
A former partner in an engineering consulting firm tells about what happens when a firm goes public. His view is that while it benefitted financially, the firm changed for the worse. The...

Shadow Tolls
As federal funding sources shrink, private sector involvement becomes more necessary for road projects. Private entities are reluctant to become partners in road projects unless there...

Public Water in Private Hands
The nation's water utilities are becoming a battleground for control between private companies that want a share of the market and public employees who are bidding for their...

Water Shed Management: A Public-Private Partnership

The Regulation of the Private Provision of Water-Related Services in Latin America

Privatization Law and Water Institutions

FMUS Privatization

Leonard's Law: The Albuquerque Theory of Financial Partnering

Barricades on the Roads
Many Build-Operate-and-Transfer schemes in developing economies have been less than successful. Here are pitfalls to avoid and recommendations for reaching a project's full...

ETA:1999
To convert the Bergstrom Air Force Base into the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, planners needed to overcome various technical, social, political and environmental issues. To coordinate...

Privatization of Federal Power

Privatizing Federal Hydropower Projects

Hydroelectric Power Generation - Privatization and Private Development - The Role of the Independent Engineer

Uncertainty Analysis of a Water Resources System in a Competition and Privatization Environment

Road to the Future
Construction of the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor, winner of the 1997 ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Award of Merit, resulted in one of the most successful public/private...

Infrastructure Visionaries
The city of Indianapolis is investigating the long-term structural integrity of its infrastructure, in an unusual effort for U.S. municipalities. Most cities are strapped for cash and...

An Update of Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) Project

Solving the Innovation Puzzle
Challenges Facing the U.S. Design & Construction Industry
This book provides a first-hand perspective of innovation in the design and construction industry. Solving the Innovation Puzzle outlines the...

Westlake Farms Demonstration Wetlands A Cooperative Effort
This paper describes the process for establishing a wetlands complex to evaluate environmental issues that could not be answered without the operation of a large demonstration project....

The Management and Policies of the BECC
The purpose of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) is to help preserve, protect, and enhance the environment of the border region in order to advance the well-being of...

 

 

 

 

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