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Long-term muni bond sale rise prompts some optimism


  • Bond Buyer (free content), The

Long-term municipal bond sales of $24.4 billion in August were up 7% over the same month last year, leading some analysts to say an end is near to low municipal bond supply. However, John Dillon, mana… Read More

Innovations will keep hydraulic systems alive, more sustainable


  • Manufacturers' Monthly (Australia)

Moves have been made to oust hydraulic systems with electrical ones to enhance sustainability and get rid of the "clumsy" older technology. However, now hydraulic systems are becoming more intelligent… Read More

Concrete artwork to line walkway at Texas airport


  • Washington Times, The

A 400-foot-long walkway at a parking garage at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in Texas will soon feature hundreds of geometrically-shaped concrete art pieces. "Uplifted Ground" will be cre… Read More