All posts tagged "infrastructure"

  • Fitting COVID-19 into the infrastructure puzzle

    After years of stop-start work on a national infrastructure plan, the Treasury made capital investment a key element of the government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda. Then COVID-19 struck, raising big questions

    • Posted July 26, 2020
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  • Reset your economy: the power of green stimulus packages

    Around the world, governments are using stimulus packages to jump-start business growth. Catherine Early explores the potential of ‘green recovery’ investments, designed to reshape as well as rebuild national economies

    • Posted July 17, 2020
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  • Recover and thrive: regulating mobility in a disrupted world

    As a new mobility paradigm emerges, governments must support data-sharing between transport strategists, planners, and operators. At a Deloitte webinar now available on demand by completing the form below, experts

    • Posted June 29, 2020
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  • Trump directs departments to bypass environmental regulations

    Donald Trump has signed an executive order requiring federal agencies to waive environmental restrictions in order to fast-track infrastructure projects such as mines, highways and pipelines. The president said this

    • Posted June 9, 2020
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  • Canada open banking review to focus on data security

    A government advisory committee investigating ‘open banking’ in Canada is to put security concerns centre stage. The first phase of a review of ‘open banking’ – the technology permitting bank

    • Posted February 14, 2020
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  • UK plans African cities centre

    The UK is to set up a specialist centre that will help to improve the way African cities are planned, built and run, with the aim of making urban centres

    • Posted January 22, 2020
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  • Opinion: the ‘power of where’ – realising the potential of geospatial data

    For millennia maps have guided exploration, supported trade and allowed us to defend our nations and maintain the social fabrics of our societies. They tell the story of human endeavour

    • Posted December 6, 2019
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    Canada launches data governance standardisation initiative

    Experts from government, industry and civil society have established a ‘Canadian Data Governance Standardization Collaborative’ with the aim of developing a data standards roadmap. Its work “could be incredibly illuminating,

    • Posted November 18, 2019
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  • South Korea commits US$4bn to bolster tech sectors

    The South Korean government will spend S$4.7 trillion (US$3.9bn) of its 2020 budget on technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), in a bid to boost R&D, infrastructure and economic growth.  

    • Posted August 22, 2019
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  • Australia pledges US$340m for climate change resilience in Pacific

    The Australian government has committed to spend AUS$500m (US$338m) on climate change and disaster resilience in the Pacific. The funding will be used to protect communities and infrastructure from rising

    • Posted August 16, 2019
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