Category Archives: Infrastructure

TransCanada to build $550 million natural gas pipeline

Globe and Mail – TransCanada Corp. says it will spend about $550-million to build a 420-kilometre natural gas pipeline in Mexico. The Calgary-based company says the line would supply Mexico’s state-owned power company with nearly 900 million cubic feet of natural gas a day.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/transcanada-to-expand-mexican-network-with-550-million-natural-gas-pipeline/article29583244/

Border pedestrian bridge project delays feared

San Diego Union-Tribune – U.S. and Mexican authorities said that they are working to address concerns over a possible delay in the opening of a much-needed new pedestrian border entrance in San Ysidro known as PedWest. The entrance’s 12 new lanes are part of a $741 million reconfiguration of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, which is scheduled for completion in 2019.

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-border-pedestrian-bridge-delays-feared-mexico-20160321-story.html

What would it take to build Trump’s border fence?

Border fence 2Quartz -The land border between the US and Mexico is 1,933 miles in length, and Donald Trump would like to see all of it sealed off—as would nearly half of all Americans, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. Erecting an end-to-end barrier would be a complicated and costly endeavor, though.

http://qz.com/520814/what-it-would-take-to-build-the-fence-donald-trump-wants-between-the-us-and-mexico/