Following increasing calls for stimulus to be injected into the economy, the government will outline an infrastructure bring-forward of A$3.8 billion over the next four years.
The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn't know what it doesn't know.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
Constructing fancy 'smart cities' might not be the best solution for Africa's rapidly urbanising populations.
Treasury Secretary Steven Kennedy says its up to the Reserve Bank to boost the economy. In normal times, that's not his job.
Value capture depends on infrastructure increasing the value of affected areas in the first place. Victoria's level crossing removal project shows the impact on property values can be significant.
A call to make our cities more resilient to climate change could drive one of the largest new infrastructure builds in history.
Tapping just 3.7% of solar potential in countries in China's intercontinental infrastructure programme could power the entire region.
The foundations of orderliness for any city are planning and management. Lagos had this in place in the early days.
Newark is the latest US city to struggle with high lead levels in drinking water. Ending this public health crisis will require more money and enforcement, plus stricter water testing standards.
We wanted to investigate how the People's Republic of China and countries in Africa work together in science and technology.
Peruvian glaciers have shrunk by 25% since 1987, causing water shortages in rural villages. But ancient technology could help manage this precious resource.
The damage to the dam holding back a reservoir just a mile from the nearest town downriver should focus minds on ensuring civil infrastructure is maintained.
Environmental protections in Australia are built on assumptions about where animals live – and it's harming our wildlife.
South Africa's introducing coding as a school subject but until teacher education, IT infrastructure and internet connectivity issues, among others are addressed, the country has a long way to go.
The recent Cloudflare outage was one of up to 14,000 the internet experiences every year thanks to its surprisingly fragile design.
Driverless cars will form a fast, efficient transport network, which will make car ownership redundant. But they could also spell the end of public transport.
Tackling corruption is notoriously difficult but Nigeria is pursuing a fresh approach. Using technology, especially social media, its citizens are producing evidence to hold officials to account.
Population growth is creating a huge demand for infrastructure, even as environmental risks grow. To detect problems early, satellites can provide rich data to help assess infrastructure "health".
A grade of 92 is an A at most schools, but for tap water it means that millions of Americans drink water that fails to met federal standards.