PROJECTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROJECTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Editorial: Utah should not hide the true cost of water http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433764-82/utah-cost-costs-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433764-82/utah-cost-costs-state.html.csp">Editorial: Utah should not hide the true cost of water</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T16:41:33.888-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“You’d be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap.” — Dolly Parton Water in Utah is too expensive to be this cheap. A new report from the Utah Foundation points out something that should be obvious: Using property taxes to subsidize the delivery of water to homes and businesses in this, the second-most arid state in the nation, distorts the market and hides the true cost of collecting, treating and delivering water. In a state that supposedly values free-market principles as much as Uta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58433764@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:41:33 MDT Utahns mark 22nd annual Day of Caring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402828-78/caring-lake-salt-annual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58402828-78/caring-lake-salt-annual.html.csp">Utahns mark 22nd annual Day of Caring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T22:29:53.515-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Volunteers help fill 8,500 backpacks Thursday with school supplies for low-income kids in the Grand Hall at The Gateway shopping center during United Way of Salt Lake’s 22nd annual Day of Caring. More than 5,500 volunteers participated in 130 service projects in Davis, Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58402828@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:29:53 MDT Maya Angelou’s work mixed with hip-hop for album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58369083-223/angelou-album-johnson-hip.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58369083-223/angelou-album-johnson-hip.html.csp">Maya Angelou’s work mixed with hip-hop for album</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MESFIN FEKADU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T10:36:01.803-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Maya Angelou’s iconic words and lyrics will blend with hip-hop beats for a new album called “Caged Bird Songs.” Shawn Rivera, the lead singer of R&B group Az Yet, and RoccStarr, who co-wrote Chris Brown’s “Fine China,” produced the 13-song set, to be released through Smooch Music on Nov. 4. The album — the title taken from Angelou’s classic 1969 book “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” — is one of the last projects Angelou completed before she died in May, her grandson said in an interv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583690832014-09-03T10:36:01.803-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T10:36:01.803-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369083@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:36:01 MDT U.S. construction spending up 1.8 percent in July http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364031-79/percent-construction-spending-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58364031-79/percent-construction-spending-july.html.csp">U.S. construction spending up 1.8 percent in July</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Economics Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T08:38:01.836-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year. Construction spending rose 1.8 percent in July, the biggest one-month gain since May 2012, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. It followed a 0.9 percent decline in June, the largest setback in a year...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583640312014-09-02T08:38:01.836-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T08:38:01.836-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364031@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:38:01 MDT Investing: How to fit a wind farm into your portfolio http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250963-79/power-energy-projects-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250963-79/power-energy-projects-companies.html.csp">Investing: How to fit a wind farm into your portfolio</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN FAHEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T14:20:01.605-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 02:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn’t exactly vast. Energy companies are wrapping renewable energy projects and other power-related assets that generate steady cash into new companies they hope attract investors hunting for dividends. In an unfortunate victory for corporate speak, they are called yieldcos. They’re the electric power industry’s answer to real estate investment trusts, which distribute rental income to investors, and master limited...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582509632014-08-22T14:20:01.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T14:20:01.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250963@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:20:01 MDT California water bond won’t be a drought-buster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303735-68/billion-california-drought-projects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58303735-68/billion-california-drought-projects.html.csp">California water bond won’t be a drought-buster</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FENIT NIRAPPIL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T11:01:06.959-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sacremento, Calif. • Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are expected to use the backdrop of California’s most severe drought in nearly four decades to sell voters on the $7.5 billion water plan they put on the ballot this week. Despite its size, the measure will not solve the problems created by the drought nor is it expected to prevent rationing during future ones. Instead, the projects it will fund are designed to provide a greater cushion when the state finds itself dealing with prolonged w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583037352014-08-16T11:01:06.959-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T11:01:06.959-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58303735@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:01:06 MDT County investing $800K in bike safety projects http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300714-78/county-south-west-bike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300714-78/county-south-west-bike.html.csp">County investing $800K in bike safety projects</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T21:48:11.127-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sixteen projects in eight cities and unincorporated areas will receive $814,500 this year from Salt Lake County to make commuter bicycle routes safer. In addition, the county will spend $300,000 on a bike transportation master plan to coordinate efforts between cities and unincorporated parcels. “Salt Lake County is including cycling as part of the transportation future for our fast-growing metropolitan area,” county Mayor Ben McAdams said at a news conference this week announcing plans to use ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300714@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:48:11 MDT