As you peruse this issue, you will notice the diversity of industries that fall within this sector. While the issue can only touch on a few, many contractors working in the industrial sector face diversity all the time. This vast sector encompasses automotive, pharmaceutical, chemical, aerospace, data centers, alternative energy, wastewater plants, and nuclear energy to name a few.
The U.S. Senate has passed a $154.2 billion FY 2019 appropriations bill (H.R. 6147), or a “minibus,” by a wide margin with funding for four federal departments, including the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and Historic Preservation Infrastructure Fund.