Garry White Follow 15 November 2018 • 7:25pm A whole range of British companies were expected to benefit from a $1 trillion-plus wave of infrastructure spending promised by Donald Trump ahead of his election in 2016. Ashtead, Ferguson, National Grid, CRH, Hill & Smith and others were expected to win significant business as America repaired its substandard roads, bridges and pipelines. But not a single cent has been allocated so far. However, the split Congress following the midterm elections has raised the prospect of a bipartisan deal – an agreement that could help lift the prospects of UK infrastructure companies that saw their share prices plunge in a torrid October. But is any accord really that likely? There is no doubt that US infrastructure… To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week Register for free Register for free to continue reading this article Register Or unlock all Premium articles, free for 30 days Start trial Already have an account? Login Want to learn more? View all subscriptions
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