"The construction of roads, bridges, dams, airports, power plants, tunnels, buildings, factories, even whole cities, has created a worldwide boom for engineers involved in construction. While many U.S firms has a long history of international construction actives, the many economic, political and social changes around the global have created a broad range of new opportunities for them and their engineers. Over the last 10 years, U.S construction firms have recorded a significant increase new foreign contracts." Page 110