Cover Story Jan 01, 2014 Taking stock: Domino effect - Too late to stop? Is the worst over for infrastructure? The fact that this question lingers is perhaps testimony to the uncertainty that prevails. Unrealistic bids, bureaucratic slowdown, social groundswell, coal scam, mining scam ... the list of factors that has created seemingly unstoppable negativity seems daunting. The government mainly the Prime Minister´s Office had to repeatedly intervene to address frustratingly sticky problems confronting the infrastructure sector.